Kratos Technology & Training Solutions ESA-Network Management Systems Engineer in Fair Lawn, New Jersey

Job Description:

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

The Network Management System Engineer provides expertise and knowledge throughout the system or service project lifecycle and has greater planning and technical expertise. The Engineer will analyze plans, specifications, and contracts to determine system requirements and perform product testing to ensure they meet specification requirements. The Engineer will design automation systems consisting of mechanical/electrical system layouts, electrical drawings, bill of materials, sequence of operations to meet the intent of the based on project plans, specifications and contract documents.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for training and management of technical personnel and coordination between technical and non-technical personnel
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of Network Management domain including full FCAPS (Fault, Configuration, Accounting, Performance, and Security) functions
  • Participate in planning and design of Network Management capabilities
  • Work with various vendors to understand network management solution and define future capabilities
  • Develop a common Network Management design to support various Data Services
  • Makes recommendations to management for telecom network design, and modifications including the procurement of supplies and equipment and direct vendor and user interface
  • Documentation experience included technical and process standards, specifications, and reports to the management such as weekly project status and monthly status
  • Designing, writing, implementing, and maintaining test plans, test design specs, and test suites
  • Designing, implementing, enhancing and analyzing performance test suites
  • Actively involved in understanding all key business processes from System Architect team and worked closely with team to understand requirements and business flows
  • Reporting quality assurance by generating roll up reports at end of each system test phase & providing inputs for post mortem
  • Working constructively with development, hardware, management, and others to produce top quality products
  • Worked closely with Clients and other departments to ensure all deadlines met and projects completed to satisfaction
  • Ensuring on time test deliverables as per schedule
  • Provides on-site assistance with or performs the programming, start-up, checkout, commissioning and validation processes
  • Participates in job site final walk-through on assigned jobs, completes all job closeout documentation and provides customer training
  • Acts as a technical resource to existing customers and field employees as needed
  • Coordinates work with subcontractors
  • May be responsible for training lower level engineers and specialists
  • Must be able to perform all tasks with minimal supervision or coaching

Experience and Skills:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Must adhere to the Kratos Code of Conduct
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to coordinate effectively with team members
  • Strong written communications skills required
  • Strong math and analytical skills as well as an eye for detail
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize workload effectively
  • Ability to interact effectively across diverse cultures and at all levels
  • Ability to interpret complex documents
  • Ability to clearly present information in one-on-one and group situations
  • Familiarity with key toolsets NMS develop and/or maintain include CA eHealth, HP Openview (OVO/NNM), OpenNMS, HP Service Desk, Nagios, Cacti, MRTG, Radiator, Bind DNS, CISCO Works and CISCO Secure ACS. NMS also develop many custom scripting, automation and web solutions that interact with network equipment and network element management systems
  • Experience with MRTG and Nagios solution implementation
  • 3-5 years' experience in telecommunication technology support (NOC), implementation (Service Delivery/IP Engineering) or network management. (Exposure to CISCO MPLS and ISP architectures/concepts in essential to the role)
  • Understanding of MPLS Traffic Engineering Concepts
  • Understanding of MPLS Layer-2 VPN and Layer-3 VPN Concepts
  • Understanding of QOS design and Implementation
  • Configuration and troubleshooting of routing protocols - OSPF, BGP v4, MPLS, RSVP, LDP
  • Configuration and Troubleshooting of Cisco devices at L2/L-3 level
  • Very good understanding of switching network and LAN Network
  • Understanding of VPN (Layer-2 and Layer-3)
  • Good understanding of OSI Model, TCP/IP protocol suite (IP, ARP, ICMP, TCP, UDP, SNMP, FTP, TFTP)
  • Good understanding of Dual Supervisor engine for 6500, 6800 switches
  • Understanding of switching network including STP, RSTP, MST
  • Understanding of HSRP, GRE tunnel, Ether Channel, Multilink

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BS degree in Electrical, Computer or Electronics Engineering is Preferred
  • CCIE Certification required
  • Work experience on WAN connectivity backup -failover over VPN through GRE over IPSEC tunnels with failover capabilities
  • Experience with installation and fine-tuning Cisco secure ACS (TACACS+ and RADIUS) for security and client remote access
  • Understanding of WAN connectivity backup -failover over VPN through GRE over IPSEC tunnels with failover
  • Writing Network design documents
  • Using testing tools (Experience with Spirent or IXIA preferred)
  • Experience of Designing and configurations of MPLS Backbones Core routers
  • E2E configuration experience and Network provisioning using Cisco Prime preferred
  • experience of Configuration all Layer-2 and Layer-3 Protocols (VLAN, VTP, LLDP, PagP, L2TP, MPLS, QOS, ACL, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, IPSEC)
  • Working experience with Cisco devices like 2900, 3900, ASR9010, ASR 903, ISRG2 platforms routers and 3750, 3850, 4500, 6800, 6500 switches
  • 10+ years of experience as a Network Professional
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Operating Systems
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office Suite

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The employee will likely be placed in an office. The work environment characteristics are representative of those of an employee encounters while performing essential functions of the job in a typical office/workstation situation. Able to work sitting or standing at desk and operate a computer via standard input devices such as using a keyboard and reading information on a monitor.

A Network Engineer's workday is spent in the office or he/she may venture out to a job site depending on job requirements. When visiting a site, an Engineer must be prepared for conditions that may be unpleasant or even dangerous. The Engineer may find they are examining locations that are in poor condition in order to gather information on the project. He/she may also be exposed to general construction dangers from equipment or falling objects. Project environments can vary from pre-construction job sites to clean, air conditioned datacenters. Due to these requirements the engineer must comply with all conditions pertaining to Kratos PSS safety programs.

Kratos PSS, a Division of Kratos Defense Systems, is not able to provide U.S. sponsorship at this time.

THE ABOVE STATEMENTS ARE INTENDED TO DESCRIBE THE GENERAL NATURE AND LEVEL OF WORK BEING PERFORMED BY INDIVIDUALS ASSIGNED TO THIS CLASSIFICATION. THEY ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE CONSTRUED AS AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES AND SKILLS REQUIRED OF PERSONNEL SO CLASSIFIED.

A REVIEW OF THIS CLASSIFICATION HAS EXCLUDED THE MARGINAL FUNCTIONS OF THE CLASSIFICATION THAT ARE INCIDENTAL TO THE PERFORMANCE OF FUNDAMENTAL JOB DUTIES. ALL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS AND ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THIS JOB PROFICIENTLY. THE REQUIREMENTS LISTED IN THIS DOCUMENT ARE THE MINIMUM LEVELS OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS OR ABILITIES.

Job Tracking ID: 85347-221629

Location: Fair Lawn, NJ

Job Type: Full-Time/Regular

Date Updated: February 07, 2017

Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)

Years of Experience: More than 10 Years

Level of Education: BA/BS

Starting Date: February 20, 2017