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Lead Network Engineer

Company: Assured Consulting Solutions
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Job Description:

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Clearance Required: Must be a U.S. Citizen and possess a current and active Top Secret clearance granted by the Department of Defense or an Intelligence Community agency. Must be able to pass a Counterintelligence (CI) Polygraph.Background:Assured Consulting Solutions provides strategic and innovative solutions for customer needs across the business, technology, and organizational spectrum. As a member of our team, you will have the chance to work with customers that are both Government and industry leaders and technology innovators.We are looking for a motivated, career- and customer-oriented Lead Network Engineer in support of a secure Windows-based Information System to join our team in providing unparalleled support to our customer.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Implementing and maintaining the route / switch environment for multiple data centers and all remote sites for multiple different networks
  • Implementing, maintaining and helping more junior engineers use tools such as Cisco Prime Infrastructure and SolarWinds to monitor, to maintain, and to quickly pinpoint and resolve outages
  • Implementing and maintains data center switch environments using Ciscos Application Centric Infrastructure
  • Ensure IPSs and firewalls are configured in support of network security policies
  • Implement and monitor Cisco Identity Services Engine to ensure the customers least privileged methodology is implemented across all networks and devices
  • Monitor security guidelines from Cisco, DISA, and other designated sources
  • Submit and execute change requests to ensure all network devices meet security guidelines from Cisco, DISA, and other sources
  • Collaborate with our Cyber Security team to ensure all network security controls are properly implemented, monitored, and documented
  • Implement solutions using government specified Type 1 encryption
  • Create and maintain Visio network diagrams
  • Provide recommendations to improve the network performance while maintaining security compliance
  • Develop, implement, and improve capacity management process for network devices
  • Provide system wide engineering support for network outages, troubleshooting, and resolution
  • Perform equipment upgrades and replacements
  • Evaluate, design, document, tune, and set standards for network operations
  • Provide client consulting and training on the interfacing and use of the network facilities
  • Plan and coordinate major computer network initiatives
  • Research, evaluate, and recommend new computer network equipment and technologies
  • Utilize monitoring, performance analysis, network management, software and hardware equipment to trouble shoot and isolate problems, gauge network performance, and trace data and protocol activity
  • Devise solutions to complex operational problems within the capacity and operational limitations of installed equipment
  • Develop and executing contingency plans for network software and hardware failures including isolated and major outages
  • Provide internal consulting, technical guidance, information and support to application developers, computer operations, workstation support, company management and departmental clients
  • Assist in internal training programs
  • Provide status reports based on customer and program requirements
  • Track and diagnosis network performance issues and develop a network performance profiles
  • Create SOPs for more junior members of the teamRequired Qualifications:
    • Cisco CCNP Routing/Switching or equivalent certification required
    • Requires a strong background in networking, switching, routing, data center design, and network security
    • Requires experience with Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure
    • Requires up to date experience with Cisco ASA firewalls, Intrusion Prevention Systems, Cisco Secure Access Server/Identity Services Engine, and management tools and techniques, including Cisco Prime Infrastructure, Cisco Security Manager and SolarWinds suite of products
    • Meet DOD 8570 requirements for IAT II (current Security+ CE) required, CCNP Security or equivalent CISSP desired
    • Experience with Cisco Prime Infrastructure
    • Experience using GEMX software and/or working with Type 1 Encryptors
    • Experience using packet analysis tools to decode data flows and diagnose protocol level errors
    • Experience and knowledge of ITIL-based processes, ITILv3 or later Foundations certification strongly desired
    • Knowledge of NIST 800-53 security controls
    • Experience using automation tools
    • This is a sedentary position.
    • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50%.
    • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office equipment, etc.
    • The person in this position must be able to lift at least 40 lbs.
    • The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers, management, and customers and must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.Desired Qualifications:
      • ITIL Foundations certification
      • Scripting experience or willingness to learnEducation Qualifications:Bachelors degree (in Computer Science, Engineering, Economics or Math) or equivalentYears of Experience:
        • 8 years w/ Bachelors Degree
        • 12 years w/ HS diplomaPosition Type: Full-Timeby Jobble

Keywords: Assured Consulting Solutions, Chantilly , Lead Network Engineer, Engineering , Chantilly, Virginia

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