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Network Engineer -

Location: Alexandria
Posted on: July 7, 2024

Job Description:

? Great Pay to $120K

Network Engineer

Location: Alexandria, VA

Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt

Employment Type: Full Time

Department: Corporate

Description:The Network Engineer will be a member of a dynamic and high functioning team, and will be responsible for network infrastructure. The individual will design, implement, manage and troubleshoot data and IP based communication networks, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and other data communications systems. The Network Engineer will research and recommend technical upgrades (hardware and software) to the current infrastructure and lead the implementation projects. The individual will work closely with the IT team to provide cross functional maintenance and support on other technologies including voice, data and video systems. This position has strong opportunities to enhance skills by participating in upgrades of existing systems as well as researching, designing and implementing new systems and services. Occasional evening and weekend work is required to support emergencies and business goals.

Duties: Duties and Responsibilities ? Design, configure and maintain multi-office network infrastructure ? Troubleshoot and proactively resolve network anomalies/outages including low throughput, packet loss, errors, latency, delay and jitter, and conduct root cause analysis ? Ensure network devices are deployed in accordance with vendor and industry recommended practices ? Update firmware and make configuration changes ? Recommend changes/improvements to the network for future growth and expansion ? Manage and lead network related projects ? Monitor and report on system performance and health ? Create, update and maintain network diagrams and documentation ? Work with outside vendors and carriers to maintain and troubleshoot existing services and implement new services ? Configure and manage firewalls, and VPN client software ? Maintain corporate wireless network ? Participate in planning and implementation of disaster recovery processes and procedures

Qualifications: Education & Experience ? Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline and 4 years experience, or a minimum of 8 years hands on experience in network systems administration and support may be substituted Skills ? Expert knowledge of subnetting, VLAN and DMZ configuration ? Expert knowledge and troubleshooting of TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP ? Advanced knowledge of layer 2/3 WAN protocols such as MPLS, BGP, Frame Relay, ATM, PPP ? Advanced knowledge of Firewalls; specifically CheckPoint/ASA ? Advanced knowledge of implementing network security processes and controls ? Advanced knowledge of network performance including QOS ? Advanced knowledge of network design using Cisco best practices ? Solid knowledge of Cisco IOS command line interface ? Solid knowledge of wireless technologies including 802.11a/b/g/n and 802.16 ? Knowledge of Intrusion Detection/Intrusion Prevention systems ? Knowledge of hardware load balancers ? Strong project management and customer service skills ? Ability to perform at a high level without much supervision Certifications Required ? Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) ? Security+ Desired ? ITIL v3 Foundation ? CISSP ? CEH Tr We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: , Alexandria , Network Engineer -, Engineering , Alexandria, Virginia

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