Chenega Corporation Sr. Network Engineer in Fairfax, Virginia
Company Job Title: Sr. Network Engineer
Clearance: TS/SCI CI Poly
Location: Fairfax, VA
Reports To: Program Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular
The Senior Network Engineer will lead customer network and system engineering functions to maintain, modify, and enhance customer network capabilities and services. The Senior Network Engineer will be responsible to sustain existing network standards, equipment, and designs and identify and engineer beneficial upgrades, modifications, and technology insertions.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Work with vendors and other engineers to assess and understand technologies and develop proposed beneficial technical solutions for customer’s environment.
Define trade spaces for network hardware (routers/switches, WAN optimization, software-defined network, etc.)
Study the equipment within those spaces and compile a technology roadmap for each
Lead technology upgrades and engineering initiatives
Select standards-based technology platforms to support defined technology roadmaps
Identify technology gaps and work with system engineers and managers to evaluate and select appropriate value-add solutions and innovations
Work with the Systems Engineering team to create network diagrams and otherwise document solutions for customers
Define network solutions for customers (Switching, routing, tunnels, overlays, etc.)
Define standard configurations for devices
Define and document Network Engineering Standards
Define and document standards for Network Performance and Optimization
Manage IP addressing and ensure consistent and accurate implementation and management
Manage Domain Name Services (DNS)
Design, implement, and maintain secure TCP/IP networks IAW industry standards and new technologies such as Software-defined networks (SDN).
Develop and enforce security standards for networking equipment
Lead validation trials of platform /service designs
Assist deployment and operationalization of new technology platform / services
Develop and maintain a network technology roadmap and be prepared to detail recommended hardware and software expenditures on short notice
Manage project schedules and aid quick identification and resolution of technical challenges and obstacles to keep projects on schedule.
Perform independent research and report on findings.
Work collaboratively in a dynamic team environment and lead continuous improvement initiatives.
Maintain configuration management control in accordance with defined standards, policies, and industry best practices
Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
High school diploma/GED required
8 years of Network Engineering experience including:
Network design, operation, and configuration of equipment
Firewalls, VPNs, virtualization, IP platforms, protocols, and services
Network performance technologies including monitoring tools/solutions
MS Windows and Linux OS knowledge and associated environmental technologies
Defining and setting technical standards for an enterprise organization
TS/SCI with CI Poly required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting
Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals
Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others.
Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications
Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications, and experience working in a home office setting as well as the ability to train end users on frequently asked technical issues.
Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone; good phone skills, professional demeanor, previous customer service experience strongly desired.
Good problem-solving skills; ability to visualize a problem/situation and think abstractly to solve it
Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
- While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)
The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.
During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.
Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
Native preference under PL 93-638.
We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.
Primary Location: United States-Virginia-Fairfax
Strategic Business Unit: Military Intelligence and Operations Support
Security Requirements: TS/SCI with CI Poly
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Shanna Perez
Req ID: 2000000401