Senior Network Engineer Level II

Aboutweb   •  

Alexandria, VA

Industry: Business Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 391 days ago

Job Description
AboutWeb is searching for a Senior Network Engineer responsible for surveying, designing, implementing, and documenting network solutions. Candidate will work with a team of engineers on projects ranging from basic installations to complex facility upgrades.  Candidate will act as a technical POC for a range of tasks on the project.  Act as the technical POC, directly supporting the Project Manager at technical meetings and briefings.  Candidate will work as part of a team on projects ranging from basic installations to complex routing solutions.  The work will be performed in the Continental United States and overseas.  The candidate must have, and maintain, a SECRET clearance.  The position requires travel up to 75%.
Position will perform the following duties:

  • Site Survey Support Activities – Includes participation in site surveys to produce a distinct work package (for implementation actions) which outlines the specific tasks required, provides all the necessary engineering and supporting documentation (floor space diagrams, rack/equipment diagrams, network diagrams, connectivity tables, etc.), and provides all of the installation-specific equipment and materials to enable successful execution by field technicians. Work packages include the required Bill of Materials (BOM) to support implementation activities.
  • Circuit Optimization – Includes the analysis, planning, design, implementation, transition, and troubleshooting of networkcircuit configurations to optimize use of network resources.
  • Network Optimization/Upgrades – Includes the analysis of existing network configurations, identification of end-of-life components, and the design and documentation of network upgrades to replace or remove those components and optimize network configurations
  • Documentation – Includes the development of circuit and network diagrams, with varying levels of detail, for use in engineering plans, stakeholder briefings and other project artifacts; development of detailed transition plans that accurately describe the method of procedure for migrating services from legacy technologies to new
  • Implementation/Activation – Includes supporting the installation, testing and activation of engineered solutions through acceptance by the customer; directing troubleshooting efforts and interacting with manufacturer's technical support to resolve complex issues


  • Expert technical background in the IT networking industry and hands-on experience working with switches (Brocade and Cisco), routers (Cisco and Juniper), firewalls, etc…
  • Expert knowledge of MPLS protocols and services, such as: L2VPN, L3VPN, Spanning Tree, MSTP, 6PE/6VPE
  • Thorough knowledge of different circuit types and carrier technologies (Ethernet – 100G, 40G, 10G, E1/T1, OCx, ATM, SONET, DWDM etc.)
  • Working knowledge of VoIP and 802.1X
  • Ability to design, model and engineer transport and network systems
  • Ability to coordinate solutions with customers and provide support for testing, engineering, design and implementation issues
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, documents, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Visio.
  • Strong coordination, organization, teaming and communication abilities
  • Strong written and oral communication skills


  • 5+ years' experience in network engineering, design and implementation (desired)
  • Experience with multiple carrier network types and technologies
  • Experience with network and application security devices (CISCO and Juniper routers, Brocade and CISCO switches, firewalls, load balancers IPS/IDS, etc.)
  • Experience designing and troubleshootingNetworks and resolving complex problems
  • Experience with Visio and othernetwork design and documentation tools
  • Specialized technical education in network and security areas. Technical vendor certifications – JNCIA/CCNA,