Connectivity Engineer III

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Annapolis Junction, MD
8 - 10 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

Job Description:

Connectivity Engineer perform engineering services to enable all aspects of network management from network design through implementation, maintenance, sustainment of existing networks, and identification/correction of complex internetwork issues. Implements and sustains Wide area networks (WANs), Campus Area Networks (CANs), Data Center Networks/Interfaces (DCN/DCI), Network Security (NETSEC) and Tactical/Deployable Networking Systems. Analyzes design, specifications, and related documents. Implements communication system requirements to support the distributed functionality of a networked enterprise environment. Analyzes network characteristics (e.g. traffic connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes and throughput), troubleshoots problems and recommends modification of network configurations.

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in engineering or information systems management from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional network engineering experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree. Certifications- CCNA certification or higher required, or 3 additional years network design, implementation, troubleshooting, configuring experience and acquire CCNA or equivalent or higher within twelve (12) months

The Level 3 Connectivity Engineer shall possess the following capabilities:

- Perform site surveys, system installations, configuration management, maintenance, modernization, and sustainment of a global Enterprise Network - Perform site surveys, system installations, configuration management, maintenance, modernization, and sustainment of a global Enterprise Network - Perform Connectivity engineering services to pre and post deployment tests - Implement specific network solutions to support server requirements to include load-balancing, VPN’s, firewall contexts, and network address translation (NAT) where appropriate - Resolve complex network problems, operate network analyzers, WAN test equipment and network simulators - Minimize network latency and maximize data throughput - Validate new and existing dataflow and data formats - Lead large deployment and maintenance efforts of dynamic requirements and schedule - Work with System engineers, customers, and cross organizational teams to refine requirements - Coordinate with appropriate dataflow organizations and end-customer recipients, follow-on data repositories and tasking organizations and understand potential adverse impacts on system-wide dataflow - Perform security testing and design evaluations - Employ Government standards to configure the interconnects between data centers, networks and security boundaries - Draft technical requirements, configuration management, and planning documentation - Perform QC, QA, and CM services - Design, integrate, configure, deploy, test and maintain numerous types of network devices,interfaces and technologies to include VPN, VRF, VSS, BGP and OSPF routing, and VLAN - Optimize end-to-end system performance (capacity, margins, data quality, etc.) and dataflow management - Configure and optimize the network to connect various front-end and back-end components - Coordinate with the system engineering and dataflow efforts to ensure proper mission operations with minimal down time - Facilitate the implementation of high-speed, scalable, fault-tolerant network topologies as applicable to WAN and LAN design -Ten (10) years experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.

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