VAE, Inc

  • Sr. Network Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Fort Belvoir
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    Information Technology
  • Overview


    VAE, Inc. is a full service IT Infrastructure Solutions Company focused on building, securing and supporting our clients’ mission critical enterprises. We provide a distinctive array of design, integration and implementation services as well as fully managed service offerings. VAE is at the forefront of leveraging multi-tenant capable technologies and shared IT services to create secure, reliable and cost-effective end-to-end services and solutions. We deliver exceptional infrastructure solutions with extremely talented employees using a client-focused partnering approach.


    We are a Woman Owned Small Business headquartered in Springfield, Virginia.



    Possess a thorough understanding of network engineering to include wired and Wireless transmissions, mapping and surveying, configuration of access points, antennas and related equipment, cabling infrastructure to support WLAN systems, client wireless configurations, operations and troubleshooting.  Experience with Location Based Services/Choke Points/Active/Passive & Semi-Passive RFID.  Network survey/ deployment/support experience required.  Physical infrastructure experience required.  Project lead / management / strong organizational skills required.  Working knowledge of computer hardware/software fundamentals, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and Visio.  A minimum of eight years of experience in wireless and network communications industry is required.

    Tasks: Design, plan, establish, and optimize networks and enterprise network architecture.  Develop network infrastructures and make recommendations on systems enhancements for optimization.  Lead and supervise teams.  Provide technical assessment of requirements and definition from conception through implementation.  Train and mentor other engineers.  Design and validate link performance, quality and reliability.

    Use measuring and diagnostic tools to test and adjust equipment.  Create manuals and support documentation.  Optimize existing network by adjusting network parameters, adding/deleting of neighbors and recommending possible solutions to hardware problems.  Monitor and analyze statistical and drive test data to improve system performance.  Apply propagation theory, cellular theory, RF engineering tools and antenna theory to choose device placement.  Responsible for capacity planning, Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) frequency planning and frequency hopping by applying carrier/interference (C/I) ratio analysis.


    Required Experience:

    The Sr. Network Engineer shall have a DoD 8570 certification IAT-II, with a Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) and Certified Wireless Network Professional (CWNP) or equivalent. Secret Clearance. 


    VAE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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