Harris Corporation Network Planning Engineer in Lynchburg, Virginia

Network Planning Engineer 3/5/18--NetworkUSA - VA - Lynchburg




Job ID: CS20182702-23598


Job Title – Network Planning Engineer

Job Location – Lynchburg, VA

Job Code – CS20182702-23598

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at Harris.com at https://www.harris.com/ .

Job Description:

The candidate will be a member of a team responsible for the definition, design, implementation, and support of standard configurations of all Cisco network and security platforms used within the Harris VIDA network. The team is responsible for developing a standard architecture and the supporting templates and tools which can be used for implementation to consistently deploy networks that maintain high security, high availability, and the best possible performance of multiple large-scale mission critical voice systems. The candidate will also be responsible for responding to and implementing items identified during security assessments of the networks.

The candidate will be responsible for implementation of complex customer networks and periodically provide tier 3 assistance for other team members to identify network problems, isolate root causes, and initiate corrective action in fielded systems. The candidate will interact with system engineers, program managers, and field engineers regarding ongoing network activities. The candidate will also be responsible for escalating and interfacing with vendor technical assistance centers to resolve vendor software issues.


  • 6+ years of experience designing, deploying and supporting networks built on Cisco platforms and technologies with BS/BA (Bachelors) degree in computer science, engineering or related field required

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Knowledge of TCP/IP and networking principles, including WAN and dynamic routing technologies

  • Knowledge in network security and network security auditing tools, including IPSEC, VPN, and tunneling technologies

  • Understanding of troubleshooting network issuesIn depth knowledge of Cisco ISR G2’s and classic IOS, as well as, Cisco ISR 4K’s and IOS-XE

  • Professional certifications (e.g. CCNP, CCIE, CISSP) are a plus

  • Knowledge of programming technologies, including VBA and C#

  • Working knowledge of Windows operating systems

  • Working knowledge of the Solaris/UNIX operating systems

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.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, 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.

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.

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LocationUSA - VA - Lynchburg