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Senior Network Engineer

Company: Lynker Corporation
Location: College Park
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Lynker is seeking talented Senior Network Engineers to be an integral part of the day-to-day operations of a large data center for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)'s National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP). This position supports 24x7 mission-critical systems hosted on physical and virtual servers in an active clustering environment located in College Park, MD and Boulder, CO.

Become a critical member of the National Weather Service (NWS) in its mission to protect American lives and safeguard the nation's economy. As a member of the NCEP Central Operations (NCO) Network Engineering & Operations team, you will directly support the country's most important weather systems. From the deployment and operational support of weather models support systems to worldwide public data dissemination systems that sustain hundreds of terabytes of web traffic every day, your role at the NWS will be in support of the world's most indispensable weather forecasting and hazard mitigation systems. This includes the publication of Watches, Warnings, and Non-Weather Emergency Messages.

The Senior Network Engineers selected will work well with general guidance, generate competent technical input for operations type documentation, and are detailed and security oriented. This position will be performed on a hybrid remote schedule and at Client locations.

Responsibilities of the Senior Network Engineers will include the Following:

  • Provides technical support in the installation and maintenance of employer's or customer's Local Area Network or Wide Area Network (LANWAN).
  • Assists in the evaluation of hardware and software, including peripheral, output, and telecommunications equipment.
  • Installs network hardware and software, including network operating systems.
  • Monitors data communications to ensure that network is available to all users.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves complex and routine problems in order to ensure minimal disruption to the mission-critical network.
  • Assists and directs more junior team members on troubleshooting and resolving network issues so they can more quickly diagnose and assist the team in the future.
  • Maintaining a network of 25 to 100 nodes.

    The Ideal Senior Network Engineers will meet the Following Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree in a related area and 6+ years of experience in the field.
  • Ability to pass a background investigation for a position of public trust.
  • Ability to work under general supervision.
  • Ability to provide technical oversight.

    About Lynker

    Lynker is a growing, employee owned, small business, specializing in professional, scientific and technical services. Our continually expanding team combines scientific expertise with mature, results-driven processes and tools to achieve technically sound, cost effective solutions in hydrology/water sciences, geospatial analysis, information technology, resource management, conservation, and management and business process improvement.

    We focus on putting the right people in the right place to be effective. And having the right people is critical for success. Our streamlined organization enables and empowers our talented professionals to tackle our customers' scientific and technical priorities creatively and effectively.

    Lynker offers a team-oriented work environment, competitive salaries and benefits, and the opportunity to work in a culture of exceptionally skilled and diverse professionals who embrace sound science and creative solutions.

    Lynker is an E-Verify employer.

    Lynker is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

Keywords: Lynker Corporation, Washington DC , Senior Network Engineer, Engineering , College Park, DC

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