Network Deployment Engineer

ASM Research
Reston, VA
Jan 20, 2022
Jan 23, 2022
Full Time
Network Deployment EngineerReston, VA [Sunset Hills Rd]TheNetwork Deployment Engineer is a member of the Site Survey workstream,responsible for the intake, scheduling, coordination, and execution of all sitesurveys. As a member of the site deployment team, the Network DeploymentEngineer is responsible for the design and execution of all customer siteinstallations following the findings from the site survey. They will work withstakeholders to design the network infrastructure, taking pre-existing systemsinto consideration, generate bill of materials (BOM), coordinate equipmentordering and execute local installation and configuration.This person can reside near an airport, position requires up to 75% travel. Telework when not traveling.Job Responsibilities* Deployment andconfiguration of Local Area Network (LAN) hardware & Wide Area Network (WAN)integration* Perform installationof LAN and endpoints to site* Inventory siteinstallation package and provide report to the PMO representative* Validation andexecution of site survey following prescribed checklist, including but notlimited to the evaluation of existing network infrastructure and inventory ofWAN circuit/connectivity* Train local customers on operational basics * Determines requirements of large-scale networks/systems. * Plans, designs and develops complex local area networks (LANs) and wide areanetworks (WANs). * Plans and oversees installation of computer networks such as local areanetworks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), the Internet, intranets, and otherdata communications systems. * Plans and oversees installation of server hardware and softwareinfrastructure. * Designs, deploys, and troubleshoots large-scale network deployments andoversees mid and small-scale network deployments. * Develops, designs, and plans for installation and maintenance oftelecommunications systems from project inception to conclusion. * Investigates and analyzes resource utilization and prepares high-levelreports and metrics, making appropriate changes to optimize the networkinfrastructure and provide the highest possible level of performance andsecurity. * Configures networking hardware to latest industry and manufacturer standardsand best practices. * Configures hardware and software for the user environment. * Analyzes documentation and recommends improvements and changes to methods andprocedures. * Recommends new software and hardware that provide new features/functions. * Plans and oversees testing to ensure the proper working condition andsecurity of developed and purchased network systems. * Builds, supports and maintains the protection of company data and systemsthrough the use of security solutions, backups, redundancy and disasterrecovery solutions.Minimum QualificationsBachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, orrelated field or equivalent experience. Master's Degree preferred.3+ years' experience inNetwork Operations10+ years of experience in network administration.TS/SCI* Working knowledge ofenterprise network gear including routers, switches, and load balancers * Demonstratedexperience diagnosing/debugging faults in complex services or distributedsystems * Working knowledge ofenterprise routing protocols and IP subnetting * Experience usingcommon diagnostic tools like Netmon, WinDBG and Wireshark * Able to diagnose andmitigate faults * Able to identify anddrive recovery levers with feature teams * Able to communicateeffectively through written and oral English * Able to interact withexternal customers and partners on behalf of Microsoft* Ability to performwork under continuous deadline pressure* Ability to executework with precision in time sensitive outage scenarios* Effectivelycommunicate status changes to impactCertifications/Licensure CompTIA Network+ and/or * CCNA or CCNP certification preferred.Preferred Specific Skills* Recommended to have completed undergraduate Computer Sciencedegree or apprenticeship degree* Understanding of TCP/IP fundamentals (eg DNS, FTP, SSH, ACL,VLAN, DMZ, BGP), general networking technologies, network architecture andconnectivity troubleshooting* Experience or exposure to a hosting providers, online services,or internet service provider environment is preferred. This time must includetroubleshooting routing, switching, and load balancing in a complex networkingenvironment.* Thorough experience performing packet capture analysis orrunning Wireshark is highly desirable.* Ability to execute work with precision in time sensitive outagescenarios* Effectively communicate status changes to impact * Detail-oriented* Ability to multi-task* Flexible schedule to support requirements as assigned* Strong organizational skill* Ability to identify and script automatable problems, performwork with efficiency in mindOther Job SpecificSkills* Expert in analysis and design of voice networks, LAN and WAN data networks,wireless networks, and/or network management systems to support voice and dataservices.* Maintains an up-to-date technical and practical knowledge andunderstanding of system testing and analysis.* Advanced knowledge of networking hardware, software, standards,best practices, and industry trends.* Excellent technical knowledge of network, security and storageinfrastructure including: local area networks, wide area networks, wirelessnetworking, VPN, firewalls, routers, switches, load balancers, WAN optimizers,endpoint security and encryption, proxy servers, digital certificates, datacenter management and cabling standards.* Excellent oral and written communications to exchangeinformation, explain procedures, techniques, and answer questions in a clearlogical manner.* Outstanding diagnostic, problem-solving and analytical skills ofcomplex issues.* Ability to provide professional documentation (diagrams,specifications, technical requirements, and proposal content).* Experience architecting, designing, implementing, andmaintaining complex network infrastructures.* Proven ability to develop and manage infrastructure designpatterns, standards, blueprints, application frameworks, configurations,product technical solutions and roadmap.* Maintains knowledge of backup/recovery practices.US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED: YesCOVID-19 VaccinationRequired: YesPhysicalDemandsLight office dutieswhich may include sitting for prolonged periods of time, viewing digitalscreens for prolonged periods of time, lifting up to 10 pounds, use of a deskor mobile phone, typing on a keyboard, writing with a pen, pencil, or stylus, etc. EEO RequirementsIt is the policyof ASM that an individual's race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexualorientation or national origin are not and will not be considered in anypersonnel or management decisions. We affirm our commitment to thesefundamental policies.All recruiting, hiring, training, andpromoting for all job classifications is done without regard to race, color,religion, sex, disability, or age. All decisions on employment aremade to abide by the principle of equalemployment.PhysicalRequirementsThe physical requirements described in"Knowledge, Skills and Abilities" above are representative of those which mustbe met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of thisjob. (For example, "light office duties' or "lifting up to 50 pounds"or "some travel" required.) Reasonable accommodations may be made toenable individuals with qualifying disabilities, who are otherwise qualified,to perform the primary functions.DisclaimerThe preceding jobdescription has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of workperformed by employees within this classification. It is not designedto contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties,responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to thisjob.