Network Performance Optimization Specialist at Sevatec in Oxon Hill, MD

Network Performance Optimization Specialist - Network Capacity Planning / Analysis
August 28, 2020
Oxon Hill, MD
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Network Performance Optimization Specialist - Network Capacity Planning / Analysis

Sevatec is looking to hire a Network Performance Capacity Planning Specialist who will be actively involved with dashboard creation for visibility into the WAN, LAN, Security, Wireless, UC, Hyper Converged Infrastructure, Server Platforms and the like. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in data analytics and business intelligence through the software development lifecycle (SDLC). Strong problem-solving skills, with a creative mindset and an eye for customer experience. Exceptional communications skills at all levels, with the ability to establish and maintain strong relationships and work effectively at all levels in the organization. Highly driven, results-oriented, out-side-of-the-box thinker and nimble problem solver with a willingness to do whatever it takes to deliver business value quickly. You will leverage your ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal. You will connect with people daily and build partnerships with our stakeholders, while navigating complex, competing priorities to deliver outstanding business results. Performance and capacity planning for all solutions during Architecture and Engineering phase, prior to implementation. Capacity analysis, bandwidth studies and risk-analysis reports should be delivered prior to the delivery of any engineering solution, to not negatively impact the enterprise LAN/WAN and Cloud Interconnects. Analysis of end to end performance impacts and costs associated both monetarily and operationally. Achieve maximum network performance for the enterprise users on both wired and wireless, as well as for remote teleworkers. Detail oriented and must be able to think independently Presentation skills to present details to senior technology management team Skill in managing one's own time and the time of others based on an established project plan Skill in using analysis, logic and reasoning to troubleshoot issues and find the best solutions to challenges Strong customer service orientation Must be able to manage multiple tasks with conflicting priorities Responsible for technical client communication for the Network Support team and escalations to both client and management team as necessary Produce repeatable reports that evaluate capacity and identify areas where improvements can be implemented. Analyze specifications and capacity and undertake appropriate calculations to estimate resource requirements, in terms of labor, tools and materials. Create capacity plans that meet Government defined business targets and optimize efficiency and costs. Evaluate solution requirements and deliver minimum and maximum performance metrics to set thresholds; forecast when under or over conditions exist; provide mitigation/corrective action strategy. Identify and document potential pitfalls, issues, challenges, and potential resolution strategies. Provide continuous review of software and hardware solutions so that the organization can better anticipate customer needs. Use and configure monitoring tools and perform real time tracking of resource utilization with a focus on forecasting trends and developing proactive solutions. Ability to problem-solve, and think creatively Experience handling, securing, and communicating highly confidential and sensitive information Closely collaborating with cross-functional teams US Citizenship required An active Entrance on Duty (EOD) is required to begin employment and must be maintained as a requirement of continued employment. Experience working in agile project environment and solid familiarity of the lifecycle of analytic application development Organizational skills and the ability to multitask; Prioritizing assignments and working Experience on COTS tools including but not limited to Solar Winds, Riverbed Steelhead family suite (Steel Central Controller, NetProfiler, NetCollector, Steel Central Mobile Controller, Steel Central ARX, Not limited to AIX, ATX, App Doctor, NetPlanner, NetAuditor) Stealthwatch, SCOM, New Relic, Azure Log analytics, NetApp On-Command Insight, Dell OME, Cisco UCS Manager and APC Structure
Ware. Thinking strategically with the big picture in mind Ability to use data to help inform strategy and direction Deliver assigned project objectives on time, managing stakeholder expectations along the way Anticipate risks and manage issues; proactively seek and resolve problems Excellent written and verbal communication skills Experience and familiarity with IT management products and services Experience with networking, server, application and development technologies Domain expertise with IT operations, security or compliance is desirable Strong written and verbal communication skills Team Player This role is part of a much larger team Cisco Routing & Switch CCNA/CCNP or other comparable certification Microsoft MCSA/MCSE (O365, Windows 2016, Windows 10) or comparable experience. These


Would be Nice to Have: Relevant DHS focused experience Bachelor s degree, with preference in the computer related field, or equivalent combination of education/ 7 years of experience ITIL Capacity Management is a plus Other certifications are a plusEEO Statement: Sevatec is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. ID: 2020-2223 External Company Name: Sevatec Inc. External Company URL: Street: 161 National Plaza Street

Job Expires: 2020-11-26
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