05 Apr
Senior Network Engineer / Network Architect
District of Columbia, Washington , 20001 Washington USA

Job Description

This expansion role is for a Senior Network Engineer / Network Architectin the DC/MD/NoVAmetro area to perform on-site and project-based consulting with various customers to design, implement, and support Cisco-based networks. Additionally this critical addition to our talented team will do assessments and work on business development efforts with our Sales and our Systems Architecture teams.

In this role, you will:

  • Assess, design, implement, troubleshoot, and document Cisco networks and related systems

  • Develop both high-level and detailed implementation and test plans for Cisco technologies related to enterprise networks

  • Provide knowledge transfer and informal training to clients

The successful candidate will be a self-starter who is able to work in a team environment and have the ability to resolve issues independently and as a senior member of a team. Having a positive attitude, excellent customer service skills, and strong clear communication (verbal and written) capabilities is key.

A typical day in this role would include high-level and detailed design, implementation, operations, troubleshooting and issue resolution. You will develop documentation as it relates to project requirements, and assist with or develop customer facing presentations of technology solutions.


  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or CCIE level expertise in Enterprise Infrastructure (formerly Route/Switch), Security, Data Center or Service Provider (enterprise wireless and collaboration are welcome as well - let's talk)

  • 10+ years of experience in the design of large enterprise networks

  • Good understanding and practical experience with routing protocols (EIGRP, OSFP, and BGP)

  • Good understanding and practical experience with switching technologies (Spanning tree, EtherChannel, Port Security, 802.1X, MAB)

  • Familiarity with Virtual Private Network (VPN)and firewalltechnologies (Cisco, Palo Alto, Juniper, Check Point,etc)

  • Must be able to work with end-users, communicate clearly, and meet deadlines.


  • Experience in the integration of data network and storage system in a data center environment

  • Experience with Nexus 7K/5K/2K/100V switches

  • Familiarity with SAN technology including FC,FCoE, and iSCSI

  • Familiarity with VMware virtual and storage environments

  • Familiarity with Software Defined Networks

  • Network programmabilityfor automating network tasks is a plus

  • Familiarity with Network Security Technologieslike ISE, Zero Trust, SDA, Segmentation

  • Excellent understanding/Experience in dealing with SNMP Network Management Servers and configuration of SNMP agents.

Additional Information

All qualified applicants to NetCraftsmen career opportunities will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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