Network Optimization Engineer

Chantilly, VA, 1099, W2

Our Client has an opening for a Network Optimization Engineer to support the various service owners on current network configuration and future upgrades. The network optimization engineer provides support to projects that involve networks, monitors/analyzes and troubleshoots multiple customer Wide Area Networks (WANs) and Local Area Network (LANs) to ensure customer traffic is optimally traversing the network, and participates in new network configurations and integration into existing networks to maintain optimal performance.


  • Identify network operations issues and solutions
  • Develops and implements methodologies for analysis, troubleshooting, and reporting on various networks
  • Analyze problems; create automation to improve existing systems, data collection, and data analysis
  • Apply network process improvement practices to re-engineer methodologies and principles and network process modernization projects
  • Analyze the current performance of systems and networks
  • Review user requests for upgrades or additions to the network to eliminate impact on network performance, and improve survivability, and provide feedback to the network engineers
  • Use complex network analysis tools to identify and predict problems in the network and aid in the post-mortem analysis of network anomalies
  • Generate reports and data required by the program team to manage complex networks
  • Coordinate with operations, engineering, and network management teams
  • Analyze network characteristics (e.g., traffic, connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes, and throughput); recommends modifications to network components


  • TS/SCI CI Poly Clearance
  • 16 years of related work experience that can be a combination of work history and education. This equates to a doctorate and 8 years of experience, or a master’s and 10 years, a bachelor’s and 12 years, an associates and 14 years or HS and 16 years.
  • Must be compliant with DoD 8570 IAT Level 2

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