Telecommunications Network Engineer III

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Date Posted: 01-22-2018

Company Description

Synergy ECP is a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business SD(VOSB) that was formed in July 2007 with Headquarters in Columbia, MD and is made up of talented, dedicated staff to provide a broad range of services to the defense, intelligence and health care industries.

In an ultra-competitive environment, Synergy ECP has thrived by adhering to our name, making sure excellence is displayed by our Employees, to our Customers and by Improving Performance (ECP).

It’s what sets us apart, enabling us to be an autonomous yet agile business that delivers huge results - showing we’re ready to meet our customers’ evolving demands.

Synergy ECP has earned a client list that includes numerous Fortune 100 companies, in addition to multiple branches of the US government and military services.

Synergy ECP is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.

Synergy ECP is looking for a Telecommunications Network Engineer in anticipation of a newly awarded satellite communications contract located in Annapolis Junction, MD

Clearance Required: TS/SCI w/ Polygraph

Description: 
Performs engineering services to enable all aspects of network management from network design through implementation, maintenance, sustainment of existing networks, and identification/correction of complex internetwork issues. Implements and sustains Wide Area Networks (WANs), wired and wireless Campus Area Networks (CANs), Data Center Networks/Interfaces (DCN/DCI), Network Security (NETSEC), and Tactical/Deployable Networking Systems. Analyzes design, specifications, and related documents. Implements communication system requirements to support the distributed functionality of a networked enterprise environment. Analyzes network characteristics (e.g., traffic connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes, and throughput), troubleshoots problems, and recommends modification of network configurations.

Required Capabilities: 
  • Assist in site surveys, system installations, configuration management, maintenance, modernization, and sustainment of a global Enterprise Network
  • Assist in implementing specific network solutions to support server requirements to include load balancing, VPN’s, firewall contexts, and Network Address Translation (NAT) where appropriate
  • Coordinate with the system engineering and dataflow efforts to ensure proper mission operations with minimal down time
  • Resolve routine network problems; operate network analyzers, WAN test equipment, and network simulators
  • Perform quality control and quality assurance services
  • Perform site surveys, system installations, configuration management, maintenance, modernization, and sustainment of a global Enterprise Network
  • Implement specific network solutions to support server requirements to include load balancing,
  • VPN’s, firewall contexts, and Network Address Translation (NAT) where appropriate
  • Perform connectivity engineering services to pre- and post- deployment tests
  • Resolve complex network problems; operate network analyzers, WAN test equipment, and network simulators
  • Work with System engineers, customers, and cross organizational teams to refine requirements
  • Coordinate with appropriate dataflow organizations and end-customer recipients, follow-on data repositories and tasking organizations, and understand potential adverse impacts on system- wide dataflow
  • Perform security testing and design evaluations
  • Design, integrate, configure, deploy, test, and maintain numerous types of network devices, interfaces, and technologies to include VPN, VRF, VSS, BGP and OSPF routing or other routing protocols as required, and VLAN
  • Optimize end-to-end system performance (e.g., capacity, margins, data quality, etc.) and dataflow management
  • Configure and optimize the network to connect various front-end and back-end components
  • Facilitate the implementation of high-speed, scalable, fault-tolerant network topologies as applicable to WAN and LAN design
  • Minimize network latency and maximize data throughput
  • Validate new and existing dataflow and data formats
  • Lead large efforts of dynamic requirements and scale
  • Employ government standards to configure the interconnects between data centers, networks, and security boundaries
  • Draft technical requirements, configuration management, and planning documentation


Qualifications:
Twelve (12) years of experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity are required. Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional network engineering experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree. Certifications: An IAT level II baseline certification as defined by DoD 8570.01-M is required. CCIE certification or higher required.

Required Domain Experience:
Five (5) years' experience of technical experience in the field of satellite communications and network engineering.
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