Senior Network Engineer

Cisco firewalls, routers, switches, load balancers (F5), WAN/LAN, wireless, VMware, compute (UCS), storage, middleware and appliances.
Contract W2
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

***THIS POSITION IS OPEN ONLY TO GREEN CARD OR US CITIZEN CANDIDATES***CANDIDATES REQUIRING ANY SORT OF SPONSORSHIP MAY NOT APPLY FOR THIS ROLE***

Job Description:
The Network Infrastructure Team Lead serves as the lead resource for the clients network and infrastructure operations. S/he provides leadership to the Network team to ensure a high performance,
responsive and client-focused team. The Lead fosters an environment of collaboration, inclusiveness and diversity through leadership, communications, and demonstrated behaviors. S/he participates as
a member of the IT Operations leadership team, facilitates a culture of continuous improvement and collaborates effectively within and across IT and business teams. The Lead contributes to the hiring,
mentoring, performance management and retention of staff. S/he recommends technical staff assignments to complete support and project tasks, and verifies quality of the overall work products. *On a day-to-day basis, the Network Infrastructure Team Lead will coordinate the activities related to the infrastructure (network, telecommunications, basic software, hardware, servers, LAN/WAN
systems), involving the definition, development and maintenance of procedures, as well as overseeing the study and implementation of new processes and techniques for the area. Responsible for
evaluating operations of current systems. *Serves as subject matter expert on complex problems where analysis of situation requires in-depth evaluation of various factors. *Supports medium to large scale systems projects. *Projects usage and required capacities based on analysis of existing and emerging enterprise initiatives and projects. *Works with vendors to evaluate new products and resolve equipment design problems.
* Provides subject matter expert level advice to assist management in aligning operational support with Enterprise roadmap, including coordination of software, hardware, code and firmware updates
to enterprise systems
* Provides recommendations and operational requirements for network and enterprise components.
* Ensures a high performance, responsive and client-focused team
* Fosters an environment of collaboration, inclusiveness and diversity through leadership, communications, and demonstrated behaviors
* Facilitates a culture of continuous improvement and collaborates effectively within and across IT and business teams
* Contributes to the hiring, mentoring, performance management and retention of staff
* Recommends and schedules technical staff assignments to complete support and project tasks, and verifies quality of the overall work products
* Serves as backup for Infrastructure Services Manager as needed
* Monitors, identifies and analyzes problems with network and core services, middleware and operating systems; delivers timely resolution and document troubleshooting procedures in order to
mitigate impact of issues and improve infrastructure performance
* Performs incident response tasks and services restoration
* Provides on-call support as needed
* Performs a variety of Network Administrative activities to successfully complete a range of service requests including, but not limited to, war room support, technical support to other groups
* Applies system patches, security patches and third party updates in order to maintain systems at a high level of performance, availability and security
* Closes service requests in timely manner. What you*ll bring to the role:
* Bachelor*s Degree
* 8 Years of Related Work Experience
* Current VMware (VCP), Cisco (CCNA), F5 BIG-IP (F5-CA) required
* Red Hat (RHCP), Microsoft (MCSA), ITIL Foundation, Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred.
Experience with AWS, Azure, DevOps and/or Agile is a huge plus
***THIS POSITION IS OPEN ONLY TO GREEN CARD OR US CITIZEN CANDIDATES***CANDIDATES REQUIRING ANY SORT OF SPONSORSHIP MAY NOT APPLY FOR THIS ROLE***

Posted By

Sohil Paleja

8270 Greensboro Drive, Suite 900 McLean, VA, 22102

Dice Id : 10110693
Position Id : 778569
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