Network Engineer - NWG 00054
Job TypeFull Time
CompanyNorth Wind Services LLC
Job Description
The Enterprise Infrastructure Services Division (EIS) within the Livermore IT Program (LivIT) has an opening for a Network Engineer with expertise in enterprise network architecture, implementation, and operations. The successful candidate will be responsible for the installation, configuration, and maintenance of network hardware and software, and the troubleshooting of complex network infrastructures.

This position may require the successful candidate have the flexibility to work overtime, shift and or weekends to accomplish goals. The successful candidate will be required to pass various on-site training modules to pursue work assignments.

Essential Duties
- Apply networking knowledge and experience to provide troubleshooting and operational support for data center, campus, and wan networks.
- Perform complex network administration to configure, operate, and maintain switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, and other commodity network equipment.
- Design and implement wan, campus, and data center networks utilizing modern networking technologies including SDWAN and overlay technologies such as eVPN, VXLan, Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), etc.
- Collaborate with Cyber security team to implement comprehensive network security architectures, policies, and monitoring.
- Ability to thrive in a fast paced and challenging environment, with multiple and competing priorities, while managing to maintain sound judgement and excellent customer service.
- Perform occasional work outside normal business hours in order to provide support for network operations and maintenance.
- Interact with vendors to evaluate network products and services.
- Design and deliver advanced, customized networks, in alignment with customer requirements and enterprise network strategies.
- Ability to work independently to configure and effectively utilize network management and monitoring tools.
- Diagnose, resolve, and document highly complex network problems.
- Perform all assignments in accordance with ES&H, security, and business practice requirements and policies.
- Performed other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
- Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline, or the equivalent combination of technical training and related experience.
- Extensive experience in network system design, configuration, implementation, documentation, and operations.
- Broad and in-depth knowledge of and experience with network routing and VLANs.
- Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and/or Cisco Certified Network Professional Certifications (CCNP).
- Familiarity with common network DevOps technologies and frameworks (Ansible/Python/CICD, etc).
- Broad and in-depth knowledge of and experience in firewall configuration and maintenance.
- Proficient interpersonal and verbal and written communications skills, with the ability to work independently and interact with customers and team members.
- Significant experience developing advanced architecture solutions.
- Highly advanced troubleshooting skills and experience solving problems by analyzing protocol interactions collected in packet traces.
- Experience training and mentoring team members in network engineering and architecture.

Special Requirements
Pre-Placement Medical Exam: A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.
Pre-employment drug test: External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Subcontractor.
Anticipated Clearance Level: Enter Clearance Level (position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.