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Network Engineer SDM
Ref No.: 18-06970
Location: Chantilly, Virginia
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 07/27/2018
Client: IBM (USAID)
Work Location: 2733 Crystal Dr. Arlington, VA 22202
Duration: 5 years
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Position Description
  • Work closely with the government counterpart and lead critical engineering sessions with the client engineering team.
  • The ability to supplement staff by doing hands on WAN, LAN, MAN, VOIP, and Wireless O&M functions.
  • The ability to produce detailed Network Utilization and Performance charts and metric and can explain them to the client.
  • Manage a group of highly skilled CISCO/MOJO Network professionals to support all of USAID Global Network needs as defined in the SOW.
  • Forecast Network Risks and Issue and provide mitigation recommendations.
  • Proactively identify issues which may impact the success of the mission.
  • Enhance the delivery posture of the network team and support and drive all PCRs.
  • Meet SLA's and Deliverable timelines.
Required Skills:
  • Must be fluent with CISCO, JUNIPER, RIVERBED, and MOJO Networks as well as BLUECOATS.
  • Must be fluent in Local, MAN, Wireless, VOIP and Cloud network architectural concepts in order to provide solutions/alternatives to the client.
  • Broad network hands-on skills to include VOIP, Wired, and Wireless Networks inclusive of NOC Management.
  • Strong client communication and business skills are required for direct client interaction.
  • Ability to work across a matrix environment.
  • Deliver on established client SLA, Monthly Deliverables and Weekly Metrics while maintaining high client satisfaction rating.
  • Must be organized, responsive to fast moving events, ability to problem solve, and team building a must.
  • Self-motivated but willing to work in concert with peers to solve overall program challenges .