Job ID: 194953
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Jan 6, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Network Engineer
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
The Department of State, Bureau of Information Resource Management (IRM) Telecommunications, Wireless, and Data (TWD) Division provides its users with mission critical domestic LAN/WAN data services across multiple locations in the DC Metro Area and remote locations. In support of these services, the Senior Data Network Engineer provides data engineering support, with a particular focus on project engineering initiatives.
The Senior Data Network Engineer supports the Department of State (DoS) Vanguard Program, Service Management Office (SMO) which is responsible for administering, deploying and maintaining Cisco and products, as well as a working knowledge of encryption solutions, knowledge of local and wide-area networks in a Voice/Data converged infrastructure. This hands-on position includes engineering support for service interruptions, planned equipment installations, and infrastructure support.
This position can also include planning, designing, installing, configuring, maintaining, deploying supporting and optimizing all network hardware and software. The Senior Data Network Engineer reports directly to the TWD Voice/Data Engineering Manager, while coordinating with TWD Project Management Office (PMO) project managers, and the PMO Director.
The ideal candidate will have a strong sense of commitment to perform engineering support functions as scheduled, providing timely responses to required system support after normal business hours and on weekends.
Additionally, the candidate should have an eye for detail, ability to multi-task, organize priorities, and work in a systematic style following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and guides.
Bachelors and 4+ years of experience or additional years of experience without a degree will be accepted.
Strong LAN/WAN/MAN with design and migration experience in a converged environment with a focus on WAN services (ISDN, Frame-Relay, Point-to-Point, DMVPN, METRO ETHERNET, VPLS, TLS, and MPLS).
Interim Secret clearance able to obtain Top Secret
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