WAN Core Network Engineer

Melbourne, FL 32902 | Direct

Post Date: 08/01/2018 Job ID: 79891 Industry: Information Technology
  • Serve as a technical interface between Harris and the customers’ engineering staffs.
  • Engage with customer engineering, operations, and management personnel to define and document the customer’ s CONOPS and requirements.
  • Develop and demonstrate application of Next Generation Network features for solutions within the FAA’ s National Airspace System (NAS) specifically as they apply to the FAA NextGen modernization initiatives
  • Consult/explore options/pros/cons for optimized WAN architectures & considerations, system integration, performance, network management, security, etc. Will work on evaluation options & projects, network/application implications, risk assessment, and develop reference architectures
  • Decompose requirements and allocating them to different subsystems or cross-functional domains.
  • Conduct trade studies as required for designing solutions for customer needs.
  • Serve as the technical lead for proposal efforts, including creation of a technical baseline, cost determination, ROM creation, and technical writing for the proposal volume.
  • Lead design review efforts and hold design reviews with internal and/or external stakeholders, and ensure design reviews are planned, executed, and action items closed.
  • Lead efforts to follow systems engineering processes throughout the lifecycle of the product or service, including writing and upkeep of the Systems Engineering Management Plan (SEMP).
  • Responsible for providing technical oversight in the FAA NextGen Programs domain
  • Assess and manage technical risk on the program.
  • Identify improvement areas and architect elegant, optimal solutions
  • Communicate clearly with peers and stakeholders about ideas, designs, and implementation details
  • Work closely with fellow engineers to arrive at consensus-based approaches to problems
  • Work with QA to explain new features and assist in test-plan development
  • Troubleshoot complex customer issues that require deep understanding of network protocols and Linux networking internals
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (preferably in Systems
    Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Network Engineering or a related field), and a minimum of 15 years of applicable experience.
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in systems engineering and/or technical leadership.
  • 3-5 years of hands on experience within the U.S telecommunications carrier industry.
  • Experience in the Systems Engineering Lifecycle.
  • Previous systems engineering leadership experience.
  • Proven project management and leadership experience for small dedicated teams.
 Preferred Additional Skills:
  • Master’s degree or equivalent (MSEE, MSCE, MSSE, MCS [computer science] or a related field)
  • Certifications: CCIE or JNCIE or equivalent preferred but not required
  • Deep understanding of TCP/IP & Routing protocols (OSPF, BGP)
  • Strong computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms, programming languages, distributed systems, computer networking, multi-threaded programming
  • Self-starter, with high initiative and drive.
  • Team-player, able to work in a large program environment and have good communications skills.
  • Familiarity with FAA programs
  • Experience in data plane and control plane architecture
  • Experience with SD-WAN, Network Function Virtualization, SDN Software Defined Networking.
7+ to 10 years experience
Seniority Level - Mid-Senior
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel - Occasionally

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