Senior Network Engineer

Location: Washington DC Region
Category: Information Technology
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Contact: itd.dc@hirestrategy.com

HireStrategy/Addison Group is looking for a Network Services Manager in the Washington, DC area!

Responsibilities

  • Leads development, documentation and maintenance of IT network policies, procedures, and standards across the IT department
  • Participates in, facilitates, and promotes information security awareness throughout the IT department
  • Monitors and routinely audits compliance to all IT network procedures and policies, and ensures consistency of internal controls
  • Monitors all IT corporate and datacenter networking to ensure uptime requirements are met, measured through service level agreements
  • Support and contribute when necessary to the company-wide information technology, security and incident response plans
  • Support and participate in the investigation of security incidents, identifying root, technical, contributing or organizational causes, and implement preventive actions where necessary
  • Provides oversight and ownership for all IT network and dependent systems
  • Assist in system and software architecture and design to ensure that IT platforms are appropriately scaled
  • Produce and maintain IT network best-practices for IT network staff, and oversee training
  • Perform quarterly performance appraisals of IT network staff
  • Participate in IT infrastructure steering committee to help guide strategic IT infrastructure needs
  • Execute project management and planning following the IT roadmap created by the IT infrastructure steering committee
  • Perform monthly budget forecasting, expenditure management, variance analysis
  • Oversee the procurement of IT network hardware

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in network engineering or equivalent
  • Active CCNP certification is required
  • 12+ years of experience as a practicing network engineer or manager of network engineers
  • Experience with Cisco equipment, SQL server, and Windows servers 2008/2012
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Highly competent in public speaking, and communicating to high-level executives on the topic of information technology
  • Must have demonstrated experience implementing IT infrastructure initiatives that require partnership with other IT areas and business units
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team of highly skilled IT professionals
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (current Green Card holder), able to review all export-controlled technical information

Desired

  • Deep technical knowledge in networking: Layers 1-3 of the OSI model
  • Experience in architecture and design of highly available campus / data center networks
  • Experience in firewalls and the respective controls they provide


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