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Sr. Network Engineer

  • Location: Tidewater, VA, 22572
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 2 months ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position: Sr. Network Engineer

Location: Tidewater, VA 22572

Term: 7 Months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Design and deploy functional wired/wireless campus networks (LAN, WLAN, WAN).
  • Select, install and maintain the hardware and software necessary to operate the campus network infrastructure and provide related network services.
  • Monitor network performance and integrity.
  • Resolve issues escalated from lower tiers by troubleshooting cloud and local infrastructure.
  • Automate tasks and monitor their effectiveness.
  • Provide leadership to team members.
  • Create, oversee and test security measures (e.g. access authentication and disaster recovery).
  • Communicate with users when needed.
  • Maintain complete technical documentation.
  • Suggest improvements to network performance, capacity and scalability.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field or equivalent combination of education, experience and training
  • 5+ years of experience and demonstrated skills building, configuring, deploying and maintaining network hardware and software.
  • 7+ years of extensive experience in customer support, including problem definition and resolution for both network hardware and software.
  • 5+ years of extensive experience with Cisco router and switches and Aruba wireless technologies.
  • 3+ years of experience with network diagnostic, monitoring and analysis tools (e.g. SolarWinds network tools).
  • 5+ years of strong knowledge and experience configuring DNS and DHCP.
  • In-depth understanding of communication protocols (mainly TCP/IP) and routing protocols (e.g. BGP, OSPF).
  • Extensive experience administering campus/organization LAN/WAN environment, including wireless access points.
  • Extensive hands-on network troubleshooting experience.
  • Extensive network design, installation and maintenance experience.
  • Ability to work independently.

Even better if you have:

  • 10 years’ experience administering Cisco and Aruba campus/organization LAN/WAN environment.
  • Experience with access control models and network security.
  • Expert technical knowledge of current network technologies, protocols and industry best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct research related to networking issues and products as required.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and demonstrated ability to present technical information in a user-friendly manner.
  • Solid background in network administration and architecture.
  • Solid understanding of network operating systems (JUNOS, Cisco IOS, Dell OS10).
  • Industry certifications such as CCNA, CCNP or CCIE.

If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!