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Network Senior Engineer

Networking | Washington, DC | Full Time

Job Description

About Us: Innovating to solve real-world problems

At Applied Insight, we leave no stone unturned in solving our customers’ technology challenges. Supporting the Federal Government with the strongest mission focus, our solutions empower people to collaborate more effectively in delivering services vital to the nation.

On joining the AI team, you’ll be working to solve real-world problems on missions that matter with people who share your passions and encourage your ambition. It’s vital to us that we hire committed people who are great at what they do. We return that commitment by empowering them with the autonomy, the support and the tools they need to fulfill their true potential.

A day in the life:

As the Network Senior Engineer you will work extensively with networking equipment, software, programming, and design. Duties include:

  • Provide network documentation inclusive of all switching and routing equipment, connected or to-be-connected IP-addressable devices, and all cabling interconnects.
  • Assist with day to day network maintenance to include installation, configuration, operation, and troubleshooting.
  • Review and analyze current network processes and procedures.
  • Develop and recommend improvements to network processes and procedures.
  • Implement, manage, and maintain approved network process improvement recommendations.
  • Develop and implement quality assurance and quality control plans for maintenance of the network.
  • Review, analyze, document, and implement disaster recovery plans for the network.
  • Research, design, and implement security solutions for network infrastructure.
  • Monitor, review, analyze, performance tune, and make recommendations that will result in continued optimization of the network.
  • Administer and manage firewall security appliances.
  • Keep OIS abreast of emerging network technologies and the latest network standards.
  • Monitor, review, analyze, performance tune, and make recommendations that will result in continued optimization of the network.
  • Lead projects as an Engineering Lead and/or Project Manager to develop secure resilient systems.
  • Prepare and maintain conceptual designs, schedules, and cost estimates for new and modified systems.
  • Conduct design reviews.
  • Prepare conceptual designs, schedules, and cost estimates for new and modified systems.
  • Document, install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot switches, firewalls, routers, wireless systems, and ancillary support systems.
  • Recognize, track, report on, and mitigate potential network security vulnerabilities.
  • Generate and follow procedures for ensuring the continued reliability of the network.
  • Research, compile, and analyze network designs to assist with the resolution of network issues.
  • Apply standards, policies, principles, practices and techniques of network engineering and documentation.
  • Utilize experience with network protocols, subnets, virtual LANs, firewalls, VPNs, and other common network technologies.
  • Configure and maintain multicast technologies.
  • Provide data for audits.

What we are expecting from you:

  • 10 years of experience as a Senior Engineer
  • B.S. (an additional 2 years of experience can be substituted)

What we will provide in return: Excellent compensation and amazing benefits

  • Multiple health insurance options from CareFirst BCBS which include a PPO plan with ZERO deductibles and an HSA plan.
  • 401k Immediate Vesting. Company matches 100% of the first 3% contributed and 50% of the next 2% contributed.
  • Fully paid long-term disability, short-term disability, and life insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Account options.
  • Generous paid time off that includes vacation and floating holidays as well as the ability to bank extra hours for additional time off.
  • Semi-Annual bonuses for hours worked "over standard".
  • Government shutdown protection where employees don't have to use leave for up to 3 days out of the year for inclement weather or budget issues.
  • Employee centric culture and a belief that we should empower those who are good at what they do and then give them the tools the need to achieve success and grow their career.
  • A commitment to learning and growth and easy ways to achieve both including a training budget, education assistance, mentorship programs and collaborative learning sessions.
  • A collaborative environment that fosters communication and an open door policy. EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled.