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CAN/LAN Engineer (Westfields) AT&T
Oakton, VA

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Job Description


configures, and supports an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area

network (WAN), NRO's Internet Network, Intranet and Internet and other data

communications systems or a segment of a network system. Maintains network

hardware and software. Monitors network to ensure network availability to all

system users and perform necessary maintenance to support network availability.

May supervise other network support and client server specialists and plan,

coordinate, and implement network security measures. Oversees network control

centers. Provides support to projects that involve networks. Evaluates new

network technologies and makes recommendations to project managers regarding

the integration of these technologies into the existing network. Plans new

network configurations and integration into existing networks to maintain

optimal performance.

Ensures that

plans for hardware and communications are adequate. Develops and implements

methodologies for analysis, installation and support of voice communications

systems. Provides support in the translation of business requirements into

telecommunications (e.g., LAN, MAN, WAN, Voice and Video) requirements, designs

and orders.

* Diagnose

hardware and software problems and replace defective components. Perform data

backups and disaster recovery operations.

* Maintain

and administer computer networks and related computing environments, including

computer hardware, systems software, applications software and all


* Monitor

the performance of computer systems and networks

* Perform

routine network startup and shutdown procedures and maintain control records.

* Configure,

and test hardware, networking software and operating system software.

* Prepare

technical proposals for presentation to the NRO's engineering review boards for

adding new technologies to the network.

* Perform

a full range of upgrades in accordance with existing network architecture.

* Review

user requests for upgrades or additions to the network to assess impact on

network performance and provide advice and guidance on the most practical

technical approach to meeting user requirements.

* Perform

long term O&M activities to include tier 3 troubleshooting and problem


* Utilize

complex network analysis tools to identify and correct problems in the network.

* Prepare

troubleshooting procedures for restoring the network to optimal performance


* Provide

fault management for the network and supports performance management functions.

* Respond,

isolate, and resolve network troubles. Monitor alarms and alerts to identify

network elements causing network degradation or failure.

* Maintain

logs and records associated with reported problems or situations.

* Execute

reporting functions and data input associated with network management.

* Monitor

security posture of the network, report suspected violations to designated


* Coordinate

with configuration management and implementation teams.

* Perform

operator-level maintenance on components for network management systems.

* Analyze

network characteristics (e.g., traffic, connect time, transmission speeds,

packet sizes, and throughput); recommend procurement, removals, and

modifications to network components.

* Optimize

network topologies and site configurations. Plan installations, transitions,

and cutovers of network components and capabilities.

* Coordinate

requirements with users and suppliers.

* Organize

and direct network installations on site surveys.

* Assess

and document current site network configuration and user requirements.

* Maintain

operating systems, communications software, data base packages, compilers,

assemblers, and utility programs.

* Apply

software, hardware, and standards information technology skills in the

analysis, specification, development, integration, and acquisition of open

systems for Information Management (IM) applications.

* Ensure

these systems and applications are compliant with standards for open systems

architectures, reference models, and profiles of standards - such as the IEEE

Open Systems Environment (OSE) reference model - as they apply to the

implementation and specification of IM solutions on the application platform,

across the application program interface (API), and the external

environment/software application.

* Evaluate

and recommend COTS applications and methodologies that can be acquired to

provide interoperable, portable, and scalable information technology solutions.

Required Skills, Experience, and Education: Candidate must have 10 years of experience that can be a combination of work history and education. This equates to a Doctorate degree and 3 years of experience, or a Master's degree and 4 years of experience, or a Bachelor's degree and 6 years of experience, or an Associate's degree and 8 years of experience or a High School diploma and 10 years of experience.

Required Clearance: Active TSSCI with Polygraph.

Desired: 8570 Certification.

Job ID 1926617 Date posted 06/18/2019

About AT&T

AT&T is a provider of telecommunications, media, entertainment, and technology services for consumers, content creators, distributors, and advertisers.

243000 employees

Whitacre Tower, 208 S Akard St

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