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Network Design Engineer (TS Cleared)

The Building People
Huntsville, AL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

The Building People, LLC, has a position open for a full-time Network Design Engineer with an active Top Secret Clearance. This position functions as a Project Manager (PM) for projects within IT Infrastructure Division under the Huntsville IT PMO. The purpose of this position is to manage and lead IT
Infrastructure and Network Engineering pre-construction efforts in a multi-disciplined campus environment in Huntsville.

The general responsibilities of the Network Design Engineer – Senior Level are as follows, to include but not be limited to:

  • Manages all facets of IT infrastructure and network engineering project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk assessment, reporting and closeout) for the Huntsville North and South Campuses.
  • Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard to complex IT documents affecting network infrastructure projects, including but not limited to: agreements/contracts, leases, work letters, project charters, surveys and drawings, proposals, etc.
  • Interfaces directly with clients to define IT project requirements. Prepares scope of work, project delivery resource requirements, cost estimate & budget, work plan schedule & milestones, quality control, and risk identification.
  • Identifies project delivery resources from pre-qualified lists or through individual project qualification process; conducts standard to complex request for proposals; completes bid analysis; leads evaluation interviews, recommends resources to clients.
  • Leads project delivery resources/team (typically larger more experienced team) providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals.
  • Implements communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep client and project resources informed. Facilitates project meetings.
  • Implement project documentation governance aligned with company and client requirements.
  • Tracks progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines.
  • Implements change management routines to assess change requests, make recommendations, secure client approvals, and issue change orders. Assesses change requests to determine impacts to scope, budget, schedule, quality, and risk.
  • Demonstrates ability to identify complex project risks, lead constructability reviews, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of projects & project management within the context of business results (business case, larger economic implications, business risk, etc.).
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime.
  • Manages project delivery resources/team (typically larger more experienced team).
  • Responsible for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating team members.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Education Required:

  • Active Top Secret Clearance
  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS)) from College or University in an IT technical area of study.
  • Minimum eight years of related experience and/or training.
  • PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business/IT documents.
  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues.
  • Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches, and articles using distinctive style.
  • Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups.
  • Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action.
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.
  • Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations.
  • Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment.
  • Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings and network diagrams
  • Knowledge in MS Project, CAD, Visio, leases, contracts, and construction practices.
  • Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, organizational policies, and business practices to achieve general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines.

The Building People


Huntsville, AL



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