Job Summary

Network Engineer

  • Location:
    Arlington , Virginia
  • Category:
    Network Administrator
  • Contract Type:
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Modis is looking for a contract candidate to support our client in Alexandria, VA in the role of Network Engineer
Job Title: Network Engineer
Location: Arlington, VA
Type: Contract
This position supports the Information Technology department and is a member of the Network Engineering team. The candidate will be responsible for managing and performing daily operational tasks supporting the network. The candidate needs to be self-motivated and have excellent communication skills.
Candidate Requirements and Qualifications:
•Bachelors of Science in related Information Technology field (e.g. Computer Science, Information technology etc.) or equivalent experience
•Strong verbal and written communication skills
•3+ years of work experience with network routing
•2+ -Experience in network switching
•Ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders and peers
•Operating system proficiency in Microsoft and LINUX
•Understanding the technique of a Blue-green environment that reduces downtime
•Hardware proficiency in the network environment
•2+ years in firewall management
•Scripting skills such as PowerShell
•Familiar with automation tools such as Puppet
•Familiarity with load balancing
•Experience with Active Directory
•Demonstrates flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and working collaboratively with the client to identify and solve key constraints, risks and issues
•Familiar with Change Management protocols
•Familiar with Amazon Web Services is a plus
•Assist with network and application troubleshooting along with technical consulting support
•U.S. citizenship preferred  
Candidate Duties and Responsibilities:
•Manage and support network data communications, routing, and switching
•Support network proxy
•Support Virtual Private Network (VPN)
•Update and manage work using the JIRA ticketing system
•Troubleshooting network health and performance issues to ensure a stable environment
•Support SSL certificates
•Attend team meeting
•take ownership of problems/tasks/projects and work them through completion
•identify, analyze and resolve system bottlenecks related to system hardware and or software in a timely manner
•Support network segmentation
•Create load balancing pools to distribute work load

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