Senior Network Engineer

Location: Annapolis, Maryland - Remote
Category: Network and Cloud
Employment Type: Contract
Job ID: 14534
Date Added: 06/16/2022

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A fortune 500 Aerospace client of ours is looking to hire a highly motivated and skilled senior network engineer in Annapolis, MD.

Job Responsibilities

• Manage multiple projects from start to finish
• Directly interfacing with customers
• Order and activate WAN circuits; troubleshoot if necessary
• Procure equipment per project requirements
• Configure Cisco routers and switches according to set design
• Coordinate shipping and/or export control (as required)
• Create cutover/migration plans
• Schedule and perform cutovers with customers
• Update documentation (change orders, asset records, circuit records and diagrams)

Basic Qualifications

• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to work in a face paced environment
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment
• Ability to effectively and efficiently manage time for multiple ongoing projects
• Willingness to work evenings and weekend to accommodate customer’s change windows
• At least one year hands on experience with configuring Cisco routers and switches in a production environment
• Working knowledge of common network routing protocols such as BGP and OSPF
• Working knowledge of all types of Network Address Translations (NAT)
• Experience with WAN technologies and protocols such as T1/E1, Frame-Relay, HDLC, DSL, Cellular, MPLS, and DMVPN
• Strong aptitude for troubleshooting and/or isolating network related problems

Desired Experience:

• Previous experience configuring and deploying routers
• Experience working in a large scaled WAN environment
• Experience working in a Service Provider environment
• Experience with configuring and troubleshooting Cisco ASA firewalls
• Experience with Amazon Web Services Direct Connect (DX) and/or other Cloud Services equivalent
• Experience with Software Defined Wide Area Networks (SD-WAN)
• Experience with Juniper networking products

Education or Certification Requirements:

• Associates degree in a STEM field
• Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
• Cisco Certified Network Profession (CCNP) a plus
• Cisco Certified Network Associate – Security (CCNA Security) a plus
• Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline a plus