Posted by: Sev1Tech on Jul 10, 2019
Working with an enterprise network architecture and engineering team supporting our Federal customer, the Network Engineer supports projects to upgrade, modernize and support the migration of a Wide Area Network (WAN) communications infrastructure supporting over 1200 field sites and multiple Program Directorates.
Eligibility/Clearance Requirements: Must provide proof of U.S. Citizenship
• CBP Full BI - 1st preference
• Any DHS badge + DoD Top Secret or Secret - 2nd preference
• DoD Secret or Top Secret + willingness to get CBP clearance - 3rd preference (it can take 45 days to 6 months to obtain a CBP clearance - work can only begin once the clearance is fully adjudicated)
Certifications/Skillsets: CCNA R&S preferred
Position Roles and Responsibilities:
Working with a large enterprise network architecture and engineering team supporting our Federal customer, the Network Engineer provides network design, engineering, escalation and implementation support for the CBP enterprise WAN/MAN/LAN network.
Support escalation and root cause analysis activities. Responsible for the support of the development of the Technical Requirements Document and a Detailed Design Document (DDD) for enterprise network solution architecture, consistent with the associated Functional Requirements Document and DDD, and any transition to Operations support. Support of all updates to all documents when there is change in the transport design and/or technologies and collaborating with all stakeholders to test all related systems and processes to verify that the systems meet requirements and can host applications with no degradation to performance or security. Preparation of test reports and Implementation Plans for each change impacting the WAN/LAN/MAN or cloud network environment. Interface with customers to collect and clarify requirements Manage network communications testing, installation, and support for the MAN/WAN system Mentor and provide guidance to other networking team members Identify and diagnose problems affecting network performance using software and hardware tools Provide recommendations to enhance and improve network performance Troubleshoot network infrastructure systems as needed Perform system engineering design, integration, and implementation tasks and activities, including coordination of personnel, hardware, software, budget, facilities, and/or equipment Interface with vendors when necessary during outages or periods of degraded system performance Evaluate, design, document, install, implement, test, perform problem isolation and resolution, monitor, tune, and set standards. Provides client consulting and training on the interfacing and use of the network facilities. Researches, evaluates, and recommends new computer network equipment and technologies. Utilizes monitoring, performance analysis, network management, software and hardware equipment to trouble shoot and isolate problems, gauge network performance, and trace data and protocol activity. Provides internal consulting, technical guidance, information and support to application developers, computer operations, company management and departmental clients. Assists in internal training programs. Must be able to work with minimal supervision and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Provide for Tier IV escalation support of CBP's Enterprise Wide Area Network Infrastructure Configure Cisco network routers, switches and wireless controllers for LAN/WAN connectivity Develop network designs and comprehensive site analysis Cisco Firewall design and configuration Root Cause Analysis support Troubleshoot, diagnose, investigate and resolve issues with network connectivity and latency Troubleshoot multiple MPLS networks in a highly secure environment
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
At least 8-10 years of network engineering experience of Medium to Large WAN network experience: functions and concepts of a wide area network, designing LAN/WAN's and network engineering:
Experience with Cisco routing/switching configuration and troubleshooting to the CCNP level, ASRs, Generation 2, and 1900-7600 routers, Cisco NGFWs, and F5 Load Balancers IP experience (to include sub-netting and routing), IPV4/IPV6 Riverbed WAN Optimization Fusion Center Cisco Office Extend BGP experience required EIGRP and OSPF routing Cisco DMVPN concepts Next Hop Resolution Protocol (NHRP) Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) Adept in using troubleshooting and performance management tools such as Cisco Prime, Riverbed SteelCentral, NetScout, Gigamon, Cisco Prime, etc.
Desired Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies:
Cisco ACI experience Deep packet capture and analysis experience Data Center Migration experience Amazon Web Services (AWS) CSR configuration Microsoft Azure/Office 365 End to end application mapping Software Defined Networks
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, IT Systems, or other related discipline. Education requirement may be substituted with an additional 4 years of relevant experience.
On-site at CBP
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:
This is a full-time position. Standard days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week.
Physical Demands: The physical demands of the job include bending, crawling, sitting, lifting 50lbs at most.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Sev1tech LLC., a large business prime contractor based in Woodbridge VA, provides program management, Information Technology, and engineering support services to both federal and commercial clients nationwide.
In addition to providing employees with competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, Sev1tech also provides the following perks:
• Automatic 5% vesting into each employees 401K (no match required)
• Tuition reimbursement and paid certifications
• Paid Volunteer Days
• Referral bonuses for hired referrers
• Eligibility to participate in our Progressive Quarterly Employee Bonus Incentive Program
Come join the team that's won in the top 3 spot nationwide for Best Small IT Companies to Work by ComputerWorld's for 5 years in a row.
Sev1tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other legally protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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