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Network Solutions Engineer

Maryland, United States
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Jun 8

Title: Network Solutions Engineer (Systems/MCP) Clearnace: TS/SCI FSP Location MD/Ft. Meade Must Have: Linux, Python, JSON, FSP Immediate Need

Job Description

How You Will Contribute:

Reporting to the Senior manager, Solutions Engineering, as a Network Solution Engineer (Systems/MCP), you will be responsible for the planning, implementation and execution for installation of Ciena's Manage, Control and Plan (MCP) platform. You'll work in partnership with Sales Engineering, Account teams and the customer to ensure the lifecycle of customer's MCP engagement is completed from conception to final solution.

You will develop test plans for customer network architecture and interoperability, ensuring the functionality and security of equipment and determining efficient equipment configurations suitable for customers and stakeholder requirements. You will prepare implementation plans based on the results of testing and provide expert engineering support in the deployment of the proposed improvements and modifications. You will assist the customer with troubleshooting, installation and implementation with dedicated servers and MCP itself, remotely or in restricted, secure environment. You will provide weekly updates to varying internal and external contract team members, including Ciena PM's and Engineers.

The Must Haves:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunications, Networking, or similar technical field of study coupled with proven experience in Linux, Linux security (STIGs/CIS), shell scripting and PERL.
  • Knowledge in automation/DevOps tools.
  • Security+ or any equivalent DoD 8570 (IAT Level II or higher).
  • Willingness to travel up to 30% of the time.


  • Current or prior experience/knowledge of the Ciena Product family.
  • Project+ or Scrum Master Certification.
  • Python, JSON, Ansible or Chef and Puppet.
  • Knowledge and experience with Layer-0, Layer-1, Layer-2.
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🔴 Closes on: 
Jun 8
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