Senior Network Engineer

Chantilly , Virginia
Aug 16, 2017
Aug 29, 2017
Full Time

PenFed is hiring a Senior Network Engineer in Chantilly, VA. The primary purpose of this job is to troubleshoot and resolve issues of moderate complexity. This position is at a senior level and the individual must have a good understanding of the latest technologies and is able to translate that understanding into implementing complex designs.

Essential Functions

    Provide leadership in managing projects introduced by the architecture team assuring full implementation and documentation standards are adhered to and complete projects within provided timelines. Support all aspects of the network management process assuring requests, implementation, and problems are delivered as required with minimal impact to the enterprise network. Deploy solutions and network design implementations in a timely manner. Take initiative to proactively discover potential network issues. Troubleshoot and resolve complex network related problems and serve as escalation point for Sev-1 issues. Participate in or lead problem resolution and cause analysis with network engineers and analysts. Participate in an on-call rotation during both business and non-business hours. Work during non-production hours or weekend maintenance window to deploy enterprise or member affecting network changes. Deploy and document changes in accordance with problem and change management process. Communicate to senior management on resolution and root cause resulting from the outage or service interruption. Participate in creation of formal and informal policies and procedures for the engineering team. Provide guidance and mentorship to junior engineers and analysts.

Education and Experience

Equivalent combination of education and experience is considered.

    Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field required. Minimum of seven (7) years’ of experience in IT preferably with Network Engineering experience is required. Broad knowledge in background in TCP/IP, MPLS, LAN, WAN, and VPN. Extensive Experience with EIGRP, BGP, IPSEC, iWAN, VRF, VLAN, VTP, DLSW, QoS, NHRP, PfRv3, STP and netflow. Experience with F5 load balancer is strongly desired.  Previous work experience load balancing is required. Experience with Cisco UCS and VMWare is desirable. Experience supporting IP-based voice and video systems, including implementing QoS on both LAN and WAN infrastructure. Familiar with hosted collaboration services for VoIP systems and with SIP integration techniques across systems and carriers.
Supervisory Responsibility

    This position will not supervise employees.
Licenses and Certifications

    Cisco certification CCNP is required.
Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to an indoor office setting with moderate noise.


Travel to various worksites nationally and internationally is required.



About Us

Founded in 1935, and still growing, we began as the War Department Federal Credit Union.  Today, PenFed is one of the country’s strongest and most stable financial institutions with over 1.5 million members and over $21 billion in assets.  We serve members in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as on military bases in Guam, Puerto Rico and Okinawa. 

Our mission isn’t simply to help our members get by. We exist to help them realize every ounce of their potential. We exist to educate, and to encourage. We exist to usher their dreams into the land of reality.

We provide our employees with a lucrative benefits package including robust medical, dental and vision plan options, plenty of paid time off, 401k with employer match, on-site fitness facilities at our larger locations, and more.

Equal Employment Opportunity

PenFed will maintain and observe personnel policies which will prohibit discrimination or harassment against a person because of race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status or obligation, the presence of a physical and/or mental disability and all other statuses protected by applicable state or local law in all recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, overtime, position classifications, work assignments, facilities, promotions, transfers, employee treatment, and in all other terms and conditions of employment.  PenFed will also prohibit retaliation against individuals for raising a complaint of discrimination or harassment or participating in an investigation of same.

PenFed will also reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability so that they can apply for a job or perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so causes a direct threat to these individuals or others in the workplace and the threat cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation or if the accommodation creates an undue hardship to PenFed. Contact human resources (HR) with any questions or requests for accommodation at 703-838-1568.

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