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Cisco (CCNA/CCNP) Network Engineer

Job Description

The successful Network Engineer will be responsible for providing network services support to both internal issues and our clients. The Network Engineer will be responsible for:

Administration of a variety of network equipment such as firewalls, Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), network routers, switches, wireless access points, and DWDM equipment, from Cisco, Juniper and other
Application of security updates and software patches in a timely manner, monitor network usage, assess the network performance to ensure that it meets the present and future needs of the company and its customers
Network planning recommendations to management
Assisting the Sales Team with the design and configuration of a prospective customer’s DR network infrastructure
Installation and maintenance of data communication networks such as local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), the Internet, intranets, and other data communications systems
Setup and teardown of network infrastructures for customer Disaster Recovery exercises

 

Required Skills

 

A successful Network Engineer will have the requisite experience with:

 

At least 5 years’ configuring and administering Cisco network equipment, i.e. routers, switches, etc.

 

At least 3 years’ configuring Cisco Nexus and Catalyst Ethernet switches
A solid understanding of BGP and OSPF routing protocols
Networking technologies in a virtualized infrastructure, i.e. ASAv, Nexus 1000v
IPv4 and IPv6 experience – support and implementation
Packet capture and analysis experience (Sniffer, Wireshark, etc.)
Experience with TACACS+, RADIUS, LDAP authentication
Domain Name Service (DNS) configuration and administration
SolarWinds NPM and ELM configuration and management
Documenting network configuration or design
Additional experience with the following is a plus

Fiber Channel infrastructure and switch configuration
DWDM equipment
Alcatel-Lucent network equipment
Cloud environment
Firewall and Intrusion Prevention System administration

 

 

Education/Experience

Position requires BS in a technical field or equivalent experience.
Technical certifications such as CCNA or better in Cisco Data Center is a plus.
CCNP in Routing and Switching or Security are preferred but CCNA Routing and Switching is acceptable with demonstrated experience.
Eligible to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance

 

 

Job type: Full-time

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