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Network/Systems Administrator 4 (ESE Telecom/WAN Engineer)

Company: Salient CRGT, Inc
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:Are you looking for a new and exciting career opportunity?Join our award-winning organization and work with some of the most talented minds within our Enterprise Technology and Innovation teams. As a Salient CRGT employee, you get to be part of a best performing team supporting our nation's most critical missions.Why Salient CRGT?We're passionate about the inspirational missions of our customers and we entrust our employees and teams to deliver exceptional performance to enable the safety, security, health and well-being of our nation. We provide the tools and resources to help you be successful, and our culture fosters an environment in which idea sharing and collaboration is essential. Are you ready to make a difference?We are seeking a qualified candidate to work with the Veterans Administration's Enterprise System Engineering/Capacity Management for Telecommunications team. The selected individual will serve as a member of a team that provides Enterprise level recommendations based on WAN evaluations, capacity projections, and application usage, to VA senior leadership on enterprise communications. Provide Tier4 escalation support when issues arise, deployment support for new technologies or architectures in the Washington, D.C. officeWork Experience/Skills Requirements:

  • 8+ years' experience in a large enterprise environment involving network architecture and management
  • Cisco IOS command line is a must.
  • Cisco router and switch administration
  • Understanding of capacity management/planning techniques and processes
  • An in-depth knowledge/understanding of carrier circuits to include, but not limited to T1, DS3, OC3, P2P, P2MP, MPLS, L2VPN, L3VPN, and Metro Ethernet Transport Services.
  • In-depth understanding of MBGP, OSPF, EIGRP is a must
  • Ability to interact with executive level Veterans Administrative staff
  • Desire to learn new technologies such as Cloud, 100G Metro-E, SD-WAN, and LTE.
  • Ability to work across multiple projects; provide written/verbal status updates on each project on a regular basis to the team lead, Program Manager and customer
  • Knowledge and understanding of Network management and application analysis tools is required (NetScout, LiveAction, SolarWinds) and (Riverbed (formally OpNet) preferred)
  • Understanding of VPN technologies such as GRE, IPSEC, DMVPN, GETVPN and ADVPN.
  • Understanding of network packets captures
  • Experience with ticketing and change management (ServiceNow preferred)
  • Knowledge and experience with IPv6
  • Ability to obtain security clearance.Duties Performed:
    • Make architecture recommendations to support the growing needs of the VA
    • Test the recommendations for enterprise compatibility in the state of the art network design lab
    • Use existing Network Management tools to provide capacity management/utilization reports
    • Provide on-call escalation support in the event that an issue arises that cannot be rectified by the network operations team
    • Write white papers on new technology uses in the VA and how it will help support the mission of the VALocation: Maritinsburg, WV OR Washington DCCRGT123Required Qualifications:
      • Education / Experience: Bachelor's Degree in computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline is required with 8+ years relevant experience is required. 10 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education.
      • PWS Specified Certifications: This position requires privileged system access. The applicant shall have six months to obtain an industry standard certification.
      • Miscellaneous: Duties may require traveling, being on call periodically, and occasionally working outside normal working hours (evenings and weekends)
      • Background Investigation: Must be able to pass a government Tier 4 High Background InvestigationDesired Qualifications:
        • Education / Experience: 5+ years' experience in a large enterprise environment involving network architecture and management
          • Strong understanding of Networking
          • Strong understanding of Cisco CLI (IOS/XE/NX-OS)
          • Certifications: CCNP or higher preferredSalient CRGT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other factor prohibited by applicable anti-discrimination laws.

Keywords: Salient CRGT, Inc, Washington DC , Network/Systems Administrator 4 (ESE Telecom/WAN Engineer), IT / Software / Systems , Washington, DC

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