• Network Development Engineer - New Glenn

    Job Locations US-FL-Merritt Island
    New Glenn
    Job ID
  • Overview

    As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will create, secure, and manage 21st Century ground, vehicle, and orbital networks. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of networking. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.


    • Design and install highly available, multi-vendor (Cisco, Juniper, Extreme) networks supporting realtime data, voice and video inside mission critical launch support environments
    • Troubleshoot and manage mission critical networks configured with services and protocols to include but not limited to: (QoS) Quality of Service, Routing Protocols (OSPF, BGP), Multicast Routing (PIM, IGMP), TCP/UDP, Link Layer Discovery Protocols, Access Control Lists, Virtual LAN, SNMP Management, Netflow/Sflow/Jflow, Network Address Translation, Spanning Tree Protocol
    • Ensure critical timing of Ethernet packets traversing routed and switched networks using Precision Timing Protocol (1588v2 Subsection Annex D)
    • Ensure reliable delivery of IP multicast based telemetry data sourced from launch vehicle, ground support equipment and RF down range data relay stations through entire launch lifecycle
    • Establish network specifications and requirements through cross organizational coordination for both ground and launch vehicle systems in support of manufacturing, processing, launch and recovery
    • Establish procedures for verification of requirements and specifications against selected network hardware through bench and integrated systems testing, while maintaining schedules and budgets
    • Recommend and apply network security processes and mechanisms to ensure the integrity of mission critical network systems and ensure the safety of personnel and flight hardware
    • Develop and maintain configuration control and inventory of all mission network assets
    • Create detailed documentation including functional and logical diagrams for all mission networks
    • Produce network performance data using Wireshark and other analysis tools for the recording and analyzing of raw network traffic on all mission networks support pre and post launch data review
    • Support 24/7 network monitoring and management using Solarwinds Network Performance Monitor
    • Travel as needed to support launch operations, maintenance, or new network deployments


    • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in information technology, networking or equivalent
    • 5+ years of experience as a practicing network engineer
    • CCNP or CCIE certification
    • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a highly diversified team
    • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (current Green Card holder)


    • Active or eligible for National Security Clearance SSBI
    • Experience using CAD programs and Microsoft Visio


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