Senior Network Engineer

SAN, IOS, NXOS, CCNP Certified
Full Time
$100,000 - $120,000
Work from home not available Travel required to 25%.

Job Description

The qualified candidate should also have strong analytical, problem solving, and communication skills with a keen attention to detail.

This position may require from 25% to 50% travel to various domestic customer locations.

Description of Work:

  • Survey network requirements of remote customer offices, campus buildings, and Data Centers. Define equipment, cables, adapters and configurations needed to upgrade buildings and sites to established standard.
  • Analyze current network configurations and determine implementation requirements.
  • Configure routing protocols, complex switch networks, and Fabric Path configurations
  • Prepare network equipment for deployment by loading appropriate software and configuration setting according to pre-engineered design templates.
  • Assemble required equipment, cables, adapters, etc. and arrange delivery to site for installation.
  • Upgrade configuration of existing network equipment to support new features and functions.
  • Work with field installation contractors while they are on-site and provide all technical details to complete installations.
  • Continually review the customer's network and practices looking for opportunities to enhance network functionality, performance and reliability.
  • Assist in the evaluation of potential network products or technical solutions.
  • Test LAN/WAN equipment software (i.e.: IOS, NXOS)
  • Contribute to the development of network documentation, including diagrams, standards, specifications and operating procedures.
  • Monitor for opportunities to enhance the customer network/system performance or reliability.
  • Monitor for opportunities to improve the customer service delivery practices.
  • Perform on-going management of network installation and upgrade projects and maintain deployment schedules.
  • Provide guidance to team members and provide status metrics to the Government customer.
  • Provide third-level support and troubleshooting of network problems. Periodically provide after-hours and weekend support.
  • Maintain and extend expertise in applicable areas of network and computer hardware and software technology.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Network Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Systems, or similar IT degrees and 5 years of relative experience; Master's degree in Computer Science,

Systems Engineering, Network Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Systems, or similar IT degrees and 3 years of relative experience.

  • Cisco Certified Network Engineers must possess a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or equivalent level of Cisco Certification

-Minimum 3 years of hands-on network experience configuring routing protocols and switching configuration in medium (One Data Center and 600+ locations) or larger networks.

  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics to management and non-technical audiences, as well as interface with the customer on a daily basis
  • Must be US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Passed the Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert Written examination within the last one year
  • Passed VMWare Data Center Virtualization or End User Computing examination or RedHat Certified System .Administrator or RedHat Certified Engineer examination.
  • Knowledge of scripting language such as Python, Pearl,
  • Hands-on experience with Cisco NXOS
  • Knowledge of Wide Area Network technologies
  • Knowledge of Local Area Network technologies such as Ethernet, wireless LAN as well as the physical media and equipment associated with each
  • Knowledge of IP routing protocols and implementations
  • Proficient with IPv4 and IPv6 addressing scheme
  • Understanding of network connectivity for physical and virtualized servers and Storage Area Network (SAN)

Posted By

Aparna Iyer

7335 A Hanover Parkway Greenbelt, MD, 207703052

Dice Id : mansai
Position Id : 5998545
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