Jr - Principal Network Engineer


Full Time


Computer networking
System administration
IT management
Systems engineering
Network monitoring
Microsoft Office
Network engineering
Issue resolution
Customer service
Process improvement
Wireless security
Software engineering
Team building
Design of experiments
Computer hardware
Electrical engineering
Security clearance
Value engineering

Job Details

Jr. - Principal Network Engineer
Pay- DOE

Evaluates designs, develops and maintains data networking and telecommunications systems. Analyzes network characteristics (e.g., traffic, connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes, and throughput), troubleshoots problems and recommends procurement, removals, and modifications to network components. Designs and optimizes network topologies and site configurations. Plans and conducts installations, transitions, conversions and cutovers of network components and capabilities. Leads monitoring of telecom system operations and services of vendors. Coordinates requirements with users and suppliers. Provides technical leadership in the integration and test of computer integrated networks. Provides oversight of network control center. May be asked to provide daily supervision and direction to staff. May be asked to act in leadership or supervisory capacity of journeyman and/or junior level network engineers

Skill Required:
Systems Engineering Experience and/or Certification
3+ yrs of progressive responsibility in providing technical leadership
Experience with network monitoring tools such as: Cisco Prime, Juniper Junos, SolarWinds Orion, etc.
Advanced proficiency with MS Office suite
Extensive knowledge using industry standard network engineering principles
Ability to analyze and report on data collected from issue resolution/ network performance metrics
Able to keep pace with vendor software/ hardware enhancements and provide recommendations for tech refresh
Ability to develop technical solutions to complex problems
Highly motivated, self-starter and team player with a high energy level and willingness to aggressively take on responsibility
Excellent customer service skills
Demonstrated ability to approach job responsibilities with a focus on process improvement
Able to work and effectively communicate with and present ideas, to all levels of mgmt, through written and verbal means
Unconditional integrity and commitment to achieving goals
Additional specialty certification related to firewall, wireless, security or mgmt (desired)
Advanced knowledge of monitoring tools, ticketing systems, and Office suite (desired)
ICBMs, acquisition and/or sustainment experience preferred
Senior skill set includes ability to perform all stated/implied duties within this tier and those reasonably derived from preceding tiers

Education/Certifications - requirements based on position level
BS Degree in Electrical, Computer or Software Engineering + 10 years of related engineering experience
BS Degree in an engineering discipline AND MS Degree in Electrical, Computer or Software Engineering + 7 years of related engineering experience
BS and/or MS Degree in an engineering discipline AND PhD Degree in Electrical, Computer or Software Engineering + 4 years of related engineering experience

Contractor shall obtain and maintain certifications as required by current versions of AFMAN17-1303, DoDI 8570.01 -M, and other applicable laws and regulations
Professional Engineering License desired
Systems Engineering Certification desired

Clearance -Secret - TS- Based on position

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