WashingtonRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Washington DC jobs

Network Engineer

Company: Avantus
Location: Mclean
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview

Avantus Federal, a NewSpring Holdings Company, is a mission-focused services and solutions company headquartered in McLean, VA. Drawing upon its heritage companies' histories of consistent growth and high performance in the federal services market, Avantus ensures eminence is earned, sustained and grown.

Avantus' services and solutions are designed, tailored, and executed based on our long history of helping our Homeland Security, Defense, Intelligence, and Federal Civilian customers solve complex challenges. Our capabilities include Project & Portfolio Management, Facilities, Acquisition & Sustainment, Systems Engineering Technical Services, Operations & Analysis, Transformation & Advisory Services, Data & Software Solutions, Digital Innovation, and Augmented Intelligence.

Position Overview

The successful candidate will join the existing Network Team to support all aspects of a large, complex, and growing network infrastructure.


  • Collaborate with teammates to create, implement, and troubleshoot new engineering designs
  • Translate requirements from internal stakeholders into engineering designs based on a standardized network architecture
  • Present proposed changes to the standardized architecture to internal review boards
  • Create drawings and other configuration management documentation to track network changes
  • Troubleshoot switch, router, and firewall connectivity issues between various customer sites
  • Travel to various data centers in the WMA to support ongoing network operations
  • Complete patching of all network devices (router, switch, firewall, etc.) in accordance with Sponsor's policies
  • Perform quarterly reviews of all network device access control lists and rulesets

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or other related discipline, or related technical experience may be substituted for education
  • Experience with Cisco hardware configuration and maintenance experience and hands-on experience in an enterprise-scale network environment
  • Proficient understanding of the OSI model, TCP/IP, and subnetting
  • Demonstrated experience with Tier II/III level troubleshooting
  • Demonstrated experience configuring various routing protocols.
  • Demonstrated experience building IPSec and/or MACSec tunnels
  • Strong shell scripting experience
  • Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph required #AvantusClearedJob

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Cisco switches and Cisco ASA firewalls
  • Hands on experience with Palo Alto firewalls
  • Hands on experience with Cisco Firepower and/or Cisco ISE
  • Hands on experience with VXLAN

Company EEO Statement

Avantus Federal is an equal opportunity employer and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other category protected by law. Avantus hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Keywords: Avantus, Washington DC , Network Engineer, Other , Mclean, DC

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account