Network Engineer

  • location: Columbia, MD
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $43.50 - $54.25 per hour
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Network Engineer

job summary:

- Work with Help Desk and Managed Services teams to optimize corporate infrastructure, ensuring efficient operations and compliance with Service Level Agreements (SLA).

- Recommend, design and deploy performance monitoring tools and tune the environment accordingly.

- Meet or exceed corporate SLAs on availability and system capacity.

- Participate in Configuration Management of Corporate IT environment.

- Ensure that daily, monthly, quarterly and annual system sustainment procedures are followed.

- Plan, execute and document infrastructure software / hardware updates.

- Participate in Change Management control of Corporate IT assets.

- Some travel required within the DC area and less than 10% within the Mid-Atlantic region.

location: Columbia, Maryland
job type: Contract
salary: $43.50 - 54.25 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors


- Strong IP networking skills

- Strong virtual and appliance based Palo Alto

- Familiarity of VMware networking

- Cisco Certified Network Professional - strong familiarity with Cisco Ethernet switches (3850, 2960, Nexxus)

- Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine) for 802.1x port level device authentication.

- Palo Alto

o Firewalls (5020, 3020, 500)


o Anti-malware / Wildfire


o Panorama

o Global Protect remote VPN

o B2B (aka IPSec site to site tunnels)

- Strong IP Networking experience.

- Cisco Switching and Routing

- Cisco ISE

- Palo Alto Firewall and VPN portal

- OSPF Routing

- Windows Active Directory management

skills: Assets:

- Can work efficiently with minimal supervision.

- Can mentor other network engineers and IT staff.

- Can lead project teams and generate status reports.

- Can gather project specifications from customers and create a plan to implement.

- Create/maintain accurate system documentation.

- Work closely with security team audits and track remediation plans to closure.

- Experience with Big IP F5 LTM.

- Microsoft certification

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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