Senior Network Availability Engineer - Belleville, IL


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Senior Network Availability Engineer - Belleville, IL


Belleville, IL 


IT-Software Development: Computer-Network Security, Desktop Service and Support, Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, Network and Server Administration

Job Description:

Senior Network Availability Engineer
Qualified candidates must have an active DoD Secret Security Clearance with eligibility for a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI).  Candidates must also have a DoD 8750 certification at IAT Level II, Security+ CE or CCNA Security.
- Actively monitor, track, analyze, and report availability and reliability performance data and statistics on circuits and/or network elements that fails to meet defined service levels.
- Develop network device and probe instrumentation plans to measure network and service availability.
- Develop plans and network architecture for synthetic voice, video, and data traffic generation.
- Trend network data and develop event correlation procedures to identify recurring degradations in network availability.
- Perform examination of trouble tickets to identify positive and negative trends occurring in the network and develop courses of actions.
- Correlate large diverse data sets including tickets, alarms, probes, and other performance data to identify trends and relations.
- Perform fault isolation and degradation diagnostic/assessment functions to include route cause determination and suggestion of corrective action(s) on trending basis.
- Develop preventative measures, alarms, and dashboard capabilities based on historical data trends and identified root causes and signatures,
- Develop processing techniques to integrate large data sets and develop corresponding reports.
- Perform proactive monitoring of network elements metrics and alarms to identify those components/elements that may lead to or already are causing network degradation or failure, accomplishes this through use of network management system(s) and associated monitoring tools.
- Coordinate with other contractor and government entities to ensure optimum dissemination of information and network efficiency.
- Requires BS degree and 8 to 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 to 10 years of prior relevant experience.  May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.  Additional experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree.
- Advanced knowledge of Telecommunications, to include network appliances (e.g., routers, load balancers, domain name servers, firewalls).
- In depth technical understanding of network services and architecture.
- Experience provisioning, configuring, or troubleshooting Optical, satellite, transport devices or IP networks.
- Knowledgeable on ports and protocols.
- Currently have an active DoD Secret Security Clearance with eligibility for a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI).
- Currently have a DoD 8750 certification at IAT level II, Security+ CE or CCNA Security.
- Strong written and verbal communications and collaboration skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in a relevant IT engineering discipline.
- Experience with Splunk, CA Performance Management, CA eHealth.
- Experience with Netscout.
- Experience with Business Intelligence tools.
- Experience with Cisco MSPP 15454/15310, Ciena Corestream and 6500, Sycamore ODXC 9k and 16k transport systems.
- Familiarity with IP (Cisco, Juniper, etc).
- Experience analyzing real time service voice and video SIP signaling and call flow.
- Understand WAN principles, Cisco Voice, Avaya Voice and Data networks.
- Understanding of Network Operations.
- IPSEC, MPLS, and IPV6 configuration, troubleshooting, and design experience.
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