Mid Level Networking Engineer
Job Title: Senior Networking Engineer Location: Washington, DC Clearance: minimal of Secret clearance with ability to upgrade to Top Secret Citizenship: US Citizen Certification(s): Cisco CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) certification a minimum Job Description: Senior Networking Engineer is an engineering position in support of the Department of State (DoS). Senior Network Engineer is responsible for using Cisco and Avaya products as well as a working knowledge of encryption solutions and knowledge of local and wide-area networks. This includes planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting and optimizing all network hardware, software and communication links. Duties and Responsibilities: * Constructs, tests and implements integrated network, hardware and software solutions, distributed computing solutions, and/or physical and logical communications networks for the customer. * Participates in day-to-day orders, Special Projects, and trouble tickets to include Move, Add, and Change requests for the data network * Must be able to write and execute detailed network implementations; generate bill of materials, and basis of estimates unassisted. * Provide network performance statistic and reports and recommend technical enhancements to the network * Interfaces with others on system infrastructure problems and advices management on technical problems, priorities, and methods. * Ensures customer satisfaction with the resolution or circumvention of hardware, software, and/or circuit problems including the assessment of bandwidth requirements based upon empirical data. * Provides technical consulting on high level network designs, platform sizing, infrastructure system design and the application of new technologies. * Applies extensive industry and enterprise knowledge to identify and recommend integrated solutions, products and services to support the enterprise's accomplishments of business goals or technical needs. * Researches, evaluates and stays current on emerging tools, techniques and technologies. * Contributes to systems infrastructure plans based on an understanding of the customer's organizational direction, technical context and business needs. * Contributes to the creation of new policies and procedures for Maintenance Plan and Continuity of Operations Plan. * Extensive client interaction with primary focus of achieving and surpassing client project goals. Skills / Attributes Required: * Works extensively with Cisco Enterprise solution products * Cisco CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) certification a minimum. CCIE Certification highly preferred very strong LAN/WAN/MAN design and migration experience with a focus on WAN services (ISDN, Frame-Relay, Point-to-Point, and MPLS) * candidate must have very strong understanding and ability to implement Cisco router, switch, and ASA products * experience conducting site surveys and organizing the documentation in to an Engineering plan that can be used to * expert skills troubleshooting access-lists, IPv4 and IPv6 issues across varying protocols such as OSPF, BGP, Static Routing * a detailed understanding and be capable of implementing various routing protocols to include OSPF, BGP and static routes * Strong interpersonal, written and oral skills. From time to time, candidate may be asked to present project outline to customer. * The ability to conduct research on networking products with various vendors to accommodate changing customer requirements. * The ability to work in a team-oriented collaborative environment while being highly motivated to take the lead on projects. Company Description: Our goals at RCJ Consulting, LLC is to provide fast and efficient ramp up time on each and every project to ensure that our clients short term needs to meet with zeal. RCJ Consulting, has twenty years of professional experience with Commercial industries such as areas as Software Development, Hardware Engineering, System Engineering, Network Engineering, Java, .Net, Oracle, Cyber Security, Program Management, Corporate positions such as Chief Financial Officer, Program Managers, Software Architects, System Architects, Mobile Engineers, Team Leads for various technical arenas. Our services are available for virtual, onsite, part time or full time basis for consulting engagements to include project based work such as Proposal Support for pipelining talent as well as providing pre-screening services to fit various labor categories. We also provide consulting in the area's of compensation mapping, job description development, bench-marking industry standards, recruitment strategies that will enable our client's to find the best candidate for the position in a timely manner. RCJ monitors current trends in contract recruiting that will assist us in providing the best recruiting services and solutions for our clients immediate and long term needs.