VDOT Network Architect 2 - Fairfax, VA (582185)

  • Apertus Partners
  • Fairfax, VA, Fairfax, Virginia, United States
  • Dec 06, 2018
Contractor Information Technology

Job Description

Apertus Partners is currently seeking a Network Architect. The Network Architect will have various responsibilities although the primary focus will be Cisco Switching, Routing and ASAs.

Having strong hands on experience and a solid understanding of network fundamentals is an absolute MUST for this role.

Strongly prefer hands on experience with the following:

- Cisco Platforms: 6500, Catalyst 3750x, 3850, ASA5500x.

- IP Multicast over MPLS, configuring and troubleshooting

- Strong experience with routing protocols BGP, EIGRP and OSPF

- Strong experience with Layer 2 and Cisco VSS

- SNMP, Netflow, sflow and other network monitoring protocols and methodologies

- Network data capture and analysis with tools such as Wireshark, etc.

- Experience working with network monitoring applications. (Solarwinds, Nagios, etc.)

- Documentation and working with MS Visio

Additionally, experience is also required in the following areas:

-Troubleshoot network related service issues including outages, anomalous behavior, and slow response class of problems.

-Configure network equipment and services.

-Produce network implementation and migration plans.

-Test and support network hardware/services in various stages of deployment.

-Audit and assess network for requirements and best practices.

-Assist in formulating network management strategies.

-Produce and review technical documentation.

-Provide recommendations to optimize network operation and performance.

-Work with internal as well as external technical teams during design, development, and implementation phases of various network-related initiatives.

Other considerations:

-Candidates must be available for after-hours support as needed.

-Candidates should have a strong desire and aptitude to learn new technologies.

-Candidates must have an interest in obtaining a hands-on role.

-Experience with Intelligent Transportation Systems is not required but would be a plus.

-Candidates are expected to keep current with emerging security trends, issues and alerts.

- Candidates must possess the ability to communicate known security risks and solutions to leadership in order to mitigate risks to business and technology partners as needed.

- Candidates must possess the ability to identify, document, and recommend new or revised security processes, policies, and SOPs.

- Candidates are expected to participate in knowledge sharing with other security engineers and partners.

- Candidates are expected to interface with technical personnel from various disciplines to rapidly resolve critical security issues.