Randstad Sr. Network Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia

Sr. Network Engineer

job details:

  • location:Washington, DC

  • date posted:Thursday, May 17, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:621752

job description

Our cleint is seeking a Cisco Network Engineer for a Temporary (with possibility of extending to perm) position at an ongoing contract in Washington DC near Farragut West metro station. Our client is a growing federal contracting company looking for strong, energetic people to help support our clients.

Primary Function: Configures, tests, implements and maintains network infrastructure including power, racks and network equipment. Maintains integrity of network infrastructure. Provide support at various remote locations. Harden network infrastructure to DoD STIG requirements.

Please note: Due to the secure nature of this government agency, all candidates must be U.S. citizens and hold a current, active Secret clearance. The successful candidate will receive a contingent offer based on the outcome of a government background check. This will take several weeks, and the candidate cannot begin actual employment until the background check is successfully completed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provides technical support by evaluating and resolving network problems. Evaluates network performance using hardware and software diagnostic tools. Update and maintain documentation of client's networks. Maintain production environment with maximum uptime with little customer impact. Install new hardware from new in box to production in rack. Install network cabling as required. Work general O&M activities on the customer's network during maintenance hours that derive from Remedy ticketing system.

Minimum Qualifications/Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in the following:

? Cisco IOS Based Switches to include Cisco Catalyst 6500, 4500, 3750 & 3560 series. Cisco IOS Based Routers to include Cisco 3900 & 2900.

? IOS, BGP, EIGRP, QOS, ACLs, Port Security, MAB, NetFlow, and Network Diagraming with Visio.

  • Network Management Tools:

? Cisco ACS Server, NetFlow Analyzer; Wireshark for packet analysis.

  • IOS, BGP, EIGRP, QOS, ACLs, Port Security, MAB, NetFlow, and Network Diagraming with Visio.

  • Security+ and/or CISSP certification.

Preferred Qualifications/Experience:

  • Cisco ASA Firewall experience (various models).

  • Familiarity with Remedy and SolarWinds is a plus.

  • Experience with TACLANE encryptors.

  • CCNA or CCNP.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Manage networking environment by designing system configuration, directing system installation, defining, documenting, and enforcing system standards.

  • Maximizes network performance by monitoring performance, troubleshooting network problems and outages, scheduling upgrades, collaborating with network architects on network optimization.

  • Secures network system by establishing and enforcing policies, defining and monitoring access.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, participating in professional organizations. - Work network implementation projects as assigned.

  • Understanding of networks and troubleshooting communication issues.

  • Must have the ability to manage demands with frequent changes.

  • Ability to speak, read and write in the English language (fluent). Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.