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Network Engineer II

Network Engineer 2

Location: Washington, DC

Department: Department of Labor  

Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: Experienced

Security Clearance Level: Ability to obtain a Public Trust

*The clearance level stated above must be met for consideration for this specific opportunity. Unfortunately, FTC is unable to sponsor at this time.

Military Veterans and individuals with are highly encouraged to apply!


Favor TechConsulting, LLC (FTC) is seeking a talented Network Engineer with extensive government experience.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Perform all aspects of data center support duties including hardware rack installations, providing maintenance and monitoring for a large-scale local/wide area network
  • Perform advanced configurations and administration on layer-1, 2 and 3 technologies switch as CAT6 and fiber network cables, RJ45 interface ports, Cisco switches and routers
  • Maintain proficiency with current technologies to support an enterprise data center
  • Monitor network resource allocation, utilization and perform IT capacity planning
  • Provide peer learning opportunities to lower-level staff in order to elevate overall understanding of Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) IT operations
  • Assist in developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and technical documentation for data center floor designs, technical refresh, upgrades, procurements, consolidation, scalability and expansions
  • Develop and review weekly and monthly network and circuit utilization reports using approved network management tools
  • Provide rotated on call support

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and experience with developing technical documentation pertaining to project plans
  • Five (5) years of experience administering, operating, maintaining security for a large-scale network infrastructure, including two (2) years in a technical leadership or supervisory role
  • Three (3) years of experience supporting a complex infrastructure environment covering all aspects of data center support/engineering such as floor layouts and designs, crimping and running network cables, implementing patch panels, cable management, power management, cabinet installs, racking and decommissioning hardware, overseeing inventory and surplus equipment, troubleshoot network performance and system availability
  • Two (2) years of experience troubleshooting network problems and providing support for Cisco routers/switches (6513, Nexus 2K, 5K and 7K, 3850, 3750, 2960, etc.) and network management tools/protocols such as Solarwinds, syslog, IPv4, OSPF, static routing and SNMP
  • Two (2) years of progressive experience in a Configuration and Change Management (CCM) environment
  • Two (2) years of progressive experience leading or overseeing data center activities, projects and escalations
  • One (1) year of progressive experience supporting a large network comprising of telecommunication lines/circuits such as T1, T3, MPLS networks and point-to-point services
  • Thorough knowledge of computer network telecommunications, Windows Server operating systems and TCP/IP protocol
  • Thorough knowledge of telecommunications and computer security and established security best practices
  • Cisco certifications (i.e., CCNA or CCDP)
  • Onsite support required

Additional Information:

U.S Citizenship is required for this specific opportunity and all selected applicants will be subject to a government security investigation.  This includes but not limited to; meeting the eligibility requirements for access to classified information and the ability to obtain a government-granted security clearance. Individuals may also be subject to a background investigation including, but not limited to; criminal history, employment verification, education verification, drug testing, and creditworthiness.

Favor TechConsulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or genetic information.

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