Network Engineer

Location: Herndon, VA
Date Posted: 07-05-2018 #11120291
Work as part of a collaborative, multidiscipline team in support of U.S. Government and provide technical subject matter expertise in the field of network engineering and mobility engineering.
Develops future technology and architectural advancements to support mobility architectural strategy, technology migration, integration and evolution.
Applies knowledge of enterprise IT needs to design improved processes, generate valid requirements, and ensures these are consistent with the Agency CIO enterprise technical architecture (ETA)
Demonstrated ability to apply the engineering design process to discover innovative methods to solve technical problems and meet mobility requirements.
Incorporates engineering strategies for introducing new mobility technology into the Client infrastructure.
Strong background designing and implementing Local and Wide Area Networks (LAN/WAN)
Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP Networking
Experience with VPN technologies and protocols including IPSEC and SSL
Experience configuring and trouble-shooting LAN Switches, Routers, and Firewalls and VPN concentrators.
Ability to convey technical designs, ideas and results to non-technical audiences and provide briefings to high-level government personnel.
Experience in authoring documents (reports, briefings, etc,) to support customer missions.
Provides support in the translation of business requirements into telecommunications (e.g. LAN, CAN, WAN, Voice and Video) requirements, design and orders.
Communicates with staff or clients to understand specific systems requirements
Defines and analyzes objectives, scope, issues, or organizational impact of information systems
Develops system engineering, software engineering, systems integration, or distributed system architectures.
Documents design specifications, installation instructions, and other system-related information.
Establishes functional or system standards to ensure operational requirements, quality requirements and design constraints are addressed.
Evaluates current or emerging technologies to consider factors such as cost, portability, compatibility, or usability.
Identifies system component suitability for specified purposes and make recommendations regarding component use.
Monitors system operation to detect potential problems
Performs Security Analysis of developed or packaged software components
Communicates project information through presentations, technical reports or white papers
Provides advice on project costs, design concepts, or design changes
Trains system users in system operation or maintenance
Verifies stability interoperability, portability security or scalability of system architecture
Researches, tests, and/or verifies proper functioning of software patches and fixes
Leads/participates as a member of a team to assess and recommend a migration strategy to new technologies.
Develops plans for Information Technology (IT) systems from project inception to conclusion.
Develops, in conjunction with functional users, system alternative solutions.
Develops required specifications for simple to complex systems.
Designs architecture to include the software, hardware, and communications to support the total requirements as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces.

Experience with Android, IOS and other mobility platforms.
Experience coding in Linux
Must have knowledge of Cisco Routing and Switching, and network architecture planning.
Must have knowledge of remote administration and secure Virtual Private Networking.
Must understand commercial encryption standards and their application in IP networking.
Must have knowledge of VPN technologies, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, IP Multicasting
Must have strong written and oral communication skills.
Must have knowledge of Wireless Fidelity (WiFi) IEEE standards: 802.11 a/b/g/n and how to apply them to an enterprise network architecture.
7-10 years of relevant experience designing communications systems.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent analysis and critical thinking skills
Ability to work independently as well as within small and large groups
Capable of preparing and presenting briefings
Experience with Microsoft Office product line, including Microsoft Access; experience with Lotus Notes
Prior experience working with multiple government organizations
Highly mission-focused/oriented
Years of Experience Required: 8+
Required Education Level/Major: Bachelors degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or related field
Can Equivalent Experience be Substituted for Educational Requirement (Yes/No): Yes
Weapons Certification Required (Yes/No): Not required for hire, but must be willing and capable of becoming certified.
Professional License or Certification Required (Yes/No) / Type: No, but CCIE and MCSE are desired
OCONUS TDY Required (Yes/No) / %: Yes, up to 10% OCONUS travel, including hazard areas as required.
CONUS TDY Required (Yes/No) / %: Yes, up to 10% CONUS travel, as required.

Certifications such as CCNP, CCNA, CCIE, MCSE

About Avid Technology Professionals 
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
Employee Benefits
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
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