Senior Network Engineer

Chantilly, VA 20120

Posted: 09/12/2018 Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 30835

Sr. Network Engineer

TS/SCI with CI  Polygraph Required, Full-scope preferred

Job Location: USA-VA-Chantilly

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Coordinate with customer, other network engineering support staff, commercial communication vendors, testing and operations personnel to ensure customer requirements are met
  • Ensure engineered solutions and installations meet the guidelines of “ best practices,” network standards, security requirements, and the intent of the requirement
  • Have interface design responsibility for requirements from the customer wide area network to the local site interface
  • Conduct site surveys, develop designs packages, deliver cost estimates, and build hardware configuration scripts based on the customer request for change
  • Participate in customer planning, technical exchange, coordination meetings, and monthly customer status meetings
  • Participate in and provide site specifics for the project readiness reviews, develop and conduct design reviews, and coordinate integration with affected O&M sites

  • Must possess an active TS/SCI clearance with a Polygraph
  • 9 years industry experience with a Bachelor degree or an Associate degree and/or high school diploma with equivalent work experience in information technology field
  • Candidates should hold a current network industry certification; preferably at the professional level or an equivalent
  • Candidate must have prior experience with network hardware to include; routers, switches, optical multiplexers, cryptographic devices, serial networks and timing systems
  • Candidate must have a solid working knowledge of telecommunications, Ethernet, TCP/IP, and infrastructure technologies such IEEE, EIA/TIA, coax, copper, and fiber
  • Candidate must understand WAN, LAN, and Campus technologies plus be familiar with routing protocols to include; BGP, EIGRP, OSPF and IP/MPLS
  • Candidate must be familiar with and able to work within an environment using industry standard Systems Engineering principles

Desired Qualifications
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related IT field is highly recommended but not mandatory
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently, under only general supervision, or successfully within a small team
  • Exemplary organizational and communication skills, and can manage several projects at one time
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