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Network Engineer 2 w/ 10 years experience

Annapolis Junction, MD

The Analytic Hosting Platform team is searching for a Network Engineer 2 to perform network services from network design through implementation, maintenance, and upgrading of existing networks. The candidate will work with a massively parallel enterprise platform, built with Java on Free and Open Source Software products including Kubernetes, Hadoop and Accumulo, to enable execution of data-intensive analytics on a managed infrastructure. 

Proficiencies in the following have been noted as highly desired for this position:
•    Experience doing Linux administration on large Hadoop and Accumulo based clusters
•    Possess skills of Linux, Python/Bash, Configuration Management Software (Salt, Puppet or Ansible) and have some experience with Docker and Kubernetes.

Performs network services from network design through implementation, maintenance, and upgrading of existing networks. Analyzes design, specifications, and related documents. Performs general LAN/CAN/WAN administration. Schedules conversions and cutovers. Coordinates with all responsible users and sites to resolve network or system incidents. Translates business requirements into telecommunications (e.g., LAN, CAN, WAN, Voice and Video) requirements, designs and orders. Performs engineering analysis of telecommunications alternatives in support of strategic modernization efforts and telecommunications enhancement design for medium and large-scale telecommunication infrastructures. Assists telecommunications end users, telecommunications operations personnel, and telecommunications strategic program management with network interfaces.
  • Shall have ten (10) years of experience in the planning, design, development, implementation and technical support of multi-platform, multi-system networks to encompass diagnosing network performance shortcomings and designing and implementing performance improvements.
  • Ten (10) years of experience designing and implementing network solutions for complex, high performance systems composed of UNIX or LINUX-based hardware platforms.
  • Significant experience provisioning and sustaining network infrastructures and have experience developing, operating, and managing networks required to operate in a secure PKI, IPSEC, or VPN enabled environment.
  • Significant experience with CISCO network equipment, i.e. 2800 series, 6509, 6513, 3825, 3750, 4900, ASR-1004 and 1006, etc.
  • Able to understand routing protocols, QOS, be able to implement traffic shaping and policing on the network, and understand IPSEC tunneling.
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certified at the Associate level in Cloud (CCNA Cloud)., Routing & Switching (CCNA Routing & Switching) or Security (CCNA Security) with a preference to be crtified at the professional level, Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP).
Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Telecommunications, Information Systems, Computer Science or related discipline is highly desired but will not count toward the ten (10) years significant experience.

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