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Senior Infrastructure Design Engineer
Ref No.: 17-06042
Location: Rockville, Maryland
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 07/05/2017
Our client is hiring for a contract Senior Infrastructure Design Engineer.

Location: Rockville, MD
Duration: Open-ended long-term contract
Salary: Dependent upon Experience
Start Date: ASAP

This position will require a Public Trust clearance.

  • Responsible for performing equipment installations, administration/support, configuration management to include any required de-bugging/troubleshooting and monitoring, optimization and administration in support of all of the networking equipment used to support the operating systems.
  • Individual will be capable of providing systems programming, administration, configuration management, computer resource administration, and computer system security services.
  • Maintain network documentation, network drawings, and change management forms.
  • Coordinate all network adds, moves, and changes according to procedures, outage window restrictions, and security requirements and coordinate network outages.
  • Also individuals will be proficient in troubleshoot network problems, outages, hacking/denial of service attempts, and security alerts.
Job Description:

Senior level network engineer to help shape decisions for our customer in the area of network security and administration.

This position requires an engineer to assist with the change process and incident response process:
  • Change Process: Must be able to take requirements from a customer and turn those requirements into a network design and solution. This work may be done independently or as part of a team. Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, supportability, and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Candidates should have experience with network security, including firewall, IDS/IPS, VPN, and load balancer experience. Candidates should have experience designing an architecture with these pieces, and will be expected to produce network implementation and migration plans. Must be able to design, test, and support network enclaves in various stages of deployment. The position requires candidates to be able to produce and review technical documentation.
  • Incident Response: Troubleshoot network-related service issues including outages, anomalous behavior, and slow response class of problems. Outages may be on critical systems and candidates must be able to work methodically through these stressful events. Must be able to provide recommendations to optimize network operation and performance.
  • 4+ years relevant work experience with a telecommunications equipment vendor, service provider, or a data center.
  • Professional level understanding of common network security controls, especially firewalls and intrusion prevention systems.
  • Hands-on experience with at least one of the following firewall platforms: Fortinet, Stongate, Cyberguard, Cisco ASA, or Palo Alto
  • Perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems
  • Hands-on experience with Cisco SSL-VPN technologies.
  • Professional level understanding and hands-on experience with GRE and IPSec.
  • Professional level understanding and hands-on experience with TCP/IP as well IP routing protocols.
  • Professional level understanding and hands-on working knowledge of Cisco IOS.
  • Hands-on experience with the following Cisco routing and switching platforms: 6500 series, Nexus 7k, 5k, and 2k.
  • Hands-on experience with NetScout.
  • Hands-on experience with Linux, BSD, or AIX systems.
  • Hands-on experience developing scripts using various shells and other scripting languages (for example Perl, Tcl, Expect)
  • Good understanding of network and server virtualization.
  • Professional level understanding of mobile device management frameworks such as AirWatch.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.