We are looking for a TS SCI cleared Network Engineer for a role in Reston, VA. It is an on-site position based in Reston and has a 50% CONUS travel requirement. This is supporting one of the Intel Agencies, direct-hire with a leading Federal Integrator.
Responsible for the planning, design, implementation, testing, and deployment of network systems. Determines network requirements. Ensures that network infrastructure is operational and optimal and prepares reports and metrics on network performance. Installs, configures, and maintains network information systems. Responsible for network backup and recovery.
Determines network and system requirements.
Plans, designs and develops local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs).
Installs computer networks such as local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), the Internet, intranets, and other data communications systems.
Installs server hardware and software infrastructure.
Designs, deploys, and troubleshoots mid-scale network deployments.
Develops designs and plans for installation and maintenance of telecommunications systems from project inception to conclusion.
Supports network and computing infrastructure.
Configures networking hardware to latest industry and manufacturer standards and best practices.
Configures hardware and software for the user environment.
Provides and updates training materials and documentation.
Plans and oversees appropriate, routine tests to ensure the proper working condition and security of developed and purchased network systems.
Builds, supports and maintains the protection of company data and systems through the use of security solutions, backups, redundancy and disaster recovery solutions.
Investigates and analyzes resource utilization and prepares reports and metrics, making appropriate changes to optimize the network infrastructure and provide the highest possible level of performance and security.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or other related field or equivalent relevant experience.
5-10 years of experience in network administration.
Other Job Specific Skills
Advanced 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.
Maintains an up-to-date technical and practical knowledge and understanding of system testing and analysis.
Knowledge of networking hardware, software, standards, best practices, and industry trends.
Excellent technical knowledge of network, security and storage infrastructure including: local area networks, wide area networks, wireless networking, VPN, firewalls, routers, switches, load balancers, WAN optimizers, endpoint security and encryption, proxy servers, digital certificates, data center management and cabling standards.
Excellent oral and written communications to exchange information, explain procedures, techniques, and answer questions in a clear logical manner.
Outstanding diagnostic, problem-solving and analytical skills.
Ability to provide professional documentation (diagrams, specifications, technical requirements, and proposal content).
Experience architecting, designing, implementing, and maintaining complex network infrastructures.
Proven ability to develop and manage infrastructure design patterns, standards, blueprints, application frameworks, configurations, product technical solutions and roadmap.