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Tactical Network Engineer

The Lockwood Group
The Lockwood Group is a Global Professional Services Provider established with a purpose to deliver Mission Readiness service and solution to the Department of Defense and Federal Government. Our culture is built upon a Mission Readiness vision and our six core values. We believe in customer centric service delivery with intent to uncover, understand, and solve the underlying problems of the true end customers for our services – the military (the soldier, airman, seaman and Marine) and federal service professionals. 

Take the first step to "Mission Readiness" by viewing our Mission Readiness Capability video which articulates our Core Purpose: The Lockwood Group Launches Mission-Ready Capabilities Video 

We are seeking a skilled and motivated Tactical Network Engineer to support the Army's Tactical Network operations in APG, MD. As a key member of our team, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining complex network infrastructure to ensure the seamless and secure communication of critical information across various tactical environments.


  1. Design, configure, and deploy tactical network solutions to support Army operations in diverse and challenging environments.
  2. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess network requirements and develop innovative solutions to meet operational needs.
  3. Implement and manage network security measures to protect sensitive information and ensure compliance with established standards.
  4. Conduct network performance monitoring and analysis to identify and resolve issues in a timely manner, ensuring optimal network performance.
  5. Provide technical support and troubleshooting expertise to resolve network-related problems and minimize downtime.
  6. Develop and maintain documentation, including network diagrams, standard operating procedures, and configuration guides.
  7. Stay current with emerging technologies and industry trends to continuously improve network capabilities and efficiency.
  8. Participate in field exercises and training events to test and validate network infrastructure under simulated operational conditions.
  9. Collaborate with external vendors and stakeholders to integrate new technologies and capabilities into the tactical network environment.
  10. Serve as a subject matter expert on tactical network operations, providing guidance and mentorship to junior team members as needed.

Basic Qualifications:
Must have 8-10 years of experience or equivalent Bachelor's + 4-6 yrs. related experience, or MS + 2-4 yrs. experience
Experience managing a large enterprise network
Experience including LAN and WAN technologies based on Cisco hardware and platforms
Experience and expertise in system architecture, planning, design, engineering, network management, operations and support of medium to large multi-services enterprise IP network which cover a regional to global geography

Special Requirements
Candidates must have an active US Secret Clearance
Willingness to work flexible hours

The Lockwood Group offers a competitive benefits package, including Paid Time Off, medical, dental, and vision insurance, health and wellness, various optional add-on benefits, and a retirement 401(k) plan with Company match.

Lockwood Credo, Core Values and Culture
The Lockwood mission is to create an organization focused on service.  We serve – each other, the soldier, our customers, our employees, our partners, our vendors, and our community. Service is at the center of our Core Values and Culture.
Our customers come first.  Being responsive, professional and reliable is why we are hired.  We aim to deliver on all promises, exceeding customer expectations and making certain all business decisions are made with the customer in mind.

Our employees are the face of our service.  They are at the front lines working with our customers daily, and it is Lockwood’s duty to serve our employees. This means designing a culture centered around core values that inspire, retain and grow the best talent.

Our partners are fuel for our engine.  Our great vendors, consultants and teaming partners combine to fuel Lockwood, ensuring we successfully deliver always.  We work alongside our partners as one cohesive team.

Service to the community is important to us.  We seek to volunteer, engage and support our communities through investment of time and resources.

This service mindset is what inspired company founders to embark on the journey to deliver on the promise to Lead the Way to Mission Readiness for all people we serve.

The following 6 Core Values are the foundation by which we serve:

•Ethics and Integrity
•Customer Commitment 
•Team and Family Environment

If these Core Values resonate with you, we would love to have you join our team! 

The Lockwood Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. The Lockwood Group will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant laws.

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