Job Description

Reference # : 17-00281Title : Network Architect
Location : Chantilly, VA
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 03/20/2017 / 06/30/2017
Candidate must be a US Citizen and they must complete an Active TS/SCI Clearance with Fullscope Polygraph required.

Immediate need for Network Engineer with experience working on Juniper Networks hardware and software. Responsibilities include design, configuration, troubleshooting, cabling, racking/swapping equipment, maintaining monitoring tools, and fulfilling service requests. This is a full-time position and may require long work hours. Knowledge of Juniper Networks EX, QFX, SRX series of products is a must.

Job Duties:
* Hands on experience installing and maintaining network infrastructure built around Juniper Networks equipment; for example, EX and QFX Juniper switches and SRX Juniper firewalls (2-4 years)
* Strong understanding of the OSI model (2-4 years)
* Experience with firewall rules, address and service objects on SRX (2-4 years)
* Experience troubleshooting using various tools and equipment for tracking down issues and monitoring the network (2-4 years)
* Expertise in IP addressing, subnets, and VLANs (2-4 years)
* Working knowledge of network protocol analysis (2-4 years)
* Strong written and communication skills (2-4 years)
* Strong documentation skills (2-4 years)
* Eager to continually learn new technologies
* Self-starter

Other Skills Desired, Years in each skill, where applicable:
* Knowledge of Juniper's QFabric System (1-2 years)
* Experience with Junos Space Network and Security Directors (1-2 years)
* Virtual networking experience, such as VMware Virtual Switches (1-2 years)
* Expert level troubleshooting methodology to isolate and identify configuration, design, and software anomalies; ability to clearly articulate findings in written and verbal communications with co-workers (1-2 years)
* Familiarity with typical network and server systems and solutions within Federal Government departments and agencies (1-2 years)
* Expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as switching, firewalls, routers, et cetera (1-2 years)
* Capable of designing and planning network systems including the creation of specifications and architecture schematics (1-2 years)
* Capable of conducting testing of network design (1-2 years)
* Ability to apply knowledge to real world scenarios

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