Job Description

NETWORK ENGINEER

Contract 9 months M-f 40 hours weekly

Must be a US Citizen and hold a current Top Secret clearance.

Work is Onsite

Function as a senior technical expert engineer in systems development involving extremely complex computer network or electronic systems including Command and Control (C2), airborne networking, Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) sensor systems for Air Force acquisition programs.  Provide direction on program development of software architectures and designs concepts, hardware development such as electronic circuits, electronic devices or equipment for purposes such as communications, computation, sensing and control.  Provide overall technical direction and guidance for performing requirements definition, development, modification, integration, validation, testing, redesign, when necessary, and special investigations associated with development and sustainment support activities for all assigned systems, to include performance analyses, modeling and simulation, hardware/software investigations and reliability or maintainability studies.  Determine logical solutions to major problems and develops or initiates changes to system architecture and/or hardware and software designs to resolve said problems.  Determine compatibility and interoperability issues of assigned systems and other related integrated systems and notifies appropriate managerial, engineering, and operational organizations of possible impacts to system mission effectiveness.  Review systems documentation including plans, specifications, design data, procedures and other associated documents in support of assigned systems and for systems that interface with assigned systems.  Develop comprehensive technical documentation for engineering forecasts, status reporting, and detailed planning of projects.

10+ years’ experience in a network engineering role including at least 5 years in a DoD environment.  Bachelor’s degree in a related field.  Additional years of experience may be substituted for degree requirements.  Must be Security+ CE certified.  Experience in all phases of the engineering lifecycle including: requirements; architecture; design; implementation; testing; and operations and maintenance.  Thorough knowledge of routers, switches, and firewalls.  Able to assess infrastructure, identify areas for improvement, and recommend solutions.  Able to provide technical guidance and direction to system administrators and help desk technicians.  Knowledge of relevant server-side tools and technologies.  Experience with network monitoring and management using an automated solution.  Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining servers and desktops in an enterprise organization.  Extensive experience with security as it pertains to network architecture, desktops, laptops, servers, firewalls, routers, and intrusion detection systems (IDS).  Solid customer service and communication skills are critical as well as the ability and willingness to communicate effectively and appropriately in an empathetic and understanding manner. 

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