Network Infrastructure Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Description
Kforce has a client in search of a Network Infrastructure Engineer in Washington, DC.Key Tasks:
  • Responsible for maintaining, analyzing, troubleshooting, repairing and supporting all switching and routing devices, firewalls, load balancers, alarmed carrier devices, uninterruptible power supplies, in-line network encryption devices, etc.
  • Configure devices in accordance with security policies
  • Develop and maintain IP address schemes for all assigned networks, and annually review and update the Master IP Routing Schema
  • Manage circuit provisioning throughout the delivery life cycle
  • Install and test circuit and base extensions and coordinate with external entities and the Government leads for end-to-end testing and activation
  • Perform engineering functions found in the service design domain and provide escalated support to incident management
  • Support engineering efforts to design, build, test, integrate, transition, implement, document, and train when transitioned to IT Operations Management
  • Coordinates hardware and software system installation and ensures specifications are met
  • Create and maintain thorough documentation for all incident resolutions and troubleshooting instructions in the Knowledge Databases
  • Working with hardware and software vendors to verify timely product delivery and ensuring that new equipment is installed and ready to operate on schedule
  • Analyzing and making recommendations for hardware and software standardization
  • Monitor capacity and utilization
  • Provide trending and capacity planning services to analyze and plan for efficient utilization and management of the network
  • Troubleshoot and correct all detected or reported network faults or outages
  • Provide assistance via remote access, phone, or in person
  • Candidates need excellent problem-solving and customer service skills, as well as extensive experience with network hardware, software applications, operating systems and network connectivity

Requirements
  • BA/BS + 3 years recent specialized or AA/AS + 7 years recent specialized or a major cert + 7 years recent specialized or 11 years of recent specialized experience
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • CompTIA Security+ (IAT Level II or greater)
  • Experience working with and supporting Cisco Routers and Switches in a complex enterprise environment
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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