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Network - Engineer
Ref No.: 17-02539
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Position Type:Direct Placement
Network Engineer
Washington, DC

Must:
10+ years of hands-on experience implementing and administrating network devices
Experience with Cisco routers/switches (Nexus7/5K, ISR3, ASR, 4000 series routers; 3600/3700/3800 series switches)
Experience with Cisco Wireless LAN technologies
WAN MPLS design and implementation (IWAN, SDN, and performance based routing experience a plus)
LAN design and implementation (will be conducting local LAN Assessments)
Experience with optimizing LAN/WAN for VDI deployments
Experience building Content Delivery Networks - multicast audio/streaming services
Troubleshooting and resolving complex WAN performance issues
Cisco ASA/Palo Alto FWs & Firepower IPS a plus
Experience with the deployment and network modifications required for a centrally hosted VDI Deployment
Experience with Quality of Service and Network Policing configurations
Firewall and Load balancing experience is a big plus 
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
CCNA or CCNP required

Duties:
Conduct evaluations of data center LAN and security environment in relation to supporting VDI for up to 30,000 end users
Work with Hosting team on the design of the VDI architecture with a focus on the network infrastructure
Conduct bandwidth utilization studies and recommendations based on the expected VDI design and usage
Evaluate existing QOS policies and making recommendations for improvement
Provide expertise on how to use QOS and NBAR 2 to improve the customers experience
Develop proactive monitoring processes that measure performance and alert when performance drops below certain thresholds
Perform gap analysis of existing network and VDI tools and provide recommendations on how to fill those gaps


Quadrant is an equal opportunity employer!