Abacus Technology is seeking a Lead Network Engineer to oversee a team of engineers and administrators providing network and infrastructure support for an enterprise level network at the Detroit Arsenal. This is a full-time position.
Perform daily research and evaluation of network technologies to complete analysis and installation of network infrastructure to support customer requirements. Develop and maintain diagrams of the network infrastructure and connectivity. Design, build, and upgrade LANs and WANs. Perform capacity planning, configuration and version management, performance engineering, and troubleshooting. Develop, test, and implement new LAN/WAN applications and hardware. Identify, research, and resolve complex network problems or situations. Provide guidance for development and improvement of network capabilities. Evaluate, test, and document network software releases and hardware upgrades. Provide Tier 3 support, including maintenance of data center network-related hardware, software, and network tools. Enforce network standards. Work with customer base to ensure reported problems are resolved or answered in a timely manner. Develop processes and procedures to ensure all engineering concerns are resolved and tracked. Lead a team of network engineers and mentor junior team members.
8+ years experience in a network engineering role. Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Must be Security+ and CCNA – Routing and Switching certified. Must be able to obtain the Aruba Certified Wireless Network Administrator certification and attend a WLAN Design and Site Survey Professional course within 6 months of hire. Extensive hands-on experience with physical network infrastructure (switches, routers). Experience with network design, implementation, and maintenance. Knowledge of Cisco routers and switches. Experience supporting Army networks a plus. Able to maintain current knowledge and skills through in-services, workshops, and/or seminars. Demonstrate flexibility in adjusting to variable workload and job duties. Experience leading teams to accomplish daily tasks and long-term projects. Able to interact professionally with all levels of an organization. Must be a US citizen and hold a current Top Secret clearance.
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.