177543 - Network Designer 2
Industry
IT
Region
WA-Washington
City
Kent
State
WA
Rate
$DOE
Duration
12 Months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Network Designer 2 for an opening in Kent, WA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs monitoring of a global satellite network with a good RF understanding. Working with a team to ensure a solid technical and cost-effectiveness solution. Uses technical expertise to help business partners and others by answering technical questions regarding the usage, trouble-shooting and functionality of Satcom systems to ensure effective implementation. Have a strong knowledge of Satcom applications, computing and network systems to assist in troubleshooting techniques. Identifies, and documents requirements for Satcom network and computing technologies and services.Additional Tasks and Responsibilities:
- Prepares, deploys and coordinates installation of implementation packages per Client standards. Performs maintenance of existing systems
- Analyzes business requirements to develop computing requirements assuring that expectations such as functionality, reliability, availability, affordability, security and performance are comprehensive and feasible. Documents and presents recommendations.
- Designs systems and/or components to meet requirements by analyzing and evaluating information gathered against existing standard products and strategies, as well as new technologies, to create integrated designs. Uses technical and industry knowledge to evaluate technical components to assess which will be viable solutions to satisfy customer requirements. Make recommendations and presents solid solutions to stakeholders and documents.
- A working knowledge of RF systems, specifically satellite systems. Antenna knowledge, up converter and down converters, HPA's is beneficial.
- Builds and/or configures network and delivery systems (operating systems and operational software) and/or components by obtaining, developing, assembling, and integrating hardware and software components in order to deliver/deploy product or service.
- Develops test plans such as functional, integration and usability. Tests delivery systems and/or components to ensure that components and systems function according to test plans and are ready for production.
- Makes choices in the use of testing techniques that will be appropriate to ensure production readiness of network computing components. Assesses component for readiness and determines whether or not it should be implemented. Documents and presents results and proposes corrective actions as needed to stakeholders, peers and suppliers to validate delivery systems and/or components functions.
- Evaluates and documents emerging technology trends and products of potential interest to the company in advanced technology area of expertise. Reviews technical literature and commercial products.
- Assists the consulting team as a subject matter expert by conducting research and making recommendations.

Qualifications:
- Must possess an ability to work as a member of a team with team mates in office and virtual and assist in day to day activity such as troubleshooting, configuration and discussion in terms of Satcom and network technology and Satellite management offerings.
- Must be familiar with RF systems and test equipment - Experience using spectrum analyzers is a must. Experience using signal generators, power meters, oscilloscopes are a plus. Previous working experience on Satellite communications systems is preferred.
- Must be familiar with (add here) infrastructure - especially in aiding network troubleshooting efforts.
- Must have previous network operations experience in either working as an analyst/operator or as a network operations escalation resource.
- Must be willing and able to accept on call responsibilities in a rotational basis to provide 24X7X365 support for the network operations and network operations support teams.
- Must be able to present findings from troubleshooting efforts to the team in weekly review meetings.
- Must be willing and able to keep procedure documents and network diagrams up to date working in conjunction with Senior members of the team.
- Prepares, deploys and coordinates installation of implementation packages per Client standards. Performs maintenance of network systems.
- Builds and/or configures network and delivery systems (operating systems and operational software) and/or components by obtaining, developing, assembling, and integrating hardware and software components in order to deliver/deploy product or service.

EDUCATION:
Accredited Technical bachelor's degree and typically 2 or more years' related work experience or a Master's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

FULL TIME/FIRST SHIFT
WORK HOURS: 8:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Off –hour, including nights, weekends and holidays (7x24/365) support is required.

TRAVEL: YES
Possible travel to other cleint sites in the US and to Fucino Italy, Perth\Sydney Australia, or Auckland, NZ once a year.

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.