Sr. Network Engineer


Full Time/Contract
Location: Washington, DC
Experience: 7 Years
Flexibility: 60% Remote

Sr. Network Engineer
Security Clearance required: Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret
US Citizenship Required
Location: Washington, DC
Remote Flexibility: Hybrid 

Position Summary: A Network Engineer is expected to be a network professional with experience in complex data and telecommunications systems design, development, management, and evaluation. Provides full life-cycle support for all network services, including the installation, tuning, testing, monitoring, operation, maintenance, upgrading, patching, break/fix, and management of designated network distribution systems and associated equipment for all levels of security classification. Performs on-site or in-house servicing, repairs and/or installations of customer-owned products. Provides technical support to customers on operational or maintenance aspects of system equipment and serve as customer contact on technical and service-related problems.

Great team player with positive attitude, has VERY good Visio documentation skill and possess exceptionally high customer service skill and commitment to excellent customer support.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Ensure network connectivity throughout the LAN/WAN and MAN Infrastructure
  • Work with team members to deploy Cisco network equipment for LAN/WAN solutions
  • Plans network layouts and configures systems to user environments
  • Provide technical assessment of requirements and definition from conception to launch
  • Create manuals and support documentation.
  • Service provisioning, installation, maintenance, and management of the intra-facility LAN/VLAN wiring, equipment, and software itself within and between the facilities
  • Analyzes voice, video, radio-frequency, and/or data communications networks, including planning, designing, evaluating, selecting, and upgrading operating systems and protocol suites and configuring communication media with concentrators, bridges, and other devices
  • Conduct Site Survey and Plan network layouts and configures systems to user environments.
  • Research and evaluate hardware and software technology options and weigh the cost/benefit analysis
  • Analyzes network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements.
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting to users.
  • Perform network administration duties.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects & O&M as required
  • Some after hours On-call support and travel maybe required
Essential Skills, Experience, and Certifications:
  • As a requirement of this position, all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen. In accordance with 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(2)(C), Epsilon will not consider candidates for this position who do not meet the aforementioned conditions.
  • Must have Secret clearance and be able to obtain Top Secret Clearance
  • CCNP or higher certification required
  • 7+ years of Network Engineering experience
  • Project management experience in relation to Network Engineering/Architecture projects is highly desired
  • Wide Area Networks experience
  • Large-Scale Network Exp. with MPLS and BGP
  • Experience with building out network, Design/Documentation
  • Routing/Switching on a Large-Scale Network
  • Deep understanding of network management, and security standards and industry best practices.
  • Fundamental knowledge of security protocols,
  • Working knowledge of IP routing protocols such as OSPF and BGP.
  • Experience deploying Quality of Service (QoS) in LAN/WLAN environments in support of multimedia and voice applications.
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced, highly collaborative, frequently changing, and sometimes ambiguous environment.
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and documentation skills with demonstrated ability to collaborate and influence across multiple teams.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment.

Physical and Mental Job Requirements:

Listed below are the physical or mental requirements necessary in the job's performance. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

  • Prolonged periods of computer desk work.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, and other computer components.
  • Speaking and hearing sufficient to converse and understand conversations, both in-person, telephone and virtual meetings.
  • The cognitive skills needed to complete tasks, including abilities such as learning, remembering, focusing, categorizing, and integrating information for decision making, problem-solving, and comprehending.
  • Ability to learn new tasks, remember processes, maintain focus, complete tasks independently, make timely decisions in the context of a workflow, and the ability to communicate with managers and co-workers.
  • Mental aptitude to respond appropriately in high pressure situations or deadline driven environments.
  • Maintain a professional emotional response when working with others.
Epsilon Benefits:
Medical, Dental, Vision Plan
AD&D and Life Insurance
Paid Federal Holidays
Paid Time Off
401(k) Retirement Plan
Education reimbursement
Referral Bonuses

Epsilon is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications 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. EEO/AA: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Vets.

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