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Senior Network Engineer

Springfield, VA 22150
Business Group Highlights

Civilian, State and Local

Perspectas Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.

Responsibilities

Perspecta is providing engineering, management, and operational support services to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection on a Data Center Support Services (DCSS) contract supporting the (CBP) Enterprise Data Management & Engineering (EDME) Division. EDME provides innovative Information Technology (IT) services and solutions. Vencore performs technical support services for CBP in the following principle technical areas Business Continuity Planning, Middleware Infrastructure Support, Windows Support Group, and Common Enterprise Technology Integration.

We are seeking aSenior 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 Task Lead; 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.

Duties will include:

  • Installations, 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.
  • 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.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • US Citizenship and eligibility for DHS Public Trust Security Clearance
  • Requires 10+ years of experience and both a BS and MS degree. BS can be substituted with an additional 4 years of related experience, and a MS can be substituted with an additional 2 years of related experience.
  • 1-3 years direct experience with Cisco 9k/7k/5k/2k/1k, Data center SDN
  • 1-3 years direct experience with Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC)
  • 1-3 years direct experience with Cisco Firepower ASA
  • 1-3 years direct experience with Juniper Firewalls
  • Experience with REST architecture, JSON scripting

Desired Skills

  • 3 years direct experience required in the management and administration of network infrastructure - routers, switches, etc. in a high-availability infrastructure
  • 1-3 years direct experience with Cisco ACI
  • 1-3 years direct experience with F-5 Load Balancers
  • 3+ 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 subnetting
  • 2+ years of experience with layer 3 network routing, including but not limited to: BGP, OSPF, EIGRP
  • 2+ years of layer 4 IP protocol suites (TCP, UDP, ICMP, GRE, etc.)
  • 3+ years of experience with access technologies such as LDAP, AD, RADIUS, TACACS
  • 2+ 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 methodologies
  • Experience in DNS
  • Experience working in structured change management processes
  • Cisco Operating Systems such as IOS and/or NX-OS
  • Strong Verbal and Written Communication skills
  • Strong organizational / coordination skills

Clearance Requirements

  • Full BI Required Prior to Start

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision
PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-02-26 Expires: 2020-03-26

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