Sr Communications Engineer / Network Engineer 8/27/2016

Soft Tech Consulting Washington, DC

Company
Soft Tech Consulting
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29348410
AJE Ref #
575998685
Location
Washington, DC
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Soft Tech Consulting is seeking a highly motivated, self-directed individual to fill the role of a Senior Communitcations Engineer/ Network Engineer. The selected individual will join a collaborative team environment and contribute to the project goals by working on the following:

NOTE: REQUIRES US CITIZENSHIP OR US PERMANENT RESIDENT

MUST BE ABLE TO PASS MINIMUM BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION

Responsibilities

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Managing, configuring and troubleshooting Cisco VCS (video conferencing System) and VTC endpoints (DX70, DX80. SX10, SX20, MX300)
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Managing, configuring and troubleshooting Cisco network devices: ASR/ISR routers, Nexus 9K switches, C4500switches and ASA5500 firewalls
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Managing, configuring and troubleshooting VoIP and telephony issues in a multi-vendor (Avaya & Cisco) environment.
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Managing, configuring and troubleshooting Cisco Unified Communication Manager (CUCM) and Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE)
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Provides tier-3 level troubleshooting support for Network Operations Center
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Monitoring network traffic, performance evaluation and capacity management using Solarwinds
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Serves as the lead technical expert on networkinfrastructure support and maintenance activities across National Office, Regional offices, Satellite offices and all Disaster Recovery sites
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Provides both strategic and tactical infrastructure planning for rollout/deployment of new IT services
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Configures and maintains circuit provisioning operations, internetworking protocols that include but are not limited to: EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS and IPv6
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Troubleshoots and maintains failover of WAN and LANnetworkinfrastructure for Disaster Recovery
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Investigates and establishes access control and proactive networksecurity management solutions and policies
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Plans and implements data communications components of agency migration to a consolidated data center.
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Provides consistent review periodically on audit trails and system logs.
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Provides expert recommendations regarding networkinfrastructure enhancements
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Participates in design, testing, and deployment of networkinfrastructure projects
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Installs and debugs advanced communication equipment and telecommunication services.
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Troubleshoots network problems and outages
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Participates in the investigation and establishment of access-security methods and policies to prevent unauthorized access
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Assist with audits and department data calls
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Refines the network access configuration for hardware devices and components
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Leads the investigation and establishment of solutions for reducing network bandwidth utilization and contention.
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Leads the development, implementation, testing, and maintenance of a WAN disaster recovery plan
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Reviews system logs for audit purposes and report suspicious activity to Federal management

Qualifications

* Master's or Bachelor's Degree in a related area and 10 or more years of experience in the field, in related areas.
* Certification: CCIE preferred, CCNP required
* 10+ years of experience in managing high-end routing protocols, secure remote access, diverse networksecurity solutions
* Experience supporting TCP/IP protocols and multi-protocol routers.
* Familiarity with IT infrastructure environment and management policies

* Solid hands-onexperienceon the following areas:

* Demonstrated experience managing video traffic and voice over IP traffic using QoS.
* Demonstrated hands-on experience managing networksecurity, including perimeter and DMZ's, for large, complex organizations.

* Strong collaborative customer service skills.
* Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skills.
* Self-starter and able to complete tasks with minimal instructions and supervision.
* Experience in serving as a subject matter expert, liaison, or coordinator in support of operations and project support across functional areas.
* Expert knowledge deploying, managing and maintaining IPv6networks.
* Experience with dual stack implementation - coexistence of IPv4 & IPv6.
* Excellent verbal and written skills.