Senior Network Engineer

Job ID
2021-4507
# of Openings
1

Overview:

*** Position is contingent upon contract award***

Job Title: Senior Network Engineer

Job Location: Qatar

Security Clearance: Position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Government issued Security clearance

Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US Citizenship is required.

 

Job Responsibilities:

Trace Systems is seekings a Senior Network Engineer to join our team based in Qatar. This role will support the full implementation and sustainment of a new secured network. The ideal candidate will work as a functional lead in a small team to implement a large project plan and ensure all customer requirements for networking, network security, and server infrastructure are met.

Duties include:

  • Design, plan and support for large-scale network security engineering projects through operations, performance, testing, training and support. 
  • Provide specifications and recommendations for network architecture.
  • Conduct testing of network design. Ability to design and implement network configuration on Cisco chassis/hosts, ability to architect, design, implement and troubleshoot virtualized networking and networking implementation on virtualized servers, troubleshooting through the application stack for network performance, understanding of bonded interfaces and high availability network architectural design and implementation
  • Deployment of multiple technologies. VoIP telephony, access layer switching, core level switching, firewalls, IPS, and routers.
  • Experience with IP over satellite links in a geo-stationary (GEO) and low earth orbit (LEO) environment.
  • Building and maintaining an Enterprise WAN Private IP network.
  • Supporting Data Center technologies and operations
  • Applies communication, analytic and problem-solving skills to identify, communicate and resolve issues. 
  • Evaluates current network systems and architectures. 
  • Works on complex problems where analysis of situation requires in-depth evaluation of various factors. 
  • Assist and advises customer with technical design support to network acquisition specification, design, proof-of-concept prototyping, development and evaluation of management information and decision support systems.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A minimum of fifteen plus (15+) years of applicable experience in roles of increasing leadership responsibility, with recent and demonstrated experience in Engineering
  • Must have the ability to design and implement network configuration on Cisco chassis/hosts, ability to architect, design, implement and troubleshoot virtualized networking and networking implementation on virtualized servers, troubleshooting through the application stack for network performance, understanding of bonded interfaces and high availability network architectural design and implementation
  • Network and Security related Cisco certifications plus adjacent hardware certifications for Juniper and Palo Alto equipment
  • Demonstrated experience supporting network operations centers or tech control facilities
  • Demonstrated experience and fundamental knowledge of satellite-based wide area networks
  • Experience with:
    • One or more of the following: MPLS, OSPF and Nexus switch fabric
    • Solarwinds network management suite of tools
    • Cisco Nexus switching
    • Risk and Opportunity management
    • Systems architecture and design
    • Process development and deployment
    • Managing technology strategy/roadmap
  • A minimum of a CCNP certification is required 
  • Position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Government issued Security clearance
  • Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US Citizenship is required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience supporting international customers is strongly preferred
  • Experience with deploying Cisco Call Manager and its associated features
  • A CISSP certification  
  • A MCSA certification 

Education:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or other related technical field is strongly preferred 

Trace Systems

Trace Systems Inc. was founded to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad–– whenever and wherever. We provide enterprise IT, engineering, full life-cycle communications, cybersecurity, cloud and virtualization services and solutions to the United States Department of Defense and other federal agencies.  

 

To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading-edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. To learn more about our current openings, text ‘tracejobs’ to 97211 or apply directly through our website atwww.tracesystems.com. #jointracesystems

 

Trace Systems is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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