Telecommunications Technician 3

Full Time
Washington, DC 20001 (Shaw area)
Up to $115,000 a year
Posted 11 days ago
Job description
The Senior Network Engineer will be primarily responsible for telecommunications management of WAN and Internet provided services including establishing and maintaining IT and digital communication infrastructure, including wireless or LAN networks. The Senior Network Engineer will also support ordering, implementation coordination and provisioning of network services and components. In addition, management of network moves, add and changes. The Senior Network Engineer will work closely with the WAN and Internet service providers. The support will include but not limited to the following:
Works with WAN and Internet service providers and the Network Operations team to resolve WAN and Internet service incidents in compliance with contract SLA requirements. This includes performing network diagnostics and corrective maintenance tasks as required to troubleshoot and repair locally managed components, and initiate and track trouble tickets through service restoral
Managing the DOL Managed Trusted Internet Connection (TIC/MTIPS) to include: Service management, monitoring and continuous improvement. Coordination of the installation, configuration, and administration of all network infrastructure and transport(s) including vendor provider Managed services, WAN Optimizers, Load Balancers, and QoS and CAR tracking/compliance
Establishing WAN and Internet equipment maintenance schedules and provides customer notifications for pending maintenance dates.
Conducting analysis on future network requirements. This includes participating in system engineering projects to research, evaluate, and recommend new network infrastructure technologies and capabilities
Monitoring and reporting on network and Internet circuit utilization
Maintaining and adjusting data routing schemes, including development and execution of Continuity of Operations (COOP) plans in the event of full or partial communication loss at one or multiple sites
Maintaining detailed and accurate online network documentation including inventories, policies, procedures, configuration, and network topology with up-to-date network architecture diagrams
Managing the Operational Risk Management Framework/Continuous Monitoring and Accreditation of WAN and Internet supporting network equipment in accordance with the NIST 800-53 control family
Providing live Internet webcasting support in conjunction with the DOL OPA requirements
Providing DNSSEC zone-signing supporting services
Providing network configuration support including maintaining a telecom circuit inventory, including addresses and configuration information for all sites and services
Working hand-in-hand and in partnership with WAN and Internet services providers for circuit ordering, provisioning, activations, upgrades, maintenance, and management
Assisting in validating network service provider invoices including providing recommendations for outage credits and projecting future budget needs
Assisting with DOL/OMB mandates and Data Calls as applicable
Preparing and handling of financials for all managed services provider costs, including existing labor and circuit inventory costs as well as projections based on upcoming projects, bandwidth requirements, and initiatives Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Network Engineering, Telecommunications, or Computer Science required, equivalent years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree At least seven (7) years’ experience working in the communications/cable/IT industry required CCNA / CCNP, ITIL and PMP Certifications are preferred Strong background and knowledge of Cisco network infrastructure devices, e.g. router and switches, to include device configuration and deployment, and systems level troubleshooting and optimization. Understanding of TCP/IP, VLANS and data communications protocols and technology such as IPV4, IPV6, MPLS, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, SD-WAN, MTIPS, TIC 3.0 and time division multiplexers (TDM) Experience with Cisco Wireless, VOIP, and Video Networks Understanding of IP services (DHCP, TFTP and DNS) Organizational Skills (ability to organize large amounts of data in a logical manner) Excellent Troubleshooting Skills and usage of tools such as ping, telnet and trace route Strong communication skills are required Excellent documentation skills are required Ability to convey technical concepts to non-technical executives and managers Competent administrator of mixed-technology solutions Act as part of a structured operations team in support of resolving technical issues Availability to troubleshoot and resolve issues during off-work hours and/or extended hours when outages or projects required
Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Colorado Salary Minimum: $47,400
Colorado Salary Maximum: $115,000

The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.

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