Sr. Network Engineer

Summary

The Sr. 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.
  • Conducts Tier III Operations and Maintenance support to identify severity of problems, determines corrective action, resolves technical problems, performs fault isolation and implements solutions.
  • Remain current on LAN and WAN network product developments and improvements.
  • Develop and executes test procedures for various network projects.
  • Develop and deploys network traffic reporting tools.
  • Proactively evaluates network performance and utilization trends.
  • Troubleshoot and analyzes 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/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 / Valid US Driver's License.

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