OCONUS Network Engineer

Comtech TCS (http://www.telecomsys.com/about/careers/default.aspx)


  full-time   employee



The Network Engineer responsibilities include, but are not limited to, set up, configure, and support internal and/or external IPv4 and/or IPv6 infrastructure. The NE will be expected to develop and maintain systems, applications, such as AD, Exchange, CME, CUCM, and SharePoint while maintaining security and network configurations on devices such as Routers, Switches, ASA, Failover switches, ASR?, Catalyst and Nexus Switches. The NE will demonstrate the ability to recommend upgrades and/or patches for new and existing applications and/or telecommunications equipment. The NE will exhibit knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices and procedures within a field such as OSI model, enterprise campus design, RFC 1918, RFC 791 and RFC 6177. The NE will rely on some instruction and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job and work under immediate supervision as required.

Only candidates with Minimum of an Active Secret Clearance and US Passport will be considered for this position.


At our core, Comtech employees are driven by innovation. We are leaders in the advanced global commercial and government communications market. A career at Comtech enables you to design, develop, produce and market innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. You will facilitate and enhance the way people, businesses, and governments communicate around the world.

Comtech Command and Control is a leading provider of mission critical solutions to government and civilian agencies with a focus on C4ISR solutions using any type of network, whether mobile, fixed, static, terrestrial, marine, airborne or in space. In order to help our customers, combat a growing number of cyber-attacks on their systems, we provide training and certification and vulnerability compliance assessment. Comtech designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. We are technology leaders in the markets that we serve and conduct our business through Government solutions. Our market segments consist of: Tactical Communications, Space & Component Technology, Mobile Datacom, and Cyber Security Solutions.

?The NE position requires the candidate to demonstrate the ability to multitask between several network topologies within a typical work day. The NE will need to be extremely versatile demonstrating the ability to become the subject matter expert for new technologies on the fly as customer requirements dictate.
?The NE will demonstrate the ability to accept technical and constructive criticism.
?The NE will be required to work with customer requirements and considerations while demonstrating proper customer service skills.
?The NE must be capable of researching and discovering solutions to technical problems on their own or with little or no guidance.

?Candidate with Intimate knowledge of the OSI model and HTTP session through all layers on both endpoints and intermediary device is a plus.
?OS ? experienced in windows/AD UNIX/Linux is a plus.
?Candidate with experience and knowledge of MPLS, Frame Relay, BGP, Security, VoIP, multicast, route manipulation/redistribution, VRFs, NX-OS. Previous experience in SATCOM/RF and VMware installation, configuration and maintenance is a plus.
?Implementing and troubleshooting BGP in LAN and WAN environments is a plus.

?Minimum of 2 year experience in a Network Engineering role in support of Route/Switch required.
?Minimum of an Active Secret Clearance and US Passport required.
?CCNA or CCNP Certification required.
?Candidate must be fluent in Cisco IOS CLI
?Familiarity with implementing and troubleshooting MPLS
?Have experience and knowledge with Cisco Voice and VoIP technologies
?Understanding of Cisco ASA or PIX
?Demonstrated knowledge with Layer 2 Technologies and must be thoroughly versed in IP and TCP/UDP concepts
?VPNs/Tunnels and considerations for QoS, fragmentation, acceleration, implementing all types of ACL ?s, Prefix Lists and NAT
?Technical documentation, public speaking, initiative, customer interaction and must operate under formal Change Management and coordinates well under informal conditions
?Candidate must be very strong in OSPF or EIGRP theory and application. In addition, candidate must have a firm understanding of VLAN?s, STP and Port Channels
?Have firm understanding and knowledge of QoS - classification, marking, queuing, shaping and policing, interleaving, WRED, and the multi-rate multi-color buckets
?Experience supporting real-time applications over high loss/high delay links

Comtech offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits for eligible employees:

?Medical, Dental and Vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account
?STD, LTD, Supplemental Life insurance and AD&D
?Comprehensive 401k plan and Employee stock purchase plan
?Tuition Assistance

Comtech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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