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CISCO NETWORK ENGINEERS - Architect and Senior Levels

System One
Washington, DC
  • Posted: May 11, 2022
  • $100 Hourly
  • Contractor

CISCO NETWORK ENGINEER - Senior and Lead/Architect Levels

ALTA IT Services has a 12 month++ contract opening for Senior and Lead/Architect level Cisco network engineers to join a respected health insurance customer in the support of current data network transport services. The role primarily involves routine maintenance, software and hardware upgrades, monitoring, and troubleshooting.

This position will be expected to support data centers onsite in the Washington DC metro area (Maryland, DC and Northern VA) as needed for network support from day one. When not supporting an on site need the role may be worked remotely (must be local to the DMV).

Senior: 5-8 years of experience

Lead/Architect: 9+ years of experience


+ Designs, installs, and maintains the enterprise network to meet the functional objectives of the business.

+ Involved with the network infrastructure, and the planning and design of enterprise local-area/wide-area network (LAN/WAN) solutions.

+ Development, administration and maintenance of Cisco LAN and WAN infrastructure, ensuring 99.95% minimum availability.

+ Primary responsibilities include support of current data network transport services. Includes routine maintenance, software and hardware upgrades, monitoring, and troubleshooting.

+ Optimizes performance and adapts network design due to physical alterations and traffic requirements. Ensures resiliency is implemented at crucial points in the network to guarantee maximum availability.

+ Research, design and implement new network related initiatives. Includes mandates from business areas, enterprise driven projects, relocation of personnel and installations of new enterprise sites. Work along with other network engineers and IT areas on day-to-day tasks and projects. May be required to work on disaster recovery/business resumption initiatives.

+ Research, engineer, and implement new technology and tools to increase productivity, performance, and efficiency. This includes utilizing corporate lab facilities to thoroughly test all new network applications and future technologies

+ Develop and maintain network documentation, policies, procedures, and configuration information.

+ Maintain data problem management procedures, network documentation, policies, and configuration information.

+ Maintain network documentation, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with corporate security and audit regulations.

+ Provide technology-consulting services to customers, translating their business needs to network-based solutions.

+ Project planning and coordination; and as required, assumption of project roles for projects.

+ Utilize project management tools to track and report on project progress and issues.

+ Research current technology through self-training. Provide instruction to peers and staff on technology changes and guide less experienced staff to ensure consistency and compliance to departmental standards and policies.

+ Serve as consultative resource to other I/T staff by assisting in data network problem resolution, assisting with system design and integration, and recommending alternative techniques and providing training.


+ BS Degree in Information Management or a related field, with 3-5 years related experience and/or training in a routed network environment, multi-platform environment.

+ Equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of certification; however, this experience and skill level must be clearly demonstrated.

Lead Level Hourly Rate: $100/hr. range. Benefits available for W2. C2C is OK

Senior Level Hourly Rate : $85/hr. range. Benefits available for W2. C2C is OK

For consideration, please contact Melissa McNally via

System One, and its subsidiaries including Joule, ALTA IT Services, CM Access, TPGS, and MOUNTAIN, LTD., are leaders in delivering workforce solutions and integrated services across North America. We help clients get work done more efficiently and economically, without compromising quality. System One not only serves as a valued partner for our clients, but we offer eligible full-time employees health and welfare benefits coverage options including medical, dental, vision, spending accounts, life insurance, voluntary plans, as well as participation in a 401(k) plan.System One is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, family care or medical leave status, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

System One


Washington, DC
20080 USA



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