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Huntsville, Alabama
United States
Information Technology
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
More than 7 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Senior Network Engineer

Senior Network Engineer

Tracking Code2364-987Job Description

COLSA Corporation is seeking qualified applicants for a Senior Network Engineer.  The Senior Network Engineer will perform analysis and evaluation for user requirements and problems on major system projects as well as provide input and oversight to the design, implementation and maintenance of complex networks for major BMDS components and Test Labs within MDA’s Advanced Research Center. Responsibilities include:

* Design, develop and test all network and communications requirements in a heterogeneous environment

* Direct all technical communications upgrades and improvements

* Direct the activities of other communications engineers and manage the security compliance of all networks and network equipment

* Review user requirements and provide direction in identifying problems and possible solutions

* Provide analytical support in the conceptualization, development and implementation of complex systems and networks

* Develop and apply advanced techniques in the investigation and solution of advanced system requirements and problems

* Create test plans and procedures

* Configure communication media with routers, switches, firewalls and other devices

* Configure and manage network monitoring appliances/applications such as IDS, Spam/Malware and Anti-Virus protection systems

* May assist with the preparation of hardware/software requirements and budgeting/proposal efforts

* Coordinate and lead the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects

Required Experience

Required Experience:

 * Bachelor's degree in a related field such as information systems or engineering

 * 12 years of experience as a network architect or network design engineer

 * Currently active DoD SECRET security clearance required

 * Working knowledge of desktop applications including word processing, spreadsheet and database programs

 * Strong working knowledge and experience with Cisco networking appliances

 * Working knowledge of current high level computing languages

 * In accordance with DoD 8570.1M, the candidate must obtain an IAT-II level baseline certification (CompTIA Security+) within 90 days of hire

 * Candidate must obtain a Computing Environment Certification (CCNA) within 90 days of hire


Preferred Qualifications:

* Current CompTIA Security + certification

* Current CCNA, CCSA and/or CCNP certification

* Prior experience with Ballistic Missile Defense System communications in a test environment

* Strong team leadership skills

 Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Job LocationHuntsville, Alabama, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular


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