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Network Engineer in Silver Spring, MD at Genesys Talent LLC

Date Posted: 3/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We have an immediate need for a Network Engineer for a 24+ month contract position in Silver Spring, MD.  This position offers the possibility of extension beyond 24 months as well as great career growth and advancement opportunities. 

Job Description and Responsibilities:
  • Deploy network devices in the metropolitan area network 3-4 nights a week. When not deploying network devices the resource will support day to day activities at the data center.
  • Monitor and maintain a production environment which includes wireless devices, routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, and proxies.
  • Implement communications technologies (data only). Manage network services from planning phase through implementation. Solid knowledge of routing protocols, network hardware and software, security technologies and network infrastructure.
  • Plan and execute Network/Security changes and ensure performance and security are maintained.
  • Establishing security (firewalls), connectivity and access parameters and provide recommendations to optimize network infrastructure.
  • Make recommendation to architects for improvements.
  • Work with vendors to resolve issues and platform upgrades.
  • Escalation support is required and mandatory.
  • Certifying solutions prior to deploying it into production environments.
  • Work with architects to understand changes and provide input as required


***REQUIRED TO BE ON SITE 5 DAYS A WEEK***

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Must have WLAN experience
  • Installing network hardware
  • Knowledge of routing protocols (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP)
  • Firewall Technologies
  • Security Practices (Audits, planning, design, implementation, testing, and management)
  • LAN/WAN/MAN internetworking technology
  • Policy and Procedure review and implementation
  • Networking and Application Protocols
  • Network monitoring via SNMP, NetFlow
  • Other Security controls in a variety of shapes & sizes
  • Experience with assessments
  • Experience with the installation, configuration, integration and management of firewalls, proxy servers, and routing equipment
  • Must have knowledge and skills in the fundamentals of IP and core IP technologies
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent technical writing and documentation skills