Network Engineer (TIC Network Architect) #3964

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  • US-WV-Martinsburg
  • Information Technology
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As a Senior Level Network Architect, you will work with a team of senior level network / security engineers that design and deploy enterprise level gateway solutions for the Department of Veteran Affairs.

  • Extensive experience designing and deploying Cisco routing/switching technologies as well as incorporating Cisco firewalls into a large, diverse network. Cisco Nexus 9K, 5K and 2K platforms (Cisco Nexus Operating System (NX-OS) Software) as well as Cisco ASR Routers (IOS XR Software experience).
  • Extensive experience working on deploying and turning up 10G, GigE, and OC3/DS3 data circuits
  • Extensive experience working on deploying hardware within a data center environment to include networking connectivity, out of band connectivity, power connectivity, etc.
  • Extensive experience with a variety of APC/Schneider electric PDUs as well as InfraStruXure Central
  • Experience with developing and deploying copper and fiber patch management systems as well as documenting the deployment of solutions utilizing copper and/or fiber patch management systems.
  • Experience obtaining technical specifications for a variety of hardware/equipment, obtaining power requirements, and determining if available power can support the installation for this equipment
  • Expert knowledge of multi-area OSPF, EIGRP, BGP and MPLS environments
  • Experience with network management tools such as SolarWinds.
  • Experience with logging tools such as Splunk.
  • Experience creating / maintaining detailed system / network diagrams using Microsoft Visio as well as experience utilizing other Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Experience or understanding of the OMB Mandate for Trusted Internet Connections
  • *Important* – We are looking for candidates that have designed/architected/implemented medium to large sized networks and have deployed said technologies in these networks.  

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Must have a thorough understanding of the OSI model, Ethernet, and TCP/IP
  • Must have a thorough understanding of Data Center switching, routing and power infrastructure.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (Technical and Non-Technical)
  • Work well independently as well as with co-workers and be more than willing to provide suggestions / recommendations as needed. Must have a propensity for knowledge sharing.
  • Must be able to adapt to a dynamic work environment with ever changing customer demands and requirements.
  • Must be customer focused and maintain a positive attitude at all times.
  • Attend administrative staff meetings; provide updates on work status/performance to team lead.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, yearly report input as required.
  • Create, review and modify existing processes and procedures as well as create new processes and procedures as needed
  • Duties may require traveling, being on call periodically, and occasionally working outside normal working hours (evenings and weekends)
  • Ability to learn new technologies and products, independently, using documentation and online resources

Mandatory Qualifications (Please list all Education, Certifications, Experience, Skills that are Required to get an interview. These mandatory qualifications should be non-negotiable based on your contract requirements)

  • Competency:
    • Must be a subject matter expert in the area of Cisco routing/switching technologies, incorporating solutions within an existing data center environment and power estimated usage analysis.
    • Have a thorough understanding of the OSI model, Ethernet, and TCP/IP
    • Experience with the design/architect/implement of medium to large sized networks and have deployed said technologies in these networks.
  • Knowledge: Expert knowledge in the area of Cisco routing/switching technologies, incorporating solutions within an existing data center environment, power analysis, etc. Exhaustive understanding of, both general and specific aspects of the job and its application.
  • Problem Solving: Works on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious.
  • Supervision: Work is unsupervised, and assignments are often self-initiated. Work checked through consultation and agreement with client rather than by formal review of superior.
  • Education / Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific /technical discipline.  5 years of relevant experience is required. 5 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education. 
  • PWS Specified Certifications:
  • Miscellaneous: Duties may require traveling, being on call periodically, and occasionally working outside normal working hours (evenings and weekends)
  • Background Investigation: Must be able to pass a government Tier 4 High Background Investigation

COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/ F/Vet/Disabled

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