Network Engineer

Location: Washington D.C., D.C.
Date Posted: 09-24-2018
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS & REQUIREMENTS
- Must have 6+ years of experience in network operations or cyber security positions, responsible for tier-3 activities involving technical hands-on configuration and troubleshooting tasks.
- Possess 6+ years of exceptional hands-on experience problem-solving skills and a solid understanding of how to quickly troubleshoot connectivity issues that involve switches, routers, desktops, servers, VoIP phones and video endpoints.
- Must demonstrate proficiency with Network Access Control (NAC) products (ForeScout CounterACT, Cisco ISE or similar competitive products).  This position will perform system administration functions across ForeScout, Cisco, Infoblox and other network infrastructure platforms, ensuring all connected devices are tracked and granted access into the appropriate network segments.
- Must have 5+ years of enterprise level experience installing and removing hardware and software, as well as routine moves, adds and changes (IMAC).
- Candidates will maintain IP addressing schemes, router configurations, routing tables, VPN configurations and document router configurations files and IP addressing schemas.
- Must have 5+ years of experience of developing and documenting network administration requirements and policies.  This includes ensuring that network administration activities are coordinated through defined change management processes.
 - Candidate will have 5+ years’ experience providing Tier-2 and Tier-3 network support in response to trouble ticket queues, where immediate response is required to resolve customer-reported network problems.  The candidate must be able to coordinating multiple open issues and effectively interfacing with relevant federal task leads.
- The ideal candidate will have recent experience in an enterprise or service provider environment deploying, troubleshooting, and documenting LAN and campus networks that integrate NAC features with Cisco switches using 802.1X, MAB, RADIUS and/or SNMP.
- Must excel in high-paced, demanding environments where each day provides a new set of challenges under short time constraints involving complex network configurations and/or troubleshooting multiple hosts scattered across a large campus network.
- Knowledge and hands-on experience with enterprise-level tools and products that provide security services, including: NAC, SIEM, firewalls, logging, DNS, DHCP, RADIUS and VPN.

 
Other Job Functions
- Develop documentation to improve current network operating procedures.  Draft configuration change control proposals for submission to the CCB.  Create and update topology diagrams and associated documentation for each office location and network enclave.
- Must be flexible and able to work planned nights, weekends and holidays as needed to support planned and unplanned NARM network maintenance and troubleshooting events.  The successful candidate is expected to be available on-call 24x7.  Upon hire, the individual will be issued a GFE laptop, iPhone (or equivalent mobile device) and VPN access to allow rapid response to network events whenever the network operations center escalates a problem requiring Tier-3 support. 
- The successful candidate will demonstrate self-initiative and be able to operate without supervision. Must have strong time management, multi-tasking, organization and administrative skills and must be highly proficient with Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
- As part of the selection process, the candidate must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, with fluency in English equivalent to a native speaker.
- Must be able to obtain a U.S. government security clearance.
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