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Network Engineer II (189)

Next Phase Solutions and Services, Inc.
Columbia, MD
  • Expired: August 09, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Network Engineer II (189) As a Network Engineer II, you will manage assigned work queues, troubleshoot network issues, and resolve problems quickly and effectively with a focus on productivity. Requirements Minimum Qualification: Bachelor’s degree and 5 - 7 years of professional experience as a Network Engineer or equivalent professional experience Prefer a degree concentration in Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or Computer Science The position requires a current certification registered with Cisco Corporation: Cisco Certified Network Administrator or Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA), or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Maintain networks in a LAN/WAN environment and day-to-day operations of enterprise-level hardware and data communications by minimizing system downtime and maximizing system performance Requires use/knowledge of Cisco Routers, Switches, WLC, and Palo Alto Firewalls Troubleshoot tickets reported by users for network connectivity issues Wi-Fi/Internet/Phone/VPN Configure and install various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, WLC) Perform network maintenance and system upgrades, including service packs, patches, hotfixes, and security configurations Analyze current network configurations and determine implementation requirements Solid understanding of IP addressing and implementation of DHCP Prepare network/infrastructure documents/diagrams for onsite network connectivity and for any other new project Ability to work autonomously 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) Experience with Virtual Private Network (VPN) and firewall technologies (Cisco, Palo Alto) Exposure to the following: NAC solutions (such as Cisco ISE or Forescout, SD-WAN, Zero Trust Networks, Cloud Deployment Experience with Health IT, Federal government systems, and working in a matrixed environment is a plus! Perform other duties as assigned General: Strong organizational and communication skills Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize workload based on the needs of the client Ability to deal with ambiguity and frequent changes in priorities Ability to work with minimal supervision Excellent technical writing skills and proven experience on systems with complex requirements Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills with the ability to team with others to meet project objectives Understanding of the system development lifecycle as implemented with Agile; SAFe knowledge a plus THIS POSITION REQUIRES RESIDENCY IN MARYLAND OR NORTHERN VIRGINIA and is PARTIAL REMOTE 2 DAYS A WEEK. THIS POSITION IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR A FULL REMOTE SCHEDULE. Only individuals with permanent work authorization should apply. Must be able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.

Fully-vaccinated status for COVID-19 is required as a condition of employment. Hiring candidates with a permanent residence within commuting distance to Columbia, MD. ABOUT NEXT PHASE SOLUTIONS AND SERVICES, INC. Innovation. It’s What Defines Us. Next Phase Solutions and Services, Inc.

provides insights and solutions for healthcare, engineering and science research. Next Phase commits to creating an environment where our employees achieve their full potential, increase their productivity, and expand their professional and personal horizons. We look for bright, innovative people that achieve results, understand the importance of being a productive and supportive team member, and put the customer’s satisfaction first.

Next Phase leadership is looking for new leaders, scientific and technical subject matter experts, and technically savvy people that are interested in putting forth the effort and commitment needed to grow our company. Will you join us to share in the success? Next Phase Solutions and Services, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Benefits We offer a competitive total compensation and benefits package. Benefits include, but are not limited to: HEALTH AND WELLNESS BENEFITS Medical Insurance (three healthcare plans to choose from), Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA) Company-sponsored Wellness Program WELL-BEING PROGRAM Our Well-being programs offer a variety of benefits that support our employee’s physical, financial and lifestyle wellness.

Enjoy walks around a beautiful lake, work out in our on-site gym, grab a healthy snack, enjoy bagel Fridays and lunches, attend yoga, benefit from a hybrid flex schedule, join a Fitbit group or sports team, or get some great financial advice – just to name a few of the well-being program benefits. PERSONAL INSURANCE BENEFITS Company-paid Life Insurance Company-paid AD&D Insurance Company-paid Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance PAID LEAVE Competitive paid-time-off programs Paid holidays Paid Maternity leave for mothers recovering from the birth of a child RETIREMENT 401K plan with 5% employer contribution (employee contributions are not required to receive 5% employer contribution) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Employees are reimbursed for professional development activities including classes, books, technical certification/testing fees, professional dues/subscriptions, professional licenses required for a position PET INSURANCE Choose from two options to help keep your pets happy and healthy $100 EMPLOYEE TECHNOLOGY ALLOWANCE Employees receive a $100/month Technology Allowance to use towards personal mobile phone and Internet plans

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