Telecommunications Network Engineer


The Network Engineer assists in the development and maintenance of network communications. Uses knowledge of LAN/WAN systems to help design and install internal and external networks. Tests and evaluates network systems to eliminate problems and make improvements.
Essential Functions
Maintain computer networks including mainframes, VPNs, routers and other physical hardware.
Install and configure network equipment.
Creating firewalls and updating virus protection software and data security systems to keep data and communications protected.
Monitoring computer systems to improve network performance for all systems.
Troubleshooting, resolving, and communicating networking issues to other employees and management.
Performing vulnerability assessments and required patching to ensure compliance with standard processes.
Maintaining current knowledge and understanding of security and networking best practices to offer the best solutions and protection to company systems.
Suggesting improvements to network performance, capacity, and scalability.
Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not intended to be a complete or exclusive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Approximately 20% travel is required for training and testing: CONUS and OCONUS. Due to federal contracting requirements, must be a US Citizen.
Education and Experience:
Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or related field.
Five (5) years related experience required.
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification required (or better).
Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
Proven experience in designing, implementing, and managing network solutions.
Strong knowledge of networking protocols, including TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, and VPNs.
Experience with Cisco IOS, routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, 802.1Q), and switching technologies.
Familiarity with network security principles and best practices.
Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
Effective communication and collaboration skills.
Knowledge of network monitoring and analysis tools.
Must be able to qualify for a Secret Security Clearance
Preferred but not Required Qualifications:
Familiarity with General Dynamics encryptors such as KG-175x and Sectéra vIPer Secure Phones
Knowledge of cryptographic principles and encryption algorithms.
Familiarity with cybersecurity frameworks and standards.
Strong understanding of firewalls and intrusion detection/prevention systems.
Security certifications such as CISSP, CompTIA Security, or TACLANE certification are a plus.
Experience with other encryption technologies and solutions.
Familiarity with government and defense industry security requirements.
SelectTech Services complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact our Human Resources Department, (937)438-9905,
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