Job Description

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Systems Engineer/Network Planner
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TCI has an immediate need for an Systems Engineer/Network Planner in Palm Bay, FL.  This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity.  This is a long term contract opportunity with the probability of extension and possible hire.  This position requires a current DoD Top Secret Security Clearance/SCI.


TCI is offering an excellent DoD Contract opportunity with our government/military sector client in Palm Bay, FL.  If you enjoy a collaborative and creative work environment, this is a great opportunity for you to join a rapidly growing IT team.  Promoting from within is a routine best practice in an environment where individuals are encouraged to advance their careers.


  • Systems Engineer with Network Planning Engineering Experience supporting Ground Satellite Operations.
  • Expected to contribute to all Enterprise Network engineering activities pertaining to CDRL's, trades, requirements analysis, management & compliance, design milestones (SRR, SDR, PDR,CDR) and test/verification activities
  • Strong technical emphasis with responsibility for heavily contributing to the system architecture/definition, CONOPS, Use Cases, Enterprise Network Performance analysis
  • Experience with customer and subcontractor technical interfacing
  • Responsible for providing technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk supportability, and effectiveness analyses for total systems
  • Responsible for analyses at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal
  • Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
  • Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications


  • Must have at least 6 years of experience working on network system architecture, implementation, integration, and test.
  • Master’s degree in engineering and a minimum of 4 years of previous experience in system engineering.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering and a minimum 6 years of previous experience in system engineering.
  • Hands on experience with network devices (Cisco, Juniper, etc).
  • Willing to work in lab and field environments.
  • Candidate must possess a current DoD Top Secret Security Clearance.


  • Enterprise network design/configuration/operation to include Data Centers, and Management Systems
  • Domain knowledge of Network Management Systems & NetOps (NetBoss, Tivoli or equivalent)
  • Domain knowledge of network technology and protocols such as OSPF, BGP, MPLS, LACP, FCoE, Metro Ethernet
  • Network Security Technology to include encryption (HAIPE, IPSec, Juniper SRX, Cisco Nexus)
  • IA and/or Networking Certifications (CISSP, SEC+, CCNP)
  • Communication Systems
  • Bare metal and KVM virtual environments (VMware, Ubuntu, RHEL)
  • Network Device Configuration and Integration experience (Routers, Firewall, etc)
  • Implementing and resolving security configuration associated with operations environments
  • Ability to work in a team environment and negotiate solutions with other engineering disciplines
  • Previous experience supporting DoD/government customers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in a technical information environment
  • Previous experience with Model Based System Engineering (UML, SysML, DoDAF)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work multiple tasks in a fast paced environment and adapt quickly to changing situations

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