Senior Network Engineer in Fort Carson, CO at Maximus

Date Posted: 5/9/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

*Position is contingent upon award

*Position is located in Colorado Spring, CO

Project Specific Duties
•Develop plans for ensuring network demands are met prior to any issues occuring
•Defines, designs, and implements network solutions
•Applies advanced network engineering and architecture knowledge on complex and diverse problems where analysis of situation requires in-depth evaluation of various factors.
•May oversee network systems projects.
•Designs, installs, supports, and maintains new network hardware and software infrastructure.
•Provides right-sized network solutions that meet all program and enterprise requirements.
•Allocates network resources, monitors network performance and usage, and ensures most cost effective and efficient use of network resources.
•Ensures all IT equipment complies with industry and regulatory standards.
•Troubleshoots, analyses, and resolves faults in operational networks.
•Ensures routine preventative maintenance and license compliance is performed.
•Works closely with the program technical lead to write, validate, and implement accurate technical process documentation that is reviewed and approved by the Enterprise Network standards working group.
•Provides training and support for installation, deployment and integration team members to ensure hardware configuration and installation procedures and policies are correctly implemented.

Project Requirements
•Bachelor’s degree: Additional experience will be considered in lieu of degree
•At least eight (8) years of experience
•Experience trouble shooting network components
•Implementation of firewall rules
•Configuring and updating network equipment
•Experience with load balancing
•Network capacity analysis, planning and reporting
•Strong customer service skills working with a diverse, multi-national customer base, and the ability to simplify and communicate complex technical concepts, both verbally and written.
•Highly self-motivated and works effectively within a small team of engineers or independently, with the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment'

 Job Summary

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Perform a wide variety of evaluation, maintenance, troubleshooting and training tasks to ensure the LAN and WAN network performance meets company and user satisfaction.
- Responsible for watching and responding to corresponding alerts both visual and digital in a timely fashion and engaging additional resources as necessary to resolve any corresponding issues.
- Maintain multi-site network operations and software applications, operating systems and regular maintenance with both private and public facilities.
- Manage assigned delivery services in accordance with established objectives and run books.
- Respond to inquiries from staff, administrators, service providers, site personnel and outside vendors and etc. to provide technical assistance and support.
- Administer the related enterprise systems and servers to ensure availability of services to authorized users.
- Troubleshoot malfunctions of enterprise hardware and software applications, telephones and security systems to resolve operational issues and restore services.
- Troubleshoot additional infrastructure components to include: server hardware, server OS (Windows or Open Source), load balancing, clustering, MS Exchange, MS SharePoint, virtualization, backup and recovery solutions, monitoring solutions, patching solutions and ITSM.
- Document issues and incidents for later use in a KB.
- Manage and maintain the infrastructure tool sets, including standard alerting, monitoring, and management tools.
- Provide mentoring leadership to other colleagues and peers as needed.
- Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Requirements:
- Requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 6 years with a Master's degree
- Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
- Exercises judgement in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
- Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise.
- Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel as a team lead.

Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.