Sr. Network Engineer in Bethesda, MD at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/11/2020

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Job Description

Job #:  1032823
Apex Systems has an immediate opportunity for a Sr. Network Engineer in Bethesda, MD.  This is a long-term contract position supporting the federal government, and compensation ranges depending on experience and certifications.  If you are interested, or if you would like more information, please contact Justin Cramer at
Responsibilities of the Sr. Network Engineer:
  • Work as a Senior Network Engineer supporting high-speed, highly available network infrastructures (Cisco Routing and Switching Network, MPLS Network, data center, backbone, facilities network) supporting multiple institutes/centers.
  • Review, propose, and execute solutions to meet contract objectives to include:
    • Monitoring performance, and fine-tuning configurations as required to maintain optimum performance
  • Design and test innovative technologies and architectures and develop hardware and configuration standards ensuring network remains technologically current and operationally efficient
  • Review impacts of overall solutions and work with project and program teams to formulate design plans that factors technology investments and risks while providing value by improving business processes and eliminating unnecessary complexities
  • Transition technical requirements into a working solution. Participate in all project phases to verify that the design is installed, configured and documented following best practices
  • Review, understand, and update technical diagrams and documentation
  • Assist the project management team to recognize and mitigate any risks and issues to on-going projects
  • Work with network security to review and propose solutions for Audit findings and provide remediation guidance
  • Effectively communicate with project managers, engineers, and operations personnel with high degree of customer service
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to staff and ensure that solutions supported are maintained once deployed

Required Experience of the Sr. Network Engineer:
  • Requires a minimum of 10 years of experience with extensive Layer 2 networking
  • Demonstrated experience serving in a senior network engineer capacity
  • Network hardware upgrade project experience
  • CCNA is required, CCNP or higher certifications are preferred
  • Ability to obtain Level 6 Public Trust Clearance

Education Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred

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