Network Engineer


Washington, DC

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 370 days ago

Help support the Government Accountability Office in its mission to save all US taxpayers money.  Our customer is passionate about their mission and we are tasked with keeping their IT services running smoothly, to help them achieve their goals. The auditors in this 4000 user community are subject area experts in all facets of government and industry best practices. We take great pride in supporting their wide scope of technology needs.

Our core hours are from 6 am to 7 pm e.s.t.  On call is after hours and weekends and is on a rotating basis amongst all engineers.  Currently that amounts to being on-call at least 1 weekend every 6 weeks

You will assess and evaluate current network computing infrastructure; design, document, test and implement network services and devices, develop and maintain prescribed procedures to be followed routinely in the form of standard operating procedures, develop. The team is seeking flexible, utility players to support throughout the Network. This may include Security, the Information Management Center, etc.  US Citizen or Permanent Resident is required per Government Customer.  Provide Tier 4 support in a 5000 user environment.

A Network Engineer with a broad skill set to include a being able to execute a mix of the following:

Primary responsibility

A strong background in the deployment and support of virtualization technologies:

Virtualized Infrastructure to include Desktop Virtualization (non-persistent) and Application Virtualization

Must be proficient in Citrix and VMware virtual technologies specifically: experience in the following technologies Citrix products, Xendesktop 7.x Provisioning Services 7.x Citrix Storefront and Netscaler

Designs, develops, tests, and debugs complex new software products, or makes significant enhancements to existing software.

Must be experienced operating in Microsoft Active Directory/Enterprise environment in order to provide support to Windows 10 environment.

Must have engineering and technical support experience in architecting, designing, engineering, testing, and delivering all artifacts related to enterprise deployment of the Windows 10 Secure Host Baseline

Must be able to install images, troubleshoot, and repair Windows 10 deployments

Must be able to create, modify, and maintain various network and system documentation, Visio drawings, procedural guides, user documentation, and other related artifacts.

Knowledge of Windows Active directory Windows Group Policy and PowerShell scripting

Develop Trouble Shooting Guides for all application Services.

Develop project related documentation to support new customer initiatives.

Manage, maintain, monitor and support Active Directory, including daily monitoring,

Identifies and implements solutions based on client needs.

Oversees and implements system upgrade strategies.

Develops and analyzes highly complex system standards, thresholds, and recommendations to maximize system performance. Initiates reviews as appropriate.

              Performs troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common system problems; documents system events to ensure continuous functioning.

Write and create scripts to automate configuration changes or software updates to Microsoft Servers.

Required skills

BS or equivalent + 5 yrs related experience, or MS + 3 yrs related experience

5+ years working in an Enterprise-level IT department - Network and/or Systems Engineering

Proficient using MS Visio

U.S. citizens/Green card ONLY due to government or federal contract requirement.

- 3+ years working in an Enterprise-level IT department - Network and/or Systems Engineering

- 3+ years of VMWare  and VDIexperience

- Knowledge of Active Directory and Exchange in a multiple domain and multiple site configurations.

- Must be able to collaborate in a team atmosphere and communicate through various technologychannels with other team members and end users.

- Interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate effectively, self-awareness, and excellent written and oral communications.

DESIREDQUALIFICATIONS: BS or equivalent + 5 yrs related experience, or MS + 3 yrs related experience