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Senior Network Engineer and Cisco SME

Aurora, CO · Information Technology
This position requires an individual with network administration experience on multiple networking platforms who can work in a structured configuration controlled environment, primarily focused on the support and maintenance of real-time system applications on an Operations and Maintenance (O&M) contract. Qualified candidates will be responsible for leading team in network design, upgrades, evaluating network platform level problems and providing immediate solutions to restore service. 

  • US Citizenship
  • An Active TS/SCI with CI Poly Government Security Clearance 
  • 5 years of relevant experience plus a Bachelor's degree OR 13 years of experience in lieu of a degree
  • Demonstrable real-world experience in network configuration and
  • management of critical network environments 
  • Has a clear understanding of the OSI model 
  • Experience with IPSec, multilayer switching and VLANs 
  • Knowledgeable in Static/Dynamic IP environments, LAN/WAN interfaces,
  • Routed and routing protocols, subnetting, remote management and monitoring
  • using SNMPv3 and SSH in both large and small-scale networks 
  • Experience in network devices such as Cisco ASAs, Routers, and Switches 
  • Familiarity with CISCO Spine-Leaf network topology/architecture 
  • Experience with Cisco IOS, NX OS 
  • Experience and/or knowledge of network protocols, such as TCP/IP, Multicast
  • and UDP 
  • Troubleshooting network architecture to include network interfaces and
  • firewalls, and making recommendations for system findings and enhancements 
  • Handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously 
  • Gain a detailed understanding of systems, flows, CONOPs and advanced concepts; innovate and provide strategic direction. 
  • Perform updates, patching, and baseline changes to adhere to Information
  • Security requirements, policies, and standards 
  • Must have an active DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 certification (or higher) on start date.
  • IAT Level 2 requires one or more of the following Professional Certifications: Security+ CE, CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, SSCP, CySA+, CND 
  • Ability to work in a structured configuration controlled environment, primarily
  • focused on the support and maintenance of real-time systems on an Operations
  • and Maintenance (O&M) contract 
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to evaluate platform level problems and
  • provide solutions for immediate restoration of service. 
  • Experience with 24x7 operational systems 
  • Interface with external services for DNS, NTP, and others 
  • Experience formalizing, developing, and writing requirements, plans, and
  • procedures based on customer, briefings, interactions, and statements of work 
  • Experience developing system-level designs, high-level control and data
  • interfaces 
  • Experience designing and setting up networks and data centers
​Tracy Webster

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