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Job Description:


Our client is seeking a Network Engineer to work on Scott AFB in Illinois. The candidate must have an Active Secret clearance.

Must Have: Cisco solar winds F5 load balancing

Nice to Have: Netscout System Engineering/administration

Cert: CompTIA Security+ Certification

Essential Job Functions
Resolves complex issues related to the coordination, control, design, support, and operation of specialized components of a data network such as Local Area Networks (LANs) and Wide Area Networks (WANs). Plans, configures, tests, maintains, troubleshoots and tunes complex network infrastructure such as routers, switches, gateways, firewall systems, multi-function switches, end offices, signaling transfer points, private branch exchange (PBX), voice mail, call management system (CMS) and network security devices.
Under minimum supervision, designs and coordinates the installation and acceptance testing of the system network.
Recommends engineering solutions for new and existing requirements relating to the physical network, processing, storage, appliances, and security devices.
Monitors network hardware operations to ensure properly set configuration options.
Plans the implementation of enhancements and upgrades to the network; performs cost/benefit studies of network configurations and recommends enhancements.
Directs the acquisition, installation, and testing of network hardware.
Advises network users of hardware requirements, configurations, and limitations; and isolates, resolves, or circumvents network problems.
Applies the principles of assessing and analyzing network transmission application to resolve reported malfunctions.
Knowledge of net-centric tenets and how different aspects of net-centric warfare induce or reduces risk.
Prepares or modifies architectural drawings relating to AMC systems.
Recommends course of action for network security and system architecture changes to mitigate identified vulnerabilities.
Understands security practices and their implications to engineering lifecycle, including the initial planning activities, based on Government standards and industry best practices and guidance.
Understands assurance best practices employed to protect critical Government assets from cyber threats and to ensure the integrity of all engineered items.
Leads and coordinates the maintenance of complex data, voice or video network hardware and systems; investigates and resolves complex network and hardware matters of significance; researches, analyzes, isolates and resolves errors; assesses and evaluates current and future systems.
Provides technical support and guidance on network design issues. Provides problem resolution of complex problems to less experienced personnel.
Evaluates and tests data, voice or video networking technologies to establish their potential use. Designs appropriate testing routines or scripts; may conduct more complex testing to meet specified requirements.
Designs, implements and maintains more complex LAN, WAN, or Voice Systems in accordance with specified requirements.
Analyzes data, voice or video network documentation and assists in communicating to management regarding the current operational status of networks.
Determines methods and procedures for new data, voice or video technologies to ensure performance. Determines approach for customer, based on assessment of customer needs.
Provides consultation, support and guidance to organizations and clients. May develop and conduct training as needed or appropriate. Participates in discussions regarding project decisions and project direction at the executive level. Manages client expectations and balances the needs of organization and client to ensure satisfaction for all relevant parties. Participates in proposal efforts and sales calls to ensure product meets client specifications.
Prepares proposal documentation and information to meet customer requirements. Recommends data, voice or video network investment decisions to management and customers based on results of independent assessment of current and future network performance, stability, and network management issues.
Performs cost analyses and vendor comparisons to ensure cost-effective and efficient operations; measures feasibility of various approaches, makes recommendations as appropriate.
Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel.

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, management information systems, or related field preferred
Six or more years of experience in data, voice or video networks
Experience working with multiple technical platforms (e.g., mainframe, two-tiered client-server, three-tiered client-server) and at least two network systems (e.g., Novell, Windows NT)
Experience working with network systems, networking principles, data, voice or video
Experience working with network software and hardware, data, voice or video
Experience working with proprietary software and hardware
Possess Department of Defense (DoD) security access and/or DoD security clearance

Job ID 8481
Job Title Network Engineer
Job Location Scott AFB, Illinois
Contract Pay Rate -
Annual Pay Rate -
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