Network Engineer
Link Solutions, Inc - Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

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Network Engineer

Education BS Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or related field preferred and experience.

Experience 3+

Citizenship Requirement US Citizen

Clearance Required Secret

Location Edgewood, MD

Job Responsibilities:
  • Establishes and maintains network performance by building net configurations and connections; troubleshooting network problems.
  • Manage all engineering projects or initiatives, plan technology roadmaps, configuration and optimization of all aspects of network infrastructure, associated network equipment and services.
  • Perform or supervise the installation, monitoring, maintenance, support and optimization of all network hardware, software and communication links for our clients.
  • Establishes networking environment by designing system configuration; directing system installation; defining, documenting and enforcing system standards.
  • Maximizes network performance by monitoring performance; troubleshooting network problems and outages; scheduling upgrades; collaborating with network architects on network optimization.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Install, configure, and maintain network services, equipment, and devices.
  • Manages all system back-up and restore systems.
  • Monitors system performance and implements performance tuning.
  • Secures network system by establishing and enforcing policies; defining and monitoring access.
  • Reports network operational status by gathering, prioritizing information; managing projects.
  • Develop assessment techniques for examining, questioning, evaluating, monitoring, and reporting on hardware and communication equipment and services.

Skills Required:
  • Requires a thorough knowledge of networking essentials.
  • Strong analytical abilities and professional office experience needed.
  • Willingness and demonstrated capability to learn, assimilate, and act upon large amounts of information with a customer service approach.
  • Experience and knowledge of network design including switching, routing, QOS and firewalls.
  • Required Certification: CompTIA Sec+
  • Optional Certifications: CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, CNE
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or similar.
  • Networking Hardware: Switches, Routers, Hubs, Servers, Cables, Racks, Firewalls, LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, DNS, UDP, Latency, VoIP, QoS

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