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E2 Consulting Engineers, Inc. (E2) is a professional services firm established in 1988 specializing in a full spectrum of engineering services including, project engineering and design, federal base operations and infrastructure support services, gas pipeline construction and inspection services, environmental consulting and remediation, and information technology services. At E2, we value safety, innovation and collaboration, and we are dedicated to excellence.
We are looking for a Network Engineer to design, implement, maintain, and support our growing hardware and software network infrastructure. You will be an integral part of PPPLs IT team that is responsible for designing and developing scalable, maintainable, highly available network architectures that meet business objectives and SLAs.
The PPPL Network Engineer is responsible for designing, installing, and maintaining communication networks within an organization. Duties will include support for wired and wireless networks, virtual private networks (VPNs), collaborate and develop new technology offerings, and improving cyber-security as well as ensuring availability and uptime for networking and telecommunications systems
Job Duties and Responsibilities
The PPPL Network Engineer is responsible for all IT networks that allow PPPL to communicate both internally and externally. Your primary duties will include maintenance of computer networks, hardware, software, and other related systems, facilitating remote user access to system resources, ensuring timely delivery of critical data, and replacing faulty network hardware components when necessary. The Network Engineer will be expected to install new systems to improve the company’s communication structure while maintaining the upkeep of existing networks.
60% Providing network engineering support for core infrastructure and customer facing applications:
Review and respond to incoming trouble tickets.
Troubleshoot wired and wireless network issues, including:
router/switch command line’
Support projects with network engineering requirements.
Support outages and failures as needed.
Support for remote user access to computer resources
Ensuring delivery of critical data using quality of service
15% Assume overall responsibility for remote access and site to site VPN systems.
Support required patching, system upgrades, and architecture changes as needed.
Provide second level support for user issues.
Initiate new connectivity to partner institutions for new and existing projects
15% Provide primary network support for voice over IP (VOIP) telecommunications systems.
Testing call quality
Configure quality of service
On and off-site client support
Troubleshooting of server related communication issues
New initiative collaboration.
5% Evaluate new technologies and offerings
Complete proof of concept testing and analysis and make recommendations to management particularly in the areas of:
high-speed data movement.
Real-time remote control of experiments and high-speed movement of large data sets
Work with team members on planning and integration of new designs.
5% Update internal and external documentation
network diagrams procedures
Other related duties may be assigned.
Qualifications and Experience
A bachelor's degree in a computer related field, such as programming, computer science, engineering, or other related degree.
Must have demonstrable, hands-on prior network engineering experience in the field, either working with IT systems or in network administration.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (including unique software/hardware requirements)
Aiming for candidates with five or more years of experience working within a Network Engineer role or related IT support role.
Experience in wireless standards, protocols, and equipment as well as specialized wireless technologies, including 802.1x authentication, rogue detection, wireless bridging and others.
Background in Linux scripting, DNS/DHCP experience and use of Infoblox, and work with IT automation tools like Ansible.
Demonstrable experience with basic routing/switching technologies, wireless, VoIP, VPN, SNMP management, and data mirroring required.
Hands on experience with configuration of border gateway routing protocol (BGP) preferred
Experience with Pulse Secure and Palo Alto Global Protect VPNs is a plus, will consider other types of VPN experience in lieu of those listed.
Must be a team player with good interpersonal skills
Strong communication and writing skills are also a must
Must be able to simultaneously work on, and manage multiple projects
Certificates and Licenses
CCNA required; CCNP preferred.
This job operates in a professional office environment and uses standard office equipment such as computers and phones
Remote work capabilities may be available some of the time up to 1-2 days per week.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to sit/ stand for up to 8 hours per day
Ability to move freely for up to 8 hours per day
Occasional lifting of IT equipment (~ 20lbs ex: desktop computer/server or computer monitor)
E2 Consulting Engineers, Inc. offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) with employer match, paid time off.
E2 Consulting Engineers, Inc. is a Drug Free Workplace. After accepting an offer of employment, applicants may be required to undergo background checks, drug testing, and/or fit-for-duty physical examination. Drug screens will include, but not be limited to, Amphetamines, Cocaine Metabolites, Marijuana Metabolites (THC), Opiates, and Phencyclidine (PCP). As a federal contractor, E2 cannot permit employees in certain positions to use medical marijuana, even if prescribed by an authorized physician.
Please no solicitation of any kind from agencies, staffing, or recruiting firms.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.