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Senior Wireless Network Engineer

Company: General Dynamics Information Technology
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

GDIT is seeking a Senior Wireless Network Engineer to help support JSP-ETM activities at the Pentagon.A successful candidate will be responsible for the health and maintenance of a large, complex enterprise 802.11 Wireless & Wireless Intrusion Detection System (WIDS) networking infrastructure. This includes providing network administration and operational support to more than 4000 Access Points. The engineer will provide comprehensive network administration, security enhancements and remediation, and troubleshooting of network devices such as routers, switches, load balancers, WIFI, and VoIP. This position requires an understanding of best practices pertaining to network security and may require the development, deployment, and integration of network security services. Successful candidates should be able to work both independently and as part of a team.Additional responsibilities for the position are:Provides problem and incident resolution, including dealing with software and hardware vendor technical supportDeploy and maintain network hardware, peripherals, services, and settings in accordance with industry standards and project/operational requirementsPerforms daily system monitoring; verifies the integrity and availability of networking hardware, services, systems, and key processes; reviews system and application logsDocuments and performs network upgrades and modifications during ASI windowsProvides on-call troubleshooting and issue resolution as requiredDevelops and maintains installation and configuration proceduresPartner with the information security personnel to assess potential exposure to vulnerabilities, identify mitigation plans, and ensure compliance with enterprise security baselines and standardsActs as a liaison with other groups to provide information sharing pertaining to the needs of the diverse set of computer users supported by the client as a whole.Develop scripts and other automation solutions to aid in the completion of migration and integration tasks.Review problems to understand the root causes of issues and ensure proper fixes are implementedProvides phone support to users during the time of peak demand as needed.Inform management in a clear, concise, and timely manner of any customer or technical issuesBe responsive and decisive on adjusting architecture as customer requirements and technology evolvesCoordinate with on-site support personnel while troubleshootingUse enterprise service management tools to initiate, respond, and track service requestsCreate reports and analyze performance metricsAdhere to change management processes and proceduresRequired Skills and Qualifications:Ability to obtain an Interim Secret or Top Secret clearance8+ years of related experienceBachelor's degree in a related field. Work experience considered in lieu of degree.Masters degree may be substituted for 2 years experience; or a doctoral degree may be substituted for 3 years experience.4 years experience (in addition to minimum experience requirements) may be substituted for a Bachelors degree.One or more of the following active network certifications: CWNA, CWNP, ACMA, ACMP, CCNA, CCNP, JNCIA-Junos, JNCIS-ENTPossess flexibility to operate in a highly dynamic environment while ensuring a high level of operational effectivenessDetail oriented with ability to work well in a team environmentBroad understanding of network infrastructure topologies, security policies, firewalls, and the L2/L3 switch and router infrastructureExtensive experience managing and monitoring the health of Aruba Controllers, Access Points and Management Devices to include Airwave Management Platform (AMP)In depth knowledge of TCP/IP protocols.Experience deploying, managing, and troubleshooting network systems, switching, and routing protocol standards such as: TCP/IP, MPLS, OSPF, BGP, SDN, and802.1x.Experience managing and troubleshooting DNS, DHCP, IPAM, and NTP in a large multi-site environmentExperience using network management and analysis tools such as SNMP probes, network taps, and traffic analyzersExperience with Network Management & Performance platforms, such as NetScout, IBM NetCool, Solarwinds, NetBrain, InfovistaExperience managing Cisco Prime/Junos SpaceExperience building configurations using CLIExperience with network security, including firewall, IDS/IPS, VPN, and vulnerability remediationExperience creating & updating network topologies using VisioCreating and documenting processes and creating work instructionsExperience working as a part of a large team and working directly with customersExcellent hardware troubleshooting experience.Excellent verbal skills and ability to communicate effectively with people who have varying degrees of technical expertiseStrong customer service skillsDesired Skills:Active Secret or TS Security clearanceDoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification or higherExperience utilizing Remedy ITSMExperience with LDAP/PKI preferred#ETMcareer

Keywords: General Dynamics Information Technology, Arlington , Senior Wireless Network Engineer, Engineering , Arlington, Virginia

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