• Systems Engineer II (Network Engineer III)

    Job Location US-MD-Aberdeen Proving Ground
    Katmai Health Services
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    an exempt
  • Overview

    Assist in the planning, design, implementation and sustainment of all site networking activities including data center layouts, hardware configurations and inter-building connectivity. Provides guidance and training to less experienced team members.


    • Support all technical phases of networking system sustainment.
    • Formulate logical designs of system problems, devise and implement procedures for solutions to those problems. Complete and maintain operational and technical documentation.
    • Complete and maintain operational and technical documentation.
    • Ensure proponent review and concurrence of excluded systems list at least quarterly.
    • Respond to related helpdesk requests within 1 business hour when Lab or other special systems are negatively impacted by patching on prescribed alternate nights.
    • Perform daily data center operations and checks to ensure uptime and upkeep of all data center IT equipment, reporting all issues to IMD government management within 1 hour of identifying the issue
    • Manage operations and lifecycle support, including but not limited to software upgrade requirements, outages, capacity planning, rack and floor space management, server management, and logical access controls management. 
    • Perform manual patching when required and as needed if automated processes present a risk level that is considered unacceptable by the Government.   Manual patching will meet DoD prescribed Cyber Security deadlines at a minimum.
    • Document and implement new and ongoing business processes that specify special handling procedures for excluded systems to minimize risk to critical mission processes.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Security clearance required up to top secret.
    • It is preferred to have 4-5 years’ experience in electronics, data communications or telecommunications positions is preferred with progressive experience designing and/or installing CANs/LANs.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required, as well as leading/mentoring subordinate staff members.
    • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other business related is preferred.
    • Certification: CCNA and MCSA or MCSE plus baseline certification as stipulated in DoD 8570.01 and DoD 8570.01-M

    Special Skills:

    • Aids with complex networking issues to less experienced team members.
    • Capable of documenting and implementing new and ongoing business processes that specify special handling procedures for excluded systems to minimize risk to critical mission processes.
    • At a minimum, qualified to monitor network-monitoring activities daily to ensure all production environments are fully functional, available and meeting performance specifications and shall notify the Government within 30 minutes of any issues/concerns.
    • Able to configure the automatic paging software, which monitors the temperature of the Server Room, to notify specific individuals as specified by IMD government management.
    • Skilled to track in real time, the lifecycle of each network device and provide LCM replacement recommendations or introduction of new hardware with IMD government management monthly and additionally as needed.
    • Equipped to provide operational support for all LAN hardware (routers and switches) and software, including connectivity between the network devices and segments.



    Physical Demands

    Position consists of sitting for long periods of time, using hands/fingers, handling, reaching with hands and arms, speaking or translating.  Periods of walking, standing, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, and lifting equipment weighing up to 30 pounds.  Moderate to extended periods of office work with heavy periods of computer usage. May be assigned occasional to moderate periods of analytical tasks requiring extensive reasoning abilities. It is Katmai’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

    Work Environment

    Work is performed primarily indoors at a well-lit office or server room environment. The environment is normally air conditioned, but conditions may change dependent upon circumstances.  Work may need to be performed in a fast-paced environment requiring quick thinking and rapid judgements.  Employee will be exposed to a wide variety of clients in differing functions, personalities and abilities.

    Work Schedule

    Full time with occasional travel between IT support facilities. Systems Engineer II (Network Engineer III) shall be available and required to work additional hours as deemed necessary for adequate deliverable care of services.


    To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply on the company website,  http://www.katmaicorp.com/careers.

    We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Preference will be given to Ouzinkie Shareholders, Spouses of Shareholders, and Descendants of Shareholders in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2003 - 2(i).


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