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Sr Specialist, Network Planning Engineer

Palm Bay, FL 32907

Job Title: Sr Specialist, Network Planning Engineer

Job Code: SAS20200603-42669

Job Location: Melbourne, FL

Job Description:

  • Responsible for assisting in planning and implementing the necessary hardware, software and telecommunications equipment to maintain and/or enhance the customer’s local and wide-area networks.
  • Evaluate vendor products and recommend purchases consistent with the organization’s short and long-term objectives.
  • Recommend and implement network policies and procedures and ensure adherence to security procedures.
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, and maintain networks.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve medium to complex network issues.
  • Provide Tier II support for staff; may require after-hours, phone or on-site support.
  • Provide in-depth knowledge and technical expertise in the areas of design, installation, maintenance, and support of network infrastructure following established methodologies and processes.
  • Perform hardware scans, analysis, and documenting findings.
  • Support/facilitate customer meetings and ensure compliance with project requirements.
  • Perform extensive root cause analysis, problem determination and support of technical issues related to routing and switching technologies, e.g. VPN, basic router configurations, firewalls, etc.
  • Utlize Juniper, Cisco, or equivalent network equipment.
  • Troubleshoot Layer-3, VPNs, OSPF, firewall policy, and VLAN management.
  • Work with a virtual environment (e.g. VSphere and ESXi) management and configuration.


    • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 6 years of prior related experience.
    • Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience.
    • DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level 2 certification (e.g. CCNA-Security, CySA+, GISCP, GSEC, Security + CE, or SSCP).

      Preferred Additional Skills:

      • DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level 3 certification (e.g. CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, or GCIH).
      • Juniper SRX high availability configuration experience including layer 3, firewall and IPS/IDS features.
      • Python scripting experience and Redhat Linux administrative skills.
      • Experience with the configuration and support of F5 Load Balancers.
      • Experience designing and implementing network services (DHCP, DNS and Radius).
      • Extensive knowledge of the configuration of Cisco IOS, Cisco Nexus and Cisco XE.
      • Familiar with VPNs (IPSEC and GRE tunnel) implementation and VPN hardware.
      • Proficient in QOS configuration and troubleshooting methodologies.
      • Experience with High Availability Networks.
      • Solid understanding of multicast concepts and practical failure analysis experience.
      • Significant OSPF, BGP and multicast configuration and troubleshooting experience.
      • Experience with Linux command line SNMP and SNMP based Network Management tools (SNMP Managers, SevOne, etc.).
      • Experience with bandwidth monitoring tools (MRTG, etc.), Netflow and NetFlow Analyzers (FlowTools, etc.).
      • Vendor certifications (i.e. Cisco, Juniper, etc.) in routing and switching, firewall, IDS/IPS, and/or other network disciplines.
      • Good fault isolation/identification skills and analytical skills.
      • Experience with IP Telephony, video teleconferencing technologies and call management (e.g. Cisco Call Manager).
      • Experienced with wireless systems including access points, wireless LAN management, and wireless security implementations.
      • Experienced with enterprise firewall architecture, operational support and configuration, e.g. Juniper, Cisco, and Palo Alto.
      • Design and Implementation of network caching and wan optimization technologies.
      • Knowledge of DISA STIG process/requirements.
      • Previous experience supporting DoD/IC/Government customers.
      • Experienced with Configuration Management, ClearCase, ClearQuest and Code Collaborator.
      • Familiar with unit testing, integration testing and end to end system testing, writing test procedures, as well as formal and informal peer review processes.
      • Able to work in environments with quality assurance including high levels of process control to ensure system safety and accuracy of deployments.
      • Ability to travel up to 10%.
      • Active TS/SCI highly desired.


Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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