Network Engineer-Junior

Employer
Perspecta
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Feb 13, 2021
Closes
Feb 24, 2021
Ref
1750254320
Hours
Full Time
Business Group Highlights Defense The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions. Responsibilities This position is for a large contract for the Army, providing leadership and support existing systems, processes, and policies as well as working to implement new technologies and processes in support of the client s mission to provide Intelligence training and technologies to military personnel. The Network Engineer designs and plans network communications systems. Provides specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture. Conducts 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. Conducts testing 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. May be assigned responsibility for the management of the systems administration function, including associated staff. Qualifications 3 years experience and a BA/BS degree. Responsible for assisting more senior positions and/or performing functional duties under the oversight of more senior positions. Current TS/SCI clearance Degrees in the following subjects are preferred but relevant job experience can be a substitute for the following areas of study: Computer science Computer software/computer systems engineering Computer systems and networks Network security management Desired certifications:- Although certifications are not a job requirement, one or more of the following would be considered strengths: CompTIA Network+ Cisco CCNA and CCNP. Cisco CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure and CCIE Enterprise Wireless SolarWinds Certified Professional Wireshark WCNA. Juniper Desired qualifications: Analytical, problem solving mindset Ability to learn new technologies quickly Effective Time Management across multiple tasks and priorities Ability to follow processes Strong documentation skills Good communications skills both written and verbal About Perspecta What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering. Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation s most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector. Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).