Kforce

Senior Network Engineer

3+ months agoReston, VA

Responsibilities

Kforce has a client in search of a Senior Network Engineer in Reston, VA.Key Tasks:

  • Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning; These networks range from small connections between two offices to next-generation networking capabilities such as a cloud infrastructure that serves multiple customers
  • Research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software
  • Provide documentation and project management support as well as technical expertise in matters of transport, installation, and implementation for delivery of global network infrastructure
  • Experience with requirements analysis, project planning, resource management, risk management, customer relationship management and strategic planning, quality assurance, enterprise-level systems deployment, software security architectures and best practices, and federal Government security policies
  • Research emerging technologies and evaluate their performance and assess their impact on the networking environment
  • Perform as a subject matter expert (SME) for network/transport systems, executing site surveys and assisting with planning and implementation of site preparation activities worldwide
  • Shall attend meetings, working groups, design reviews, and technology discussions which will need to be analyzed, filtered, and captured within architecture development initiatives
  • Shall develop, coordinate and deliver briefings, white papers, working papers, and technical analyses representing the position of P2E mission requirements
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Skills

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering or in a Science-related field or preferably a Master's degree in a Science-related field is required
  • A minimum 7 years of related experience in design and computer network architecture and data communication networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks
  • Must have minimum 5 years of experience performing technical oversight and analysis of contractor approaches, designs, best practices and documentation of long-haul transport systems
  • Cisco certification of CONP Security or equivalent is mandatory
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."