Network Engineer

Employer
Altus Consulting Corp
Location
Herndon, VA
Posted
Sep 20, 2022
Closes
Sep 25, 2022
Ref
655857178
Hours
Full Time
Altus Consulting is seeking qualified Network Engineers with an array of networking knowledge, skills, and abilities.JOB SUMMARY:The Network Engineer is responsible for performing moderately complex network designs; performing upgrades to limited segments of the network, and performing routine network operations and maintenance (O).ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: * With limited guidance, performs moderately complex O activities. * Utilize network analysis tools to identify performance problems in the network. * Follow troubleshooting procedures for restoring the network to optimal performance levels. * Assist senior technical staff in preparing troubleshooting procedures for restoring the network to optimal performance levels. * Performs moderately complex network designs using existing technology. * Plans network configurations for integration into the network, using knowledge of the performance characteristics of the systems being added to the network and the specifications for network interfaces to insure effective integration and optimal network performance.* Prepare technical proposals for presentation to the 's engineering review boards to add new technologies to the network.* With limited guidance, performs routine to moderately complex network upgrades. * Reviews user requests for upgrades or additions to the network to assess impact on network performance and provides advice and guidance on the most practical technical approach to meeting user requirements. * Plans upgrades to existing network configurations, using knowledge of the performance characteristics of the systems being upgraded and the specifications for network interfaces to insure effective integration and optimal network performance. * Prepares technical proposals for presentation to the 's engineering review boards for upgrading existing technologies.MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: (QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS)Knowledge - Minimum Education: A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or a scientific or technical discipline related to the specific skill.Skills & Experience: * Good interpersonal skills to resolve problems in a professional manner.* Problem Solving ' identifying problems and reviewing known implement solutions.* Project planning and management skills, including scope of work, time estimation, and resource assignment.* Strong analytical and conceptual skills; ability to create original concepts/theories for various projects.* Strong interpersonal skills to resolve problems in a professional manner, lead working groups, negotiate and create consensus.* Working knowledge of the CIO's policies and procedures relating to the design, upgrading, and operating and maintaining their network.* Working knowledge of their Communications and Information Security policies and practices.* Working knowledge of theory and practice underlying satellite and LAN/WAN network operations.Abilities:* Ability to draft requirements documents, correspondence and procedures in accordance with policies.* Ability to provide basic explanation of technical procedures and processes clearly and accurately to both technical and non-technical audiences. * Ability to utilize basic network analysis tools to resolve routine network performance problems.* Ability to work in a team environment.*Technology:* Data base user interface and query software ' Database software; Microsoft Access* MS Office Suite* Markup language - HTML* Metric ToolTools:* Desktop computersSpecial Requirements: All positions require an active TS/SCI with poly clearance.PHYSICAL DEMANDS/REQUIREMENTS: (LIST SPECIFIC PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION)* Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, to move objects. * The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.o The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.Work EnvironmentWork is primarily performed in an office environment and/or computer laboratory. Typically, employees sit comfortably to do their work, interspersed by brief periods of standing, walking, bending, carrying papers and books, and extensive periods requiring the use of computer terminals to accomplish work objectives.DISCLAIMER: * This job description is not an exhaustive list of all job functions that the employee may be required to perform, and the employee may be required to perform additional functions. * Altus reserves the right to revise the job description at any time. * The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and, if requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job, absent undue hardship. * Employment with Altus Consulting Corporation is "At Will". This means that either party may terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, and with or without notice. * Altus Consulting Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.ADDITIONAL NOTES: Altus is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminated based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.Altus Consulting Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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