ValidaTek, Inc.

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Senior Network Engineer

Computer Science

Full Time

Washington, United States

Posted a week ago

About the Job

Salary - $95000 - $130000/Year

4.3 Full-time2 hours ago
Full Job Description

ValidaTek, Inc. is an award-winning Small Business that provides high-security mission-critical IT services to the Federal Government. Our commitment to excellence in service delivery has resulted in dramatic growth and an expanding client base that includes several U.S. Federal Departments. The corporate infrastructure is robust and based on industry best practices as evidenced by our DCAA Approved accounting system, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 20000-1:2018, and ISO 27001:2013 certifications, and CMMI Level 5 for Services (CMMI-SVC Level 5) and CMMI Level 5 for Development (CMMI-DEV Level 5) appraisals. We pride ourselves in being the best and only attracting and retaining the best talent to fuel our rapid growth. We promote a strong employee-focused corporate culture that provides a diverse, prosperous and rewarding place to work. We provide our employees with competitive benefits, educational assistance, and career growth opportunities. Every employee is valued for their contributions and we all take pride in helping our customers achieve their goals, which in turn contributes to the overall success of the company.
Senior Network Engineer
CORE JOB SUMMARY:
We are seeking a Subject Matter Expert in Network hardware and software configurations and support. The ideal candidate will be highly skilled in troubleshooting & supporting end-user and/or systems requiring timely solutions. Expertise in LAN, WAN, MAN, load balancing & Wireless administration. Demonstrated knowledge utilizing network diagnostic and management tools to include packet and traffic analysis network environments. Extensive expertise in project planning and best practices setups, change management procedures, system design and configuration planning practices and outage analysis and streamline incident resolution. Familiarity with Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) security standards and able to incorporate into IT solutions.
Demonstrated expertise in technical communications with a strong desire to achieve customer satisfaction; will work alongside USSS staff from the Network, Cyber Security and/or Server branches to provide technical support. Demonstrated expertise in Software Defined Networking product and support Demonstrated expertise in hyperconverged network product and support. Demonstrated experience as a technical writer; documentation skills should be second nature.
Responsible for the design, installation, analysis, troubleshooting and maintenance of computer networks. Develops and maintains a network that provides maximum and efficient performance and reliability for users. Performs tasks such as installation and configuration, testing and maintenance on new server hardware and software infrastructures; identification, diagnosis and resolution of network problems; and maintenance of required certification from key vendors. Responsible for keeping the network secure from a variety of threats and the recommendation and scheduling of network repairs.

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ROLE, JOB SCOPE: *

  • Knowledge - Develops advanced & new concepts, techniques, and standards. Develop new applications based on professional principles and theories. Involves mastery of specialty & understanding of several specialties.
  • Problem Solving - Develops solutions to problems of unusual complexity which require a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, and innovation. Challenges are frequently unique and solutions may serve as precedent for future decisions.
  • Discretion/Latitude - Works under consultative direction toward long-range goals and objectives. Assignments are often self-initiated. Virtually self-supervisory.
  • Impact - Decisions effect the financial, employee, or public relations posture of the organization. Erroneous decisions typically result in failure to achieve critical organizational objectives and affect the image of organization's technological capability.
  • Liaison/Leadership - Serves as consultant to top management in company planning concerning new or projected areas of technical capabilities. Acts as primary advisor to customers.

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: *

  • Top Secret Clearance required.
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree and twelve years related experience, or a combination of equivalent experience and training.
  • 10+ years of demonstrated working knowledge of both Verizon and AT&T WAN (MPLS, vBNS), escalation and circuit management processes.
  • Five years' specialized experience with up to date training in Juniper, Riverbed, F5, and Nutanix product.
  • Juniper certification - desired.

Applicants who are selected for employment will be required to verify authorization to work in the United States.
ValidaTek is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Education
Preferred

  • Bachelors or better

Licenses & Certifications
Preferred

  • ITILv4 Foundations

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Type: Full-time

  • Knowledge - Develops advanced & new concepts, techniques, and standards. Develop new applications based on professional principles and theories. Involves mastery of specialty & understanding of several specialties.
  • Problem Solving - Develops solutions to problems of unusual complexity which require a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, and innovation. Challenges are frequently unique and solutions may serve as precedent for future decisions.
  • Discretion/Latitude - Works under consultative direction toward long-range goals and objectives. Assignments are often self-initiated. Virtually self-supervisory.
  • Impact - Decisions effect the financial, employee, or public relations posture of the organization. Erroneous decisions typically result in failure to achieve critical organizational objectives and affect the image of organization's technological capability.
  • Liaison/Leadership - Serves as consultant to top management in company planning concerning new or projected areas of technical capabilities. Acts as primary advisor to customers.
  • Top Secret Clearance required.
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree and twelve years related experience, or a combination of equivalent experience and training.
  • 10+ years of demonstrated working knowledge of both Verizon and AT&T WAN (MPLS, vBNS), escalation and circuit management processes.
  • Five years' specialized experience with up to date training in Juniper, Riverbed, F5, and Nutanix product.
  • Juniper certification - desired.
  • Bachelors or better
  • ITILv4 Foundations

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