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Network Engineer, Poly Requiredat CDW Careers

Job ID: 
22001029
Focus Area: 
Delivery Engineering
Date Posted 
Apr 14, 2022
Location: 
Reston, Virginia
Contract Type: 
Full-Time

Sirius Federal, LLC is a CDW company. We share common values as a performance-driven, customer-focused culture. CDW is a leading multi-brand provider of information technology solutions to business, government, education, and healthcare customers across the globe. 

Sirius Federal, LLC is looking for a Network Engineer, with an active security clearance, TS/SCI with Polygraph, to work at our client’s site located in Reston, VA.  We are seeking a highly qualified and motivated Network Engineers; must be skilled in designing large- and small-scale campus and wide area networking (WAN) solutions.

Technologies will include everything from legacy campus environments based on spanning tree, to engineering future solutions based on SDN, NVF and SD WAN. Must be familiar with Type 1 encryption solutions. JWICS or DISN experience is a strong plus. Strong knowledge of networking at the CCNP level working toward or possessing a CCIE. Strong knowledge of general routing and switching protocols necessary. Existing, or working knowledge of MPLS and BGP with willingness to expand knowledge; must also have general knowledge of WAN acceleration, load balancing, data center technologies, and network automation and management tools. 

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans network design, layout and develops the baseline configuration for the system. Create detailed and accurate supporting documentation (engineering orders, Bill of Materials, etc.) to complete assigned tasks.
  • Analyzes network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements and provides recommendations and guidance. 
  • Briefs government customer and other contractors on recommended solutions and designs.
  • Supports the development of the BOM and government IGCE for acquisition by the government as needed. 
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting to users to operation staff. 
  • Perform general network administration duties as needed. 
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Perform cable infrastructure tasks. 
  • 25% travel in support of site surveys, installation, and other duties as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • A current TS/SCI with Poly clearance is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • At least 7 years’ experience with network operating systems (Cisco, Juniper; Novell and Windows Server); network hardware (routers; switches; cabling and other essential network hardware); and LAN/WAN protocols (OSPF; BGP; MPLS). Type 1 Encryption. 

Other Position Requirements:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNP) or equivalent hands-on experience 
  • Active CompTIA Security + Certification
  • 25% travel requirement for surrounding areas DC, MD and VA

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must be capable of engineering and documenting network solutions, not just deploying or configuring. Good verbal and written presentation skills.

The above primary duties, responsibilities, and position requirements are not all inclusive.

Serving federal agencies since 1991, Sirius Federal has a wealth of knowledge and resources to offer best practice solutions that achieve optimal outcomes and meet compliance guidelines. Together with our parent company Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc., we offer a comprehensive range of solutions backed by an expert team of engineers and the highest levels of partnership with leading manufacturers. From design to deployment, support, and maintenance, our technology solutions and services are designed with a constant focus on supporting our customers’ missions. We prioritize your success – and we do not succeed unless you do.

Sirius Federal is a Cisco Gold Partner, Dell Technologies Platinum Level, F5 Platinum Partner, IBM Platinum Business Partner, NetApp Star Partner, Nutanix Master Partner, Palo Alto Networks Diamond Partner, Splunk Elite Partner, Tenable Platinum Partner, VMware Premier Partner, and Pure Storage Elite Partner.

Sirius Federal is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. As a government contractor, Sirius Federal takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans; maintains a drug-free workplace; and participates in E-Verify.

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)

 

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