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Senior CISCO Network Engineer

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Date: Mar 23, 2023

Location: Washington, DC, DC, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 227137


NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Senior Network Engineer to join our team in Washington, DC, USA.

Conducts technical tasks, network monitoring and control, technical support including troubleshooting and resolving maintenance issues for all systems in the network.  Configures and installs networking hardware/software replacements and upgrades minimize downtime, mentors network administrators and other reporting as required. Additionally, the individual will work with other team engineers to develop programmatic actions and minimize security risks.


Job Responsibilities

  • Monitors and controls the performance and status of network resources across multiple enclaves utilizing software and hardware tools
  • Develops and maintains all networking documentation (drawings, cut sheets, configurations, and deployment plans)
  • Works with NDU Faculty and staff and other engineers and administrators in support of NDU ITD networking related projects
  • Identifies and diagnoses problems and factors affecting network performance
  • Provides day-to-day subject matter expert support for NDU enterprise
  • Troubleshoots networking issues and outages, which may occur during non- core hours
  • Works with vendors in support of the NDU networking issues as required
  • Ensures all networking applicable STIGs and vulnerabilities are resolved or mitigated in a timely manner
  • Performs preventative maintenance services on all devices within the networking area of responsibility
  • Maintains a current understanding of emerging technologies and trends in data center as well as service provider
  • Performs other tasks as required by OSC and the Government contracting office


Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in computer system or network engineering
  • Minimum 3 years of experience installing and configuring CISCO Switches (i.e., Series 2900, 3700, 3800, 3900, 4500, 6500. Catalyst 9000 Series Preferred)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in installing and configuring CISCO routers (i.e., ASR 1000 and ISR 4000 series)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience installing and configuration CISCO firewalls (i.e., ASA 5500 Series)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a Network Engineer in a large government environment
  • Must be DoD 8570 certified at the IAT-I / IAM-I level
    • Must have Security+ or higher
    • Must have an active CCNA and able to receive a CCNP
  • Must be a US Citizen who has an active public trust clearance with the ability to obtain a secret clearance or currently holds an active Secret Clearance.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Information Technology, Information Management, or Cyber Security)
  • Prior experience with modern data center technologies, such as Cisco VPC, Cisco VDC, and VRF Lite
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with Microsoft Visio and Word
  • Secret personnel clearance preferred


Candidates for this position will be required to adhere to NTT DATA’s and its clients’ COVID-19 health and safety protocols. NTT DATA is committed to complying with the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors to the extent it is enforced by the federal government or any of its clients. If this position becomes subject to a COVID-19 vaccination mandate based on applicable law or client requirement, candidates will be required to become fully vaccinated as defined by NTT DATA or be approved for an exemption in accordance with applicable law.



About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

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