Election Systems & Software

  • Senior Network Engineer

    Job Location US-NE-Omaha
    Posted Date 2 days ago(11/14/2018 1:38 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Technical Services
  • Job Description

    Would you like to be part of America’s democratic process?

    Would you like a career and not simply a job?

    Do you like to make a difference, work hard, and have fun?

    Are integrity, passion, and responsibility some of your core values?

    Do you have a broad range of IT experience with systems and networking?


    If you answered yes to these questions, you may be a great fit for the Senior Network Engineer position at Election Systems & Software.  Please apply for consideration of this great opportunity. 


    A Senior Network Engineer is responsible for network installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of Tier 2 issues among the full array of Management Systems in compliance with certification requirements across Federal, State and Local jurisdictions. This role requires a subject matter expert (SME) with respect to operating systems, server and network hardware, telecommunications, application interfaces and system security among company products.  Additional responsibilities included advanced network design, configuration, and troubleshooting, including being the SME and point of contact for advanced network configurations.  A Senior Network Engineer is required to also utilize critical thinking skills to determine gaps in processes, technology, or documentation, and provide recommendation to remediate the gap.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Offer initiative, leadership and support in developing, installing, building, configuring, supporting, administering and documenting complex management systems including Local Area Networks (LAN) and Wide Area Networks (WAN); and other system components in compliance with jurisdiction certification requirements.
    2. Serve as department SME on network communications, connectivity, and telecommunications. Provide recommendations and best practices for current and future system architectures in relation to network and system communications.
    3. Support customer systems by acting as a resource and/or troubleshooting complex and sensitive escalated Tier 2 technical issues.
    4. Effectively communicate with key stakeholders on new implementations, upgrades, RFP responses, and system requirements. Perform basic project management, planning, and communication roles to ensure all implementation deliverables are performed on-time and with high quality.
    5. Gather requirements for customer system networks and create appropriate network architecture design and network quotes based on the requirements analysis.
    6. Monitor and manage COTS hardware and software with respect to current legacy products. Provide analysis and recommendations based on hardware and software lifecycles.
    7. Communicate best practices and recommendations for system security, availability, and performance to both internal and external customers.
    8. Effectively communicate and present Technical Services related presentations and documentation to both internal and external customers.
    9. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 



    Education Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Network Technology or related field



    At least 1-year experience including:

    Experience in a technical environment, with roles such as Technical/Customer Support, System Administrator (System installation, configuration, and maintenance), Network Administration, and Systems Analyst

    Proficient with MS Office Suite and office communications

    Knowledge and work experience of Networking and troubleshooting PC systems including, but not limited to:

    Understanding of Server and Workstation system deployments

    Experience with MS Operating Systems, including Windows Server

    Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP networking and routing

    Cisco ASA firewall configuration and troubleshooting

    Advanced understanding of network communications (LAN/WAN/Cellular)

    Working knowledge and application of system and network security concepts

    SFTP and VPN concepts

    Communication and reporting to senior level team members and customers



    Technical capacity

    Problem Solving/Analysis

    Critical thinking

    Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate with a variety of audiences

    Strong sense of urgency, initiative, and motivation

    High quality of work product

    Professional attitude and appearance

    Positive attitude and ability to work together with the team and mentor staff.


    Preferred but not Required:  A+, Network +, CCENT, CCNA, or Microsoft certifications preferred


    Supervisory Responsibilities:  This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


    Work Environment:  This job operates in a professional office environment which routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, and photocopiers; and in environments where election systems equipment is located.


    Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted.


    Travel:  25%-75% travel is possible.


    Security:  Required to consistently demonstrate adherence to all security requirements and accepted practices as contained in the current ES&S Security Policy.  Incumbents must proactively read, comprehend and adhere to all ES&S security policies, practices and procedures regarding the safety and safekeeping of co-workers, products, services and other intellectual property as defined in the ES&S New Business and Non-disclosure, or Proprietary matters, Confidential matters and Non-Competition agreements, and the current ES&S Security Policy Manual.


    EEO Statement:  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at ES&S will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.  ES&S does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, or because of past, current, or future military obligations or any other characteristics protected by law.

    This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.


    E-Verify: ES&S shall electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees and shall submit a query to E-Verify for any newly-hired employee after completion of the I-9 process and no later than the end of the third business day after the employee’s actual start date.


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