Network Engineer (Alexandria, VA)

Abile Group, Inc. | Bethesda, MD

Posted Date 1/13/2020
Description

Abile Group has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Network Engineer supporting an Intelligence Community Customer in Alexandria, VA.

 The right candidate will possess the below skills and qualifications and be ready to handle all responsibilities independently and professionally.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for configuring, managing, monitoring, and maintaining government Command and Control (C2) network devices and some application servers. 
  • The Network Engineer will manage the installation, configuration, optimization, and troubleshooting of hardware/software for network devices used on a government network for that purpose. 
  • The position will also include the management of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phones, call managers, and gateways. 
  • Additional duties include:
  • Evaluate LAN/WAN performance and capacities to identify problem areas or bottlenecks
  • Perform a variety of network management services related to the operation, performance, or availability of data communications networks
  • Responsibility for overall performance and availability of networks
  • Provide LAN/WAN support with skill in network analysis, integration, and tuning.
  • Analyze client LANs/WANs, isolate source of problems recommend reconfiguration and implementation of new network hardware to increase performance
  • Work with customers and operations staff in scheduling preventive and emergency maintenance to include resolution of customer tickets
  • Candidate will be required to support on call duty for  responding to network outages
  • Candidate will be required to travel to local and CONUS/OCONUS sites

Qualifications

Clearance Required: Top Secret

 Degree and Years of Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or similar technical field) and 3+ years relevant professional experience; or commensurate education and experience.

 Required Certifications:

  •  Security+ or equivalent DOD 8570 IAT Level Certification

Required Skills:

  • 3 years of experience with networking technologies and concepts such as Layer 2 and Layer 3 protocols.
  • 2 years of experience with Cisco and Juniper devices, VLANs, VPNs, LAN/WAN technologies, and/or routing & switching.
    Cisco CCNA (Route/Switch or Collaboration) required, CCNP desired.
  • 2 years operational experience with local and wide area network infrastructures, including routers, firewalls, switches, servers, and related hardware.
  • Experience in several of the following areas: network troubleshooting, routers/switches, Cisco IOS/Junos OS, firewalls, NetScout/Wireshark or any other packet investigation/analysis tools, SolarWinds monitoring or database tools, Call Manager & unity or other OSCP, DNS, QoS, VPN.

Desired Skills: 

  • Ability to generate documentation that describes standard operating procedures, which will be used by helpdesk personnel.
  • Previous experience supporting a Government and/or Department of Defense customer.
  • Proficient in network monitoring/management systems familiarity
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with application of DoD IAVAs and STIGs
  • Strong investigative drive and listening skills, self-motivated individuals
  • The ability to work under pressure and be flexible with their time
  • Ability to prioritize and document tasks is a plus
Type
Full-time

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