Network Engineer - Senior

Employer
Octo Consulting Group
Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Dec 07, 2018
Closes
Dec 10, 2018
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career. Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government. Voted one of the region's best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice! Octo Consulting Group is seeking a Senior Network Engineers to lead conducting proof of concepts tests for new technologies and products and conduct vendor bake offs. The engineers will define systems engineering methods to every network change to ensure reliability, availability, and security of the enterprise. The engineer will also ensure compliance throughout development, implementation, and maintenance of appropriate security controls, processes and procedures to demonstrate. Responsibilities: Lead Design, Deploy and Maintain network infrastructure; utilizing best practice routing and switching technologies. Evaluate network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, and latency; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; participates in defining network policies and procedures; establishing connections and firewalls. Oversee monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor. Secure network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation. Upgrade network by conferring with management; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements. Lead design, configuration, and maintenance of Networking solutions and IPSEC technologies. Provide a second level support for systems/network related issue/items across the entire enterprise. 10+ Years Experience Knowledge of network segmentation; network design and installation support; data center network; and edge network. Experience administering network switches, firewall, and routers to support system security, stability, and scalability. Expertise in installing, implementing, troubleshooting, and maintaining LANs and designing and managing LAN infrastructure and any processes related to the network. Expertise in second-level problem identification, diagnosis, and resolution of network problems. Expertise in identifying new networking solutions. Experience in all phases of the engineering lifecycle including: requirements; architecture; design; implementation; testing; and operations and maintenance. Thorough knowledge of routers, switches, and firewalls. Ability to provide technical guidance and direction to team members and lower level technicians. Knowledge of relevant server-side tools and technologies. Experience with network monitoring and management using an automated solution. Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining servers and desktops in an enterprise organization. Experience managing technical teams. Solid customer service and communication skills are critical as well as the ability and willingness to communicate effectively and appropriately. Preferred certifications include Extreme Certified Architect or Specialist (ECS), MCSE, MPLS, CCNA, CCNP, and CCDA.. Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group's commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment. For more information please visit: www.octoconsulting.com www.octoconsulting.com/careers

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