Network Engineer

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Job Code: 2021-011

Location: Columbus, OH

Shift: Sun-Thurs or Tues-Sat, Day Shift

 

SSI is seeking a mid-level Network Engineer to support a government contract. The Network Engineer will support WAN functions by providing skills and expertise in telecom engineering and operational support of current and new technologies to the Wide Area Network.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analyzes and develops telecommunications networks supporting a wide range of capabilities, including voice, data, video, and/or wireless services

  • Develops designs and plans for installation and maintenance of telecommunications systems from project inception to conclusion

  • Analyzes the problem and the characteristics of the information to be transported

  • Defines the problem and develops system requirements and network specifications

  • Closely coordinates with other information system professionals to ensure proper implementation of network services

  • In conjunction with functional users, develops alternative solutions and backup plans

  • May be required to work some night and weekends to meet customer deadlines

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5 years of experience in Telecommunications to include 3 years of LAN and WAN experience, with Cisco and Brocade hardware

  • Must have experience in telecommunications network design and management.

  • Experience with Routing and traffic shaping protocols BGP, MPLS, OSPF and F5 BigIP

  • Experience using Remote Access VPN, Site to Site VPN, DMVPN, Pulse Secure SSL VPN

  • Demonstrated experience with Quality of Service (QoS) and IPV6 implementation and design

  • Experience with the following technologies: 802.1x and MAB endpoint authentication, DNS, TACACS+, Radius, Netscout, InfiniStream, NGeniousOne, Great Bay Beacon Server, Cisco ACS, InfoBlox Grid Manager

  • Experience with network monitoring tools: Solarwinds/Orion, Red Seal, Concord eHealth, HPE Network Node Manager and Automation

  • Active Secret Clearance

  • Must have DoD 8570 compliant IA and CE certifications to include: (IA) Security+, CSA+, CCNA Security, CASP, or CISA and also a (CE) CCSE NGX, CCNA, CCNP, CCSP, SCNA, CCSE NGX Plus NG with AI, CCMSE NG with AI, CSMSE NG with AI Plus VSX, NSA, or ESE

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics or Systems Engineering

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 50 pounds; and carry up to 25 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

SSI is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned and HUBZone small business that provides professional services including systems engineering, information systems integration, and technology management services. SSI offers a generous array of benefits including: Employee Medical, Vision, Dental, and Prescription Drug Insurance Plans, 60% paid premium for dependents. SSI provides Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, and Short-Term Disability benefits at no cost. SSI employees receive 24 paid days off in the first year on board. We also provide Military Leave benefits, a 401(k) Retirement Plan, education assistance, Personal Technology Refresh and Employee Referral bonuses. Positions subject to Service Contract Act (SCA) have benefits provided as required by law.

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