Telecommunications Network Engineer Level 0

ProSync Technology   •  

Columbia, MD

Less than 5 years

Posted 243 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Description of Position:

  • Performs maintenance, sustainment of existing networks, and identification/correction of issues.


  • Resolve routine network problems; operate network analyzers, WAN test equipment, and network simulators

  • Monitors data or voice system networks for various messages, alarms, or issues.

  • Activates scripts as alarms occur or issues surface.

  • Confirms accuracy of messages, alarms or issues and/or determines severity of problem, issue or alarm.

  • Initiates resolution as appropriate.

  • Troubleshoots problems using scripts and standard, routine procedures; escalates as appropriate.

  • Researches issues to determine if problem may be resolved using predefined procedures.

  • Resolves basic issues; documents the results.

  • Communicates occurrence of alarms or issues and resulting actions taken to resolve or escalate problem.

  • Executes scheduled maintenance routines in accordance with standard procedures.

  • Identifies issues or problems and resolves as appropriate; escalates when necessary

  • Activates/deactivates network lines according to established schedules.

  • Performs first- and/or second-level problem determination (first level is help desk).

  • Interfaces with users and/or network vendors.

  • Can follow detailed work instructions.


Education and Experience Required:

  • Two (2) years of experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity are required.

  • Associate's degree in engineering technology from an accredited college is required. Two (2) years of additional network engineering experience may be substituted for an Associate's degree.

  • Experience with installation and configuration of any levels of network devices, such as firewalls, switches, routers, cabling, Cisco, Brocade, or Juniper devices is a plus. 

  • Experience supporting WANtechnologies such as SONET (OC3, OC48, OC192), DS3, T1, etc. 

  • Experience with Taclanes/KG-175, etc. 

  • Experience with MPLS, BGP, VPNs, etc.