• Network Engineer

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/7/2018 2:49 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    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.

    Job Summary:
    Configure, install, maintain, and troubleshoot network infrastructure including routers, switches, firewalls, wireless, and IP Phones.

    Job Duties:
    •Provide monthly metrics for network availability and bandwidth usage as well as other metrics as requested
    •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
    •Accept and resolve escalated trouble tickets from Service Desk
    •Closet patching, network troubleshooting, ticket resolution
    •Work On-Call shift rotations with other members of the department

    Education and Requirements:
    •Four-Year degree in Network Engineering, Computer Science or Telecommunications
    •At least two (2) to four (4)Years’ experience working in the communications/cable/ IT Industry
    •Experience with Cisco hardware and software (Cisco Switches, Routers, IOS or IOS XR)
    •Experience supporting Cisco Unified Communications platforms to include wireless controllers and access points, Cisco Prime, Cisco ISE.
    •Experience with VOIP/ SIP Networking, Cisco IP Phones
    •Understanding of TCP/IP, VLANS and routing protocols(EIGRP, OSPF, BGP)
    •Understanding of IP services (DHCP, TFTP and DNS)
    •Ability to learn other technologies including Video Networks
    •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
    •Availability to troubleshoot and resolve issues during off-work hours and/or extended hours when outages or projects require

    Additional Requirements as per Contract/Client:
    •Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust - Moderate Risk Security Clearance
    •Candidates must be a United States citizens or Permanent Residents

    The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

    • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years of related work experience; or an advanced degree without experience; or equivalent work experience.
    • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.
    • Exercises judgement within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
    • Builds productive internal/external working relationships.

    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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