Senior Network Engineer/Wireless Engineer

Job Description
IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.
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IBM is looking for a Senior Network Engineer/Wireless Engineer. The ideal candidate should have very strong architectural skills, and be very knowledgeable of Cisco DMVPN technologies, and Xirrus wireless arrays. This position will also entail innovation and roadmap direction of improvements in processes, equipment, and configurations. The candidate will work closely with the security group, server teams, and various other groups within the agency. The candidate will be responsible for escalation support (diagnosis, troubleshooting & resolution), Root Cause Determination (RCA) leadership, network documentation, assessments, and generation and analysis of monthly reports. Occasional overtime may be required from the candidate, and weekly on-call participation is required. The global network is comprised primarily of Cisco components, and requires a highly skilled individual in routing, switching, load balancers, Trusted Internet connections and big picture network analysis. This position is located in the Washington Metro area, and will require occasional travel to local sites. Candidate must be a self-starter, detail oriented, and be able to drive projects to completion.

BENEFITS
Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.

CAREER GROWTH
Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:
  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills
  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee's strengths and career aspirations
  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP
With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 8+ years of experience with Network Routing
  • 8+ years of experience with Network Switching
  • 5+ years of experience with Dynamic routing protocols
  • 2+ years of Team leadership
  • 2+ years of experience with Trusted Internet Connections (TIC)
  • 7+ years of CCIE Experience
  • DoD Secret clearance


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • None


EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.


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