Team Lead Network Engineer – Albuquerque, NM

Job Title: Team Lead Network Engineer

Responsibilities of the Team Lead Network Engineer:
McLane Advanced Technologies is seeking a results-oriented, self-motivated Team Lead Network Engineer to support a Department of Energy (DOE) contract located in Albuquerque, NM. This leadership role requires a highly skilled professional who can manage complex network systems, lead a team of network engineers, and ensure optimal network performance and security.

The Team Lead Network Engineer will:
• Lead a team of network engineers, providing guidance, mentorship, and direction.
• Manage workload distribution and project assignments, fostering a collaborative and high-performance team environment.
• Oversee the deployment, support, and troubleshooting of Cisco routers and Catalyst switches. Develop and refine standard operating procedures for network provisioning, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
• Ensure meticulous documentation of all network changes, including engineering documents, drawings, and IP addressing.
• Lead configuration change control initiatives, preparing proposals for the Configuration Control Board (CCB).
• Maintain operations in a remotely administered lights-out environment.
• Utilize pre-configured equipment and out-of-band management for effective problem resolution.
• Develop comprehensive documentation to enhance network operating procedures.
• Drive continuous improvement initiatives to streamline network operations.
• Implement and oversee network performance testing and monitoring using advanced open-source and commercial tools.
• Provide expert-level problem-solving capabilities to troubleshoot connectivity and performance issues across a broad array of network devices and systems.
• Act as a primary point of contact for customer interactions, managing communications and expectations with stakeholders at all organizational levels.
• Operate autonomously with minimal supervision, taking initiative in all responsibilities. Lead by example in all aspects of network management and troubleshooting.
• Available to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays, to lead planned and unplanned network maintenance and emergency responses.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Security, or related field.
• 5-8+ years of experience in supporting complex Gigabit Ethernet switched LAN networks, with in-depth knowledge of network protocols and configurations.
• Proven experience as a team leader or supervisory role in the network engineering environment.
• Strong understanding of Cisco and Palo Alto networks, experience with network scripting using Python or Ansible, and proficiency in managing heterogeneous network environments.
• Expertise in using network diagnostic and performance monitoring tools such as Wireshark, TCP-Dump, or similar.
• Certifications in Network Engineering are highly desirable.
• Active DOE or DOD Security Clearance

About McLane Advanced Technologies
Headquartered in Tysons Corner, VA, McLane Advanced Technologies is a small business that specializes in providing industry-leading Logistics and Technology services to the Department of Defense, Federal government, and the private sector. MAT is a recognized leader in designing, developing, implementing, and sustaining mission-critical logistics systems and software solutions. MAT is an Oracle Platinum Partner, SAP Partner, and Premier Business Partner of the IBM Corporation. MAT offers a rich corporate culture with driven and determined leadership in a dynamic environment that was founded on openness and success. We enjoy an energetic and fun atmosphere in a culture of mutual respect. At MAT, we build upon the principals and traditions of our military. Personal responsibility, accountability and strong work ethic are a must. Our clients benefit from working alongside a winning team of smart, hard-working, creative, and successful professionals. By becoming part of the MAT team, our employees will share in our entrepreneurial spirit and success.

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Please send your resume to [email protected]. McLane Advanced Technologies is an equal opportunity employer.