Senior Network Engineer

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Job Code: 2022-007

Location: Texarkana, TX

$2,000 Sign-On Bonus

Relocation Package

SSI is seeking an experience Senior Network Engineer to support a government contract.

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.

  • Provides technical and administrative direction for personnel responsible for telecommunications network design, implementation, and operations tasks, including the review of work products for correctness, adherence to the design concept and to user standards the progress in accordance with schedules.

  • Makes recommendations, if needed, for approval of major network installations.

  • Prepares milestone status reports, and deliveries/ presentations on network progress to colleagues, subordinates, and end user representatives.

  • Employee will be required to take OSHA compliant Aerial Lift Training

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have 8 years’ experience

  • Minimum experience of 2-3 years in wireless technologies

  • Active Secret Clearance with IT-I sensitivity or ability to be cleared to Secret (must be US Citizen)

  • Must demonstrate the ability to work independently, or under only general direction, on requirements that are moderately complex to analyze, plan, program, and implement.

  • Experience in analysis and design of voice networks, LAN and WAN data networks, wireless networks, and/or network management systems to support voice and data services

  • Experience in complex applications involving all phases of telecommunications network design, implementation, and analysis

  • Experience in managing the evaluation and cost estimation of voice data WAN services from telecommunications carriers, designing access and backbone networks using carrier services, or in managing the analysis and design of wireless voice or data network (using private radio facilities or commercial services)

  • Must have the following certifications: CCNA and Sec+ CE

  • Must be comfortable working at heights up to 40’

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 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. #CJ

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