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Our work depends on an ETM Core Network Engineer joining our team to support JSP-ETM activities at the Pentagon.
As a ETM Core Network Engineer, you will be responsible for the health and maintenance of a large, complex networking infrastructure. This includes providing network administration and operational support to more than 8000 networked devices. The engineer will provide comprehensive network administration, security enhancements and remediation, and troubleshooting of network devices such as routers, switches, load balancers, WIFI, and VoIP. This position requires an understanding of best practices pertaining to network security and may require the development, deployment, and integration of network security services. Successful candidates should be able to work both independently and as part of a team. In this role, a typical day will include:
Provide problem and incident resolution, including dealing with software and hardware vendor technical support
Deploy and maintain network hardware, peripherals, services, and settings in accordance with industry standards and project/operational requirements
Perform daily system monitoring; verifies the integrity and availability of networking hardware, services, systems, and key processes; reviews system and application logs
Document and perform network upgrades and modifications during ASI windows
Provides on-call troubleshooting and issue resolution as required
Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures
Partner with the information security personnel to assess potential exposure to vulnerabilities, identify mitigation plans, and ensure compliance with enterprise security baselines and standards
Act as a liaison with other groups to provide information sharing pertaining to the needs of the diverse set of computer users supported by the client as a whole.
Develop scripts and other automation solutions to aid in the completion of migration and integration tasks.
Review problems to understand the root causes of issues and ensure proper fixes are implemented
Provide phone support to users during the time of peak demand as needed.
Inform management in a clear, concise, and timely manner of any customer or technical issues
Be responsive and decisive on adjusting architecture as customer requirements and technology evolves
Coordinate with on-site support personnel while troubleshooting
Use enterprise service management tools to initiate, respond, and track service requests
Create reports and analyze performance metrics
Adhere to change management processes and procedures
Active TS/SCI clearance
Must have a DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certication or higher
5+ years of related experience
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field OR equivalent work experience in lieu of degree.
Possess flexibility to operate in a highly dynamic environment while ensuring a high level of operational effectiveness
Detail oriented with ability to work well in a team environment
Broad understanding of network infrastructure topologies, security policies, firewalls, and the L2/L3 switch and router infrastructure
Extensive experience hardware troubleshooting, managing and monitoring the health of Cisco and Juniper routers and switches
Deploying, managing, and troubleshooting network systems, switching, and routing protocol standards such as: TCP/IP, MPLS, OSPF, BGP, SDN, and 802.1x.
Managing and troubleshooting DNS, DHCP, IPAM, and NTP in a large multi-site environment
Using network management and analysis tools such as SNMP probes, network taps, and traffic analyzers
Network Management & Performance platforms, such as NetScout, IBM NetCool, Solarwinds NMS products, NetBrain, Infovista
Managing Cisco Prime/Junos Space
Experience w/Building configurations using CLI
Experience w/Network security, including firewall, IDS/IPS, VPN, and vulnerability remediation
Creating & updating network topologies using Visio
Creating and documenting processes and creating work instructions
Working as a part of a large team and working directly with customers
Supporting teleworkers and remote access technologies
Creating scripts to automate routine administration tasks
Experience with F5 load balancers to include troubleshooting, configuring, upgrading, maintaining, and monitoring an enterprise F5 load balancer network architecture
F5 Network certification
Experience with Infoblox IP Address Management (IPAM) and DHCP
Experience utilizing Remedy ITSM
Experience administering and troubleshooting server operating systems such as Linux, Windows, or UNIX