Network Engineer (Level 2)

Cornell Technical Services - Annapolis Junction, MD5.0

Full-timeEstimated: $96,000 - $130,000 a year
Provides assistance in all aspects of network management from network design through implementation, maintenance, and upgrading of existing networks; Analyzes design, specifications, and related documents; Implements communication system requirements to support the distributed functionality of a software engineering environment; Analyzes network characteristics (e.g. traffic connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes and throughput), troubleshoots problems and recommends procurement of and/or modifications to network components.

The Level 2 Network Engineer shall possess the following capabilities:

Conduct network and telecommunications system incident and problem investigation and diagnostics
Identify and document workaround solutions for network and telecommunications systems incidents.
Identify, design, test, deploy, and document solutions for network and telecommunications problems.
Assess, evaluate, test, and apply operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes; verify and document methods and procedures to apply them.
Install and configure new network and telecommunications systems hardware and software.
Design, test, verify, and document network system backup methods and procedures.
Design, build, integrate, test, document and deploy network and telecommunications systems for deployment
Create and maintain network and telecommunications systems diagrams and configuration documentation; provide network configuration management support to facilitate maintenance activities.
Configure, test, install, troubleshoot, and maintain security devices such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, cryptographic devices, and routers to optimize performance and ensure the desired security posture is attained and maintained.
Provide monitoring support of accredited network and telecommunications systems for compliance with Certification and Accreditation.
Configure, test, install, troubleshoot, and maintain VoIP phone systems, including phone units, voicemail, and call manager systems
Configure, test, install, troubleshoot, and maintain Video Teleconference (VTC) systems and video recording/viewing/distribution systems.
Configure, test, install, troubleshoot, and maintain Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) TDMA IP-based satellite systems.
Design, configure, test, install, and implement network solutions to support requirements for routing protocols, policy based routing, traffic shaping, border gateway protocols, tunneling, IP Security, network address translations, network security, firewall contexts, load-
Conduct Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) session performance analysis and problem isolation.
Qualifications: Ten (10) years’ experience as a Network Engineer in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) additional years of experience in Network Engineering disciplines may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

Domain Area(s) Specialized Requirements:
Contractor shall currently possess and maintain one of the following certifications:
Cisco Certified Network Associate – (CCNA) Routing and Switching
Cisco Certified Network Associate – (CCNA) Security
Cisco Certified Network Associate – (CCNA) Video
Cisco Certified Network Associate – (CCNA) Voice