Network Engineer

Bethesda, MD
Apr 18, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

Eclaro is currently seeking multiple Network Engineers to support a customer in Bethesda Maryland. These Engineers will support our customer's Enterprise Network Services with the ability to plan, prioritize, execute, and manage large enterprise Network projects and services. The role demands excellent project management skills, great interpersonal skills, and strong written and verbal communication skills.

Additional responsibilities include:
  • Support, operate, and maintain large scale, critical Network environment, platforms and services
  • Work closely with stakeholders to understand goals, identify requirements and translate into technical solutions
  • Develop and maintain strategic roadmaps for Network platforms and services
  • Understand and promote Network standards, reference architectures and frameworks
  • Identify and promote opportunities to simplify complex network deployments
  • Design, test, and implement new or re-engineered network services and platforms solutions
  • Stay current with Network (and Data Center) technologies, architectures, best practices, and methodologies
  • Stay current and/or advance training and certifications for areas such as Cisco Certified Network Professional
  • Create new and re-engineer existing processes, work-flows, scripts, and automation to improve quality and efficiency
  • Leverage enterprise Network Management platforms and practices to efficiently and effectively run large-scale deployments
  • Publish Network related documentation sets for runbooks, as-built and design reference
  • Triage, analyze, and perform root cause analysis for network-related issues
  • Provide 7x24 after hours on-call support and support for off-hour implementations

Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Possess a strong sense of ownership, responsibility and motivation
  • Passionate about technology, systems engineering and delivering high quality solutions while having fun
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills, including communicating technical issues to non-technical audiences
  • Flexibility to balance multiple assignments in a fast paced environment
  • Embrace and promote a continuous improvement philosophy
  • Understand highly available, resilient, and scalable Network infrastructure and services

• Experience with Cisco data center switching (N7Ks, N5Ks, N2Ks) and client access switching (4500s, 3750s)
• Proficient with deploying and diagnosing IP routing protocols such as OSPF and BGP
  • Proficient with TCP/IP, sub-netting, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, NAT.
  • Experience with WAN technologies such as MPLS and Private Line DS3/OCx services
  • Experience with Cisco Router Platforms - 6500s, ASR1K, ASR9K, ISRG2, ASR4Ks
  • Proficient with Cisco Ethernet Switching - hardware, 4500's, 3750's and Nexus 7K's/5K's
  • Ability to perform advanced packet/protocol analysis throughout the seven layer OSI reference model
  • Experience with Network security platforms, such as Cisco ASA Firewalls, Juniper Firewalls, network and remote access VPNs, IPS
  • Experience with load-balancing platforms and services such as F5, and Radware Alteon
  • Understanding of QOS deployments (L2 COS, L3 TOS, DCSP) classification, queuing, policing, and diagnostics
  • Experience with Cisco Wireless Access systems such as controllers, access points, guest access, Identity Services Engine

Desired Candidate Qualifications
  • Understanding of datacenter technologies including compute, storage, and security
  • Knowledge of common application architectures and communications protocols
  • Understanding of scripting languages necessary for automation such as bash, perl, expect, python, PowerShell
  • Experience with Network management tools used for performance, capacity, configuration, fault detection and automation
  • Understanding of PCI, ISO 27001 and SOX compliance requirements

Candidate Experience and Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science (or similar) or currently pursuing
  • Experience: 3-5 years related experience in large scale network environment

• Certifications: Cisco Certified Network Professional, Cisco Certified Design Professional or equivalent knowledge/experience

Company Description
ECLARO recruits and manages a staff of highly skilled individuals in an array of specialized disciplines. This approach enables our clients to leverage new opportunities, respond to increased and changing demands and increase their profitability. Please visit to see why the Right People are The AnswerTM.

Specialties: Customized solutions for Human Capital and Talent Acquisition, Permanent placement and retained search, Recruiting, Staff Augmentation, Contract Labor, Managed Services, RPO, MSP, VMS, IT solutions, management and support, offshore business process outsourcing.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Industry: Staffing and Recruiting
Type: Privately Held
Company Size: 501-1000 employees
Founded: 1999

Bethesda, MD


Wed, 12 Apr 2017 08:19:36 PDT