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Network Engineer-SME (Government)

Washington, District of Columbia

The SolarWinds System Engineer will support a Department of State (DoS) Bureau of Information Resource Management (IRM) program. This program provides transparent, interconnected systems and security supporting the DoS in successfully carrying out its U.S. foreign policy mission. IRM provides enterprise architecture design, engineering, operations and maintenance support services for desktops, servers, networks, firewalls, and enterprise applications across the Department. Program is named "Vanguard 2.2.1" and is an IT consolidation consisting of the Department's servers, mainframes, network devices, network perimeter, anti-virus engineering, public key infrastructure (PKI)/biometrics/encryption, monitoring tools, telephony, mobile computing platform, virtual environment, and enclave design/security engineering.

This position is within the Vanguard 2.2.1 program’s Enterprise Engineering Office (EEO), supporting a variety of IT engineering and integration projects within the scope of Network Monitoring tools and specifically with the SolarWinds product suite as well as the LiveAction product suite.

The candidate must be able to perform general IT systems engineering activities which include:

  • Concept of Operations Formulation
  • Requirements Definition
  • Analysis, Design, and Engineering
  • System Architecture
  • Interface and Data Architectures
  • Testing
  • System security design and implementation
  • System Integration
  • System & Operational Performance Analysis
  • Lifecycle Cost Analysis & Estimation
  • Decision Analysis and ResolutionEnterprise system engineers work closely with colleagues, developers, testers, and a variety of end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction.
Additionally, the candidate may assist in providing guidance and training on a variety of systems engineering tasks

  • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering (or equivalent) or related technical field
  • 5+ years general engineering experience
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Systems Engineer
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a SolarWinds Engineer
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding of network design and engineering
  • Strong understanding of SNMP and Netflow network monitoring capabilities and tools.

Required Clearance: Must have an Interim Secret clearable to TS.

  • Advanced degree in addition to an ITIL Certification
  • Excellent written and presentation skills
  • Ability to provide guidance to project managers and engineering staff
  • Ability to identify and implement process improvement
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a LiveAction Engineer

AT&T is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

Job ID 1834337 Date posted 10/18/2018

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