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Senior Network Design Engineering (Government)

Columbia, Maryland

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Government Support at AT&T

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Job Description:

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.

The Columbia Program Office (CPO) supports various US Government entities. CPO specializes in IT solutions, network connectivity, cyber analysis, and solutions architectures for the IC and the DOD.

AT&T has an opening for a Senior Network Design Engineer.

Description of Job Duties/Responsibilities:

This career step requires intermediate level experience. Responsible for developing network designs for wireless, wireline and broadband infrastructure. Applies the necessary tools and engineering principles to create and design the network infrastructure in accordance with approved guidelines. Intermediate level technical professional. Subject matter technical knowledge within a discipline and sound understanding of ATT technologies.

Education: Typically an AS or BS degree in Math, Science or Engineering preferred or equivalent related network experience. Experience: Typically requires 3-5 years experience. Technical Career Pathway (TCP) role.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities may also include working with Labs, product development, and engineering teams to actually author process documentation, methods, procedures, and guidelines for current network planning, capacity management, and network builds.
  • Coordinates and interfaces with internal and external customers to ensure service commitments are met.
  • Uses engineering tools, various software applications, and databases to assist in creating the engineering documents. Prepares / oversees cost/benefit estimates, presentations, negotiations, installation, problem resolution, and multivendor product integration.
  • May provide initial implementation support of networks to assure proper execution and provides resolution for system failures or degradations.
  • Provide project management and documentation as required.

Required Clearance: TS/SCI with polygraph. (#ts/sci) (#polygraph)

Required Qualifications:

  • Hands-on configuration and real-world experience with enterprise class routers and switch product lines including Cisco and Juniper.
  • Type 1 Crypto equipment implementation and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to implement and troubleshoot commercial network security protocols (IPSEC, MACSEC).
  • Demonstrated expertise in supporting the WAN, MAN, CAN and LAN technologies.
  • Ability to configure and troubleshoot routing and switching protocols.
  • Understanding of enterprise management of converged networks, capacity planning, performance analysis and network tuning.
  • Ability to provide Tier 2 through 4 support.
  • Technical writing skills.  Excellent organization skills to support work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Self-motivated, including ability to effectively perform tasks on schedule.
  • CCNA

Desired Qualifications: Cyber certifications. Knowledge of AT&T operating methods and procedures. Solarwinds experience.  Familiarity with Federal Government networks, and DOD technical requirements and is a plus.

Ready to join our team? Apply today!

Our Senior Network Design Engineering (Government) earns between $79,300 - $184,800 yearly. Not to mention all the other amazing rewards that working at AT&T offers. Individual starting salary within this range may depend on geography, experience, expertise, and education/training.

Joining our team comes with amazing perks and benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision coverage

  • 401(k) plan

  • Tuition reimbursement program

  • Paid Time Off and Holidays (based on date of hire, at least 23 days of vacation each year and 9 company-designated holidays)

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Paid Caregiver Leave

  • Additional sick leave beyond what state and local law require may be available but is unprotected · Adoption Reimbursement

  • Disability Benefits (short term and long term)

  • Life and Accidental Death Insurance

  • Supplemental benefit programs: critical illness/accident hospital indemnity/group legal

  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)

  • Extensive employee wellness programs

  • Employee discounts up to 50% off on eligible AT&T mobility plans and accessories, AT&T internet (and fiber where available) and AT&T phone

Weekly Hours:

40

Time Type:

Regular

Location:

Columbia, Maryland

It is the policy of AT&T to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, AT&T will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.



Job ID R-23931 Date posted 05/30/2024
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Compensation

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Family Leave

Paid Time Off

Our people have class. Literally. We can help you out on approved education costs with our tuition assistance plan.

Tuition
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Insurance Options

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Discounts

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Training & Development

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Savings

Give back to your community and connect with colleagues through social and team-building events, and annual paid time off for volunteer efforts of your choice.

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