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Senior Network Engineer

Arlington, Virginia Contract Job ID: 2010116682
Estimated Duration: 1 month


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking Senior Network Engineer in  Rosslyn, VA..
Position Description 
  • Responsibilities include documenting, installing, configuring, troubleshooting and maintaining infrastructure communications hardware and software for USPSOIG network.
  • Configuring router and switches for USPSOIG internal data center and satellite sites.
  • Monitor, report, troubleshoot and remediate network performance issues.
  • Identify diagnoses and resolve network problems.
  • Take technical lead of projects for existing USPSOIG network, as well as redesigning network architecture in order to facilitate new business requirements and/or to take advantage of system enhancements.
  • Ensure LAN/WAN environment is secure and appropriate resolution to recovery and redundancy issues.
  • Planning and ensuring of a reliable high performance environment across all components in the USPSOIG network.
  • Leading, designing and implementing strategic and technical approach of projects.
  • Work closely with field operation group and other IT staff.
  • Lead evaluation, testing, reporting and implementation of current and immerging technologies as appropriate to the mission and priorities of the USPSOIG organization.
  • These may include:
  • Integration with Cloud Service Providers (e.g., Azure, AWS, vCloud, etc.)
  • Integration with remote data centers
Position Requirements Primary Requirements: 
  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in a technical field such as Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or related fields. Additional experience may be substituted for degree. 
  • Candidate will possess at least 8 or more years of specialized experience in routing and switching. 
  • Candidate will possess at least 6 or more years experience serving in the role of senior network administration, dealing with all aspects of installing, configuring and maintaining of enterprise network. 
  • Ability to lead, plan, organize, implement and direct activities and resources associated with the design, development, installation, and maintenance of enterprise network. 
  • Demonstrated experience leading a team and being responsible for the success of complex projects with significant IT components 
  • Demonstrated ability to determine requirements for, and ensure design, development, implementation, and maintenance of enterprise network. 
  • Must be able to obtain a Position of Public Trust Clearance - US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder), and must not have traveled outside the US for a combined total of 6 months or more in last 5 years. 
  • Must have resided in the US for the last 5 years Secondary Requirements: 
  •  Ability to work independently, manages small project implementation across the USPSOIG agency or organization, and coordinates project activities with IT staff. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with other IT staff and managers 
  • Ability to perform duties as assigned and help USPSOIG in obtaining and maintaining its mission 
  • Local to the Rosslyn, VA area as this position does not provide relocation assistance. 
  • Desired Requirements 
  • Advanced degree or advanced studies in converged telecommunications. 
  • CCNP or CCNA Certification 
  • Strong can-do attitude, willing to do whatever it takes to successfully accomplish projects 
  • Demonstrated expertise in troubleshooting complex network 
  • Prior experience contracting with a government agency 
  • Excellent Time Management skills 
  • Proven ability to document network topology, and reflect on changes. 
Additional Requirements: 
  • Experience with routing protocols and concepts: BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, VRF, VDC 
  • Experience with Cisco routers: ASR1002X, 4331 ISR 
  • Experience with Cisco Nexus 7706, Catalyst 6509 VSS, Catalyst 3850 stacks, Nexus 5k & 2k fabric switches, HP switches, Dell switches 
  • Experience with network switching & protocols: VTP, STP, VLAN, Etherchannel, Port-channel, LACP 
  • Experience with network monitoring systems and protocols: Solarwinds, Statseeker, SNMP 
  • Experience with DHCP servers, DNS servers, and IPAM systems: Bluecat 
  • Experience with enterprise wireless LAN systems and architecture: Cisco 5520 WLC, Aruba 7220 mobility
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PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

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