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Telecom Network Engineer

9/11/16
SSI (www.ssihq.com)
Telecommunications

/yr

  Full Time   Employee   Contractor


Ft. Bevoir (Various CONUS)
Virginia
United States

Job Code: 2016-016 Title: Network Engineer
Location: Various CONUS, Primary Location: Ft. Belvoir or Columbus Ohio
Travel: 25%

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

SSI is seeking a Network Engineer for an opportunity on a new 3-year contract. The Engineer will travel to multiple CONUS locations (CA, AZ, PA, etc.) in support of a Government Agency’s network infrastructure upgrade. Currently making contingent offers for a projected start date of fall 2016. Duties Include:

• Design, plan, establish, and optimize networks and enterprise network architecture.
• Develop network infrastructures and make recommendations on systems enhancements for optimization.
• Lead and supervise teams, train and mentor other engineers.
• Provide technical assessment of requirements and definition from conception through implementation.
• Design and validate link performance, quality and reliability. Use measuring and diagnostic tools to test and adjust equipment.
• Create manuals and support documentation.
• Optimize existing network by adjusting network parameters, adding/deleting of neighbors and recommending possible solutions to hardware problems.
• Monitor and analyze statistical and drive test data to improve system performance.
• Apply propagation theory, cellular theory, RF engineering tools and antenna theory to choose device placement.
• Responsible for capacity planning, GSM frequency planning and frequency hopping by applying carrier/interference (C/I) ratio analysis.
REQUIRED SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

• A minimum of 3 years of experience in wireless and network communications industry
• DoD 8570 certification IAT-I, with a CCNA and CWNP or equivalent
• Possess a thorough understanding of network engineering to include wired and wireless transmissions, mapping and surveying, configuration of access points, antennas and related equipment, cabling infrastructure to support WLAN systems, client wireless configurations, operations and troubleshooting
• Experience with Location Based Services/Choke Points/Active/Passive & Semi-Passive RFID
• Network survey/ deployment/support and physical infrastructure experience required.
• Project lead / management / strong organizational skills required
• Working knowledge of computer hardware/software fundamentals, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and Visio
• Secret Clearance required

PREFERRED SKILLS

• Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunications, Computer Science or related

To apply for this job, contact:
Cindy Griesbach

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