Network Engineer 3

The UAS Network Engineer will be responsible for the integration, testing, implementation, troubleshooting, configuration management, and sustainment of Internet Protocol network configurations throughout the program’s lifecycle. Coordinate with other network engineers on the team, customer network engineers, and multi-disciplinary engineers across the UAS programs. Advocate network team initiatives and issues to leadership at boards and technical meetings. Provide status and reports to the UAS Senior Network Engineers. Support the UAS Senior Network Engineers with evaluating and reporting on new network and communications technologies to improve network capabilities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 years with Bachelors in Science; 3 years with Masters
  • Experience with network technology; examples include:
  • Complex network infrastructures, including routers, switches, firewall systems, multi-function switches, hubs, WAN accelerators, and HAIPEs
  • Quality of Service, multicast (PIM-SM/DM), OSPF, VOIP, and IPSec tunneling, GRE tunneling
  • UDP/TCP and network technologies such as DNS, DHCP, TFTP, NAT
  • Network security practices, including IDS/IPS and ACLs
  • Experience with MS Office
  • Must be self-starter/self-motivated and able to effectively communicate with non-network engineers regarding issues and status
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certification
  • Experience with integrating networks in an unmanned aircraft system environment IP networking with Line of Sight (LOS) and Beyond LOS communications
  • Integration and testing of user applications using the network from aircraft to ground networks

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