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Senior Network Engineer / Network Architect

NetCraftsmen
Washington, DC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $140,000 to $180,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: life insurance, medical, vision, 401k, dental,
Job Description

This expansion role is for a Senior Network Engineer / Network Architect in the DC/MD/NoVA metro area to perform on-site and project-based consulting with various customers to design, implement, and support Cisco-based networks. Additionally this critical addition to our talented team will do assessments and work on business development efforts with our Sales and our Systems Architecture teams.

 

In this role, you will:

  • Assess, design, implement, troubleshoot, and document Cisco networks and related systems

  • Develop both high-level and detailed implementation and test plans for Cisco technologies related to enterprise networks

  • Provide knowledge transfer and informal training to clients

 

The successful candidate will be a self-starter who is able to work in a team environment and have the ability to resolve issues independently and as a senior member of a team. Having a positive attitude, excellent customer service skills, and strong clear communication (verbal and written) capabilities is key.

A typical day in this role would include high-level and detailed design, implementation, operations, troubleshooting and issue resolution. You will develop documentation as it relates to project requirements, and assist with or develop customer facing presentations of technology solutions.

Qualifications

 

  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or CCIE level expertise in Enterprise Infrastructure (formerly Route/Switch), Security, Data Center or Service Provider (enterprise wireless and collaboration are welcome as well - let's talk)

  • 10+ years of experience in the design of large enterprise networks

  • Good understanding and practical experience with routing protocols (EIGRP, OSFP, and BGP)

  • Good understanding and practical experience with switching technologies (Spanning tree, EtherChannel, Port Security, 802.1X, MAB)

  • Familiarity with Virtual Private Network (VPN) and firewall technologies (Cisco, Palo Alto, Juniper, Check Point, etc)

  • Must be able to work with end-users, communicate clearly, and meet deadlines.

 

Desirable:

  • Experience in the integration of data network and storage system in a data center environment

  • Experience with Nexus 7K/5K/2K/100V switches

  • Familiarity with SAN technology including FC, FCoE, and iSCSI

  • Familiarity with VMware virtual and storage environments

  • Familiarity with Software Defined Networks

  • Network programmability for automating network tasks is a plus

  • Familiarity with Network Security Technologies like ISE, Zero Trust, SDA, Segmentation

  • Excellent understanding/Experience in dealing with SNMP Network Management Servers and configuration of SNMP agents.

Company Description
We are a diverse team of recognized subject matter experts with multi-vendor consulting expertise in unified communications/collaboration, network security, high-end routing, network design, switching, cloud/virtualization, QoS, MPLS, video, network management, IP multicast and other areas.

Why become a NetCraftsmen?

* We are a company of high achievers who learn from each other and support each other's growth and success
* We offer competitive pay and solid benefits including profit sharing, self-directed PTO and a matching 401(k) with the employer component IMMEDIATELY vested
* We are NOT a body shop. We hire full-time direct hire specialists with a driving thirst to learn and improve.
* See our reviews on Indeed and GlassDoor for validation.

NetCraftsmen

Why Work Here?
Work with some of the brightest minds in the industry in a collegial and collaborative environment. Great comp and bene's as well!

We are a diverse team of recognized subject matter experts with multi-vendor consulting expertise in unified communications/collaboration, network security, high-end routing, network design, switching, cloud/virtualization, QoS, MPLS, video, network management, IP multicast and other areas. Why become a NetCraftsmen? * We are a company of high achievers who learn from each other and support each other's growth and success * We offer competitive pay and solid benefits including profit sharing, self-directed PTO and a matching 401(k) with the employer component IMMEDIATELY vested * We are NOT a body shop. We hire full-time direct hire specialists with a driving thirst to learn and improve. * See our reviews on Indeed and GlassDoor for validation.

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