Network Engineer/Site Lead

Location: Ashburn (Remote/Travel), Virginia
Date Posted: 03-27-2018
Position Title: Network Engineer/Site Lead
Location: 85% travel, 15% remote
Security Clearance Type: Secret Clearance
Work Status: U.S. Citizen
Position Status: Contract to hire
Compensation: Negotiable
Our client is looking for a Network Engineer/Site Lead to travel to client network bases and monitor/troubleshoot network connections. The team is looking to bring on sharp, enthusiastic technical professionals to maintain company standards of quality service for their rapidly growing client base. This is an opportunity with enormous potential for growth for the right candidate.
  • Identify, gather and review requirements collection supporting the design and implementation of wired/wireless LANs.
  • Perform site surveys to design the network and identify the device placement and materials required to implement and configure wired/wireless LANs.
  • Create and deliver extensive documentation of the design, device location, required materials and integration approach for the wired/wireless network.
  • Rely on extensive knowledge of networks to facilitate the design of wired/wireless LAN/WAN systems and enable their integration into an existing wired network.
  • Perform test and evaluation of wired and wireless networks to confirm performance and security in accordance with established thresholds.
  • Design and test prototype network components and configurations to validate designs prior to fielding.
  • Provide recommendations to eliminate problems and make improvements.
  • Provide and author detailed technical documentation to include proposal documentation, integration instructions, assembly.
  • Provide technical guidance to technicians and junior engineers.
  • Serve as onsite lead for team members and subcontractors.
Required Skills:
  • Security+ certification required.
  • Must have an active Secret Clearance.
  • A valid driver's license is required.
  • Exceptional people skills with a focus on good customer relations and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of military and government personnel.
  • 3+ years general networking and 1+ year(s) in network administration, upgrade and operations.
  • Good technical writing skills with established experience producing reports using the Microsoft Office Suite including Visio.
  • An understanding of telecommunication room (TR), CAT 6, crimps, and wiring standards. BICSI certification is a plus.
  • Experience with team leading, site survey, site installation and configuration of 802.11 a/b/g/n wireless network equipment.
  • Experience using measuring and diagnostic equipment to test, adjust and optimize wireless network system operation.
  • An understanding of wired networks to include equipment (router, switch and VPN), protocols (VLan, Trunking and QoS) and the propagation of network traffic.
About Seneca Resources:
Seneca Resources is client driven provider of strategic Information Technology consulting services and Workforce Solutions to government and industry.  Seneca Resources is a leading IT services provider with offices in Reston, Virginia, Alabama and Columbia, Maryland that service clients throughout the United States.  The key to our success lies within our strong corporate culture which drives our business.  We challenge our staff through engaging work, and we reward our staff through competitive compensation, extensive professional training, and excellent opportunities for career advancement.  In turn, we look for only the best and brightest to join our team.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
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