Network Engineer - Mid - Design & Deployment

Employer
Qbase
Location
Fort George G Meade, MD
Posted
Nov 25, 2021
Closes
Dec 01, 2021
Ref
230678416
Hours
Full Time
The Network Engineer - Mid - Design & Deployment will successfully survey, assess, and design replacement network components, end point devices, equipment, and software in execution of customer IT life-cycle management plans. Design and deployment efforts include configuration, implementation, acceptance, technical documentation, and follow-up technical support. Planning also includes capacity management and load balancing analysis to ensure that capacity efficiently meets workload requirements. Assists in the maintenance of and submits recommendations for addition to the customer's Approved Products List (APL) and Approved Software List (ASL).Responsibilities:Surveys current and future locations to support agency network infrastructureInventory and validation of agency current and future network devices and topologiesDesigns and installs architecture to include the software, hardware, and communications to support the network requirements as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfacesConfigures, installs, tests, validates, and troubleshoots network infrastructure devicesEnsures Network systems are compatible and in compliance with the standards for open systems architectures, the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) and International Standards Organization (ISO) reference models and profiles of standards - such as Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Open Systems Environment (OSE) reference model - as they apply to the implementation and specification of Information Management (IM) solution of the network layers, across the application program interface (API) and the external environment/software applicationEnsures that the network/transport layers of the common operating environment are compliant with policies, processes, and proceduresEvaluates analytically and systematically problems of workflows and network usage, organization and planning and develops appropriate corrective actionProvide support team members with the tools, knowledge, and support documentation required to support enterprise architectureHave flexible working hours to be available to support team when neededAttend work regularly to ensure all job duties are timely performedOther duties as assigned from time to time by managementKnowledge and Skills:Understanding of structured cabling and installation standardsKnowledge and/or experience with network security practicesDesigning and deploying OSPF, IS-IS, BGP, MPLS, MBGP, VXLAN, VLAN, Virtual Chassis, LACP, 802.1x, WLAN, SSL-VPN, and Spanning TreeAbility to configure, install, test and validate, and troubleshoot enterprise-wide network infrastructure devicesKnowledge of network troubleshooting techniques and tools (eg, network packet capture and analysis, network analyzers, port scanning, and monitoring)Ability to review and develop network diagramsAbility to assess, document and provide recommended courses of action (CoA) to mitigate riskExcellent verbal and written communication skills, and attention to of risks detailMS Office Suite (Word, Visio, PowerPoint, Excel, Project, and other applications) proficientAbility to organize and facilitate planning and demonstrations.Ability to track, manage, and ensure projects are kept on track, and tasks are completed in a timely mannerDesirable Technical KnowledgeCisco Switch Series (2900, 3700, 3800, 3900, 4500, 6500)Cisco Switch Nexus Series (7k/9k) and Catalyst 9000 Series PreferredCisco Router Series (3700, 3800, 3900, ASI 1000)Cisco Router ISR 4000 Series preferredPalo Alto FirewallsVoIPTCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, NTP, Syslog, SNMP, and IPv4/v6Juniper Series (MX, SRX, EX)Bluecoat Web ProxiesGeneral Dynamic TACLANEsRemedyVMWareActive DirectorySolarWindsFamiliar with DoD Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS)Experience with DoD network device installation and configurationFamiliar with working in a ticketing system/ITIL frameworkExperience with upgrading systems and applying security patchesExperience with WAN optimization and load balancingEducation and Experience:Bachelor's Degree and 3+ years of relevant experience or a combination of Technical training, certifications, and 5+ years of experience3+ years of network design, deployment, and operations desiredCCNA/CCNP, MSCS or other related certifications or specialty experienceSecurity+ CE (or appropriate DoDM 8570 Baseline Certification)IAT Level II certification is required before start Clearance/Citizenship: Top SecretMust be US CitizenLocation:Fort Meade, MD25% Travel Requirement