Rockwell Collins Network Engineer in Annapolis, Maryland

Category: Engineering

Job ID: 1997

Location: Annapolis,MD

Requisition ID: 1997

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Network Engineer to join our team in Annapolis, MD (INC) (5010). Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It's an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.

Rockwell Collins-IMS in Annapolis MD is seeking a Network Engineer to support our Technology Services and Operations (TS&O) Division. The Network Engineer will perform system engineering design network design and end-to-end system performance testing in support of the private globe-spanning WAN called the ARINC GLOBAL Network (AGN) system. AGN provides high availability networking world-wide for Rockwell Collins IMS aviation transportation and airports customers. The AGN system is comprised of several private data centers and connects to the far reaches of the globe in almost every country providing aviation airport government and transportation connectivity. The AGN system is at the forefront of networking security technology to provide private reliable networking to mission critical and government customers. The AGN system uses the most advanced features in routing switching and security technologies.

The Network Engineer will support AGN system enhancements by:

  • Developing and analyzing system and customer requirements* Documenting operational scenarios

  • Developing and documenting system architecture and network topology

  • Coordinating with other teams and external customers and agencies

  • Configuring routers switches and other networking components

  • Preparing system acceptance test plans

  • Conducting system level functional and regression testing

  • Providing post-deployment support

Required Experience:

  • 2-5 years of experience in network management support.

All candidates must demonstrate:

  • A firm understanding of the basic elements of Network Management (FCAPS)

  • Knowledge of network security processes and procedures.

  • Experience or lab projects configuring CISCO routers and switches.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

  • Experience or lab projects that demonstrate teamwork and collaboration.

Education or Certification requirements:

Required: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Information Systems

Desired: CCNA CISCO certification

Desired Experience:

Candidates with 4 or more years of industry experience must demonstrate:

  • Experience designing or maintaining a large-scale, geographically diverse internetworked data communication system.

  • Demonstrated understanding of project life cycle support, including requirements development, analysis, design, test, implementation and post-deployment support.

  • Proven experience of working successfully within a multi-disciplinary engineering team.

  • Understanding of formal configuration management processes.

  • Experience with computer programming or a scripting language such as Perl or Python.

At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that's just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

  • Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

  • An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.