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Senior Network EngineerJob LocationsUS-VA-SpringfieldJob ID2019-1680Clearance LevelPublic TrustOverviewBased in Northern Virginia, Aveshka has opportunities for you to become part of our high-quality team that delivers innovative solutions to key federal clients. We are currently seeking a Network Engineer with experience working in highly available Data Center environments. As the Engineer you will oversee the installation of networking hardware in addition to maintaining, supervising and troubleshooting the existing network. Network administrators work to install and maintain a network on which a company's information and communications are stored and transmitted. This could include local area networks (LANs) and wireless Internet networks. Cisco administrators have experience specifically in Cisco software and technology products. When a problem arises, the administrator must work quickly to determine a solution and maintain the system's security. Cisco administrators also monitor the company's network and let their superiors know about any emerging requirements or necessary updates. Working under the direction of the Network Operations Manager/Network Architect; this position requires excellent technical, customer service, and organizational skills to support network operations for customer connections, administrative personnel, and staff. This position requires the ability to function successfully in both team and independent work environments. This position will be located within the National Capital Region (NCR).ResponsibilitiesInstallations, debugging, maintenance, upgrades, and general support for Routers, L2 and L3 Switches, Firewalls, WAN Accelerators, Load balancers, etc.Performing a wide range of network administration duties including installations, debugging, maintenance, upgrades, and general support for Cisco, Juniper, F-5, HP, Nortel, Brocade, and Extreme network equipment.Evaluate, test, and deploy all software and hardware upgrades to the networking infrastructure.Assist in the configuration and deployment of core and peripheral network devices, which will require continuous learning of new devices (i.e. Nexus switches, ASR routers, Cisco Firepower, and long-haul optical equipment).Proactive monitoring of all network devices, services, and servers using a combination of tools to ensure high availability and SLAs. Collect and review network utilization data for capacity and planning purposes Create Implementation Plans for network changes and projects.Assist in developing, implementing, testing, and maintaining disaster recovery plans.Interface with vendors for procurement & maintenance of all IT infrastructures.Manage & troubleshoot network and Internet connectivity throughout the organization.Work closely with the fellow tech team members to provide end-user support and issue resolution.Maintain up-to-date knowledge of emerging tools and technologies.Research, evaluate and recommend technologies to support business requirements. Rigorously create and maintain documentation for all processes and procedures. Collaborate with and support the work of other staff engaged in similar functions Provide emergency 24 x 7 on-call support on a rotating basis.QualificationsEducation: Over 10 years of experience and both a B.S. and M.S. degree. Bachelor of Science (BS) can be substituted with an additional 4 years of related experience, and a Master of Science (M.S.) can be substituted with an additional 2 years of related experience Experience: 1-3 years direct experience with Cisco 9k/7k/5k/2k/1k, Data center SDN1-3 years direct experience with Cisco ACI1-3 years direct experience with Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC)1-3 years direct experience with F-5 Load Balancers1-3 years direct experience with Cisco Firepower ASA1-3 years direct experience with Juniper FirewallsExperience with REST architecture, JSON scriptingUS CitizenshipDesired Qualification: 3 years direct experience required in the management and administration of network infrastructure - routers, switches, etc. in a high-availability infrastructure3+ experience with layer 2 network protocols switching, including but not limited to: 802.1Q tagging, STP (and its variations), LACP, etc.3+ years of experience with IP subnetting2+ years of experience with layer 3 network routing, including but not limited to: BGP, OSPF, EIGRP2+ years of layer 4 IP protocol suites (TCP, UDP, ICMP, GRE, etc.)3+ years of experience with access technologies such as LDAP, AD, RADIUS, TACACS2+ years direct experience in management and administration of the F5 BIG-IP product line including Load-balancing, iRules and SSL termination.Extensive knowledge of data center technologies, infrastructure and methodologiesExperience in DNSExperience working in structured change management processesCisco Operating Systems such as IOS and/or NX-OSClearance Requirement: Ability to obtain a DHS public Trust About Aveshka:Aveshka is a professional services firm focused on addressing our nations most complex threats and challenges. As a small business were committed to supporting our clients missions with services delivered by our diverse and experienced staff. With expertise in cybersecurity, emergency preparedness, and public health, our experience base spans federal, state, and local governments, as well as private sector entities. Aveshka encourages collaborative communication and ongoing learning. Some of our benefits include: Extensive training programsGym membership reimbursementEducation reimbursementTechnology benefitsCommuter benefitsGenerous paid time off and much more! Aveshka is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) OptionsApply for this job onlineApplyShareRefer a FriendReferSorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.Share on your newsfeedConnect With Us!