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Principal Network Engineer

Company: VAE, Inc.
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

OVERVIEW: VAE, Inc. is a full service IT Infrastructure Solutions Company focused on building, securing and supporting our clients' mission critical enterprises. We provide a distinctive array of design, integration and implementation services as well as fully managed service offerings. VAE is at the forefront of leveraging multi-tenant capable technologies and shared IT services to create secure, reliable and cost-effective end-to-end services and solutions. We deliver exceptional infrastructure solutions with extremely talented employees using a client-focused partnering approach.JOB TYPE: Full-timeLOCATION: Arlington, VA 22204 US (Primary)JOB DESCRIPTION: VAE is looking for a Principal Network Engineer withextensiveexperience. An engineer who canlead project teams and/or design and implement complex network solutions. --- Provide architecture/engineering expertise for network implementations, cloud environment integrations, project designs, and standards development, as well as onboarding new tenants --- Provide administration/support for intelligent DNS routing between enterprise locations/data centers, as well as plan and implement upgrades (includes installation of new equipment) --- Implement approved authentication and certificate management controls --- Use caching (static html content) for the enterprise infrastructure environment (hardware, software, and configuration components) and supported tenants --- Support deployment options --- Configure self IPs, port lockdown, and network routes --- Configure remote logging to Splunk --- Adhere to change management processes and procedures --- Troubleshoot, configure, upgrade, maintain, and monitor the load balancer network architecture (performance, configurations, traffic flow, application monitoring, CPU capacity/utilization) --- Analyze network alarms and identify sources --- Coordinate with on-site support personnel while troubleshooting --- Use enterprise service management tools to initiate, respond, and track service requests --- Create reports and analyze performance metrics --- Develop processes/procedures and related engineering documentation for troubleshooting and quickly identifying issues --- Perform reach back to OEM Vendors to de-conflict operational issues with known operating system bugs and security alerts --- Partner with the information security personnel to assess potential exposure to vulnerabilities, identify mitigation plans, and ensure compliance with enterprise security baselines and standards --- Evaluate modern technologies to optimize network efficiency and review/provide recommendations to improve the network --- Inform management in a clear, concise, and timely manner of any customer or technical issues --- Be responsive and decisive on adjusting architecture as customer requirements and technology evolvesQUALIFICATIONS: --- 5+ years primary role operating, troubleshooting, installing network routers and switches --- 5+ years primary role directly designing, architecting routed and switched networks up to and including enterprise sized networking solutions. --- 2+ years as senior or lead engineer in planning, designing, and building software defined networks --- 3+ years DoD environment --- At least one nationally recognized certification for senior network administrators/engineers/architects tied to the proposed solution's routers and switches --- IAT Level III in accordance with DoD 8570.01-M --- IAT Level III certification --- Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Engineering or Equivalent; Master's degree preferred --- Configuring and installing various network devices and services --- Monitoring network performance and resource utilization, trending, capacity planning --- Use of current and emergent network design principles and protocols --- Experience with network virtualization technologies --- Experience with multi-tenant network architectures --- Familiarity with a width variety network routing and switching equipment devices from multiple vendors --- Scripting languages such as Pearl, Python, coding for network threshold events. --- Active or current Secret clearanceCERTIFICATIONS: 8570 Compliance We are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers, committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under state or local law.PI201438347

Keywords: VAE, Inc., Arlington , Principal Network Engineer, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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