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Network Engineer

GovFirst
Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

GovFirst is currently seeking a Mid-level Cisco Network Engineer that possess a strong work ethic to work independently, collaborative approach as part of a team and an extension of our client's personnel on multiple projects as directed.

 

Some examples could include network assessments, technology refresh. These resources will support complex activities/projects that require skills that span multiple technical environments, and knowledge of a variety of products (i.e., Cisco, BICSI, GPON). The position will also include helping to define/interpret customer site requirements, coordinating and managing administrative activities to support daily IT operations, end user, and customer needs. S/he will partner with Project Managers to ensure coordination, delivery, and successful implementation of Network Data Services projects.

 

The role will support resolution of issues related to Network Data Services infrastructure and applications that will include effectively communicating and collaborating with internal stakeholders, vendors, and leadership to resolve issues. They will provide strong inter-organizational customer service, and practice sound vendor relationship management on a daily basis.

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

 

  • Troubleshoots existing information systems, applications, middleware, or network incidents. Brainstorms workable solutions and evaluates alternatives against decision criteria.
  • Configures switches for technology refreshes.
  • Work closely with Project Managers to help with coordination in order to create efficiencies, maintain full alignment on project requirements, tasks, and resources.
  • Captures, documents, and communicates site level requirements to ensure comprehensive understanding of the environment, tasks to be performed, and expected results.
  • Demonstrates consultative style and polished communication skills.
  • Provides status updates and reports out as needed.
  • May provide leadership on team responsible for the resolution of support issues escalated by senior operations, development personnel or service provider personnel. Works with vendors during the problem resolution process as needed.
  • Provides technical expertise across business functions and identifies opportunities to improve business processes via modern technologies.
  • Researches and analyzes technologies within the area of required expertise.
  • Assist with assessing the environments and emerging technologies to determine needs to refresh technology. Evaluates and may recommend new products or tools for the organization.
  • Makes recommendations that may influence the long-term technology strategy and planning for multiple business units.
  • Works with service providers to ensure that their in-scope technical solutions are consistent with the enterprise business strategy and architecture.
  • Serves as a consultant and escalation point for issues. Provides project managers with technical consultation and advice, enabling quick response to inquiries related to the program/project.
  • Provides technical analyses to help define, assess, and monitor the technical aspects of the program/project or service.
  • No architectural design experience is required

 

Requirements

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of computing environments including VM (Virtual Machine), Windows, network operations centers, storage solutions and Riverbed and Netbrain Monitoring.
  • Solid knowledge of computer network architecture, data transmission and bandwidth.

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or other related field plus 5+ years of experience or 10+ years of relevant work experience in subject matter expert capacity required to satisfy education and experience requirements.

Work Authorization Required:

  • U.S. Citizen

Clearance Required:

  • None, but must be able to clear a background check

Certification Desired:

  • Certification in ITIL, MCSE, CCNP is highly preferred
Company Description
GovFirst is committed to supporting the Government and Public sector in meeting their goals and ambitions. We provide staffing (temporary contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire), consulting and managed solutions with cleared and non-cleared IT, Telecom, and engineering professionals in the public sector and federal markets. As a woman-owned, economically disadvantaged small business, we are excited to partner directly with government agencies and solution providers to support forward-thinking technology transformation.

r core values represent the fundamental principles that guide us in our day-to-day business activities. We conduct business in the spirit of these values to create a positive and rewarding experience for our clients, consultants and employees.

We value every relationship – and will do what it takes to make you successful, each time, every time, to achieve your ambitions.

GovFirst

Why Work Here?
Fast-growing, new technologies, collaborative environment, competitive salary, great benefits

GovFirst is committed to supporting the Government and Public sector in meeting their goals and ambitions. We provide staffing (temporary contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire), consulting and managed solutions with cleared and non-cleared IT, Telecom, and engineering professionals in the public sector and federal markets. As a woman-owned, economically disadvantaged small business, we are excited to partner directly with government agencies and solution providers to support forward-thinking technology transformation. Our core values represent the fundamental principles that guide us in our day-to-day business activities. We conduct business in the spirit of these values to create a positive and rewarding experience for our clients, consultants and employees. We value every relationship – and will do what it takes to make you successful, each time, every time, to achieve your ambitions.

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Washington, DC
USA

Industry

Technology

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