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Network Engineer – Senior Level
Ref No.: 17-05386
Location: Rockville, Maryland
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Position: Network Engineer – Senior Level
Location: Rockville, MD 20857
Duration: 5 year Contract

Duties:

• Support network operations, maintenance and engineering including all aspects of the Connectivity Infrastructure, Client Network Admission control, Manage Firewalls, Manage VPN's (IPSEC and remote access) troubleshooting advanced issues, implementing complex technologies, performing upgrades to systems, deploying new systems and providing recommendations for enhancement to the computing environment.

Required Experience:

• Minimum of 10 years of Network Operations and Engineering experience with in-depth knowledge of Network Design/Troubleshooting/Engineering principals and methodologies.
• Experience contributing to the creation of policies and procedures around network administration
• Experience with upgrading code on network devices
• Working experience supporting Cisco Catalyst 6509's using VSS.
• Working experience with Cisco Nexus 5k's and above.
• Working experience with Cisco QoS.
• Skilled experience writing planning, documenting and executing projects
• Advanced knowledge and experience in (Layer2) switching, VLAN's, trunking technologies, Aggregation (LACP, PAGP, VPC, MEC; VTP, and STP,(R)PVST(+), MST, First Hop Routing protocols in a Cisco environment
• Experience using/implementing routing protocols such as VRF (LITE), EIGRP, BGP, and OSPF. Knowledge of MPLS is a plus.
• Advanced level knowledge supporting wireless network services and protocols (Cisco Ecosystem)
• Experience supporting a unified communications environment (VoIP phone, Desktop Video/Collaboration)
• Experience with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and metric based reporting.
• Experience with troubleshooting tools such as Wireshark.
• Experience implementing and maintaining firewalls.
• Ability to install routers/switches/UPS batteries in IT closets and/or data centers.
• Experience implementing and using IPV6 protocol.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.


Preferred Skills:
• Experience with OPNET (Riverbed) (Appresponse) or Solarwinds
• Experience implementing and maintaining Citrix Netscaler load balancers.
• Experience with Cisco NAC products such as Clean Access to Identity Services Engine
• Experience with Posture Assessment through NAC

Education:
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology/Systems, Computer Science, engineering or an additional 2 years of experience can substitute for a Bachelor's degree.

Certification:
A current Cisco CCIE certification (Written).