Lead Engineer

Herndon, DC

Posted: 08/07/2019 Job Number: JN -082019-11023
Lead Engineer - Federal

Title: Lead Engineer - Federal
Location: Herndon/DC
Industry: Department of Defense

Applies advanced engineering and network principles, theories, concepts and technologies to solve unusually complex problems and issues. Leads the development, evaluation and implementation of new and innovative principles, processes and applications.

Job Duties:
  • Identify, resolve, and/or escalate network issues according to procedural documentation and training
  • Creative problem-solving to identify the source of problems
  • Create or update documentation including network diagrams, procedures, and policies to ensure consistent support of customer environments
  • Through customer consultation, realize growth opportunities for production customer environments.
  • Provide guidance to adjacent support tiers to assist in resolution of complex network, system and security incidents
  • Provide and obtain timely updates to/from relevant parties (internal and external)
  • Provide consultative assistance to the Operations Center during off hours as needed
  • Review system and network configurations with Service Delivery to ensure successful implementation of services into production
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Works closely with Fiber Management and P&OM organizations for dark fiber reservations
  • Conducts and/or coordinates fiber characterization for all new builds and newly reserved dark fiber
  • Bachelor s Degree in Engineering, like discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • US Citizenship Required
  • Active TS/SCI
  • Must maintain eligibility for access to classified information
  • Certificates of training in associated fields/equipments
  • Minimum 6-8 years of experience in related field.
  • Skilled in Transport Optical and Data equipment;
  • Must be familiar with IP, OTN, Comsec, DWDM, Power and installation
  • Skillsets in the following disciplines: Analytical and troubleshooting skills; Proficient with circuit test sets, OTDR s, Optical Spectrum Analyzer; Work with COMSEC/Crypto Gear
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.
  • Must possess considerable business acumen
  • Ability to quickly adapt to advancing technologies and procedural changes
  • Ability to coordinate and communicate effectively with other technologists and business partners to maintain high service levels in a demanding environment
  • Ability to work well in team environment
  • Excellent verbal, written and analytical skills
  • Hands on experience with one or more of the following:
    • Equipment installation, power, OSP, Fiber optic fusion splicing, testing, turn-up, and maintenance
  • Technical certifications in areas of expertise
  • Project Management

Employment Type: Direct Placement

Keyword search string: Engineer, clearance, TS/SCI, Electric Engineering, AC, DC, Equipment installation, power, OSP, Fiber optic fusion splicing, testing, turn-up telecommunication


SRG Government Services is a leading provider of information technology, training, engineering, accounting and intelligence analytical services for agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, cyber security, and federal civilian markets. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the federal contracting industry, featuring a cutting-edge platform that allows us to rapidly and precisely match professionals to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.

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