IT Systems Engineer

San Antonio, TX

Posted: 04/21/2023 Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -042023-16775

Job Description

IT Systems Engineer

Location: San Antonio, TX

Industry: Dept. of Defense

Salary: $100k-$110k + 10% STI

Employment Type: Direct Hire

Clearance: Active TS/SCI Required


  • Bachelor s degree or equivalent experience in an Information Technology field and at least six (6) years of experience in a network management environment
  • Security+ or equivalent IAT/IAM/IASAE Level 2 of DOD 8570.1 is required.
  • Minimum of JNCIA or CCNA is required
  • Demonstrates a high-level of proficiency in IP technical discipline. Able to operate and accomplish technical task with minimum guidance. Proficient knowledge of common network architectures for routing, switching, and security technologies is required.
  • Expertise in the uses of network management protocols, tools and products, including but not limited to SolarWinds, Cisco Identity Services Engine, Cisco Access Control Server, EIQ SecureVue, Neuralstar, SNMP managers is required.
  • Working knowledge for layer 2, 3, and 4 data networking.
  • Firm knowledge of the HAIPE and other encryption devices (KG-175G/D and KIV-7M)
  • Knowledge and experience with optical transport technology is preferred.
  • Active Top Secret/SCI required


  • Responsible for all IP and network management applications associated with the IP and transport platforms and maintaining 100% availability of IP and Network Management services in engineering and operations environment
  • Operates as network technical lead on IP and NM activities and serve as the first level of escalation to Tier I NOC personnel on network issues.
  • Troubleshoot, identify, and resolve logical & physical network issues and identify problem trends and systemic issues before Tier III elevation
  • Each discipline focuses on resolving day-to-day incidents and elevate systemic issues
  • Performs advanced diagnostics using software and hardware tools to determine network status and optimize network performance
  • Provide technical input to operational documentations and SOP for IP and NM discipline supporting the NOC
  • Maintain Circuit Layout Records (CLR), network diagrams, IP routing spreadsheet, and other supporting documentations
  • Provide expertise to monitor, diagnose, and troubleshoot network problems in a mixed vendor environment. The ITSE II interacts extensively with the internal engineering, support teams (FE/FOP), and equipment/software vendors to resolve problems
  • Assist TTU/MOP for subtending devices and conduct turn-up activities for routing/switching platforms and some optical transport platforms
  • Administration of network management applications such as SolarWinds for monitoring, STIG compliancy checks, and firmware upgrades
  • On-call after hours/on-call support as required.
  • Other responsibilities deemed necessary by management and/or customer.




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