Location:Huntsville, AL, USAEmployment Type:Full Time

Quantum Research International, Inc. (Quantum) is a certified DoD Contractor providing services and products to US/Allied governments and industry in the following main areas: (1) Cybersecurity/Intelligence Programs Support; (2) Space Operations and Control; (3) Missile Systems and BMC3; (4) Aviation Systems; (5) Warfighter Support and Logistics; (5) Weapon System Analysis; (6) System Engineering ; (7) Cloud Computing; (8); Experimentation and Evaluation; and (9) Audio/Visual Technology Applications. Quantum's Corporate Office is located in Huntsville, AL, but Quantum actively hires for positions nationwide and internationally. We pride ourselves on providing high quality support to the U.S. Government and our Nation's Warfighters. In addition to our corporate office, we have physical locations in Arlington VA; Aberdeen MD; Colorado Springs, CO; Shalimar, FL; and Madison, AL.

 

Responsibilities:

The candidate will be responsible for executing engineering and/or analytical tasks and activities associated with network design engineering implementation, operations, and user support. Translate system functional requirements into purposeful component level simulations in support of development lab activities, organizes objectives and approaches of systems design, development, integration and test approach within project teams, and participates in the system requirements analysis, design, development, integration, and test activities. Candidate ensures that the network complies with prescribed industry, customer, or agency standards and evaluates problems of work-flow, organization, and planning, and develops appropriate corrective actions and prepares and performs presentations at technical interchange meetings and project design reviews. Candidate will work with a team of engineers on projects to maintain, modify, and redesign complex architectures in an unclassified and classified environments. Candidate will design and deploy company/customer LANs, WANs, and wireless networks, including servers, routers, firewalls, load balancers hubs, switches, UPSs, and other hardware. Candidate will also be required to:

  • Work with stakeholder, senior management, and cross functional teams in a matrix organization earning the respect and support of all team members.
  • Configure, test, and maintain LAN/WAN equipment and related services
  • Identify, diagnose, and resolves network problems
  • Architect, create, manage and maintain Network, Server and PC health for clients
  • Conduct system level functional and regression testing
  • Manage existing and deploy new system configurations, including Windows Server, Virtualization Systems, Mobile Devices, Mobile Platforms and Desktops (Windows and MAC)
  • Provide post-fielding support
  • Monitor and maintain all levels of network security internally and externally
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for all implemented networks
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Requirements:

A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience is required.

Possess expertise in network integration, network interoperability, network implementation, or network protocols.

Possess Cisco professional level certification of CCNA (candidate must be willing to achieve this certification within a reasonable timeframe from hire); 8570 IAT II compliance required (CompTIA Security +), 8570 IAT III compliance preferred (CompTIA CASP, CISSP, etc).

Qualified candidate must have a minimum 5+ years' experience focused in networking technologies

Extensive experience with enterprise network design and sustainment, to include routing, switching, data center, and cloud technology areas. To include ability to design network topology and document operational scenarios

Extensive knowledge and experience of Core Routing and Switching design, configuration, and troubleshooting

Excellent IP networking fundamentals and extensive experience in the application and troubleshooting of IP protocols.

Excellent TCP networking fundamentals and extensive experience in the application and troubleshooting of TCP.

Extensive experience and strong technical skills including the design, configuration, and tuning of Cisco, Juniper, and Palo Alto firewalls

Experience working within the parameters detailed via DISA STIGs.

General understanding or willingness to learn Wireless and/or Voice technologies

Understanding of the solution life cycle from inception to operation

Strong technical documentation skills both in written and diagram form

Demonstrated ability to perform troubleshooting in complex network environments

Expertise with Cisco IOS, IOS XR, IOS XE and NXOS on multiple platforms

Expertise with various levels of Cisco routing, switching, wireless and security hardware

Juniper experience (router vendor) or Junos (JNCIP certification) is a plus

Ability to influence others and identify best solutions among many stakeholders

Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to break down and communicate complex issues, ideas and solutions

Ability to establish and track metrics related to key performance objectives and service levels

Have excellent verbal and written communication skill and strong problem-solving skills

Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Quantum Research International, Inc.
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