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Senior Network Engineer (Task 3)
Ref No.: 18-03389
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Start Date: 05/11/2018
Job Description
Job Title Senior Network Engineer (Task 3)
Client Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Federal client
Place of Performance House Capitol Hill Office Buildings in Washington, D.C.
Resume Due 5/15/2018 EOD
Number of Positions 1
No of Resumes 2
Period of performance 3 base year period and 2 optional years (total 5 yrs)and the contract will begin from November 1 2018
Work hours Normal working hours are between 7am to 6 pm from Monday to Friday.

Since this is a production environment, shift, weekend and holiday work may be required.
Below are the shift timing key personal can opt for:
  • Shift 1: M‐F "Daytime” Shift 1‐6:00am to 10:00pm
  • Shift 2: M‐F "Nighttime” Shift 2‐10:00pm to 6:00am
  • Shift 3: Weekend Shift (from 10pm Friday to 6am Monday)
  • Shift 4: Holiday Shift (from 10pm on the previous day to 6am on the following day
US Citizen U.S citizen
Travel Travel shall be reimbursed

Abacus need to provide technical and coordination services on an as needed basis, to assist House Information Resources (HIR) Network Communications staff with engineering, design, configuration, deployment, and installation of upgrades, enhancements, emerging projects (i.e. Data Center renovations, IPv6, Cannon renovation and additional Business Continuity-Disaster Recovery (BCDR) initiatives), new services implementations for the House campus and wide area networks, as well as their life‐cycle sustainment

Job Duties
  • Engineering design and implementation for data, voice, and/or video services.
  • Engineering design and implementation for VoIP and QoS services.
  • Engineering design and implementation for business continuity, redundancy, diversity, and fail‐ over for data services.
  • Engineering design and implementation for an IPv6 transition.
  • Providing Senior‐level operational support (troubleshooting and resolving network problems and outages).
  • Monitoring advanced network and system performance.
  • Providing customer liaison.
  • Documentation (network diagrams, network device configuration templates, design validation reports, testing plans, etc.).
  • Knowledge transfer on new/upgraded technologies and services to House Level 2 (Network Configuration Management) and Level 3 (Network Systems Engineering) staff.
  • Coordinating work on projects including assigning and scheduling tasks.
  • Following House IT Governance methodology for managing projects.
  • System engineering technical support.

The following experience and certifications are strongly preferred:
  • Expert knowledge of and extensive experience with Netflow and NMS.
  • Cisco professional certification at the CCIE level; Cisco Systems Instructor certification.

The key personal should have extensive experience in design, implementation, and support of complex data and voice networks, provisioning and troubleshooting wide area services, diagnosing and resolving equipment configuration and network problems, monitoring network faults and performance, and designing and implementing cabling infrastructures to support voice and data, should have an Expert knowledge of and extensive experience with Netflow and NMS.
  • 6+ years of handson experience designing, implementing, and supporting complex data networks.
  • Extensive hands‐on experience with Cisco routers and switches, Cisco IOS and Catalyst OS, routing protocols EIGRP, RIP, BGP, IBGP, OSPF, and TCP/IP, IEEE 802.x Ethernet, IPSec, and Wireless networking.
  • Experience planning an IPv6 migration.
  • Expert knowledge of and extensive experience with Netflow and NMS systems.
  • Senior‐level troubleshooting of complex data networks.
  • Designing and implementing for network redundancy and failover.
  • Implementing best practices and applicable information security/information assurance
  • policies and principles in the delivery of network services.
  • SDLC and system engineering technical support.
  • Providing customer service.
  • Managing data/voice/video communications projects.
  • Managing data communications projects utilizing Cisco equipment preferred.
  • Abacus personnel filling this position will be required to:
  • Work across teams and functional areas.
  • Train and/or transfer knowledge. Contractor must train House staff on new technologies and services prior to deployment.
  • Lead and/or supervise technical staff.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Listen to customer concerns, be responsive to individual customer needs, and work with customers to answer their service question