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Sr. Network Engineer/ Team Lead
Ref No.: 18-00077
Location: Gunpowder , Maryland
We are looking for a Senior Network Engineer to develop and maintain functional and secure networks. You will mentor a team of engineers to troubleshoot and optimize our networks for our users.

In this role, you should have excellent problem-solving skills and thorough knowledge of network administration and architecture. If you’re also passionate about security and data protection, we’d like to meet you.

CLEARANCE:  Secret or above             TRAVEL: N/A


Design and deploy functional networks (LAN, WLAN)
Configure and install network monitoring software, servers, routers and other network devices (Brocade, Cisco, Fortinet)
Monitor network performance and integrity
Resolve multiple issues on multiple tiers of support
Automate tasks and monitor their effectiveness
Mentor team members on technical issues
Create, oversee and test security measures 802.1x/STIGs
Communicate with users when needed
Maintain complete technical documentation
Suggest improvements to network performance, capacity and scalability

7 plus years Industry-related experience as a Senior Network Engineer
Solid background in network administration and architecture
In-depth understanding of communication protocols (mainly TCP/IP) and routing protocols (e.g. BGP)
Familiarity with access control models and network security
Experience with network diagnostic, monitoring and analysis tools (e.g. SolarWinds network tools)
Solid understanding of multiple network brands (Brocade, Cisco, Fortinet)
Sharp troubleshooting skills
Ability to work independently
Organizational and mentoring skills

BS/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field - highly desirable.

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Matching 401k vested from day one.
Choice of Health Insurance Plans and an employee assistance program.
Company sponsored technical and management certifications.
PowertekU online education with 4400+ technical and business courses.
Educational tuition reimbursement and 529 Plan.
Robust Awards & Recognition Program + perks, discounts, generous referral program.
Thank you for your interest and effort in applying for this position.
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