Network Engineer 1

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/17/17
Newport, RI
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/17/17

 Essential Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Design and build-out of new terrestrial and satellite networks supporting Internet and enterprise connectivity and value added services.  
  • Work with service partners to define, implement, and manage network architectural changes that will maximize the ability of KVH to best service its customers.
  • Analyze network performance data and develop plans to address any service impacting trends. 
  • Work as necessary assisting KVH technical support and service partners to validate, isolate, and resolve issues during pilot and production phases. 
  • Provide Tier 3 support for data networking product issues and work with engineering to resolve issues as needed. 
  • Work with KVH Product Management to define product specifications as they relate to the mini-VSAT network.
  • Define and track network quality metrics that allow KVH to deliver first class VSAT service to its customers.


  • Technical Degreerequired; BS in Engineering or Information TechnologyDesired; Equivalent experience will be considered.
  • In depth knowledge of TCP/IP, routing protocols (BGP, OSPF), LAN-LAN and SW client based VPNs, Linux and Available Open Source, Windows, and Internet Architectures, issues  and services required.  
  • Recent hands on configuration experience with switches, routers and otherLAN/WAN data communications devices required
  • Knowledge of satellite Internet systems, VSATs, WAN optimization, and Mobile Satellite Systems (MSS) desired.
  • Basic Web scripting using PHP desired.
  • Knowledge of database and web server systems and protocols desired. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally ~15% of time.
  • Self motivated with a desire to work in a “Hands on” environment.
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