US-New York-Plainview
Date Posted
14 Jun 2020

Are you searching for a career with a company that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities? Are you looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer long-term professional advancement? Search for a company that values a friendly work environment that values YOU? Consider Cobham. 

Cobham is seeking a Network Administrator III in Plainview, NY.  The network engineer will be maintaining, monitoring, and documenting the LAN and WAN of CAES sites. You will be managing the hardware and software of networking and networking related systems.  

The network engineer will have a deep understanding of the TCP/IP and OSI IP communication models, and routing related protocols. Has the ability to independently troubleshoot and resolve issues relating to wireless controllers and access points, switches, firewalls, routers, web security, and other networking related technologies deployed in the CAES environment. The network engineer will partners with other network engineers, service delivery, and other infrastructure and security teams in troubleshooting and resolving issues. Position would require up to 15% travel per year.  

Responsibilities include: 
The Network Engineer will be responsibilities for the following:

Responsible for thoroughly compiling, and maintaining of all site documentation including admin, operation and user guides, network diagrams, etc.
Maintaining CAES network and security standards throughout the organization.
Troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving hardware, software and other networking related issues independently and on time.
Troubleshoot and resolve Web Security issues quickly.
Responsible for updating and maintaining all equipment in CAES monitoring and backup systems.
Backup of all switches, firewalls and any other network and related devices used to support users connectivity and network security at the sites.
Perform disaster recovery and restoration from backup when required.
Perform hardware replacement when needed.
Monitor network performance and suggests improvements if needed.
Assist other teams with diagnosing and resolving issues.
Assist in IT projects as necessary 
Ability to quickly learn new or unfamiliar technology and products using documentation and other resources
Ability to work with all levels of staff within and outside of IT and outside the organization
A self-starter able to work independently but comfortable working in a team environment
Good analytical and problem-solving skills
Dependable and flexible when necessary

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor degree in Information Technology or related field of study with a network engineering focus OR equivalent work experience and industry certifications. 
7+ years of network infrastructure, network hardware and software
7+ years of experience with the ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot network infrastructure devices, including wireless controllers and access points, firewall, routers, switches
7+ years of application transport and network infrastructure protocols
7+ years of experience with creation of accurate network diagrams and documentation for design and planning network communication systems
7+ years of network security experience
7+ years of LAN and WAN experience
5+ years of experience supporting a global network including firewall administration
In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must be eligible to obtain and maintain security clearance, which requires USA Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:
Certification in network or firewall related discipline – Cisco CCNA and/or Palo Alto PSNSA certification
5+ years’ experience within network administration or engineering

Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you!

If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we encourage you to apply.  We are unable to sponsor work visas.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Employment Transparency:

Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

The EEO is the Law poster is available here and the poster supplement is available here.

The Pay Transparency Policy is available here.


Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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