H2 is seeking a Network Systems Engineer to work with a team of network technicians, software developers, test and systems engineers supporting Army tactical communications systems within a high paced, results oriented lab/sustainment environment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Duties include, but not limited to:
Performs network engineering functions including conceptualization, design, implementation, and configuration optimization. Configure virtual network devices (routers, switches, firewall, performance enhancement), LAN, WAN, encryption devices.
Performs hardware and software integration, installation, and test.
Performs systems engineering analysis, assesses evolving user needs, translates those to network design changes, reconfiguration, hardware and software configuration, adaptation, installation, and test of user requirements-based functions. Applies current and emerging network software and hardware technologies and protocols.
- Applies networking expertise to support development, implementation and updates of component and system level test plans and procedures.
- Solves engineering problems in the functional area to which assigned.
Conducts engineering analysis and develops solutions in application of advancing information technology products and configurations.
Produces and reviews hardware and software technical documentation reflecting detailed tactical network architectures, products, and systems.
Troubleshoots and replicates system or component problems experienced /reported from Army units to facilitate troubleshooting & solutioniong.
Sets up lab configurations used for testing, demonstrations or as directed by senior engineers.
Works closely with software developers, systems engineers, cyber analysts, configuration management to support Post Deployment Software Sustainment activities on Network Systems.
Participates in creation, review, or update of contract deliverable documents (CDRL).
Recommend improved methods and processes related to team product or service, to improve quality or increase performance efficiency.
Knowledge and Skills
The required skills and knowledge include knowledge of systems engineering concepts and experience with Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), proficiency with VMWare ESXi, and proficiency with routers, switches, firewalls, software based VoIP
The minimum years of related experience required: 7+ years working DOD/Army networks
The minimum level of education required is: BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or related scientific /technical discipline
The desired skills, knowledge, and education include:
- Systems testing, data collection and analysis
- Experience with DODAF and Network Architecture diagrams (development)
- Experience with Army tactical communications systems (WIN-T Inc1, Inc2, NITE, baseband, transport, switches, routers, servers, ethernet and fiber optic standards)
- Quick learner, creative, analytical thinking, resourceful, and able to work with a team or independently
Outside of the above, other certifications, licenses, or clearances include:
- Certification: DOD IAT Level II (CCNA, CCNP)
- Clearance: DOD Secret
Physical requirements for the job include working with, connecting, disconnecting, move/replace communications equipment and components.