Network Engineer – Senior (multiple openings)

King County   Pioneer Square, WA   Full-time
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$106,308.80 - $134,763.20 Annually

Seattle, WA

Job Type
Career Service, Full Time, 40 hrs/week

KCIT - Information Technology

Job Number

Ops and Infrastructure

3/20/2023 11:59 PM Pacific

Job Duties

Responsible for operation and maintenance of the King County Enterprise Network (KC WAN), the Inter-Governmental Network (IGN) and Transport and Internet Services Network (INet). Perform high/low level network design, configuration, installation, troubleshooting and support for King County Local Area Networks (LAN), Wide Area Networks (WAN), Intergovernmental Network (IGN), and Transport and Internet Services Networks (INet) which services King County government and independent government organizations support by contract. Design and develop integration strategies for technologies, networks, and systems. Provide support of existing networks, including configuring a range of Cisco routers and switches, wireless, remote access, Adva optical ethernet, and other wide area network devices and services. Troubleshoot WAN/LAN issues such as latency and connectivity problems. Provide support and design to compliance efforts. Provide analysis, trending, and utilization reporting. Create and maintain appropriate technical documentation and configurations. Participate in projects, work collaboratively with project managers, customers, and team members, and collect, analyze and summarize project information.

Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, or the foreign degree equivalent*, and five years of experience performing Enterprise-level network engineering. *In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, will accept two additional years of experience performing Enterprise-level network engineering.

This experience must include the following:
  • 2 years of experience with DWDM & optical transport and transceiver
  • 2 years of experience working on wireless networks
  • 1 year of experience with Design/QC core network solution
  • 1 year of experience managing core network capacity
  • 1 year of experience undertaking fault investigations on enterprise data networks
  • 2 years of experience documenting and enforcing system standards
  • 2 years of experience with network devices and services including routers and switches
  • 1 year of experience with risk analysis and mitigation, when dealing with change management
  • 1 year reading and understanding network & connectivity designs including as-built documentation
  • 2 years System engineering, test and link analysis skills with vendor-specific tools including OSA, OTDR, and Power meter
  • 2 years utilizing knowledge of industry standards and fiber/fiber management
Experience may be gained concurrently. Employer will accept any suitable combination of education, experience, or training.

Supplemental Information

40 hours/week in Seattle, WA with some telecommuting required.

SALARY: $106,326.69 to $134,775.47 per year

The work associated with this position will be performed through a combination of teleworking complemented with onsite work and meetings as needed. Employees will have access to shared workspaces at various King County facilities. Employees must reside in Washington state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.

Employees will be provided with a County issued laptop and must maintain a workspace with an internet connection (access may be supplemented in some situations) where they can reliably perform work and remain available and responsive during scheduled work hours. Please note that when an employee conducts work that is likely to bring them in contact with another individual, safety precautions are required, including the wearing of masks in some situations . King County is doing its part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and remains committed to reducing our carbon footprint.

King County has a robust collection of tools and resources to support working remotely. The individual selected for this opportunity will be joining an innovative and progressive team that is redefining how we work as we transition to the department's hybrid environment.

King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer

No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.

To Apply

If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions please contact the recruiter listed on this job announcement.

Application Materials
PLease submit a completed King County Application and Resume.

Union Status: This position is represented by Protec17: Information Technology
(For internal use only: Classification: Network Engineer - Senior - 7312300)

King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees and support our employees' health and well-being. Eligible positions receive the following benefits and have access to the following programs:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage: King County pays 100% of the premiums for eligible employees and family members
  • Life and disability insurance: employees are provided basic coverage and given the opportunity to purchase additional insurance for both the employee and eligible dependents
  • Retirement: King County employees are eligible to participate in a pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and a 457(b) deferred-compensation plan
  • Transportation program and ORCA transit pass
  • 12paid holidays each year (plus 2 personal holidays)
  • Generous vacation and paid sick leave
  • Paid parental leave, family and medical leaves, and volunteer leave
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Wellness programs
  • Onsite gyms and activity centers
  • Employee giving program
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Flexible schedules and telecommuting options, depending on position
  • Training and career development programs
For additional information about employee benefits please visit our Benefits, Payroll, and Retirement Page .

This is a general description of the benefits offered to eligible King County employees, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. If any information on this document conflicts with the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA), the CBA prevails. Also, in the event of any incorrect information in this document, applicable laws, policies, rules, CBAs, or official plan documents will prevail.

NOTE: Benefits for Term Limited Temporary (TLT) or Short Term Temporary (STT) positions, including leave eligibility and/or participation in the pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems, will vary based upon the terms and details of the position.Short Term Temporary positions are not eligible for an ORCA transit pass.

For inquiries about the specifics of this position, please contact the recruiter identified on this job posting.
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King County

Pioneer Square, WA