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Network Operations Engineer in Rockville, MD at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 2/18/2019

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Job Description

Our client, a full-service Information Technology (IT) company, focused in Federal and Health IT sector. We are seeking a Network Operations Engineer.
The ideal candidate shall provide Network Operations and Maintenance Support which includes troubleshooting network problems, network change requests, patching, performing moves, adds and changes, remote access changes which include VPN and Citrix changes, firewall changes, load balancer changes, adding additional network switches using existing technologies, decommissioning devices. The ideal candidate shall provide network services to approximately 2,500 customers. Provide Network Engineer/Implementation Support in a production 24x7 environment, with rotating on-call duties. This may include work on nights and weekends to provide operations support and accommodate customer needs for off-hours maintenance completion.

  • Perform patching of systems on a monthly basis using tools such as HEAT and BigFix.
  • Follow established schedule for communications and execution of patching activities.
  • Develop and provide post-patching reports to customer for review to demonstrate completeness of patching.
  • Daily management of Anti-Malware software on servers using tools such as Symantec Endpoint Protection.
  • Ensure Change Management systems are updated accordingly with any remediation activities.
  • Participate in on-call activities. 

Job Requirements 

  • A Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or related subject, with 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Ability to support in a 24x7 On-call duties.
  • CCNA/VMWare/AWS or relevant certification preferred.
  • Strong experience in working in Linux environment.
  • Strong experience in patching and reporting.
  • Ability to research vulnerabilities and provide recommendations for mitigation.
  • Hands-on experience with physical and virtual network capabilities including routers, switches, firewalls, IDS/ IPS, servers, load balancers, proxies, Citrix, server monitoring tools and VPN access.
  • knowledge of LAN/WAN/MAN Administration.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and to function well in a team environment.
  • Excellent customer interface skills.
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a Public Trust background security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to sensitive information. US Citizens preferred.

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