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Engineer III - Federal (aka Network Engineer) performs tier three transport support in accordance with SOCOM Information Enterprise Operational Order. In addition to in-depth technical knowledge of Government transport systems (hardware and software) Network Engineer must have advanced troubleshooting and analytical skills, and be detail oriented. Network Engineer tests and analyzes elements of network facilities including: power, software, security features, communications devices, communications lines, modems, and terminals and is responsible for the overall integration of the enterprise network. Network Engineer is responsible for planning, modeling, simulation, design, installation, maintenance, management and coordination of the network. Network Engineer monitors and controls the performance and status of network resources by using software and hardware tools, as well as by identifying and diagnosing complex problems and factors affecting network performance. Network Engineer keeps their technical skills updated and studies vendor products to determine those which best meet the Government's needs. Network Engineer provides guidance and direction for junior network support technicians.
Job Description Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skillExcellent collaboration and communication skills with technical and non-technical usersExperienced Team Leading capabilities for small group tasks:Coordinating and implementing network upgradesAdministrating operations of LAN/WAN-related network servicesTroubleshooting and resolving LAN/WAN network problemsSolve chronic network performance issuesExtensive experience in areas such as:Network design and implementationLAN/WAN interfacingSecurity and Internet protocolsTCI/IPServer and Network infrastructureStrong understanding of WAN Optimization technologyExperienced troubleshooting data center technologies including FabricPath, VDCs, and VRFs, as well as troubleshooting routing IGP and EGP such as OSPF, EIGRP and BGPWorking knowledge of 802.1x protocol and implementationPossess a strong background in IPSEC tunneling, DMVPN, and NHRPEstablishing and operating network test facilitiesMaintaining a secure transfer of data to multiple locations via internal and external networksWorking with vendors, the Government, carriers, and technical staff on network implementation, optimization and ongoing managementDefine services from day-to-day operations and establish standards for serviceBuild Operations and Maintenance checklists to maintain service; build Tactic, Techniques and Process and Standard Operating Processes associated with service checklistsServe as Operational Subject Matter Expert for future enhancement of network transport systemServe as overall integrator of the enterprise networkTest and analyze elements of network facilities, including power, software, security features, communications devices/lines, modems and terminalsMonitor and control the performance and status of network resources by using software and hardware toolsIdentify and diagnose complex problems and factors affecting network performance Qualifications CLEARANCE: TS/SCICERTFICATION REQUIREMENTS: CCNP Routing and SwitchingTRAVEL: Some CONUS and OCONUS travel may be requiredPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Lifting up to 25lbs. Extended periods of sittingEXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: Eight years of increasingly complex and progressive experience in computer systems and network engineering, including two years of specialized experience
Requisition #: 210422
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