Network Engineer IV in Washington, DC at Volt

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Duration:
    72 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $52.0 - $62.98/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/SCI.  This is a 9/80 Schedule (Week 1 - 44 hours, Week 2 - 36 hours, 80+ hours in 2 week period billed as OT).


12+ 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, or 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

Required Skills:

•             Network Administrator Experience is Required

•             Experience configuring and Monitoring LAN/WAN equipment, Including routers and switches

•             Hands-on experience with:

o             netScout

o             Cisco VSS Technology

o             Cisco / Tandberg VTC infrastructure equipment

o             Linux, BSD, or AIX Systems

o             Developing scripts using various shells and other scripting languages (for example Perl, TCL, Expect).

•             Ability to work independently or as part of a team.

•             People oriented with strong ability to communicate

Desired Skills:

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

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


Bachelor's in a related field with 12 + years’ experience

VOLT is an equal opportunity employer.