Network Engineer

Employer
American Cybersystems
Location
Chantilly, VA
Posted
Sep 27, 2022
Closes
Sep 29, 2022
Ref
664966878
Hours
Full Time
Role - Network Engineer, Level 2Location-Chantilly VADuration 3-4 Years DESCRIPTIONJob Description: Installs, configures, and supports an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), NRO's Internet Network, Intranet and Internet and other data communications systems or a segment of a network system. Maintains network hardware and software. Monitors network to ensure network availability to all system users and perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May supervise other network support and client server specialists and plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures. Oversees network control centers. Provides support to projects that involve networks. Evaluates new network technologies and makes recommendations to project managers regarding the integration of these technologies into the existing network. Plans new network configurations and integration into existing networks to maintain optimal performance.Ensures that plans for hardware and communications are adequate. Develops and implements methodologies for analysis, installation and support of voice communications systems. Provides support in the translation of business requirements into telecommunications (eg, LAN, MAN, WAN, Voice and Video) requirements, designs and orders.A cents € cents Diagnose hardware and software problems, and replace defective components. Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations.A cents € cents Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments, including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations.A cents € cents Monitor the performance of computer systems and networksA cents € cents Perform routine network startup and shutdown procedures, and maintain control records.A cents € cents Configure, and test hardware, networking software and operating system software.A cents € cents Prepare technical proposals for presentation to the NRO's engineering review boards for adding new technologies to the network.A cents € cents Perform a full range of upgrades in accordance with existing network architecture.A cents € cents Review user requests for upgrades or additions to the network to assess impact on network performance and provide advice and guidance on the most practical technical approach to meeting user requirements.A cents € cents Perform long term O&M activities to include tier 3 troubleshooting and problem resolution.A cents € cents Utilize complex network analysis tools to identify and correct problems in the network.A cents € cents Prepare troubleshooting procedures for restoring the network to optimal performance levels.A cents € cents Provide fault management for the network and supports performance management functions.A cents € cents Respond, isolate, and resolve network troubles. Monitor alarms and alerts to identify network elements causing network degradation or failure.A cents € cents Maintain logs and records associated with reported problems or situations.A cents € cents Execute reporting functions and data input associated with network management.A cents € cents Monitor security posture of the network, report suspected violations to designated authority.A cents € cents Coordinate with configuration management and implementation teams.A cents € cents Perform operator-level maintenance on components for network management systemsA cents € cents Analyze network characteristics (eg, traffic, connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes, and throughput); recommend procurement, removals, and modifications to network components.A cents € cents Optimize network topologies and site configurations. Plan installations, transitions, and cutovers of network components and capabilities.A cents € cents Coordinate requirements with users and suppliers.A cents € cents Organize and direct network installations on site surveys.A cents € cents Assess and document current site network configuration and user requirements.A cents € cents Maintain operating systems, communications software, data base packages, compilers, assemblers, and utility programs.A cents € cents Apply software, hardware, and standards information technology skills in the analysis, specification, development, integration, and acquisition of open systems for Information Management (IM) applications.A cents € cents Ensure these systems and applications are compliant with standards for open systems architectures, reference models, and profiles of standards - such as the IEEE Open Systems Environment (OSE) reference model - as they apply to the implementation and specification of IM solutions on the application platform, across the application program interface (API), and the external environment/software application.A cents € cents Evaluate and recommend COTS applications and methodologies that can be acquired to provide interoperable, portable, and scalable information technology solutions. REQUIREMENTSRequired Skills, Experience, and Education: Candidate must have 10 years of experience that can be a combination of work history and education. This equates to a Doctorate and 2 years of experience OR Masters and 4 years, Bachelors and 6 years, Associates and 8 years or HS and 10 years. Required Clearance: Active TS/SCI with CI Poly.Desired: 8570 Certification

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