Network Engineer

  • location: Greenbelt, MD
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $70 - $80 per hour
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Network Engineer

job summary:
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
education: Bachelors
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.

Required Skills:

  • 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

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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