Jacobs Network Engineer in Columbia, Maryland
This is an opportunity to work hand-in-hand with the customer on an exciting and dynamic program. The team provides a full suite of cutting edge, and industry leading solutions and hands-on support with designing, implementing, managing, and sustaining operations on a multitude of different network environments. We provide an environment that fosters and supports innovation and creating outside the box thinking to solve complex problems. There are several training opportunities for team members that want to learn new technologies and stay current with their technical skillset. We are a highly technical group and nurture growth, with a technical culture of cross-trained teammates with opportunities to develop additional skillsets.
Designs and plans network communications systems. Provides specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture. Conducts cost/benefit analysis and provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. Conducts testing of network design. Responsible for monitoring network hardware operations to ensure properly set configuration options. Plans implementation of enhancements and upgrades to the network. Advises network users of hardware requirements, configurations, and limitations. Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc. Evaluates and reports on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network. May be assigned responsibility for the management of the systems administration function, including associated staff.
Career level with a complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts. Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. 4+ years of hands on enterprise network engineering experience.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Here’s What You’ll Need:
4+ years of experience in network engineering on network enterprise environments
Required IAT Certs: one or more of the following: Security+, CASP+, CISSP, or equivalent
Required Vendor Cert: Cisco CCNA or similar. If not currently achieved, then must achieve within 6 months of hire
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