179724 - Network Visibility SME
Industry
IT
Region
NC-North Carolina
City
Raleigh
State
NC
Rate
Up to $45.84 DOE
Duration
6 months, CTH
Description


Chipton-Ross is seeking a Network Visibility SME for an opportunity in Raleigh, NC.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Northrop Grumman is seeking a Network Visibility SME to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Raleigh, NC. This is an on-site position with no telecommute possibilities. This position is part of the Northrop Grumman's ETS Contract with the United States Postal Service, bringing top of the line professional technologists to their teams.
We are searching for a technical network visibility SME to perform analysis for Local and wide area networks. The ideal candidate will have the ability to utilize performance monitoring hardware and software, e.g. packet capture data to troubleshoot and interpret telecommunication network performance and determine causes of network and application problems.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
o Use networking methods and tools for resolution of incidents or problems.
o Remediate networking and reliability problems.
o Measure network utilization and performance, data analysis and determination of network capacity levels.
o Perform studies at field locations after installation of equipment to determine the efficiency of the system and take appropriate remedial action.
o Recommend engineering changes for field locations and major network entities to improve network performance and maintain service level standards.
o Measure, evaluate, implement and review network performance improvement projects.
o Keep abreast of the latest advances to network performance evaluation technology and uses this information to improve network systems design, implementation and operation.
o Perform on-call duties as needed.
Prefer: Local to the RDU / Research Triangle area (this position does not provide relocation assistance).

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
o Bachelors' degree and a minimum of 5 years' of directly related work experience. Additional experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
o Knowledge of information systems operations as it relates to computer and telecommunications acquisition, installation, security, operations, and maintenance.
o Knowledge of performance process analysis and procedures for local and wide area networks (LANs/WANs/WLANs).
o Knowledge of current network technologies including but not limited to Routing, Switching, Load Balancing, Domain Name Services (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Internet Protocol v4 and v6, Quality of Service (QoS), Voice over IP (VoIP).
o Previous work experience with using Netscout network products.
o Ability to utilize performance monitoring hardware and software, e.g. packet capture data to troubleshoot and interpret telecommunication network performance and determine causes of network and application problems.
o Ability to monitor, support, and maintain high-quality network and telecommunication services for very large enterprise networks.
o Ability to communicate, orally and in writing, sufficient to develop and present management briefings; provide written and/or verbal guidance on technical issues; and prepare/present recommendations and reports.
Preferred Qualifications:
o Minimum 7 total years of networking experience.
o Cisco or other applicable networking certifications.

EDUCATION:
Bachelors' degree is required. Additional experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
School must be accredited.

HOURS:
5/40 workweek

MISCELLANEOUS:
Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Daniel McGowan
dmcgowan@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x271 or (800) 927-9318 x271

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.