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Senior Network Engineer
Ref No.: 18-03809
Location: Reston, Virginia
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 140,000.00 - 150,000.00 /Year
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Manage major projects (including build-outs, decommissions and migrations).
  • Lead initiatives to audit and standardize network configurations.
  • Develop test plans and procedures for regression testing of code upgrades, vendor bug scrub analysis and network design validation on production networks.
  • Perform as Tier 3 escalation in support of IT operational organization during complex highly impactful outages
  • Produce quality detailed documentation through the entire project delivery life-cycle. This includes network diagrams, project plans, Standard-operating-procedure playbooks and deployment plans.
  • Participate in 24x7 shift on-call rotation.
  • Participate in sprint planning and daily stand-ups and provide regular progress reports to management team.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 10+ years' experience with networking, firewall, and load balancing technologies.
  • Internet routing expertise, specifically around large-scale BGP IPv4 and IPv6 environments.
  • Experienced in design & deployment of multi-vendor firewall solutions (Juniper SRX, Palo Alto).
  • Strong technical leadership skills, including the ability to manage multiple priorities and maintain focus in high-pressure situations.
  • Experienced in IP routing protocols (BGP & OSPF), IPv6 routing and security, VXLANs, IPSec VPNs, EVPN, MPLS, QoS
  • Extensive deployment and troubleshooting experience with at least 2 of the 3 routing & switching vendors: Arista, Juniper & Cisco.
  • Prefer vendor certifications with vendors such as Palo Alto PCNSE, Juniper (JNCIE), Cisco (CCNP, CCDP, CCIE)