This is an excellent opportunity to work with a leading Woman Owned Small Business systems integration company providing innovative solutions in areas of Information Assurance, Cyber Security, Insider Threat, Helpdesk Services and Information Technology. Tanager is currently looking for a Network Engineer III position is located in Woodlawn, Maryland. This position may require from 25% to 50% travel to various domestic customer locations.
CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT: Public Trust - Prefer candidate to already possess an active Public Trust; will consider candidates with the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance. Must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident.
Network Engineers will report to Project Managers and Service Delivery Managers.
Surveys network requirements of remote field offices (approx.1950 sites) and campus building. Define network/wireless LAN (WLAN) equipment, cables, adapters and configurations needed to upgrade buildings and sites to established standard.
Analyze current network configurations and determine implementation requirements.
Configure routing protocols, complex switch networks, and Fabric Path configurations.
Prepare network equipment for deployment by loading appropriate software and configuration setting according to pre-engineered design templates.
Plan, prepare and execute site survey for WLAN/NAC implementation.
Assemble required equipment, cables, adapters, etc. and arrange delivery to site for installation.
Upgrade configuration of existing network equipment to support new features and functions.
Manage field installation contractors while they are on-site and provide all technical details to complete site surveys and installations.
Continually review customer's network and practices looking for opportunities to enhance network functionally, performance and reliability.
Assist in the evaluation of potential network products or technical solutions. Test LAN/WAN/WLAN/NAC equipment software (i.e.: IOS, CatOS)
Contribute to the development of network documentation, including diagrams, standards, specifications and operating procedures.
Monitor for opportunities to enhance the customer's network/system performance or reliability, and to improve the customer's service delivery practices.
Perform on-going management of network installation and upgrade projects. Maintain deployment schedules. Provide guidance to team members. Provide status metrics to Government customer and client management.
Provide third-level support and troubleshooting of network problems. Periodically provide after-hours and weekend support.
Maintain and extend expertise in applicable areas of network and computer hardware and software technology.
Bachelor's degree and 5 years of relative experience, Master's degree and 3 years of relative experience, or 9 years of relative experience in an IT field in lieu of a degree.
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification and Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Written
3 years of hands-on network experience
2 years of hands-on experience configuring routing protocols and switching configuration in medium to large enterprise networks
Demonstrate an understanding of network connectivity for physical and virtualized servers and Storage Area Network (SAN)
Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics to management and non-technical audiences, as well as interface with the customer on a daily basis
Passed the Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert Written examination.
Passed VMWare Data Center Virtualization or End User Computing examination.
Hands-on experience with Cisco NXOS.
Proven ability to adapt to new technologies and learn skills necessary to complete job
Prior hands on experience with Cisco networks.
Knowledge of Wide Area Network technologies.
Knowledge of Local Area Network technologies such as Ethernet, wireless LAN as well as the physical media and equipment associated with each.
Knowledge of IP routing protocols and implementations.
Mature, self-motivated, adaptable and able to work well in a group environment
Ability to develop and execute detailed written plans for tasks and projects
Experience in conducting analysis and documenting use cases and detailed requirements