Senior Network Engineer

at Experis
Location Fairfax, VA
Date Posted September 23, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Experis is partnered with a leading, market-facing professional services firm in their search for a Senior Network Engineer to join their IT department in our Fairfax, VA.

***Candidates MUST have experience with Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) to be considered***

This is an excellent career opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented individual to join and support a team of outstanding professionals. This position offers the opportunity to apply the latest technology and tactics to help our staff meet and exceed the expectations of our clients.


Installation and troubleshooting of networking hardware to include Routers, Switches, Firewalls for local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN) systems. Coordinate special projects related to LAN/WAN hardware/software improvements and/or enhancements.

Required Skills & Required Experience:

Any combination of education and training equivalent to possession of a Bachelor's degree in computer science, information engineering or other related areas; such education should be at a level which demonstrates the ability to perform responsibilities listed.


Administration of Cisco data center network utilizing Nexus switching platforms in an ACI environment.
Installation and troubleshooting of network hardware including Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, and IDS/IPS systems.
Coordination of special projects related to LAN/WAN and IPT hardware/software improvements and/or enhancements.
Maintenance and management of Cisco Prime Infrastructure and/or DNA Center, to include setup of new sites, syslog/fault monitoring, image/ios backups and change management.
Network access control utilizing Cisco ISE for distributed wireless and wired networks.
Network health monitoring utilizing industry leading technologies.
Discover, design, plan, and implement next-generation networks using the latest technology and network automation.
Follow life-cycle oriented processes and procedures.
Troubleshoot, maintain, upgrade, and provide solutions to complex hardware/software problems.
Create and execute test plans to meet project requirements for assigned components.


Bachelors Degree in IT related field or equivalent experience
Minimum of 10+ years experience in a distributed network environment
Experience with Cisco APIC, ACI and VXLAN, and Nexus switching platforms is required
Cisco CCNP or equivalent experience
Experience with Cisco ISE or other Network Access Control Methodology is preferred
Fluent with Design and Implementation of Cisco networking technologies, including the following: Cisco DNA Center, Cisco ACI, advanced switching, routing, and firewall technologies
Knowledge of Cisco network equipment including: Cisco Nexus 9000 / 5000 series of Data Center switches running NX-OS, Cisco Catalyst 9000 / 4500 series of Campus switches, Cisco ISR Routers, Firepower/Threat Defense Firewalls
Knowledge of network/internet Protocols/Services such as OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, VXLAN, LACP, DNS, TCP/IP, VPN, SIP, QoS
Knowledge of 802.11a/b/g/n wireless networks and be able to resolve connectivity, interference, authentication and coverage issues
Ability to work weekends and/or off hours as necessary
Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with all stakeholders
Strong analytical skills with the ability to demonstrate solid attention to detail
History of balancing competing priorities with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines

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