Network Engineer

Washington, DC
Nov 29, 2022
Dec 01, 2022
Full Time
Please note before applying that this role is with a US Federal client that requires US Citizenship for site access AND 5 days/week on-site in their Washington, DC location (Capitol Hill). We cannot make exceptions on either, unfortunately. Thanks for reading and understanding!Why become a NetCraftsmen?In 2020 we were recognized as Cisco's Mid-Atlantic Partner of the Year and have been a finalist in the Baltimore Business Journal's "Best Places to Work" for the past 4 years, including a 2nd place finish in 2020We offer competitive pay and solid benefits including self-directed PTO and a matching 401(k) with the employer component IMMEDIATELY vestedWe offer a minimum of 2 weeks and a strong corresponding budget per engineer per year (pro-rated) for professional development/certification AND the time necessary to hit your training/cert goalsWe are NOT a body shop. We hire full-time direct hire specialists with a driving thirst to learn and improve.See our reviews on Indeed and GlassDoor for validation.Job Description?This opening is for a Cisco-centric mid-level WAN Engineer in Washington, DC. PLEASE NOTE that this is a role that requires you to be on-site with the client 5 days/week. In this role, you will be assisting our engineering team with Cisco router configuration and management projects. You will support a large national network installed base plus the addition of many new remote sites. In this role, you will:Configure Cisco routers for site-to-site VPN connectivity per customer standards and best practicesRespond to requests for service, as required to resolve issuesSupport VPN network issues, (troubleshooting using interface/controller commands)Assist users with locating equipment, interface ports, and cable management over the phone Perform second level WAN support for Customer NCC (Network Command Center)Ship equipment to remote offices.Maintain documentation (administrative duties VPN DO installations)Cisco network equipment support, maintenance, and configurationsSecond level support for Layers 1, 2 and 3Required background for our Network Engineer The successful candidate must have mid-level skills and experience in the following areas:Cisco routing, including VPNs and EIGRP CCNP preferred, CCNA requiredA solid understanding of end-to-end TCP/IP operation and performance over a WANMust be able to work with team members and end-users, communicate clearly, and meet deadlinesMust be able to work with practice lead to coordinate scheduling to meet customer needs, sometimes juggling multiple projects at one timeAble to travel to client location in Washington DC dailyMust be able to pass a drug screen and background investigationUS Citizenship is required for access to the site location?Additional InformationNetCraftsmen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.