Persistent Systems

Network Engineer

Job Location US-CO-Fort Collins
Department
Programs and Contracts

Company Overview

Headquartered in New York City since 2007, Persistent Systems, LLC is a global communications technology company which develops, manufactures, and integrates a patented and secure Mobile Ad Hoc Networking (MANET) system: Wave Relay®. The company’s industry leading R&D team has designed wireless networking protocols to support their cutting edge Wave Relay® system and technology. Wave Relay® is capable of running data, video, voice and other applications under the most difficult and unpredictable conditions. Their suite of products is field proven and utilized in Commercial, Military, Government, Industrial, Agriculture,  Robotics, and Unmanned System markets.

Job Description & Responsibilities

We’re looking for a Network Engineer who is a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or has equivalent training/experience. As a Network Engineer, you’ll be a critical member of the Persistent Systems technical team and will work closely with forward support and technical team members to solve our customer’s most difficult mobile ad hoc networking (MANET) problems. You’ll serve as a technical lead and subject-matter expert in the support of Wave Relay® communications solutions and will interact directly with our customers. You’ll also be responsible for communicating technical challenges to our engineering department as you strive to solve problems.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Architect, implement and support network solutions utilizing Wave Relay®
  • Support and facilitate the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and monitoring of network and communications equipment including, but not limited to, the Wave Relay® suite of products and third-party switches, routers, and UPS systems
  • Lead proactive, continuous improvement of existing network solutions
  • Design solutions to meet customer requirements, including RF antenna solutions, physical interfaces, and custom installations
  • Develop long-term customer relationships with project clients through managing and interpreting requirements
  • Provide project technical assistance, product education, and training
  • Support technical solutions to meet prospect's business, technical, and/or financial goals
  • Lead troubleshooting and root cause analysis for complex networking systems
  • Maintain expert knowledge of Persistent Systems’ products
  • Support requests for information (RFI) and requests for proposal (RFP) technical solutions and responses

Job Qualifications & Experience

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field or equivalent experience
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Certification, or similar certification or experience
  • 3 years of experience as a Network Engineer
  • 2 years of Department of Defense (DoD) network and systems contract experience
  • Strong understanding of technical concepts such as wireless, GPS, mobile, RF propagation
  • Understanding of hardware and software concepts, and networking concepts such as IP routing and switching and VPN architectures, and OSI model layers 1-3
  • Experience with traffic shaping, priority queuing, Class of Service (CoS), and routing/switching
  • Must be willing and able to travel at least 25% of the time
  • Must have a United States security clearance (Secret or higher) or be able to obtain United States security clearance (Secret or higher)

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Certification
  • Experience with MANET or Wave Relay® technologies
  • Experience with DoD Information Assurance
  • Experience with smart phone and tablet computer configuration
  • Experience with video encoders
  • Experience with Radio over IP (RoIP)
  • Experience with configuration management

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