IBM Sr. Network Engineer in BETHESDA, Maryland
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Provide general engineering support for network project initiatives and special tasks, as requested by the customer, in effort to better drive toward successful implementations.
Position can be supported from either FT. Meade, MD, or Scott AFB, IL
*Manage and provide technical subject matter expertise for the design, implementation, and integration of network services.
*Assist in the planning and performing of analytical research, design development, and other assignments in conformance with design, engineering and customer specifications.
*Perform complex network engineering/analysis.
*Ensure efficient delivery of contract capabilities using industry standards and repeatable processes.
*Perform a variety of analytical tasks which include the network design, engineering and implementation utilizing various technologies.
Active Secret Security Clearance
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise
• Currently possess DoD 8750 certification at IAT level II, Security+ce.
• Currently possess an active Secret security clearance.
• Experience working with and ability to distinguish between the following interfaces and protocols: TDM, Ethernet, SDM, SONET, AMI, B8ZS, B3ZS, FE, GE, FX, LX, SM, MM, RJ48, RJ45, POS, vt1.5, STS, DWDM, L2VPN, L3VPN, and VRF
• Experience with engineering or configuration of interfaces of 2 or more (or equivalent) networking devices: Cisco Series Switches/Routers, Juniper MX series routers, Cisco ASR9K, Fujitsu Optical, Sycamore ODXC, Ciena Corestream, Ciena 6500, Cisco NSC2K, Cisco MSPP, IDNX/Promina Training, Firewall Devices, Cisco MSTP (WSE), General Dynamics Taclane or Fastlane Encryptor Trainingpossess DoD 8750 certification at least IAT level II, e.g. Security+ce.
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
Certification from 3 or more vendor specific networking technology training as follows below or equivalent: Cisco CCNA, Juniper Junos, Cisco ASR9K,Fujitsu Optical, Sycamore ODXC, Ciena Corestream, Ciena 6500, Cisco NSC2K, Cisco MSPP, IDNX/Promina Training, Firewall Devices, Cisco MSTP (WSE), General Dynamics Taclane or Fastlane Encryptor Training
Operational experience to include ticketing, troubleshooting, and coordination of service interruptions
Experience with WWOLS, DDSF, or MSS (CMDB)
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