Network Engineer III in Washington, DC at Volt

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Duration:
    72 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $55.27/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

VOLT is seeking a Network Engineer to support a large defense contractor in Washington, DC.  This position requires an active TS/SCIThis is shift work: Monday-Friday 10:00 PM - 6:30 AM - Alternate Work Schedule: Yes - 9/80 Schedule (Week 1 - 44 hours, Week 2 - 36 hours, 80+ hours in 2 week period billed as OT).

Position Responsibilities:

  • This position requires an engineer to assist with the change process and incident response process
  • Must be able to take requirements from a customer and turn those requirements into a network design and solution
  • This work may be done independently or as part of a team
  • Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, supportability, and effectiveness analyses for total systems
  • Candidate should have experience with network security, including firewall, IDS/IPS, VPN, and load balancer experience
  • Candidate should have experience designing and architecture with these pieces, and will be expected to produce network implementation and migration plans
  • Must be able to design, test and support network enclaves in various stages of deployment
  • The position requires candidate to be able to produce and review technical documentation.
  • Troubleshoot network-related service issues including outages, anomalous behavior, and slow response class of problems. Outages may be on critical systems and candidates must be able to work methodically through these stressful events
  • Must be able to provide recommendations to optimize network operation and performance.


  • 8+ years relevant work experience as a network engineer with a telecommunications equipment vendor, service provider, or a data center
  • Professional level understanding of common network security controls, especially firewalls and intrusion prevention systems
  • Hands-on experience and support with Remedy
  • Support 24/7/365 network and service monitoring activities
  • Work closely with the SOC and Service Desk to provide incident and problem management, escalating identified issues for other services to service owners as appropriate
  • Perform routine system maintenance, monitoring, troubleshooting, reporting, incident and problem management, and escalation as required
  • Hands-on experience with at least one of the following firewall platforms:
    • Fortinet
    • Stongate
    • Cyberguard
    • Cisco ASA
    • Palo Alto
  • Professional level understanding and hands-on experience with GRE and IPSec. Cisco SSL-VPN technologies, F5 load balancers
  • Experience performing technical planning, system integration, Verification and validation, Cost and Risk, Supportability and effectiveness analyses for total system
  • Experience as senior level network engineer to help shape decisions for a customer or management in the area of network design and administration
  • Experience in traffic flow analysis, network management, network topology design, security performance and fault tolerant architecture
  • Experience configuring network equipment and services and producing network implementation and migration plans
  • Design, Test and support network enclaves in various stages of deployment
  • Must be able to produce and review technical documentation, and provide recommendations to optimize network operation and performance


  • Hands-on experience with the following cisco routing switching platforms: 6500 series, nexus 7k, 5k, and 2k
  • Professional level understanding and hands-on experience with TCP-IP as well IP routing protocols especially OSPF, EIGRP, and GBP, and hands-on working knowledge of Cisco IOS
  • Experience configuring and Monitoring LAN/WAN equipment, Including routers and switches
  • Hands-on experience with netScout, Cisco VSS Technology, Cisco / Tandberg VTC infrastructure equipment, and Linux, BSD, or AIX Systems, and developing scripts using various shells and other scripting languages (for example Perl, TCL, Expect)
  • Good understanding of network and server virtualization. Professional level understanding of mobile device management framework such as AirWatch. Audit and assess network enclaves against customer service requirements and best practices
  • Experience with Formulating network management strategies, and providing recommendation to optimize Network Operation and Performance

VOLT is an equal opportunity employer.