Senior Network Engineer

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Apex Systems
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Full Time

Job Description

Apex Systems is hiring a Senior Network Engineer!

The Senior Network Engineer is responsible for the planning, coordinating, directing and controlling both short and long-range projects. Responsibilities include the planning, analysis, design, development, testing, quality assurance, configuration, installation, implementation, integration, maintenance, and/or management of networked systems used for the transmission of information in voice, data, and/or video formats used to support the mission of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to provide this service to the law enforcement community.

Location: Onsite in Washington, DC or Huntsville, AL

Security Clearance: Active Top Secret with ability to obtain SCI through CI polygraph

Experience Required: 5 years+ Bachelor's OR 4 years + Master's

What you'll do:
• Serve as a specialist, independently or as a team member, undertaking system design studies involving the development, modification, maintenance, and evaluation of Information Technology (IT) Systems.
• Perform studies to research, analyze, design, implement, and test IT systems for administrative, clerical, investigative, technical, and scientific areas within the FBI.
• Program, test, document, and implement system modifications and proposals.
• Assist end-users and customers in one or a variety of subject-matter fields in deciding which processes to automate; how to select equipment and software; how to use available technology; and whether and how to network.
• Work with the customers, OEMs, and contractor support personnel in designing, testing, configuring, implementing, diagnosing and solving network challenges.
• Assist with tasks associated with the design, implementation and support of data center networks.
• Provide network systems product support and maintenance in accordance with OEM standard practices and Government policies.
• Establishes engineering documentation, standard operating procedures, network drawings, and maintains documents on current configurations and methods.
• Design, execute, and report detailed Government network environment benchmarks and performance analyses. Uses tools to optimize performance.
• Provide installation, testing and maintenance of network hardware and software components.
• Create, implements and supports automated/orchestrated network solutions leveraging API's via JSON, Python, Ruby, or comparable.
• Engineer, implement and maintain Software Defined Networking (SDN) controller architectures.
• Engineer, implement and maintain load balancer and firewall solutions and their integration with the network fabric.
• Engineer, implement and support Storage Area Networks using ISCSI, Fiber-Channel, or equivalent alternatives.
• Perform rack mounting of hardware using approved vendor installation techniques and mounting systems, power connectivity to rack PDUs, and burn-in of electronic systems. Perform connectivity of network hardware to pre-installed data center optical transport systems, link testing, and fault isolation of faulty links across transport.
• Work with end-users and customers to understand the work environment and to determine requirements.
• Provide recommendations to project leaders regarding system interrelationships; design subsystem information flows; develop processing logic; specify data to be extracted for performance tests; develop and plan for audit procedures; oversee implementation of programming specifications by monitoring program design, coding, and debugging performed within the FBI or by contractors.

Required Skills:
• Excellent skill in applying networked systems management methods including end-to-end, systems performance monitoring; network architecture and topology (including transmissions protocols, switching, control, and management)
• Strong experience configuring hubs, switches, and routers and experience performing network diagnostics and network traffic pattern analysis
• Solid troubleshooting skills to Isolate sources of service problems; identify and implement required corrective actions; and, devise solutions to prevent future interruptions
• Serve as client manager with responsibility for working directly with customers to customize services to meet specific customer requirements. Explore ways to upgrade or enhance the level of services provided; implement changes in response to changes in customer requirements
• Provide expert technical advice, guidance, and recommendations to management and other IT Specialists on networking issues
• Must be able to coordinate with contractor management and Government personnel to identify and resolve issues with clearly defined solutions that satisfy Government and customer requirements
• Ensure the rigorous application of information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of network services to include implementation of component patches and configuration actions to address security issues.
• As required, prepare written reports on project work status regarding, the technical analysis and evaluation of recommendations necessary for administrative decisions
• Technical writing & documentation skills/drawings (MS Visio, Word, Excel)

Additional Qualifications:
• Experience planning and coordinating projects for the FBI that involves multiple stages in the system development life cycle
• Experience with integration of network devices and services in remote datacenters and enterprise networks
• Skilled in recommend hardware and software components in support of network architecture and configurations for future hardware growth
• Aptitude to assign and coordinate the work of multi-disciplinary teams in diagnosing sources of service interruptions and developing and implementing corrective actions
• Ability to manage the implementation of projects such as consolidating regional networks and redesigning network infrastructures in response to changes in network technologies or requirements
• Lead quick response teams in responding to network problems.
• Sound knowledge of project management principles, methods, and practices including developing plans and schedules, estimating resource requirements, defining milestones and deliverables, monitoring activities, and evaluating and reporting on accomplishments in order to manage assigned projects.
• Use of standard project management techniques to include AGILE and standard project management methodologies

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or .

Company Information

Apex Systems is a world class technology services business that incorporates industry insights and experience to deliver solutions that fulfill our clients’ digital visions. We provide a continuum of service from workforce mobilization and modern enterprise solutions to digital innovation to drive better results and bring more value to our clients. Apex transforms our customers with modern enterprise solutions tailored to the industries we serve. Apex has a presence in over 70 markets across US, Canada and Mexico. Apex is a segment of ASGN Inc. (NYSE: ASGN)

Dice Id : apexsan
Position Id : BHJOB2374_1201371
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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