MAXIMUS

  • Senior Network Engineer

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/3/2018 9:46 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-33447
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Schedule
    Regular Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    MAXIMUS is a leading operator of government health and human services programs and has partnered with state, federal and local governments to provide critical, high quality health and human service programs to a diverse array of communities. Operating under MAXIMUS’s founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People® since 1975, MAXIMUS Federal Services is entirely focused on helping government agencies run programs cost-effectively and serve program constituents with improved outcomes. By being a responsible steward for government programs, we help the federal government deliver on its promises through our people, process and technology. Our focus is always on outcomes and results that connect citizens more effectively with government services.
    The Sr. Network Engineer will design, implementation and operational support of the unifying infrastructure projects utilizing the breadth of Cisco Networked devices including Routers, Switches, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection and Prevention, Anti-Spam and Anti-Virus services. Strong knowledge of IPv6. Perform Project Management functions to include the development of a project plan in compliance with the customer’s SDLCM. Work to collect requirements from the diverse customer base, perform the appropriate analysis, develop the strategic roadmap, and all associated documentation. Deploy network equipment such as Cisco routers, switches, and firewalls plus troubleshoot and deploy VOIP/SIP Telephony network devices.
    Responsibilities:
    • Provide a high level of technical understanding for problem solving and troubleshooting
    • Interact with Hardware and Software vendors to address issues when necessary
    • Use escalation standards and personal judgment to ensure timely resolution of problems
    • Provide training and support to employees when necessary
    • Accept and resolve escalated trouble tickets from Service Desk
    • Manage large (time-sensitive) projects
    • Work afternoon shift with On-Call shift rotations with other members of the department
    • Deployment and Troubleshooting of network equipment such as Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, WLC’s, ISE, and Cisco Prime
    • Deployment and Troubleshooting of Wireless, VOIP/SIP, and VTC
    • Provide a high level of technical understanding for problem solving and troubleshooting
    • Interact with Hardware and Software vendors to address issues when necessary
    • Use escalation standards and personal judgment to ensure timely resolution of problems
    • Provide training and support to employees when necessary
    • Accept and resolve escalated trouble tickets from Service Desk
    • Manage large (time-sensitive) projects
    • Generate Build of Materials

    Education/Experience:
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Network Engineering, Telecommunications, or Computer Science required, equivalent years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree
    • At least seven (7) years’ experience working in the communications/cable/IT industry required
    • CCIE preferred, CCNP required
    • Experience with Cisco hardware and software (Cisco Switches, Routers, IOS) (6500’s, 4500’s, 2960’s, 3850’s, Nexus 7000’s, ASA’s, WLC’s, ISE)
    • Experience with Windows, Windows Server, Linux and Unix (Solaris) OS
    • Understanding of TCP/IP, VLANS and routing protocols(EIGRP, OSPF, BGP)
    • Experience with Cisco Wireless, ISE, VPNs, VOIP, and Video Networks
    • Understanding of IP services (DHCP, TFTP and DNS)
    • Organizational Skills (ability to organize large amounts of data in a logical manner)
    • Excellent Troubleshooting Skills and usage of tools such as ping, telnet and trace route
    • Strong communication skills are required
    • Excellent documentation skills are required
    • Ability to convey technical concepts to non-technical executives and managers
    • Competent administrator of mixed-technology solutions
    • Act as part of a structured operations team in support of resolving technical issues
    • Availability to troubleshoot and resolve issues during off-work hours and/or extended hours when outages or projects required

    Physical Requirements:
    • Work is performed in a general office environment
    • Ability to sit for up to 80% of time

    Additional Requirements as per Contract/Client:
    • Ability to obtain and maintain Public Trust Security Clearance
    • United States Citizenship or Permanent Residency

    The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

    **Computer Professional Job Profile

    • Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 6 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD with 3 years experience; or equivalent experience.
    • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
    • Exercises judgement in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
    • Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise.
    • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel as a team lead.

    EEO Statement

    EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

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