Network Engineer (Remote)

2 months ago
RemoteApex Systems

Job Description:

Apex Systems has an exciting, new Network Engineer with a local government agency. This is a contract opportunity that will be FULLY REMOTE until COVID is over. If you or someone you know is interested please apply today!

Position Description:

  • Network and Cybersecurity engineering, design and implementation
  • Cisco IOS - Routing and switching (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, PfR, VPC, etc…)
  • Load balancing/Malware/Content filtering Management
  • Cisco Nexxus 9k and ISE engineering and implementation
  • Cisco Wireless and Wire Environment through 802.1x, and other protocols (MAB) including BYOD, Guests (Web-auth) and Sponsor portals, profiling and posturing.
  • Develop high availability, resiliency, contingency and recovery efforts and plans to ensure continuous availability and accessibility of network, security and infrastructure services.
  • Reviews plans for accuracy, completeness, and content and ensures compliance with security and best practice requirements.
  • Researches and identifies new solutions to automate/streamline the infrastructure and security in order to increase efficiencies
  • Works with Information Security and Systems teams to ensure complete collaboration and transparency
  • Mentors, teaches and trains junior personnel in network designs and architecture to ensure future requirements are planned for and met
  • Determines the solution configuration needed to develop, modify, and implement the network architecture and operations that permit the effective sharing and transmission of information among customers.
  • Develops recommendations that anticipate major effects on the IT systems and provide mitigation of adverse impacts.
  • Researches and makes recommendations for the most appropriate types of assessment tools to use.
  • Skills and Requirements:

  • Troubleshoots and investigates complex network and security system problems.
  • Coordinates the resolution of system problems by identifying issues and meeting with users, managers, and hardware/software vendors to identify solutions.
  • Provides expert guidance to management on network and security systems life-cycle including upgrades and potentially complete replacement of existing infrastructure with new technologies.
  • Provides expert interpretations of network and security administration regulations and guidance, advises on the purchase and specification of new technologies as well as supporting infrastructure.
  • Monitor usage and performance of environments for which responsible.
  • Develops and modifies complex network and security systems, and develops subsystems to enhance the overall operational environment.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Utilizing various monitoring tools, perform active monitoring and remediation of rouge intrusions
  • Assess and resolve tier 2 and tier 3 operational and performance issues with the networking infrastructure, working with vendor support or other organizations as needed.
  • AWS or other cloud computing experience desired
  • All or any of the following a plus:
  • CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert)
  • CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional)
  • CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)
  • CCSA (Check Point Firewall-1 administrator)
  • CCSE (Check Point Firewall-1 Engineer)
  • CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)
  • Other Amazon AWS contracts

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