We are looking for a Network Engineer who is an Enterprise Network visionary. This person will be responsible for researching and setting network technology direction, strategic plans, project management and guidelines for a premier services provider. This position requires Subject Matter Expertise with Cisco routers/switches/firewalls serving Linux and Windows applications with VMWare and Citrix servers. This person should be experienced with customer interfacing as this position will primarily support a Government client.
-Experience implementing Cisco based Nexus architecture, VMWare/Nexus 1000v.
-Cisco Routers – 12,000, 10,000, 7600 and Cisco ASR series.
-Firewalls experience - Cisco Pix, ASA.
-Cisco 6500 series switches - Sup2, 32, 720 models - both IOS and CATOS.
-Cisco VPN - Tunnel creation and client setup experience.
-Load Balancing Hardware - Cisco CSS/CSM model, Netscaler and Zeus.
• Demonstrable level of technical competence including:
-Thorough understanding of the OSI network model, Ethernet, and TCP/IP Networking.
-Experience implementing TCP/IP-based services, including DNS, DHCP, HTTP, FTP, SSH, SMTP, etc.
-Knowledge of common network monitoring systems, security utilities and cloud computing.
• Experience with a Managed Service Provider, Co-Location provider, IaaS, SaaS are all highly desirable.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer presentation skills.
• Any prior/present Security Clearance from Public Trust to the Top Secret level is a big plus.
•• Current Cisco certifications - CCNP, CCIE, CCDE preferred but not required.
We are committed to a policy of Equal Employment opportunity and will not discriminate on any legally recognized basis, including, but not limited to, race, age, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, citizen, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status or any other basis recognized by federal, state or local law.