Communications Network Engineer

Bay State Computers Dahlgren , VA 22448

Posted 2 months ago

We have an exciting opportunity for a Communications Network Engineer to join our team. The main function of a communications network engineer is to determine user requirements and design specifications for computer networks. A typical network engineer is responsible for planning and implementing network upgrades.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate communication hardware and software, troubleshoots LAN/MAN/WAN and other network related problems, provides technical expertise for performance and configuration of networks.

  • Perform general LAN/BAN/WAN administration, provides technical leadership in the integration and test of complex large-scale computer integrated networks.

  • Schedule conversions and cutovers.

  • Oversee network control center.

  • Supervise staff and maintenance of systems.

  • Coordinate with all responsible users and sites.

  • Analyze and make recommendations to adjust network sizes to meet volume or capacity demands.

  • Supervise network operations, maintenance, repairs or upgrades.

  • Review and approve equipment configuration prototypes, including network hardware, software, servers, or server operation systems.

  • Review and approve solutions for network problems.

  • Review and approve conceptual, logical or physical network designs.

  • Develop procedures to track, project or report network availability, reliability, capacity or utilization.

  • Develop or recommend network security measures, such as firewalls, network security audits, or automated security probes.

Required Experience/Skills:

  • 10 years of relevant experience

  • Creativity, verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively

  • Expert mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback.

  • Expert knowledge of computer hardware as it relates to data storage.

  • Expert knowledge of computer software, such as configuration management software, desktop communications software, operating system software and internet directory services software

  • Security+ CE Certified

  • Candidate must be a US citizen

Education: Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field required

Benefits: Full-time employees (permanent or contract employees who are employed for a term greater than 6 months) are eligible for benefits including time-off benefits, such as vacations and holidays, and insurance and other plan benefits.

Location: Dahlgren, VA

About Us:

Bay State Computers, Inc. is a professional services firm and a leading provider of Information Technology (IT) services and products to the U.S. Federal Government and Industry. Bay State brings together experienced IT professionals and the latest state-of-the-art technology tools, practices, and products to support projects and task order requirements for our customers. For more information about Bay State visit our website and connect with us on LinkedIn.

Bay State Computers, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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