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Senior Network Design Engineer (Government)

COLUMBIA , Maryland

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 The senior network engineer is responsible
for designing, testing, and documenting network architectures needed to
support existing and new capabilities across a geographically distributed
network.  The network requires
creative and unique approaches to solving complex connectivity and security
issues while providing reliable, maintainable service for our customers.  The candidate will be responsible for all
aspects of network design, collaborating with internal and external
stakeholders to understand service requirements, document and test solutions
to satisfy those requirements, and support the transition of those solutions
into operations.  The candidate will
support operations in the troubleshooting and resolution of complex issues,
including identifying and documenting workaround solutions for network and
telecommunications systems incidents. 
The candidate will also work with operations to design, test, and
document network system backup methods and procedures to include disaster
recovery and contingency plans and will recommend and validate patches for
network systems and appliances against critical security flaws.  The candidate must be a team player and
self-starter who can work independently with little to no direct supervision
or engineering oversight.  The ability
to produce accurate and detailed network design diagrams and documentation
is crucial to success. 



Required Skills, Experience, and
Education:
(8) years’ experience as a design/architecture-focused
Network Engineer, demonstrating the personal capabilities listed above
in support of programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and
complexity is required. Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from
an accredited college or university is required. Significant experience
(minimum 10 years) in Network Engineering disciplines, specifically in
Network design and architecture, may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Required
Clearance:
Applicant must be a US citizen and have a current TS/SCI
security clearance with a counterintelligence (CI) polygraph; must be
willing to take and pass a full-scope polygraph upon hire.

Desired:
Telecommunications experience. Certifications desired (will consider
strong candidates without certifications) to include: Juniper Networks
Certified Associate - Junos (JNCIA-Junos) or Juniper Networks Certified
Specialist Enterprise Routing and Switching (JNCIS-ENT); Cisco Certified
Network Associate (CCNA) or Cisco Certified Network Professional
(CCNP).




Job ID 1833160 Date posted 08/09/2018

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Pros

I believe in AT&T and know they are at the edge of technology. The company believes in their people and offers all kinds of training to enable us to take on new jobs and to stay at the front of technology. The software defined network which we are building is the newest technology and AT&T has been involved since early 2000s. You have a great deal of autonomy at AT&T as long as you get the job done. You have the ability to do different jobs and to be challenged at all times.

Cons

I really have little negative to say about AT&T I have worked here for 35 years on March 23rd of 2016.

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