Network Engineer

Employer
WR Systems
Location
Springfield, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
WR Systems, Ltd. has a need for a Network Engineer to assist the senior network engineer in ensuring the stable operation and efficient performance of data networks. Position responsibilities to include, but are not limited to the following: Install and configure all network hardware and equipment, including routers, switches and encryptors. Analyze network performance across the organization's LANs and WANs Identify and develop remedies for network performance bottlenecks. Inspect, maintain and where necessary replace network cabling and other network-related equipment. Administer hardware and software upgrades for network equipment. Perform network design and capacity planning. Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures and associated training plans for network resource administration, appropriate use and disaster recovery. Perform network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information. Administer and maintain user accounts, permissions and access rights. Recommend, schedule and perform network improvements, upgrades and repairs. Interact with vendors, outsourcers and contractors to secure network products and services. Provide network performance statistics and reports. Troubleshoot and resolve network outages in a time sensitive environment. Create and maintain network documentation/maps. Configure, maintain, and troubleshoot enterprise-wide VPN tunnels and Dynamic Routing Protocols. Candidates must possess the following experience and skills: Bachelors' Degree in Computer Science or related field preferred, or, equivalent combination of education and experience Appropriate Juniper or Cisco network certifications are a plus. Experience with Juniper network solutions preferred. Experience with network mapping software is a plus. Solid working knowledge of network security measures, experience with network management and analysis tools such as Solar Winds. Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance. The selected candidate will support the organization's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: high standard of quality in conduct and performance; determination to achieve excellence; ownership; accountability; competence; collaboration; innovation; focus; drive; enthusiasm; mutual trust and respect; dedication; loyalty; and good citizenship. WR Systems, Ltd. has a proven track record of high employee retention. We have been providing engineering, science and systems innovations, support and solutions to Public and Private sector since 1983. We encourage individual growth and provide a flexible work schedule with competitive benefit package. We acknowledge individual and group achievements through awards, bonuses, and various other formal and informal methods. WR Systems, Ltd., is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, or any additional factors that are protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action / Minority / Female / Vet / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity