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Sr. Network Engineer

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Closing date
Nov 22, 2023

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Technology and Software
Full Time

Job Details

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Performs day-to-day activities required to manage data services, such as network design, implementation, and management, to include troubleshooting of complex network issues. Provides daily supervision and direction to support staff, to include technical and administrative direction.
  • Provide direct support to other departments regarding network operational issues
  • Performs installation, configuration, maintenance, and upgrading of network infrastructure as required
  • Works with all application owners and other IT stakeholders to build and support a scalable, efficient, and stable network
  • Research, plan, design, and implement network technologies using industry best practices to ensure network operations meet business and technical requirements
  • Assist internal business units in collecting and documenting network requirements
  • Assists in developing network policies, procedures, and change management for network operations
  • Work with the virtualization group to develop, configure, and manage networking requirements to ensure interoperability between both physical and virtualization environments
  • Participate in Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity team

  • Must possess a Bachelor's degree
  • Must have a minimum of 7 years of related experience managing data networks, possessing extensive skills and knowledge in network design, architecture, troubleshooting, and management.
  • Solid understanding of Cisco routers and switches, firewalls, etc.
  • Knowledge of internal and external routing protocols, e.g. EIGRP and BGP, QoS
  • Experience converting from IPV4 to IPV6
  • Palo Alto firewall, Cisco Firepower VPN, Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNAC). IPV6, CISCO Equipment, Firewalls
  • Microsoft technologies, i.e., Active Directory, Windows 200x Server, Windows 10, DNS
  • Experience with Virtualization networking technologies preferred
  • Comprehensive experience troubleshooting network issues that impact user's productivity
  • Understand and support of VoIP services.
  • Possess a strong understanding and ability to support interoperability of network and Microsoft technologies, i.e. Active Directory, Windows 200x Server, Windows 10, DNS
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills are essential for this position with the ability to work effectively with end-users, IT peers and managers
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to successfully obtain a Public Trust


Any Cisco training and certification

Any Microsoft or other professional training or certifications is helpful


We are seeking a Sr. Network Engineer to join our team supporting the Department of Transportation.

TekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. "Technology moving at the speed of thought" embodies these principles - the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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Additional Job Information

  • Establish Focus
  • Change Management
  • Develop Others
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Interpersonal Awareness
  • Build Relationships
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Technical Expertise
  • Initiative
  • Foster Innovation
  • Results Oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Service


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Location: Cambridge, MA - Initially on-site 5 days a week. Eventual possibility of hybrid position-onsite/telework
  • Type of environment: Office
  • Noise level: Low
  • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday - Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.
  • Amount of Travel: Less than 10%


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen

Must be able to successfully obtain a Public Trust


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. TekSynap does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, national origin, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status"). This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

TekSynap is committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please contact for assistance.


TekSynap understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. Technology moving at the speed of thought®embodies these principles – the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

The TekSynap founders have worked together for over a decade, supporting customers ranging from small departmental operations & maintenance efforts to leading broad nationwide deployment efforts for agencies such as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. This core management team has operated in leading companies such as SIGNAL Corporation and managed business sectors of over 100M in annual revenue in industry leading companies such as General Dynamics.

At each level this team has absorbed what “works” – for the company, our customers and our employees. We synthesize the best at each level resulting in a unique service provider that combines the infrastructure and process models of larger organizations with an agile ability to cost effectively meet our customer’s requirements.

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