Network Engineer

Employer
Quotient Inc.
Location
Columbia, MD
Posted
Feb 19, 2019
Closes
Feb 20, 2019
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Quotient seeks a Network Engineer to support our Federal Government client at their Ft. Meade, Maryland location . Responsibilities * Analyze and evaluate networking requirements, design, and development of network topologies and architectures to include hardware and software identification, network test and evaluation, operational and performance analysis, network upgrades and modifications, and implementation of network security and information assurance measures * Provide expert technical support to investigate and resolve complex issues on F5 products (software and hardware to include F5 BigIP, F5 Local Traffic Manager) * Take ownership of technical issues of any complexity with minimal need for supervision or assistance * Assist by verifying network solutions and ensuring that appropriate products and services have been selected to satisfy client requirements * Work with infrastructure development including Palo Alto Firewalls and Palo Alto Panorama Responsible for upholding F5's security and performance posture * Perform additional related duties as required Required Qualifications * 5 years of specific network hardware systems engineering experience * Cisco Certs (CCNA or CCNP) * Familiarity with hardening assets in accordance with DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) * Ability to work independently and as an integral part of a team, in researching and evaluating data, and developing analytical techniques and methodologies Desired Qualifications * 8 years specific network engineering experience * Knowledge of the labs, systems, and networks that comprise the DISA network environment at Ft Meade, MD * Ability to diffuse complicated technical and political situations with enterprise customers * Technical knowledge of TCP/IP and Linux * Demonstrated experience and knowledge with network devices (routers, switches, etc.), including such topics as HTTP headers, ISO layers, and TCP flags; intermediate-level knowledge of SSL (particularly server-based) and DNS admin experience * Familiarity with F5 load balancing and security products like BigIP * Very good interpersonal and presentation skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to articulate and educate customers about complex technology in a simple way * F5 Professional Security Certifications would be advantageous * Familiarity with Cisco, Brocade and Juniper LAN/WAN switches and routers - provided by Dice Cisco (CCNA, CCNP, other certs) F5 BigIP , PaloAlto Firewalls,

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