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senior Network Engineer in Washington, DC at Volt

Date Posted: 1/16/2019

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Job Description

Volt is seeking a Senior Network Engineer for our client, a major government systems contractor, to be located in Washington DC.  This position is expected to provide thought leadership and become a trusted advisor to our customer, helping to shape decisions in the area of network design and administration.


  1. Work with internal as well as customer project management and technical teams during design, development, and implementation phases of various network-related initiatives.
  2. Perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, supportability, and effectiveness analyses for total systems.
  3. Produce network implementation and migration plans, and diagrams.
  4. Produce and review technical documentation.
  5. Configure network equipment and services.
  6. Formulate network management strategies.
  7. Test and support network enclaves in various stages of deployment.
  8. Provide recommendations to optimize network operation and performance.
  9. Audit and assess network enclaves against customer service requirements and best practices.
  10. Troubleshoot network-related service issues including outages, anomalous behavior, and slow response class of problems.

Required Qualifications:

  • 8+ years relevant work experience with a Telecommunication equipment Vendor, Service Provide, or a data center.
  • 6+ years of experience in traffic flow analysis, network management, network topology design, security, performance and fault tolerant architecture.
  • Professional level understanding and hands-on experience with: TCP/IP, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, PIM, GRE, IPSec, DMVPN, NAT.
  • Experience configuring and monitoring LAN/WAN equipment, including routers, switches, firewalls, and load balancers.
  • Hands-on experience with the following Cisco routing and switching platforms: Catalyst 4500/6500/6800, Nexus 9k 7k, 5k, and 2k.
  • Hands-on experience with at least one of the following firewall platforms: Fortinet FortiGate, Cisco ASA.
  • Hands-on experience with load balancers.
  • Hands-on experience with Cisco SSL-VPN, AnyConnect and policy configuration.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Public Trust designation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience with AWS, Azure cloud environment.
  • Hands-on experience with Cisco / Tandberg VTC infrastructure equipment.
  • Good understanding of network and server virtualization.
  • Professional level understanding of common network security controls, especially firewalls and intrusion prevention systems.
  • Hands-on experience with Linux, BSD, or AIX systems.
  • Hands-on experience developing scripts using various shells and other scripting languages (for example Perl, TCL, Expect)
  • Professional level understanding of mobile device management frameworks such as AirWatch.

Volt Workforce Solutions offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.  Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration.  Submit your resume today!  To learn more about Volt, please visit and to see more of our job postings, please visit

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.