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Network Engineer

  • Location: Annapolis, MD, 75006
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 26 days ago

Terrific Long-Term Contract Opportunity with a FULL suite of benefits!

Our client is seeking a Network Engineer for a contract opportunity located in Maryland. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple projects from start to finish
  • Directly interfacing with customers
  • Order and activate WAN circuits; troubleshoot if necessary
  • Procure equipment per project requirements
  • Configure Cisco routers and switches according to set design
  • Coordinate shipping and/or export control (as required)
  • Create cutover/migration plans
  • Schedule and perform cutovers with customers
  • Update documentation (change orders, asset records, circuit records and diagrams)

Basic Qualifications

  • • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • • Ability to work in a face paced environment
  • • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • • Ability to effectively and efficiently manage time for multiple ongoing projects
  • • Willingness to work evenings and weekend to accommodate customer’s change windows
  • • At least one year hands on experience with configuring Cisco routers and switches in a production environment
  • • Working knowledge of common network routing protocols such as BGP and OSPF
  • • Working knowledge of all types of Network Address Translations (NAT)
  • • Experience with WAN technologies and protocols such as T1/E1, Frame-Relay, HDLC, DSL, Cellular, MPLS, and DMVPN
  • • Strong aptitude for troubleshooting and/or isolating network related problems

Desired Experience:

  • • Previous experience configuring and deploying routers
  • • Experience working in a large scaled WAN environment
  • • Experience working in a Service Provider environment
  • • Experience with configuring and troubleshooting Cisco ASA firewalls
  • • Experience with Amazon Web Services Direct Connect (DX) and/or other Cloud Services equivalent
  • • Experience with Software Defined Wide Area Networks (SD-WAN)
  • • Experience with Juniper networking products

Education or Certification Requirements:

  • • Associates degree in a STEM field
  • • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • • Cisco Certified Network Profession (CCNP) a plus
  • • Cisco Certified Network Associate – Security (CCNA Security) a plus
  • • Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline a plus