Senior Network Engineer
Posted on: June 19, 2019
Employer is looking to improve and advance our organization. Our
program is focused on the delivery of data center services to our
CMS customers and is structured around both current and Legacy
platforms in a consumption-based services model. We are looking to
add skilled, energetic leaders and technologist who believe in
cross functional teams, exhibit broad-based skills, maintain a
customer-focused mindset, and have a willingness to step out of
their work stream to get the job done.
With a "no downtime, zero outages" vision and mantra, we support a
range of data center needs ranging from self-service to managed
services, all of which are based on our customer's required level
of support. Our organization is comprised of teams supporting PMO,
Security, Quality, Intake, Service Delivery, Engineering, and
Service Operations. With these teams access resources from our
functional teams supporting Network, Security, Firewall, z/OS and
z/VM operations, Unix Operations, Change Management, Monitoring,
Capacity Management, x86 Operations, Storage Operations and Cloud
Management. Part of everyone's responsibility is to help drive the
new consumption-based services oriented model.
Now to you - your mission, if you choose to accept it as a Senior
Network Engineer, will require you to coordinate closely with
senior leadership to help establish clear objectives and
effectively communicate program needs, management program logs,
interact with contract management, and establish effective,
bi-directional, collaborative communication within our Program
Team. Will be the lead to the other network engineers on the
program. Ultimately, these activities will be extended in
communication to the customer. You will interact daily with
technical resource which are fulfilling technical requirements for
the customer. Your goal will be to work with all stakeholders to
help Employer ensure delivery of high-quality, robust and scalable
solutions with minimal business impact.
The current work environment is on-site at Employer in Winsor
Mill/Woodlawn, Maryland with potential for on-site work at CMS (in
the same location). Telecommute opportunities are currently being
evaluated and may become available based upon teams supported, work
hours, and work performance.
The successful candidate will serve as a member of the Core
Infrastructure Network Engineering team responsible for providing
network support for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
(CMS). Candidate must be familiar with advanced networking concepts
and technologies, including routing, switching, application centric
topologies, and 3 zone architectures. Candidate must be highly
motivated, able to work in a collaborative team environment, and
independently. Plans and configures network communications systems
based on Cisco platforms. Provides specifications and detailed
schematics for network architecture. Provides specific detailed
information for hardware and software selection, implementation
techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet
business needs, including present and future capacity
Conducts testing of network design using Cisco Prime and Wireshark.
Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer
hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as
Routers, Switches, bridges, gateways, Firewalls, etc. Evaluates and
reports on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities
of the network.
- Develop and maintain configurations plans for Cisco ACI design,
planning, implementation, and testing, based on a multi datacenter
- Will lead and manage work of the other technical staff and act
as a SME.
- Will be communicating directly with the client.
- Manage and maintain WAN connections between multiple remote
offices, Cloud presence (AWS, Azure), and several primary
datacenter managed by several different owners.
- Migration of 3 zone architecture into a more robust application
centric model based on Cisco ACI and VMware NSX.
- Ability to utilize network overlay technology for integration
with AWS and Route 53.
- Experience with Cisco OTV for cross datacenter
- Assist with design, implementation and testing of Cisco
Tetration and Cisco Prime platforms
- Experience designing, deploying, and maintaining boundary
security solutions and exposure to enterprise network
- Experience analysing network traffic, using a variety of
network tools to assess security-related events to assist in rapid
identification and isolation of issues during incidents and
- Migration of datacenters from IPv4 to IPv6
- Integration concepts of InfoBlox into a multi grid enterprise
solution across multiple datacenters.
- Strong troubleshooting skills specific to network security and
ability to effectively work in cross functional teams as needed to
- Must have the ability to work independently on multiple
- BS degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or
Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience. Experience
may be substituted in lieu of degree.
- Experience configuring/administrating various network
technologies including: Cisco Prime, Tetration, Cisco OTV, ACI,
VMware NSX, Route 53, Cisco 1000v,
- Strong communication skills (both written and verbal), customer
service and teaming skills and strong attention to detail.
- Experience as mentor/ eam lead providing work direction and
guidance to other personnel.
- Prepare or ensure that appropriate network documentation
exists, including operational instructions and diagrams using
Visio.Industry Security Certifications (Cisco CCNA, CCNP, CompTIA,
AWS, CISSP, GIAC, or other security certifications)
All candidates supporting the CMS programs must have lived in the
United States at least three (3) out of the last five (5) years
prior in order to be considered.
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