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Requisition ID:  214010
Position Title: Network Engineer, NS&E (214010)
Project: SIG
Location:  Frederick, MD
Relocation Authorized:  None
US Citizenship Required: Yes
Badging: Must be able to obtain badging
Other Requirements: Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education

Whether you’re passionate about a career in engineering, construction, and project management, or in one of many other career fields available at Bechtel, chances are we have the right opportunity waiting for you.

We know that it takes the right blend of talent, knowledge, service and experience to take on some of the biggest and toughest jobs in the world. Founded in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 50,000+ employees work with customers, partners, and suppliers on hundreds of diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.


Network Engineer


We are looking for a team member that will collaborate openly and has proficient oral and written communications skills. As a Network Engineer, you will wear many hats, working on such tasks as switch and firewall deployment and maintenance, network management, VM management, and basic technology troubleshooting.  We do not require you have competency in all these areas, and will provide on-the-job training for areas that need reinforcement. 


The Network Engineer is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of networking hardware and software.  As a Network Engineer, you will maintain Cisco and other vendor’s equipment.  You will also provide user support and lead troubleshooting efforts.  You will research and recommend creative methods for network engineering tasks.  


Responsibilities of the Network Engineer include:

Install & configure new networking hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project requirements.
Work with users to troubleshoot and resolve issues.
Virtual Machine management
Perform system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
Develop and maintain installation, configuration, and operational procedures.
Contribute to and maintain system standards.
Research and recommend innovative methods for networking tasks.

Basic Qualifications:

U.S. citizenship is required for this position.
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from an accredited university with six (6) years’ experience relevant to Information Technology OR twelve (12) years’ work experience relevant to Information Technology in lieu of degree.
Salary and grade commensurate with experience
 Possess an active TS SCI security clearance

Minimum Qualifications:

Design, integrate, configure, deploy, test, and maintain numerous types of network devices, interfaces and technologies
Resolve complex network problems and operate network analyzers, WAN test equipment, and network simulators
Draft technical requirements, configuration management, and planning documentation

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated experience with Cisco Network Switches, Firewalls, as well as relevant network design and troubleshooting
Demonstrated experience with datacenter class network switch troubleshooting, including the Cisco Nexus and Chassis based switch operations.
Experience with virtualization, including VMware applications
Experience with supporting various Linux variants
Security+ Certified
Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

About the company

Is the largest construction and civil engineering company in the United States, ranking as the 4th-largest privately owned company in the United States.

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