Network Communications Engineer

Employer
Perspecta
Location
Chantilly, VA
Posted
Aug 08, 2018
Closes
Aug 13, 2018
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We're a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves-to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.Perspecta works with US government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways-not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. Perspecta's talented and robust workforce-14,000 strong-stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together.Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories Responsibilities The individual selected for this position will serve as a subject matter expert (SME) providing an in-depth understanding of technology to enable implementation and to provide the advice and guidance necessary to resolve challenges with the area of specialization with network communication. This includes facilitating and organizing cross community forums with partners, industry, and academia to collaborate and exchange ideas and methodologies to overcome technical challenges. Additional areas of responsibility include: * Conducting technical assessments for communications networks and analyzing security protocol. * Designing and planning network communications systems. * Providing specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture. * Conducting cost/benefit analysis and provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. * Conducting tests of network design. * Responsible for monitoring network hardware operations to ensure properly set configuration options. * Plans implementation of enhancements and upgrades to the network. * Advises network users of hardware requirements, configurations, and limitations. * Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc. Evaluates and reports on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required for successful performance of the activities associated with this position: * Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or 4 years equivalent experience/combined education, with minimum of 15 years or more of professional experience. * Demonstrated ability to determine work requirements and perform work without supervision * Demonstrated capability to lead a team ranging from entry through senior level SE and/or SME to accomplish a technical function being supported * Excellent written and oral communication skills * Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Tool Suite * Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills * Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work independently; self-starter * Active TS/SCI clearance with poly required DESIRED QUALIFICATION: * Master's degree in a field relevant to a technical function being supported * Minimum 4 years' experience working in the customer's domain

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