A Mission Network Engineer will be part of the NASA GSFC Mission Network Engineering Team. The Network Engineer will lead activities related to NASA Mission network total life-cycle support to include requirements gathering, designing, implementing, and maintaining. An understanding of network design, troubleshooting, and customer interactions are key requirements of any candidate.
location: Greenbelt, Maryland
job type: Contract
salary: $70 - 80 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
The NASA Mission Network is made up of sites throughout the US and OCONUS composed of primarily Cisco and Juniper networking devices. The devices include Juniper - MX480, MX80, J6350, EX4500, EX4300, and the SRX family and Cisco - 3600, 2900, 2800, 6500, and others.
- Excellent organizational skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Well versed in Layer 2 (TDM and Ethernet) technologies.
- Proficient in IPv4 addressing and Variable Length Subnet Masking.
- Proficient in IGP and BGP routing on Cisco and/or Juniper platforms.
- Hands on experience with Cisco and/or Juniper Routers and Switches
- Ability to capture business requirements, and clearly, formulate strategies, design, and operational methodologies.
- Ability to document and present each methodology with minimal supervision.
- Knowledgeable of MPLS
skills: Desired Skills:
- Juniper level JNCIP or Cisco Certification level CCNP
- Configuration of network devices using First Hop Redundancy Protocols (HSRP and VRRP)
- A good understanding of IPv6 to include addressing and routing (OSPFv3 and IPv6 BGP).
- Experience with Network Management Systems (NMS) such as HP-Openview, WANDL, HPNA, and HP NNMi
- Linux system administration experience
- Experience in QoS implementations on Juniper and Cisco platforms.
- A good understanding of Firewalls
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