SRA International, Inc., A CSRA Company Network Engineer (SRF 2723) in Stennis Space Center, Mississippi
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Created after 9-11-2001, the Department of Homeland Security consolidated numerous agencies' data centers for central management. CSRA plays a key role in the Department's IT integration strategy through its Data Center-1 program. CSRA's DC-1 program is committed to delivering an efficient, responsive, and mature data center operation through excellence in service delivery, performance, and continual service improvement.
We are seeking a Network Engineer who designs, supports, coordinates, controls or operates specialized components of a data network.
Essential Job Functions. Maintains LAN, WAN, intranet and Internet network hardware and systems; investigates and resolves network and hardware matters of significance; researches, analyzes, isolates and resolves errors; assesses and updates older networks as needed and in accordance with specified plans. Provides technical support on data networks for internal and/or external customers; answers technical questions; recommends and implements approved course of action. Provides technical leadership for data network problem escalation and resolution. Installs and maintains network facilities, including hardware, software, and system data for small to medium sized networks. Installs network applications on network servers or voice equipment; maintains, tests, researches and resolves problems. Determines appropriate standard testing routines or scripts; may test various data equipment such as routers, switches, hubs or optical equipment, or multi-function switches maintenance. Designs, implements and maintains various networks such as LAN, WAN, intranet, and/or Internet systems in accordance with specified requirements. Prepares data network diagrams and drawings to document and assist in communicating current operational status of networks. Has basic knowledge of Cisco Nexus switches such as but not limited to 9K, 7K and 5K series switches. Performs data network configurations and configuration changes of various data equipment such as routers, switches, intelligent hubs, multi-function switches, to enhance performance. Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel. Prepares routine proposal documentation and information to meet customer requirements. Experience working with current local area network systems and technical infrastructure communication issues. Experience working with current network systems and networking principles in data such as but not limited to; VLAN, Spanning-Tree Protocol, OSPF and BGP routing protocols, Load Balancing and WAN Optimization, Firewalls. Experience working with network software and hardware such as but not limited to; routers, switches, load balancers, firewalls. Experience working with multiple technical platforms (e.g., mainframe, two-tiered client-server, three-tiered client-server).
Communication skills to interact with team members and support personnel. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to manage competing priorities in a complex environment. Ability to convey a professional image and deal confidently with technical problems. Ability to use Visio to document network topologies. Must have a thorough understanding and/or experience with Variable Length Subnetting (VLSN). Ability to understand the use and configuration of Access Control Lists (ACLs).
Office environment, will require on-call work, will require weekend work at times and possible shift work.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BS or equivalent + 2 yrs related experience, or MS + 0 yrs experience
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USA MS Stennis Space Center - 9325 Cyprus Loop Rd (MSC009)
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CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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