Senior Network Engineer #4886


  • US-CO-Colorado Springs
  • Information Technology
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Senior Network Engineer

GovCIO is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Senior Network Engineer, CCIE . This position is located in Annapolis Junction, MD or Colorado Springs, CO.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Transport-layer engineers to validate a customized, metered approach to modernize and enhance functionalities such as IPv6, SIP, and H.323, as well as other industry best practices.
  • Possess the knowledge and technical understanding to maintain and improve existing protocols such as QoS, Metro-Ethernet, and SONET technologies for CONUS and OCONUS locations.
  • Experience with initiatives such as the Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN), Layer 2 Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), cloud hosted Equinix sites. 
  • Work with vendors such as Cisco, Riverbed, Infoblox, and Fortine. Support high availability LAN/WAN planning. Automate advanced routing capabilities, WAN path control remediation solutions, and customized price-to-performance cost-savings data.
  • Design and Architect a new Private IP WAN solution. 
  • Design and engineer IPv6 implementation and support strategy. Strategy shall include migration of all devices, sites, and applications.
  • Provide recommendations for new products and technology for supporting all layers of the IT infrastructure architecture.
  • Support the following technologies with expert knowledge: BGP, iWAN, DMVPN, EIGRP, MPLS, VRF, QoS, PBR, VSS, HSRP, STP, Cisco Meraki stack, WAN Optimization technologies, and Cisco Nexus.
  • Apply Industry-standard network design principals and best practices.
  • Establish an efficient and effective repeatable methodology for architecture and engineering solutions from concept to delivery of operations.
  • Develop and implement SIP functionality with secure/encrypted transport.
  • Support SIP, H.323 standard protocols with expert knowledge.
  • Responsible for architecting, engineering, and maintaining cloud direct connects and third-party interconnects where needed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience as a Network Engineer
  • Certifications: CCIE, CCNA, CCNP
  • Including a minimum of four (4) years of experience in cloud technologies such as but not limited to Azure and AWS.
  • Extensive experience designing mission critical infrastructure in enterprise environments.
  • Experience designing and implementing enterprise solutions that increase the availability and security of the enterprise.
  • Extensive experience with on premise physical infrastructure and Virtualization technologies including Hyper-V, VMWare, SAN, FCoe, NFS, SMB3 etc
  • Deep experience with networking and security methods and tools.
  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills required.
  • Must have strong critical thinking, complex problem solving, appropriate judgment, and decision-making skills
  • Experience with major cloud providers preferred.
  • Possess superior technical aptitude and effective written and verbal communications skills.
  • Proven experience with managing and using DevOps concepts.

TSA Optima

GovCIO is a team of transformers — people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can’t do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things – for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this missoin. Are you ready to be transformer?

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

Compensation Range (In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act for remote or positions located in CO)

$94,150 - $150,650

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