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The team member will provide support to the Operational Engineer (OE) Service Delivery Manager and the Performance Management Operations Manager as a member of the Performance Management (PM) team.
The Performance Management/Traffic Engineer provides technical support and direction for a team of Performance Management Traffic Engineers, and is responsible for collection, analysis, trending, and proactive remediation measures to ensure continued operability and efficiency of the DISN. Primary Responsibilities of the position include:
• Actively monitor, track, analyze, and report availability and reliability performance data and statistics on circuits and/or network elements that fails to meet defined service levels
• Trend network data and develop event correlation procedures to identify recurring issues
• Perform examination of trouble tickets to identify positive and negative trends occurring in the network and develop courses of actions.
• Correlate large diverse data sets including tickets, alarms, probes, and other performance data to identify trends and relations.
• Performs fault isolation and degradation diagnostic/assessment functions to include route cause determination and suggestion of corrective action(s) on trending basis.
• Develops preventative measures, alarms, and dashboard capabilities based on historical data trends and identified root causes and signatures
• Develop processing techniques to integrate large data sets and develop corresponding reports
• Performs proactive monitoring of network elements metrics and alarms to identify those components /elements that may lead to or already are causing network degradation or failure, accomplishes this through use of network management system(s) and associated monitoring tools.
Coordinate with other contractor and government entities to ensure optimum dissemination of information and network efficiency.
• Typically requires BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
• Advanced knowledge of IT networks, to include network appliances (e.g., routers, load balancers, domain name servers, firewalls)
• In depth technical understanding of network services and architecture
• Experience provisioning, configuring, or troubleshooting Optical, satellite, or other transport devices and associated technologies.
• Experience troubleshooting and configuring IP networks using at least one of the following routing methods: BGP, ISIS or OSPF, Static routing.
• Knowledgeable on ports and protocols.
• Currently possesses an active DoD Secret Security Clearance with eligibility for a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)
• Currently possess DoD 8750 certification at IAT level II, Security+ CE or CCNA Security
• Strong written and verbal communications and collaboration skills
Desired Skills, Experience, and Education:
• Bachelor's degree in a relevant IT engineering discipline
• Experience with Splunk, CA Performance Management, CA eHealth
• Experience with Business Intelligence tools
• Experience with Cisco MSPP 15454/15310, Ciena Corestream and 6500, Sycamore ODXC 9k and 16k transport systems.
• Familiarity with IP (CISCO, JUNIPER, etc).
• Ability to innovate
• Understanding of network operations
• IPSEC configuration, troubleshooting, and design experience.
• MPLS configuration, troubleshooting, and design experience.
• IPV6 configuration, troubleshooting, and design experience.
Required Clearance: Secret w/SSBI (minimum)
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