WAN Core Network Lead Engineer
Posted on: December 6, 2018
WAN Core Network Lead Engineer Description: Job Title: WAN Core Network Lead Engineer Job Location: Melbourne, FL Job Code: ES20182###-####6 Harris Corporation is an industry innovator providing advanced communications and information systems to both government and commercial markets. Whether providing wideband-networking tactical radio systems for defense and security forces or deploying and operating a secure telecommunications network for air traffic control, customers trust Harris to deliver mission-critical situational awareness. The company has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue and about 17,000 employees including 7,700 engineers and scientists supporting customers in more than 100 countries. Harris is seeking talented individuals to work with the Network Architect Lead/Chief Systems Engineer to join its Mission Networks team, to help build our next generation networking infrastructure. The technical lead will drive and champion systems engineering processes and best practices for the full life cycle of the program. As a member of this team, you will oversee defining, prototyping and proving high performance network service functions and a control plane that scales to thousands of nodes across a wide-area-network. The Mission Networks organization delivers advanced, technology-based solutions that solve government and commercial customers mission-critical challenges. The organization supports the global aviation community with advanced systems and services that significantly increase the safety, security and capacity of global air traffic management systems to meet the growing demand of air transportation operations. Harris is committed to modernizing global air traffic management to meet the aviation challenges of today and tomorrow. Job Description:Serve as a technical interface between Harris and the customers engineering staffs.Engage with customer engineering, operations, and management personnel to define and document the customer s CONOPS and requirements.Develop and demonstrate application of Next Generation Network features for solutions within the FAA s National Airspace System (NAS) specifically as they apply to the FAA NextGen modernization initiativesConsult/explore options/pros/cons for optimized WAN architectures & considerations, system integration, performance, network management, security, etc. Will work on evaluation options & projects, network/application implications, risk assessment, and develop reference architecturesDecompose requirements and allocating them to different subsystems or cross-functional domains.Conduct trade studies as required for designing solutions for customer needs.Serve as the technical lead for proposal efforts, including creation of a technical baseline, cost determination, ROM creation, and technical writing for the proposal volume.Lead design review efforts and hold design reviews with internal and/or external stakeholders, and ensure design reviews are planned, executed, and action items closed.Lead efforts to follow systems engineering processes throughout the lifecycle of the product or service, including writing and upkeep of the Systems Engineering Management Plan (SEMP).Responsible for providing technical oversight in the FAA NextGen Programs domainAssess and manage technical risk on the program.Identify improvement areas and architect elegant, optimal solutionsCommunicate clearly with peers and stakeholders about ideas, designs, and implementation detailsWork closely with fellow engineers to arrive at consensus-based approaches to problemsWork with QA to explain new features and assist in test-plan developmentTroubleshoot complex customer issues that require deep understanding of network protocols and Linux networking internals Qualifications:Bachelor s degree or equivalent (preferably in SystemsEngineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Network Engineering or a related field), and a minimum of 15 years of applicable experience.Minimum 15 years experience in systems engineering and/or technical leadership.3-5 years of hands on experience within the U.S telecommunications carrier industry.Experience in the Systems Engineering Lifecycle.Previous systems engineering leadership experience.Proven project management and leadership experience for small dedicated teams. Preferred Additional Skills:Master s degree or equivalent (MSEE, MSCE, MSSE, MCS [computer science] or a related field)Certifications: CCIE or JNCIE or equivalent preferred but not requiredDeep understanding of TCP/IP & Routing protocols (OSPF, BGP)Strong computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms, programming languages, distributed systems, computer networking, multi-threaded programmingSelf-starter, with high initiative and drive.Team-player, able to work in a large program environment and have good communications skills.Familiarity with FAA programsExperience in data plane and control plane architectureExperience with SD-WAN, Network Function Virtualization, SDN Software Defined Networking. Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law. By submitting your r sum for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your r sum , as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions. Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.Associated topics: asic, cable technician, circuit, electrical, hardware, infrastructure, network engineer, soc, voip, wan
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