Senior Network Systems Engineer Lead (Government)

in Collinsville, IL

Senior Network Systems Engineer Lead (Government) Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    15700645

  • Req #

    2012824

  • Job Location

    Collinsville, IL, US

  • Job Category

    Engineering

  • Job Type

    Full Time

AT&T Global Public Sector is a trusted provider of secure, IP enabled, cloud-based, network solutions and professional services to the Federal Government. We are dedicated to recruiting, developing and empowering a diverse, high-performing workforce that is passionate about what they do, committed to our shared values and dedicated to our customers’ mission.


AT&T is seeking a candidate to fill a network engineer position supporting DISA's GSM-O contract at Scott AFB, IL. The candidate will provide expert level technical engineering assistance to all phases of network configuration, implementation, testing and performance enhancements.


Skills and Experience:

  • The candidate should have voice or IP experience.
  • Be capable of developing processes and procedures to enhance network performance and reliability.
  • Conduct network testing, supervise technology insertion, and evaluate developmental systems and applications.
  • Provides functional guidance, supervision, technical support, training and quality assurance/quality control to Associate and Intermediate personnel.
  • Support senior staff as required and ensure customer requirements and project milestones are met.
  • Provide support on a 24x5 schedule.
  • This is a temporary surge support position with potential for extension based on performanceKey Tasks and Responsibilities:
    • Member of the network team supporting DISA GSM-O program. Interfaces with Government counterparts, both CONUS and OCONUS
    • Evaluate system network requirements and make appropriate technical recommendations.
    • Proficiency with Juniper networking devices to include: Establishing remote management connectivity, updating the operating systems, coordinating and performing verification test (BER or 'burn-in' tests) configuring alarm and system profiles, and configuring/testing various layers of the OSI model.
    • Assist IA personnel regarding network security and SSP maintenance. Ensure that the network configuration meets all IA requirements.
    • Perform installation test and acceptance (IT&A) of network components both directly through the various GUI/CLI or interface systems, by directing and/or facilitating remote testing with on-site field engineering support.
    • Monitor network performance.
    • Support deployments as requiredKnowledge of IP principles

      Required Experience, Education, and Certifications:

      • Proficiency with Juniper IOS or other IP/transport specific management tools (EMS) and general practices.
      • Experience in remotely configuring networking or transport devices.
      • Basic Linux Administration or command line interface (CLI) and scripting skills.
      • Ability to map IP addresses and subnets for networking devices or ability to establish in-band/out of band management connections on transport devices.
      • Ability to interpret network topology diagrams and proposed device configuration changes.
      • Ability to work in a team focused, dynamic environment.
      • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of relevant experience. Military or related work experience may be substituted for education.
      • IA 8570 Security + Required at Start
      • JNCIP certification is desired Desired Experience, Education, and Certifications:
        • Expertise in IP technologies; i.e. Networking architectures and methodologies and Voice Services
        • Proficiency in at two or more of the following devices: SONUS SBC, Juniper MX5 routers, Juniper SRX210 firewalls, Juniper E2200 switches, SONUS SBCs, KG175
        • Proficiency in at least one of the following tools: Solarwinds or Junos Space
        • Willing to travelRequired Clearance:
          Active TS with ability to obtain SCI (#topsecret)

          AT&T is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V


Job Qualifications

Required Experience, Education, and Certifications:

  • Proficiency with Juniper IOS or other IP/transport specific management tools (EMS) and general practices.
  • Experience in remotely configuring networking or transport devices.
  • Basic Linux Administration or command line interface (CLI) and scripting skills.
  • Ability to map IP addresses and subnets for networking devices or ability to establish in-band/out of band management connections on transport devices.
  • Ability to interpret network topology diagrams and proposed device configuration changes.
  • Ability to work in a team focused, dynamic environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of relevant experience. Military or related work experience may be substituted for education.
  • IA 8570 Security + Required at Start
  • JNCIP certification is desired Desired Experience, Education, and Certifications:
    • Expertise in IP technologies; i.e. Networking architectures and methodologies and Voice Services
    • Proficiency in at two or more of the following devices: SONUS SBC, Juniper MX5 routers, Juniper SRX210 firewalls, Juniper E2200 switches, SONUS SBCs, KG175
    • Proficiency in at least one of the following tools: Solarwinds or Junos Space
    • Willing to travelRequired Clearance:
      Active TS with ability to obtain SCI (#topsecret)

      AT&T is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

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