Network Engineer in Panama City, FL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

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Job #:  1029999

Apex Systems, America’s second largest technical staffing firm, has an opportunity for a Network Engineer with a DoD client in Panama City, Florida. This is a fast-paced, cutting edge data center offering room for advancement, professional and technical growth and long term stability.

If interested in this, or any other opportunities in the DoD space, please send a resume and best contact information to Tessa Moulds, Government Services Recruiter, via 
Candidates must be US Citizens and able to obtain and maintain at minimum an Interim Secret Clearance, per a condition of employment.  
Job Description: 
Installation and troubleshooting of networking hardware to include Routers, Switches, Firewalls for local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN) systems. Coordinates special projects related to LAN/WAN hardware/software improvements and/or enhancements. Any combination of education and training equivalent to possession of a bachelor's degree in computer science, information engineering or other related areas; such education should be at a level which demonstrates the ability to perform responsibilities listed.
  • Installation and troubleshooting of network hardware including Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, and IDS/IPS systems.
  • Operations and support of a distributed Cisco Unified Communications environment including CUCM, Unity Connection, IM&P, CER, ARC, UCCX, WebEx, and administration of desktop applications (Jabber).
  • Coordination of special projects related to LAN/WAN and IPT hardware/software improvements and/or enhancements.
  • Maintenance and management of Cisco Prime Infrastructure, to include setup of new sites, syslog/fault monitoring, image/ios backups and change management.
  • Network access control utilizing Cisco ISE for distributed wireless and wired networks.
  • Administration of Cisco data center network utilizing Nexus switching platforms.
  • Network health monitoring utilizing industry leading technologies.

Required Skills & Required Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT related field or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 6+ years’ experience in a distributed network environment.
  • Experience with Cisco UCM, Unity Connection, IM&P, CER, Contact Center is required.
  • Experience with Netscout and/or Fluke VPM is preferred, but not required.
  • Experience with Cisco routing and switching platforms is required.
  • Advanced knowledge of network access control methodologies utilizing Cisco ISE is required.
  • Advanced knowledge of routing protocols (EIGRP, BGP, eBGP), web filtering, SIP trunking, VoIP, QoS, and network troubleshooting methodologies.
  • Knowledge of 802.11a/b/g/n wireless networks and be able to resolve connectivity, interference, authentication and coverage issues.
  • Knowledge of various VPN connection methodologies including IPSec, SSL VPN, and DMVPN.
  • Experience with Cisco APIC, ACI and VXLAN is preferred.

Desired Certifications
  • CCNA – Security (preferred)
  • Security+ (required)

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