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IT Software Engineer NMS Designer
Ref No.: 24-02072
Location: Westfield, Virginia
To Acquire the advantage, Zolon is seeking an IT Software Engineer NMS (Network Management Service) Designer

Job Duties:
The NMS Designer is responsible for designing and building components of scalable, secure web-based applications. The NMS Designer is also responsible for participating in the full application lifecycle including support of the application in production by researching and resolving production issues.
Employs Linux system knowledge with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.x through 9.x operating systems to develop core solutions
Works closely with other teams to gather customer needs and requirements and then design and develop strong customer-focused solutions
Coordinates and manages patching repositories in offline environments to ensure timely vulnerability patching.

Knowledge of OpenText (Micro Focus) Network Node Manager I (NNMi), Network Automation (NA), Network Operations Manager (NOM), and OPTIC
Knowledge of Agile & Scrum Methodologies.
OpenText/Micro Focus architecture and design experience.
Riverbed/Alluvio architecture and integration experience for event stream and configurations.
Unix/Linux system knowledge.
DoD 8570 Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level 2 (Security+ CE).
network engineering to include Tier III or higher network operations and/or network design and implementation.
production network hardware configurations for Cisco, Brocade, and/or Juniper.
Hands-on experience implementing and troubleshooting standard routing protocols in a production network,
Hands-on experience implementing and troubleshooting standard switching and trunking protocols in Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs), 802.1q, and port channels.

The candidate must have 16 years of experience that can be a combination of work history and education. A doctorate and 8 years, OR a master's and 10 years, a bachelor's and 12 years, an associate and 14 years, or HS and 16 years.
Compliance with Department of Defense (DoD) 8570 Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level 2.
Strong scripting and automation experience to reduce human errors and improve production rollout timeframes.
Strong experience with designing, integrating, testing, and implementing Riverbed/Alluvio systems, applications, and documents.
Understands and uses all phases of the software development lifecycle; the System Engineering Life Cycle.
Experience integrating Ansible products with enterprise infrastructure services such as Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), Network Timing Protocol (NTP), etc.
Experience integrating Ansible products with enterprise infrastructure services such as LDAP, NTP, etc.
10+ years of tooling and automation development experience.

Location: Westfield, VA (NRO)
Clearance: TS/SCI Poly