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Senior Engineer, IT Networks

Requisition Number:  12105
Contract Type:  Permanent
Location(s): 

Manassas, VA, US

ROLE DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

The Senior Network Engineer, IS&S Design and Implementation is directly responsible for the design, analysis and implementation of IT solutions within SES, and affiliated companies, as well as project support within the organization and customer related projects. This person will execute projects in the networking field, considering timely task and project implementation. They will furthermore coach and supervise other network engineers within the team, and provide guidance based on their expertise and skills due to seniority level.

Extended Job Description:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES / KEY RESULTS AREAS

  • Design, implement and enhance the global SES Infrastructure both on premise and in the Cloud using industry best practices and innovation as well as SES defined architecture standards and guidelines
  • Provide leadership regarding cloud architecture and the implementation of infrastructure to support the modernization of systems
  • Establish and maintain cloud architecture, tools, and processes for migrating legacy applications to modern architectures using Agile / DevOps approaches
  • Simplify the existing MPLS WAN using SDWAN technologies by implementing an SDWAN strategy using new technology with a focus on Versa and Microsoft ExpressRoute
  • Design and enhance on premise infrastructure to migrate disparate enclaves to a modern multi-tenant solution
  • Act as the liaison between the Network Engineering team internal and/or external vendors for project execution
  • Responsible for the creation of the project inputs for annual Network Engineering budget
  • Negotiate with equipment suppliers and recommend cost effective solutions and ongoing maintenance arrangements
  • Actively participate in Problem / Incident resolution (Tier 3) and manage complex trouble tickets as required
  • Work actively with the Operations Team to help create troubleshooting procedures for complex issues
  • Create knowledge base articles and documentation to be used by internal IT teams

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to handle simultaneously multiple projects and leads
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills: ability to frame complex problems or business issues and can elaborate and articulate alternative solutions
  • Innovative spirit and business acumen
  • Proactive approach towards potential and/or current customers
  • Ability to set priorities autonomously and to proactively deliver results, even under tight deadlines
  • Ability to overcome resistance to change
  • Strong Project Management / Negotiation skills
  • Developed Interpersonal skills - Teamwork / Relationship management / Problem solving

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4-8 years of experience or Master’s degree and 2-6 years of experience in Computer Science, Information Technology, or similar field (equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered)
  • Strong Networking Experience – Cloud / LAN / WAN / Wireless / Datacenter
  • Experience with Agile / DevOps
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally 10% of the time

 

Preferred

  • Microsoft Azure / Cisco certifications
  • Experience with SDWAN technologies
  • Experience with VOIP / Unified communications

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer you a truly global opportunity in an exciting industry and all the support you’ll need for both your professional and personal development. But most of all, we offer a truly unique opportunity to play your part in making a difference for those who need it most. We strive to uphold honesty, transparency and courage in everything we do. We’re proud to belong to the SES team and collaborate towards success.

 

GOOD TO KNOW

SES and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. In conformity with U.S. Government technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and/or other applicable U.S. law, regulation or other requirements imposed by the U.S. Government, certain positions may require U.S. Citizenship, status as a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. or a “protected individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligibility to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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