The Network Systems - LAN/WAN Engineer performs system planning,
architecture, engineering, implementation, and support of Cisco
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Strong troubleshooting, rationality, and critical thinking skills.
Ability to pass/obtain a NACL (National Agency clearance check)
5 years+ of advanced network experience, Cisco & Juniper enterprise
Familiarity and ability to work cooperatively and promptly within
strict change control environment
Ability to document and diagram environment (using VISIO for
Must have Packet Sniffing / interpretation skills
Flexibility in work schedule to deploy changes to these environments
during evening and night and weekend hours.
Recent networking certifications or equivalent experience (CCNA,
Advanced experience with network protocols including TCP/IP, UDP and
Experience with routing protocols including OSPF, IGRP, BGP, EIGRP.
Understanding of DNS, DHCP, proxy functions (forward and reverse),
security protocols (IPSec, MACsec, SSL, GET VPN), and time protocols
Advanced understanding of IP addressing including IPv4, IPv6, RFC
1918, NAT, PAT
Understanding of network services such as WAAS, GRE, AAA, QoS, COS
Excellent verbal and written communications skills; Ability to
explain complex technical issues to non-technical people that ensures
Interpersonal skills that demonstrate collaboration, facilitation,
influencing and negotiating
Knowledge of hardware, software, application and systems engineering;
Knowledge of business for which the enterprise architecture is being
Project and program management, organization and time management
Knowledge of IT governance operations
Customer service orientation
Knowledge of Network Authentication Products and Architectures
Knowledge of Cisco Tiered Infrastructure Architecture
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, related Technical
Discipline, or requisite experience
Minimum of one industry recognized certification
Government Clearance & US Citizenship Requirement
As a government contractor, this position requires U. S. citizenship and proof of favorable adjudication following submission of Department of Defense form SF86 or higher security.
• Minimum five years proven advanced Cisco experience
• Experience in implementation, and monitoring of large scale network environments leveraging Cisco technology
Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Proven ability to deliver design, architecture, project support, and maintenance work in a large multi-vendor technical environment In depth technical knowledge and experience with hardware architecture, operating systems, design, and implementation in large-scale multi-vendor highly structured computing environments Excellent organizational skills, as well as written and oral communication skills
The following section describes the general physical requirements for
this position. Please note that constant refers to more than 81% of
time; significant refers to 40-80%; and moderate refers to 20-40% of
Operates personal computers, printers, facsimile, telephones, copy
machines and other commonly used office accessories/equipment.
Exposed to confidential information and expected to maintain
confidentiality at all times; must adhere to HIPAA rules and
May be required to work outside of normally scheduled hours as
mandated by the client, project and/or workload (e.g. evenings,
weekends, and/or holidays)
May be required to maintain established work pace, meet deadlines;
may have last minute urgent requests.
Physical activity may include: twisting, reaching, kneeling, bending,
stooping, squatting, crawling, grasping, grabbing, pushing, pulling,
repetitive motion, climbing, etc.
Required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness,
and thoroughness of the work assigned.
Required to have hearing ability to receive detailed information
through oral communication
Required to have speaking ability to express or exchange ideas.
Constant concentration may be required on various subjects by
listening, reading and thinking clearly.
Interaction with others may be required. May need to listen, think,
and speak in order to interact with others. Business interactions and
behavior between coworkers and/or external customers are required.
This may require face-to-face or telephone interactions.
Thinking at work may include listening, learning, analyzing,
evaluating, and the ability to interpret what is seen and/or heard,
or to link information from one issue to the next.
Constant computer usage including typing and/or eye strain.
Significant repetitive arm, wrist, hand and finger motions -- making
repetitive movements (e.g. key boarding, filing, data entry).
Moderate phone usage; headsets may be required.
Constant sedentary work (desk bound or seated).
Constant reading is required via computer screen and/or bound printed
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