We are seeking an experienced Network Engineer to support a high-visibility customer in Washington, DC. Engineer will work as a primary contributor to an engineering team designing, building, implementing, and testing state of the art wired and wireless networks consisting primarily of Cisco networking equipment. Engineer will assess current infrastructure, operations, and policy to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability and will provide guidance on future systems (technical refresh, upgrades, improvements) based on customer requirements, industry advances, best practices, and emerging technologies. Engineer will assess current or future customer needs and priorities through direct customer interface, conducting surveys, or other methods.
Experience with selecting, configuring, and installing networking equipment based on administrator specifications.
Experience with maintenance of various components (switches, routers, firewalls) of the network; ability to quickly and effectively troubleshoot issues pertaining to network outages and degraded performance.
Current Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) switching and routing.
Experience with Microsoft Visio; create, review, and maintain network diagrams reflecting physical and logical connectivity
Demonstrated experience with SolarWinds network performance monitor.
Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills, and team skills.
Ability to listen to the needs of our internal clients and translate their input into requirements.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing in American English
Must have an active Top Secret clearance and be clearable for a Yankee White clearance
Experience with wireless network design
Experience with installation and configuration of Windows Server products
Experience with security patching and testing, including DISA Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) processes
BS or equivalent + 10 yrs related experience, or MS + 8 yrs related experience