Abacus Technology is seeking a Network Services Engineer to provide infrastructure support for the Command, Control, Communication, Intelligence and Networks (C3I&N) Directorate at Lackland AFB. This is a full-time position.
Advise and support work that involves the planning, analysis, design, development, testing, quality assurance, configuration, installation, implementation, integration, maintenance, and/or management of networked systems used for the transmission of information in voice, data, and/or video formats. Analyze and recommend network requirements. Recommend and maintain network architecture and infrastructure. Analyze network workload. Monitor network capacity and performance. Diagnose and resolve network problems. Recommend network backup and recovery procedures. Install, test, maintain, and upgrade network operating systems software; and/or ensure the rigorous application of information security/cyber security policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of network services. Provide system administration of network, web, and/or communication systems, including Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) systems, involving network security. Optimize system operation and resource utilization, and perform system capacity analysis and planning.
5+ years experience in network engineering. Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Work related certifications are a plus. Experience in all phases of the engineering lifecycle including: requirements; architecture; design; implementation; testing; and operations and maintenance. Thorough knowledge of routers, switches, and firewalls. Must have knowledge of Cisco routing technologies such as LISP, OTV, VPLS and Nexus 7000 operating systems. Able to assess infrastructure, identify areas for improvement, and recommend solutions. Able to provide technical guidance and direction to system administrators and help desk technicians. Knowledge of relevant server-side tools and technologies. Experience with network monitoring and management using an automated solution. Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining servers and desktops in an enterprise organization. Extensive experience with security as it pertains to network architecture, desktops, laptops, servers, firewalls, routers, and intrusion detection systems (IDS). Solid customer service and communication skills are critical as well as the ability and willingness to communicate effectively and appropriately in an empathetic and understanding manner. Must be a US citizen and hold a current Top Secret clearance with SCI access.
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.