Network Engineer -Tech Lead- 5702 in Reston, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  833749

Apex Systems is looking for a Network Engineer Tech Lead for an immediate opportunity with our client in Reston, VA. The Engineering Tech Lead will be part of the Network Engineering Team within the Information Technology Division. This position is responsible to provide engineering leadership and support for the delivery of multi-site enterprise and data center network environments; including the evaluation, design, implementation and troubleshooting of network and security infrastructure technologies and solutions.

Location: Reston, VA

Responsibilities Include:

* Support critical large-scale projects in the areas of Network and Security.

* Work closely with technology and business stakeholders to understand goals, identify requirements, support security risk assessments, design and implement solutions.

* Provide technical guidance, develop design documents, perform product installation, upgrades and certification, implementation plan, deployment and troubleshooting support.

* Diagnose, solve and provide root cause analysis for hardware and network related issues.

* Understand and advocate Network & Security standards, reference architectures and robust/scalable/secure Network & Security infrastructure, its outcome and ongoing results.

* Coordination with Operations team for the design, build and production readiness of Network and Security infrastructure solutions supporting mission critical production environments.

* Ensure decisions around Network and Security solutions are made and deviations from standards are properly identified, addressed and communicated.

* Stay current with developing technologies and predict impact of changing technologies.

* Identify opportunities to simplify and keep the Network and Security infrastructure current.

* Provide effective written and oral communication at all levels of management, peers and customers.

* Communicate effectively with clients to identify business needs, development efforts and evaluate alternative technical solutions and strategies.

* Continually define ways to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships


Basic Requirements:

* Bachelors degree in information technology, engineering, computer science, related field or equivalent experience.

* 10 years of relevant experience in IT Network Engineering and Operations

* 7+ years in a senior level engineering role engaged with IP network technologies including LAN switching, BGP/OSPF routing, VPLS/MPLS, Quality of Service, traffic engineering, server load balancing and network-security design and delivery for large scale multi-site data center environments.

* Understand High Availability and Disaster Recovery concepts as apply to Network and Security designs.

* 7+ years of experience with the design, configuration, implementation and troubleshooting of Cisco IOS and Cisco Nexus Switches and Routers, Cisco Wireless, Cisco ASA VPN, F5 Networks LTM/GTM, Checkpoint Firewall, Palo Alto firewalls, Cisco Identity Service Engine, Cisco Sourcefire IDS/IPS, Bluecoat Proxy.

* Experience with Infoblox based DNS and DHCP enterprise solutions.

Preferred Skills:

* Experience in the financial services industry

* Experience with network visibility and monitoring using Gigamon GigaVue and Opnet solutions.

* Must be able to effectively perform both independently and collaboratively as a strong team contributor.

* Ability to adapt to change; provide quality and on-time delivery.

* Strong verbal and written communications skills required; including development of detailed solution designs, implementation and support documentation

If you are interested, please send a resume to








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