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Network Engineer

Scaled is a composites company specializing in designing, building, and testing proof-of-concept aircraft. Scaled, the creator of landmark aircraft and spacecraft like Virgin’s GlobalFlyer, the Stratolaunch carrier, and Virgin Galactic’s WhiteKnightTwo and SpaceShipTwo, is at the epicenter of experimental aviation. We are 650 exceptionally talented and creative people pursuing aerospace breakthroughs in Mojave, California. The challenge of conquering the never‐been‐done, the enthusiasm generated when concept comes to fruition, and the buzz you feel collaborating with creative people with common purpose is the unique Scaled environment that can be summed up in one word: fun.

Job Summary:
The Network Engineer is responsible for installing, configuring and maintaining the organization’s network. This individual will build networks and maintain external and internal network infrastructures within Scaled Composites. The Network Engineer reports to the Director of Information Technology.

Duties and Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
• Documenting network problems and resolutions for future reference.
• Monitoring network performance, implementing performance tuning and maintaining inventory of all network equipment.
• Providing support for the Telecommunications Administrator.
• Ensuring licensing compliance in accordance with local, state, federal, and international law.
• Troubleshooting and solving network system problems of severe complexity.
• Providing user interface and support for facility Network and/or Telecommunications systems as needed.
• Participating in the evaluation of network-related and/or telecommunications software and hardware and make recommendations to IT Director.
• Evaluating new computer-related and/or telecommunications software and hardware and make recommendations to IT Director.
• Instructing and assisting employees in the proper use of network resources.
• Providing off-hours coverage when required and other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
• 2+ years’ college education in Computer Science / Information Technology and 2+ years’ experience in supporting computer network systems, or four or more years’ experience in supporting computer network systems and/or telecommunications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or similar experience strongly desired
• Certifications: CCNA (or acquired within 1 year of starting), (CCNP &CCIE is a plus)
• Cisco Telecommunications Software is a plus.
• Proficient understanding of computer/network-related and/or telecommunications software and hardware, and their practical applications to problems and situations
• Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously under frequently changing priorities
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills to include a follow up/status update mindset and excellent active listening skills
• Systems: Windows, Cisco Systems, UNIX, Linux
• Networking: Switches, Routers, Hubs, Cables, Racks, Firewalls, LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, DNS, UDP, Latency, VoIP, QoS
• Software: Microsoft Office, Visio

Essential Job Functions:
• Requires mobility and the ability to bend and reach
• Move materials weighing up to 20 pounds on a regular basis such as files, books, office equipment, etc.
• May infrequently require moving materials weighing up to 40 pounds.
• Manual dexterity and coordination are required (e.g., to operate computer keyboard)
• Vision at close distances and the ability to adjust focus
• Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time
• Ability to write for extended periods of time

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Protected Vet and drug and alcohol free workplace.
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