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Operational Engineering Transport Lead

St Louis, MO 63103
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The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. Were a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselvesto respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers. Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many waysnot only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. Perspecta's talented and robust workforce14,000 strong'stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together.

Perspecta has an immediate need for a Operational Engineering Transport Lead in the St. Louis Missouri area.

Perspecta is currently looking for an Operational Engineering Transport Lead on a 1,400+ FTE contract. This contract employs engineers and technicians across ~15 partner companies in the sustainment of a world-wide operation. The Operational Engineering Transport Lead will oversee the sustainment, maintenance, Problem and Change management services to help ensure secure, reliable, and uninterrupted availability of the Department of Defense Optical and Legacy Transport Services. Will provide direction on duties that may include monitoring, installation, modification, testing, and servicing of network equipment via remote access. Additional support includes modeling and simulation, capacity planning, network optimization, new requirements analysis support, network integration support etc.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the Transport engineering workforce supporting various.

  • Provides direction to subordinates based on general policies and management guidance.

  • Interprets and executes policies and procedures that typically affect subordinate organizational units.

  • Recommends modifications to operating policies.

  • Functions as an advisor to team leaders regarding tasks, projects, and operations.

  • Becomes actively involved in daily operations only when required to meet critical schedules or resolve complex problems.


Education and Experience Required:

Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline and 8 years of overall related experience in Information Technology.

Additional experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree

Knowledge and Skills Required:

Experience in managing large network operation environments
Experience supervising large staff (100+ personnel)
Experience with Incident, Change and Problem Management
Excellent verbal and written communication skills that can adapt to various audiences including executives and customers
Excellent project, technical, interpersonal, presentation and problem management skills.
Ability to communicate orally, and in writing, detailed technical information on troubleshooting and implementation efforts.
Technical depth in Optical Transport such as Cisco MSPP, Sycamore ODXC and Ciena OTS platforms
Large complex network engineering experience
Familiarization of DOD regulations and directives.
Active Secret security clearance.

Experience with a ticketing system such as BMC Remedy.
ITIL v3 Foundation certified
Experience working with virtual environments
DoD 8750 certification at IAT level II, Security+ CE or CCNA Security.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-01-23 Expires: 2020-02-22

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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