By Light HQ

Network Engineer Journeyman (Western Range)

Job Locations US-CA-Vandenberg AFB
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/10/2022 12:25 PM)
ID
2022-7683
# of Openings
1
Category
IT Support
Clearance
Tier 3 - Secret/ADP II

Overview

American Communications Solutions and By Light Professional IT Services are recruiting dedicated and talented IT Service and Program Management Office professionals for the Eastern Western Operational Communications Services (EWOCS) contract.  EWOCS provides reliable high-quality communications and innovative IT solutions for the Guardians, Airmen, and Government agencies assigned to Patrick Space Force Base, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, and Vandenberg Air Force Base.  Be a part of the team that delivers excellence in national missile defense, human space flight, space launch, and combat rescue!

 

The Network Engineer is an important position and holds a high level of responsibility for the oversight and smooth functioning of the networks. They will maintain specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture. The engineer will play an active role within the network team and supports the senior network engineer in tasks and project load.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate across teams to ensure transparent delivery of all services
  • Scope and implement effective monitoring of network infrastructure
  • 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.
  • Troubleshoot, remediate, and perform root cause analysis on network incidents
  • Document and perform patching and upgrades on network infrastructure
  • Participate in network related projects and customer interactions
  • Identify and become proficient at emerging technologies in the UC field
  • Provide “on-call” support for off-hours incidents and patching
  • Provide meaningful updates to customers and accurately maintain incident, request, problem and change tickets
  • Create network reports with proactive findings and recommendations for improvement
  • Other responsibilities as requested

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, computer science, or information technology management or technical discipline or commensurate experience
  • Experience configuring and supporting multi-protocol network infrastructure
  • Experience with engineering standards, design, and maintenance best practices for enterprise networks
  • Experience performing upgrades within a network infrastructure – primarily Cisco
  • Experience providing support and remediation for critical network outages
  • Experience in 24x7x365 Managed Services organization preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of Network management and application analysis tools is preferred (NetScout, SolarWinds and Cisco Prime)
  • Working knowledge Microsoft Office tools specifically, Excel, Word, Visio, and Project
  • Excellent communication, effective leadership, and interpersonal skills

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Relevant certifications strongly preferred: Cisco CCNA/CCNP Routing & Switch
  • 5+ years in a technical field, 3+ years focused on networking

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance
  • By Light does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters; vaccination requirements and testing are subject to the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements; testing is at the cost of the employee.

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