Lead Network Engineer

Alexandria, VA
Feb 17, 2021
Mar 27, 2021
Full Time
Job Summary/Company:

Sparks Group has teamed up with a not for profit corporation and is in search of a Lead Network Engineer. The Lead Network Engineer will use their expertise to solve complex problems with little to no direction. If you are interested in learning more about the opportunity, please submit your resume today.


  • Develop, test, and integrate functional systems based on operational and architectural requirements
  • Perform network design and capacity planning
  • Provide operational support and quality control checks to ensure systems design, security, and performance meet the necessary standards/requirements
  • Prepare technical document, to include policies and standard operating procedures
  • Maintain network and communications systems to ensure optimum performance and availability
  • Provide expert analysis and recommendations on feasibility of system designs
  • Mentor junior staff and coordinate work assignments to ensure project schedules are maintained

Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 8 years of IT experience (Or, 10 years of IT experience with a HS diploma)
  • 6 years of network administration experience
  • Advanced expertise in IP-based network and telecommunication system design, administration, and support (preferably Cisco)
  • Experience with IOS/NX-OS, InfoBlox, IronPort, and Riverbed desired
  • Project management experience
  • Only US Citizens will be considered for this role
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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