Network Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Network Engineering
Locations
Cape Canaveral, Florida
Chantilly, Virginia
Schriever AFB, Colorado
El Segundo, California

REQ#: RQ81390

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Installs, configures, and supports an organizations local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), customers Internet Network,
Intranet and Internet and other data communications systems or a segment of a network system. Maintains network hardware and
software. Monitors network to ensure network availability to all system users and perform necessary maintenance to support network
availability. May supervise other network support and client server specialists and plan, coordinate, and implement network security
measures.
Oversees network control centers. Provides support to projects that involve networks. Evaluates new network technologies and makes
recommendations to project managers regarding the integration of these technologies into the existing network. Plans new network
configurations and integration into existing networks to maintain optimal performance.
Ensures that plans for hardware and communications are adequate. Develops and implements methodologies for analysis, installation and
support of voice communications systems. Provides support in the translation of business requirements into telecommunications (e.g., LAN,
MAN, WAN, Voice and Video) requirements, designs and orders.
Tasks:
Diagnose hardware and software problems, and replace defective components. Perform data backups and disaster recovery
operations.
Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments, including computer hardware, systems
software, applications software, and all configurations.
Monitor the performance of computer systems and networks
Perform routine network startup and shutdown procedures, and maintain control records.
Configure, and test hardware, networking software and operating system software.
Prepare technical proposals for presentation to the customers engineering review boards for adding new technologies to the
network.
Perform a full range of upgrades in accordance with existing network architecture.
Review user requests for upgrades or additions to the network to assess impact on network performance and provide advice and
guidance on the most practical technical approach to meeting user requirements.
Perform long term O&M activities to include tier 3 troubleshooting and problem resolution.

Utilize complex network analysis tools to identify and correct problems in the network.
Prepare troubleshooting procedures for restoring the network to optimal performance levels.
Provide fault management for the network and supports performance management functions.
Respond, isolate, and resolve network troubles. Monitor alarms and alerts to identify network elements causing network
degradation or failure.
Maintain logs and records associated with reported problems or situations.
Execute reporting functions and data input associated with network management
Monitor security posture of the network, report suspected violations to designated authority.
Coordinate with configuration management and implementation teams.
Perform operator-level maintenance on components for network management systems.
Analyze network characteristics (e.g., traffic, connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes, and throughput); recommend
procurement, removals, and modifications to network components.
Optimize network topologies and site configurations. Plan installations, transitions, and cutovers of network components and
capabilities.
Coordinate requirements with users and suppliers.
Organize and direct network installations on site surveys.
Assess and document current site network configuration and user requirements.
Maintain operating systems, communications software, data base packages, compilers, assemblers, and utility programs.
Apply software, hardware, and standards information technology skills in the analysis, specification, development, integration, and
acquisition of open systems for Information Management (IM) applications.
Ensure these systems and applications are compliant with standards for open systems architectures, reference models, and profiles
of standards - such as the IEEE Open Systems Environment (OSE) reference model - as they apply to the implementation and
specification of IM solutions on the application platform, across the application program interface (API), and the external
environment/software application.
Evaluate and recommend COTS applications and methodologies that can be acquired to provide interoperable, portable, and
scalable information technology solutions.
Responsible for the design and development of voice, video, radio-frequency, and/or data communications networks.
1. Analyzes voice, video, radio-frequency, and/or data communications networks, including planning, designing, evaluating, selecting, and
upgrading operating systems and protocol suites and configuring communication media with concentrators, bridges, and other devices.
2. Plans network layouts and configures systems to user environments.
3. Analyzes network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements.
4. Supports the acquisition of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed.
5. May provide technical support and troubleshooting to users.
6. May perform network administration duties.
7. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced network personnel and may have supervisory responsibilities.
8. May serve as technical team or task leader.
9. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
10. Participates in special projects as required.
Education
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical
certifications or training, or work experience.
Qualifications

8-10 years of directly related experience in network analysis and design.
- 5 years’ experience with Windows Server 2012
- Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server fundamentals
- Familiar with DoD or IC, IT security requirements and processes

The likely salary range for this position is $60,000 - $90,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

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We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.