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Lead IT Systems Engineer - Federal

Company: Lumen Argentina
Location: Herndon
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

About LumenLumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen's network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.The Role The candidate would be responsible for analyzing, testing, designing, installing, configuring, maintaining, and repairing of laboratory network infrastructure and application components. They would also perform a wide variety of evaluation, maintenance, installation, and training tasks to ensure the network performance meets customer requirements.*TS/SCI is required*The Main Responsibilities

  • Test all new applications, IAVM patches, new equipment, technologies, Tier 3 escalations, and project design in a lab network.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the basics behind the lab network and its workings (DNS, Security, IP Routing, Optic Connectivity, etc.)
  • Design, setup and configure complex switching environments
  • Assist in the design of multi-server environments including IP address schemes, DNS, WINS, Ether-Channel (Bonding), etc.
  • Configuring and installing client and server network software for upgrading and maintaining network and telecommunication systems.
  • Maintaining multi-site network operations and software applications
  • Manage assigned projects and program components to deliver services in accordance with established objectives.
  • Troubleshooting malfunctions of network devices
  • Any other duties as assigned by management
  • Essential Duties
  • Manage the design and evolution of an existing wide area network in support of government customers and ensures that concepts correlate with provided or developed requirements
  • Serve as a lead in technical projects from inception to completion including, but not limited to the following: research, conceptualization, feasibility assessment, design, lab testing, implementation planning, procurement, training, documentation, and transition to the operational environment
  • Conduct in-depth analysis for Tier III and IV issues and solves complex problems in support of an enterprise data center
  • Provides mentoring and technical/engineering advice to junior engineers
  • Knowledge of Wide Area Network security requirements and techniques for protecting computer systems/networks from attacks, viruses, data tampering, unauthorized system entry, and other emerging threats
  • Will to commit to ongoing training in disciplines necessary to perform your jobWhat We Look For in a Candidate Qualitifications & Critical Skills
    • Skilled in IP
    • Must be familiar with IP,, Comsec
    • Skillsets in the following disciplines: Analytical and troubleshooting skills; Proficient with circuit test sets, Work with COMSEC/Crypto Gear
    • Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.
    • Must possess considerable business acumen
    • Ability to quickly adapt to advancing technologies and procedural changes
    • Ability to coordinate and communicate effectively with other technologists and business partners to maintain high service levels in a demanding environment
    • Ability to work well in team environment
    • Excellent verbal, written and analytical skills
    • ISIS, BGP/MP-BGP (multi AS) and MPLS routing protocols, Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP), Label Distribution Protocol (LDP), MPLS Layer-2/Layer-3 Virtual Private Network (VPN), OSPF, Multicast Extensive router regression testing
    • Desired Skills
    • Design, configure and test topologies using L2 and L3 protocols and their functionality.
    • IPV4; IPv6, management protocols, Filter Based Forwarding (FBF)Multi-Hop Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (MBFD)Ethernet Operation, Firewalls including Access Control List (ACL), Operation Administration and Maintenance (OAM) Protocol and Network Management with 802.1Q and VRRP/HSRP Certificate Authority Server, ACE/SecureID Server, TACACS+, RADIUS, MS Exchange, , PKI, WINS, DHCP, DNS, FTP/SFTP/TFTP, SSH and NTP
    • Technical certifications in areas of expertise
    • Project Management
    • Education or Equivalent Experience
    • Bachelor's degree in an Information Technology related field
    • At least six years of experience in a client-server environment
    • Security related certification to comply with DoD 8570.01, IAT Level II requirements. (GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP, CCNA-S, CISSP, CISA, GCIH, GCED, or CASP)
    • CCNP/CCIE or JNCIP/JNCIE desired
    • Windows Server 2012 & 2016; Exchange and/or SQL experience a plusClearanceTS/SCI is required.What to Expect Next Requisition #: 324604EEO StatementWe are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, "protected statuses"). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.DisclaimerThe above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.Salary RangeSalary Min : 85230Salary Max : 189360This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors. This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.As part of our comprehensive benefits package, Lumen offers a broad range of Health, Life, Voluntary Lifestyle and other benefits and perks that enhance your physical, mental, emotional and financial wellbeing. You can learn more by clicking Note: For union-represented postings, wage rates and ranges are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreement provisions.

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