SME Network Engineer Consultant Washington DC

Location: Washington, DC, United States
Date Posted: 04-23-2018
Network Engineer Security Clearance Required: 

Job Description:
Support data center and cloud networking that will scale to mutable  locations. Includes networking components    to support data, voice, video, and unified communications traffic. Maintain security hardening requirements as well as High Availability  requirements.
  • Specific Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Engineer, document, test, and implement networking components and VLANs to support data, voice, video and unified communications that will scale to several sites .
    • Provide troubleshooting escalation support to operations team
    • Maintain and support gateways and session border controllers
    • Integrate multiple voice and video technologies and troubleshoot and isolate issues
Required Skills
 
  • Experience with network services and architecture ( BGP, OSPF, DHCP, DNS, TCP/IP, LAN, WAN, WLAN, VPN, VLAN, VRF, etc )
  • Experience managing and maintaining network infrastructure (Cisco ISE and Prime, Palo Alto firewalls)
  • Experience with Virtualization technologies (Vmware ESXi, Hyper-V, KVM)
  • Excellent communication skills.
              Required education: Bachelor Degree or Equivalent Experience  
  • Candidates should have an excellent technical background
  • 7 to 10 years of experience
  • Ability to design, implement, and manage Voice and Data solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong research skills, excellent interpersonal skills in working with others
  • Professional presentation and communications skills
  • Solid understanding of EIGRP OSPF, and BGP
  • Extensive knowledge of Spanning Tree, VLAN’s, VTP, Trunking protocols
  • Proficient at troubleshooting L2/L3 issues
  • Extensive experience with Cisco routers, switches
Preferred Skills and Education
  • Bachelor  Computer Science or related technical Experience 
  • CCNA or any fundamental network equivalent
  • Strong background in voice gateways and session border controllers
  • Excellent understanding of wireless systems
  • Experienced with WAN optimization devices
  • Knowledge of load balancing devices
  • Experience with Wireshark and other advanced troubleshooting tools
  • Good project management skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal/written communication
 
 
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