AECOM Network Engineer – Dept of State GSE&SC Contract in Northern Virginia, Virginia

Business Line Government

Position Title Network Engineer – Dept of State GSE&SC Contract

United States of America - Virginia

Northern Virginia

Job Summary

This is a contingency posting depending upon successful award of the Department of State Global Security Engineering &Supply Chain contract.

Plans, designs, and evaluates new and existing computer network systems and services, including local area networks, wide area networks, intranets, and the Internet, providing analytical, technical, and administrative support. Plans, oversees, develops, and implements network policies and procedures and ensures network integrity as maintenance and modification projects to existing applications are undertaken. Network Engineers shall be required to develop expertise in consulting services on new product developments and technological applications in the IT market that are consistent with those employed by the DOS.

Purpose and Scope:

Evaluate, design, document, install, implement, test, perform problem isolation and resolution, monitor, tune, set standards and maintain a complex range of computer network components and systems.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Manage network performance to maintain high quality transmission service on the network.

  2. Perform scope across a wide range of network facilities including some, but not all, physical media, protocol stacks, hubs, routers, bridges, gateways, digital servers, linedrivers, telecommunications transport facilities, mainframe VTAM, NCP and related software and hardware network management components.

  3. Plan and coordinate major computer network initiatives.

  4. Utilize monitoring, performance analysis, network management, software and hardware equipment to trouble shoot and isolate problems, gauge network performance and trace data and protocol activity.

  5. Install systems and trains customer to use new or changed applications.

  6. Begin to plan research, evaluate and recommend new computer network equipment and technologies.

  7. Devise solutions to complex operational problems within the capacity and operation limitations of installed equipment.

  8. Develop and execute contingency plans for network software and hardware failures including isolated and major outages.

  9. Prepare detailed documented requirements for selected activities (i.e., data management, configuration management, program management, etc.)

  10. Comply with hardware and software systems standards and procedures.

  11. Assist in informal training in implementing software programs based on user requirements.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, math, engineering and 5 years of job-related experience or equivalent.

  • Excellent communications and analytical skills; demonstrated working knowledge of computer systems and integrated software application programs.

  • Position may require the ability to investigate, troubleshoot, and design solutions to problems in operational hardware and software.

  • Position may require travel.

  • Position requires the ability to pass and maintain a Secret level Security Clearance, with the ability to upgrade to Top Secret.

Preferred Qualifications

  • CISSP, A+, and CCNA certifications

  • Experience with multicast networks

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Information Technology

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193995BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.