Senior Network Engineer
ECS Corporate Services

Fairfax, Virginia

Posted in Engineering
about 1 month ago

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ECS is seeking a Senior Network Engineer to work in our Fairfax, VA office.

Job Description:
We are a rapidly growing company that considers our employees and teams to be our most important assets. Our team environment provides opportunities for growth to individuals who are motivated to excel. We are situated in Merrifield, VA -- well positioned for most commutes within the Northern Virginia area. Our newly renovated office spaces are first in class facilitating a teamwork environment. We also offer opportunities for telework and have some of the most interesting advanced IT business in the DC area. Our growing program works with the most forward leaning technologies and extraordinary customers who are thought and action leaders in within the AI/ML domain. We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package to the right person for this key position.

ECS is seeking a Senior Network Engineer to work as a member of a team managing and maintaining multiple network enclaves to support the DOD community. The candidate will provide support to a team developing, maintaining, creating, documenting, and installing network and enclave infrastructure. This is a demanding, high-energy position requiring innovative solutions to network, hardware, and software problems. The candidate will work with a team to install maintain and design the physical and virtual infrastructure of multiple enclaves. The candidate must have strong problem-solving skills.

Primary Duties:

  • Devise solutions to complex operational problems within the capacity and operational limitations of installed equipment.
  • Research, evaluate, and recommend new computer network equipment and technologies.
  • Develop and execute contingency plans for network software and hardware failures including isolated and major outages.
  • Utilize monitoring, performance analysis, network management, software and hardware equipment to troubleshoot and isolate problems, gauge network performance, and trace data and protocol activity.
  • Perform these functions across a wide range of network facilities including physical media, protocol stacks, hubs, routers, bridges, gateways, digital servers, line drivers, telecommunications transport facilities, NCP and related software/hardware, and network management components.
  • Architect, deploy, and administer production, test, and development environments.
  • Support risk mitigation activities such as Assessment and Authorization (A&A), continuous monitoring, and vulnerability and configuration management.
  • Conduct functional, interoperability, and security testing
  • Next Generation Firewalls and layer 3 switches (Fortinet and Cisco)

The job is located in Fairfax VA, with frequent local trips to Ashburn, VA.

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) discipline preferred and at least eight to ten years of related experience.
  • Must be Department of Defense (DoD) 8570 Compliant, IAT Level II.
  • Experience designing, implementing, and maintaining multi-network transport.
  • Experience configuring and deploying Cisco series LAN/WAN switches, routers, firewalls, optical networks, and Intrusion Prevention/Intrusion Detection devices.
  • Network and troubleshooting experience with network protocols: VoIP, ATM, SONET, MPLS, L3VPN, L2VPN, QOS, MP-BGP, OSPF, VPLS, GRE and L2/L3 multicast.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand the system and its environment of operation.
  • Demonstrated ability to master technical capabilities like:
  • Citrix Workspace and Networking
  • Next Generation Firewalls and layer 3 switches (Fortinet and Cisco)
  • Microsoft networking and products (AD, group policy, profiles, SQL, Exchange etc.)
  • VMware ESXi and NetApp storage appliances
  • Virtual networking (VRF-lite, VLANs, etc.)

Desired Skills:
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Superb client-facing skills
  • A track record of self-improvement and continuous learning
  • Ability to make decisions in matters of significance

ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3000+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.

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