Senior Network Engineer

Primary Responsibilities

  • Evaluates, develops, customizes, installs and supports network systems
  • Analyzes network systems, performance, traffic, capacity and metrics
  • Designs, installs, maintains and supports LAN, WAN and VOiP infrastructures
  • Performs preventative and fault isolation maintenance on networks
  • Designs, configures and manages network security features for custom networks
  • Configures, monitors, and maintains servers to ensure network and system integrity
  • Assists with operational and maintenance phase for as-built systems
  • Supports data center operational responsibility
  • Provides guidance and leadership to junior network engineers
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology
  • Helps develop guidelines and procedures for administration and security
  • Participates in special projects as required

Required Technical Skills

  • Design, implementation, and support of network infrastructures
  • Cisco and Juniper router installation, configuration, troubleshooting, maintenance
  • Cisco switches and firewalls installation, configuration, troubleshooting, maintenance
  • Networking standards and best practices
  • Wired and wireless networks
  • Application delivery controllers
  • Link aggregation, spanning tree, span/rspan
  • Troubleshooting using OSI Model
  • Security and VPN solutions

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or related technical discipline, or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 8+ years of relevant experience in network analysis, design, installation and maintenance
  • Extensive experience with advanced engineering and administration of multiprotocol routers, multilayer switches, network security devices and network management systems
  • Detail oriented with excellent problem solving, analytic, and communication skills
  • Capable of lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work effectively in a small team environment with strict deadlines
  • Self-starter with ability to accomplish tasks in a timely manner with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and/or weekends as job duties demand
  • Position requires the ability to obtain a security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship

Location: Prince William County / Dulles, Route 28 corridor
Classification: Full-time, Exempt
Travel: 10%

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