Network Engineer in Newport, RI at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/11/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Newport, RI
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Position Summary

Under general supervision, plans, designs, develops, and implements network engineering plans and wide-scale networks. Employee will be part of a team providing engineering and technical support to Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Code 25 (Submarine Combat Systems).

Duties and Responsibilities

Provides specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture.

Performs a variety of engineering studies and analysis and recommends hardware and software selection, implementation techniques, and tools for the most efficient solutions.

Debugs and tests networks and assists in performing needs assessments by studying network traffic.

Conducts research on network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the networking industry.

Oversees new and existing equipment, hardware, and software upgrades.

Evaluates new hardware and software for networks to determine which products best meet organization/customer needs.

Assists in the initial implementation support of networks to assure proper execution and provide resolution for system issues.

Assists in preparing cost/benefit estimates for network design, development, and implementation.

Participates in special projects as required.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in related discipline plus at least 2 to 4 years of directly related experience. Professional certification(s) may be required. Compensation will be based upon actual years of experience as well as knowledge of submarine networks and combat systems.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 8 years applicable work experience.  Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Familiar with the principles, methods, and techniques used in network design and development.

Familiar with modems, data scopes, patch panels, concentrators, associated terminals, and network management software.

Knowledge of desktop operating systems and applications.

May require certification in one or more specific applications (such as MCSE, MCSA, CNE, CNA), depending on job assignment.

A SECRET clearance will be required after employment.




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