Senior Network Engineer

Summary

The Senior Network Engineer performs network engineering tasks to design, implement, and test Internet Protocol (IP) network solutions for LAN and WAN environments.

Responsibilities
  • Field incoming help requests from end users via both telephone and e-mail in a courteous manner.
  • Interact with multiple DoD programs, engineers, and application developers to design and implement solutions for IT and video related system architectures.
  • Test and evaluate new products which satisfy customer requirements.
  • Investigate new technology or approaches that improve system performance or reduce system costs.
  • Develop engineering plans and work breakdown structures.
  • Provide technical expertise on the integration of IT systems.
  • Develop network requirements, specification preparation, test plans, deployment, and upgrade plans.
  • Participate in the analysis, design, and test of new IP based equipment and configurations for new or existing networks.
  • Propose upgrades to existing network architectures and configurations.
  • Perform integration testing.
  • Participate in management of network configurations.
  • Conduct Tier III Operations and Maintenance support to identify severity of problems, determine corrective action, resolve technical problems, perform fault isolation, and implement solutions.
  • Remain current on LAN and WAN network product developments and improvements.
  • Develop and execute test procedures for various network projects.
  • Develop and deploy network traffic reporting tools.
  • Proactively evaluate network performance and utilization trends.
  • Troubleshoot and analyze network issues, failures, and congestion.
  • Respond to system problems on a 24 x 7 basis and take part in on-call rotation.
  • Perform packet level analysis with network protocol analyzer software tools.
  • Manage effective inventory control of property and monitor system warrantee and support service programs to ensure maximum system uptime and availability.
  • May provide specific task direction to staff but does not have formal supervisory responsibilities
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 4+ years of relevant experience
  • CompTIA Security+ or government approved equivalent certification in addition to Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) required
  • A combination of additional experience, education, and training may be used in lieu of formal education and/or certifications
  • Current and valid US driver's license required
  • Background check required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Must be well organized, an effective communicator at multiple levels, and able to grasp system concepts and communicate their applications.
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems and associated software applications for proficient execution of tasks.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with time related constraints in a fast- paced contract manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of internal and/or external customers or employees.
  • High level of integrity and accountability.
  • DOD secret security clearance is a plus.

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