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LAN Engineer - Senior 

Category Information Technology  

The Telecommunications Network Engineer - Senior analyzes and develops telecommunications networks supporting a wide range of capabilities, including voice, data, video, and/or wireless services.

Additional Responsibilities Include, but are not Limited To:

  • Closely coordinates with other information system professionals to ensure proper implementation of network services.
  • In conjunction with functional users, develops alternative solutions and backup plans.
  • Makes recommendations, if needed, for approval of major network installations.
  • Identifies high level design requirements for the backbone to include redundancy,
    maintainability and disaster recovery requirements. Assist in the development of CONOPS (Concept of Operations), disaster recovery, and contingency operations plans.
  • Identifies the detailed design requirements for the backbone to include server locations, user locations, projected traffic flows between devices, layer three devices, and layer four
    protocols (Transmission Control Protocol).
  • Designs, implements, and sustains solutions to include the following:
    • Overall topology (switch interconnection locations, COOP (Continuity of Operations Plan) scenarios, etc.)
    • Layer two design: spanning tree, trunking, and speeds
    • Operational Information: node addressing and server addressing (if changes are required)
    • QoS (Quality of Service)
    • Switchport level access controls and notifications
    • Streaming video IP protocols
    • Wireless LAN (Local Area Network)
    • IPv6 assessment and integration plan
    • 802.1x – protocols and appliances
    • DNS/DHCP appliances
    • WIDS (Wireless Intrusion Detections)
  • Troubleshoots, administers, and maintains the following:
    • OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) Model Layers 1-7
    • Network Protocols, including IPv6 and IPv4 (TCP, UDP, ICMP, IGMP, ARP, AH, ESP, and VRRP)
    • IEEE Standards: 802.1x, 802.1Q, 802.1s, 802.1D, 802.1W, 802.1ax, 802.3, and 802.11
    • Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting Protocols, including TACACS+ and RADIUS
  • Provides high-level problem diagnosis, i.e., data capture and analysis in resolving LAN problems for both internal and external DLA Enterprise Data Solutions and Enterprise Network Infrastructure customers, with technical representatives both commercial and government to resolve all network related problems.
    • An example of a commercial entity would be Cisco technical support.
  • Provides call-in support on an as needed basis and participates in the DLA, Information Operations Regional network infrastructure on-call rotation.
    • After hours call back may be automated and controlled through these locations and Enterprise infrastructure Remedy incident reporting system.
    • Provide on call support approximately every two (2) weeks.
    • Typically, the on-call support personnel receive one (1) call per week, 50% of which require on-site support.
  • Provides support with ensuring appropriate audit logs are captured and stored.
  • Applies security requirements to the operating system for the NE (Network Environment) and CE (Computing Environment) used in their current position, per STIG (Security Technical Implementation Guidelines).
  • Determines the location, installation, and cabling requirements for access points and antennas.
  • Uses provided man-lift for the installation of access points, antennas, and cabling required for established service and to retrieve defective units for repair.
  • Manages accounts, networks rights, and accesses to the network environment systems and equipment.
  • Assist with proposal development, if necessary.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.


  • Must have ten (10) years of telecommunications experience with at least eight (8) years of LAN (Local Area Network) experience.
  • Experience in telecommunications network design and management.
  • Experience in analysis and design of voice networks, LAN (Local Area Network) and WAN (Wide Area Network) data networks, wireless networks, and/or network management systems to support voice and data services.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Must possess DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification (i.e. Sec+ CE, CCNA Security).
  • Must have one Computing Environment Certification: CCSE NGX, CCNA, CCNP, CCSP, SCNA, CCSE NGX Plus NG with AI, CCMSE NG with AI, CSMSE NG with AI Plus VSX, NSA, ESE, etc.

Other Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with customer and fulfill all duties and responsibilities as listed in the contract.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite including, but not limited to: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work independently, or under only general direction, on requirements that are moderately complex to analyze, plan, program, and implement.
  • Must understand fiber optic cable use, maintenance and fabrication for building infrastructure, and IEEE 802x networking standards.
  • On-call duty will be required.

Security Clearance:

  • Top Secret security clearance required.

US Citizenship: This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require Sawdey Solution Services to staff it only with U.S. Citizens.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Requisition Category Pipeline  
Req Number INF-23-00020  
Location Albany, GA  
About the Organization Here at Sawdey Solution Services, an ISO 9001-14001 certified and CMMI-SVC v2 Level 3 appraised corporation, has built a nationwide and global footprint as a leading government contracting organization. Specializing in cybersecurity, systems engineering, and operational support, Sawdey invites you to be a part of a team that's at the forefront of securing our nation. Operating successfully since 2001, we are a Woman Owned/Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Business (WOSB/SDVOSB). Our mission is to provide employees with the best experience in a people focused, continuous process improvement environment. We are extremely proud of the culture we have created and encourage all prospective applicants to take a look at what other applicants and employees are saying about us:

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EOE Statement We are a Disabled-Veterans-41 CFR 60 1.4, Equal Opportunity Employer. Devoted to creating a diverse and friendly workplace, we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, physical or mental disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, or veteran status. Our goals and beliefs are that diverse backgrounds and experiences empower and enable us to offer our customers an unmatched level of service. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply!  

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