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Network Engineer, Staff

MITRE


Location:
Bedford, MA
Date:
03/23/2018
2018-03-232018-05-04
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Job Details

Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challengesand we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every dayworking for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITREand make a difference with us.

 


MITRE's Network Engineering team is currently seeking a Network Engineer. This is a great opportunity to work in a team environment where you will be part of the engineering group that supports both our corporate enterprise infrastructure and enables sponsor-facing projects.

 

 

Role:


  • Provide full lifecycle engineering for the corporate network, to include everything from supporting vendor evaluations, through supporting design and operationalizing, to budgeting for ongoing sustainment and support.


  • Constantly evaluate current network infrastructure for improvement opportunities including automation activities


  • Act as an effective engineer for high-visibility projects
Results:


  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective technical and support documentation for use by engineering and sustainment staff to include design & test plans, implementation plans, and automation plans using standard templates (where existing) or proposing & creating new templates where needed.


  • Ability to review operational metrics and make analytic decisions/recommendations about both security issues as well as operational infrastructure performance


  • Ability to engage in analytical troubleshooting and performance analysis work under operational deadlines


  • Ability to participate in on-call rotations and occasional off-hours work to support emergencies and projects


  • Deploy all hardware/software configurations following established standards in an automatable and auditable method.
Behaviors:


  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with internal and cross departmental teams


  • Provide mentoring and support to other staff where needed to help build a knowledge sharing enterprise


  • Strong desire to maintain knowledge of industry standards, trends, and technologies and look for opportunities to implement continuous improvement of existing services.


  • Ability to embrace outside-the-box unique solutions where needed.


  • Ability to influence peers and technical decision-making through negotiation.
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Required qualifications


  • Demonstrated operational and hands-on knowledge of network equipment


  • Ability to develop knowledge of industry trends and developments around network technology


  • Basic experience, or ability to develop experience, in automating network infrastructure


  • Familiarity with network design and common routing/switching protocols
Desired Qualifications


  • Experience working with various NIST compliance standards


  • Experience/certifications with ITIL framework and fundamentals


  • Network certifications (CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, Security+, etc)


  • Knowledge of network and infrastructure security issues and considerations