Chief Network Engineer

Information Technology Portland, Oregon Job ID: 2017-687


Description

About the Team

STG, Inc. is a leading provider of mission-critical technology, cyber and data solutions to more than 50 US Federal Agencies. STG has been consistently listed amongst Washington Technology’s Top 100 Government Technology Contractors. We provide performance-oriented solutions in cyber security and secure information systems, software development, systems and services, and intelligence and analytics. We serve our customers at more than 250 locations at home and overseas.

About the Job

STG, Inc. is seeking a Chief Network Engineer to add to its team in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  This position is located in Portland, Oregon.  The Chief Network Engineer acts as a Network Expert, and provides technical guidance, performs high-level systems analysis, evaluation, design, integration, documentation, and implementation of very complex application that require a thorough knowledge of administrative, and technical skills.  Directs and participates in all phases of system development with emphasis on planning, analysis, evaluation, design, integration, testing and acceptance phases.  Applies higher-level business or technical principles and methods to very difficult technical problems to arrive at automated engineering solution.  Designs and prepares technical reports and related documentation, and makes charts and graphs to record results.  Prepare and deliver presentations and briefings as required.  Evaluate communication hardware and software, troubleshoot LAN/MAN/CAN/WAN and other network-related problems, and provide technical expertise for performance and configuration of networks.  Perform general LAN/MAN/CAN/WAN administration, and provide technical leadership in the integration and testing of complex large-scale computer integrated networks.  Schedule conversions and cutovers.  Oversee network control center.  Supervise maintenance of network-based systems.  Coordinate with all responsible users and sites.  Prepare and present systems-level reports as required.        

Key Responsibilities

  • Investigate, select, and implement new technologies in novel ways to support our customer’s complex networking environment.
  • Develop engineering, deployment and integration plans for new network systems.
  • Collaborate with the Chief Architect, Engineering Director, Chief Innovations Officer and Government customer on solution proposals, which are to be integrated into the future state architecture.
  • Mentor fellow Network Engineers.
  • Provide oversight and coordination of network engineering and network system administration for all network hardware associated with the classified and unclassified ACE-IT networks.
  • Maintain an up to date configuration of all commercial software and hardware relevant to the management of the classified and unclassified ACE-IT networks.
  • Configure and maintain network management platforms and the ability to monitor data on the network to provide troubleshooting and event diagnosis.
  • Prepare and submit status reports, and technical briefs, as required, to senior management and customers.
  • Provide technical expertise at management meetings, as well as planning and scheduling meetings as required.
  • Participate in contract proposals, negotiations and modifications as required.
  • Develop, revise and update procedures.
  • Provide technical based supervisory oversight as well as management of assigned networking staff.
  • Interface directly with customer on all networking efforts.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience supporting and developing network hardware and software solutions.
  • 3+ years of experience leading Network Engineering projects, ideally in a government contracting environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership and communication skills with the ability to teach others.
  • Experienced with Cisco network equipment (routers, switches, firewalls).
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with Load Balancing.
  • Advanced knowledge of Network documentation and standards remediation.
  • CISSP at time of hire.
  • Computing Environment (CCIE, CCIE Security, CCDE, or CCDP) certification within 180 days of hire.
  • PMP
  • Active Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • 10+ years of experience supporting and developing network hardware and software solutions.
  • 5+ years of experience leading Network Engineering projects, ideally in a government contracting environment.

The employment policy of STG, Inc. is to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status and to ensure affirmative action is taken in fulfillment of this policy.