Network Engineer, Asc Prn - 31650 in Chantilly, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/3/2020

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    Chantilly, VA
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Job Description

This position supports an intelligence community customer storage site with a staff of between 20 and 30 government and contractors. The site receives equipment from contractors, conducts test and inspection activities on new equipment, on equipment being prepared for issue and on equipment returned after use. Other technical staff build equipment components that support unique equipment configuration requirements.

Designs and plans network communications systems. Provides specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture. Conducts cost/benefit analysis and provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. Conducts testing of network design. Responsible for monitoring network hardware operations to ensure properly set configuration options. Plans implementation of enhancements and upgrades to the network. Advises network users of hardware requirements, configurations, and limitations. Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc. Evaluates and reports on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network. May be assigned responsibility for the management of the systems administration function, including associated staff.

Serve as Network Administrator for several customer LANs operating on WANs, installing, configuring and maintain Firewall devices and Layer 2 and 3 switches on TCP/IP networks with DHCP. Apply expert technical knowledge and experience in administration of multiple classified (to TS/SCI) and unclassified networks providing data services. Manage all network devices on site, change configuration and apply updates and security patches under the guidance of the customer network operation center. Demonstrated high degree of proficiency in communicating with end users in a non-technical manner while gathering maximum troubleshooting information for problem resolution. Interpret and resolve complex network and systems operational problems using network diagnostics tool sets. Handle all network preparation of new and replacement equipment, integrating it fully into the network under the guidance of the customer network operations center. Coordinate closely with other information systems staff to solve issues. Input issues into issue tracking tools and coordinate actions closely with the offsite network operations staff. Basic knowledge of system administration, including MS Windows Server, VMWare, MS Exchange. Able to work after normal duty hours, weekends and holidays as necessary.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Security Clearance: TS/SCI w/Poly

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