Network Engineer III

Employer
Vencore
Location
Laurel, MD
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Overview: Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the US Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems. Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do. Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled Responsibilities: Determines user requirements and design specifications for networksMonitors networks to ensure network availability to system usersPerforms necessary maintenance to support network availabilityPlans, schedules, and conducts the installation of new or modified hardware and associated operating systems and software applicationsDesigns and conducts tests and evaluations of USCYBERCOM's networks. Analyzes and organizes the corresponding hardware and software combined solutions through network modeling and planning.Performs system-level design and configuration of products, including determination of hardware, operating system, and other platform specificationsEvaluates new network technologies and makes recommendations to project managers regarding integration of these technologies into the existing networkPlans new network configurations and integration into existing networks to maintain optimal performanceProvides subject matter expertise to achieve joint full spectrum (terrestrial and space) network interoperability and integrationProvides technical leadership and manages the short- and long-term needs of USCYBERCOM networks, and supports projects requiring network resources and development of network-related policies and proceduresAnalyzes, identifies, and resolves network operational issues to ensure optimum performance and network capacity, and assists with the support of all server platforms that communicate through the network to determine requirements for new and existing systemEvaluates and selects IT services, application software, and hardware products and coordinates project teams using effective work planning and oversight practicesProvides recommendations on current and pertinent technology; identifies and recommends strategic directions based on technical changes in the computer industryManages networks configuration involving at least several hundred locations with primary and backup connectivity and a range of connectivity typesDesigns, implements, troubleshoots, and monitors network security mechanisms to mitigate risks of network attacksApplies network engineering, operations, architecture, and sound management practices to manage technical staff to meet projects schedules Minimum ten years of experience as a Network EngineerMinimum of Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related disciplineMinimum of DOD 8140/DOD 8570 IASAE Level II CertificationStrong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills.Active TS/SCI with Polygraph required