Senior Network Engineer - Military veterans preferred
2018-12-18 SAIC (www.saic.com)
Beltsville Maryland 20705 United States
This is an engineering position in support of the Department of State (DoS) Vanguard Program. Network Engineer is responsible for deploying/maintaining Cisco and other network devices as well as a working knowledge of encryption solutions and knowledge of local and wide-area networks. This includes planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting and optimizing all network hardware, software and communication links.
Description of Duties:
Constructs, tests and implements integrated network, hardware and software solutions, distributed computing solutions, and/or physical and logical communications networks for the customer.
Participates in day-to-day orders, Special Projects, and trouble tickets to include Move, Add, and change requests for the data network
Good technical understanding of firewall devices (Palo Alto, A10s, Stonegate)
Must be able to write and execute detailed network implementations; generate bill of materials, and basis of estimates unassisted.
Provide network performance statistic and reports and recommend technical enhancements to the network
Interfaces with others on system infrastructure problems and advices management on technical problems, priorities, and methods.
Ensures customer satisfaction with the resolution or circumvention of hardware, software, and/or circuit problems including the assessment of bandwidth requirements based upon empirical data.
Provides technical consulting on high level network designs, platform sizing, infrastructure system design and the application of new technologies.
Applies extensive industry and enterprise knowledge to identify and recommend integrated solutions, products and services to support the enterprise's accomplishments of business goals or technical needs.
Researches, evaluates and stays current on emerging tools, techniques and technologies.
Contributes to systems infrastructure plans based on an understanding of the customer's organizational direction, technical context and business needs.
Contributes to the creation of new policies and procedures for Maintenance Plan and Continuity of Operations Plan.
Extensive client interaction with primary focus of achieving and surpassing client project goals.
Day Shift: 7am-3:30pm; M-F or Tues-Sat
Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience or no degree with 13 years experience
Experience in Operations
Implementation of networking best practices
Extensive Cisco background
Works extensively with Cisco Enterprise solution products
LAN/WAN/MAN design and migration experience with a focus on WAN services (ISDN, Frame-Relay, Point-to-Point, and MPLS)
Candidate must have very strong understanding and ability to implement Cisco router, switch, firewalls, and ASA products
Experience conducting site surveys and organizing the documentation in to an Engineering plan that can be used to
Expert skills troubleshooting access-lists, IPv4 and IPv6 issues across varying protocols such as OSPF, BGP, Static Routing
A detailed understanding and be capable of implementing various routing protocols to include OSPF, BGP and static routes
Strong interpersonal, written and oral skills. From time to time, candidate may be asked to present project outline to customer.
The ability to conduct research on networking products with various vendors to accommodate changing customer requirements.
The ability to work in a team- oriented collaborative environment while being highly motivated to take the lead on projects.
Operational Engineering experience
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Cisco CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) certification a minimumClearance Requirement: