Senior Network Engineer Operational Lead-Glen Allen, Virginia-FT
  
The responsibilities of the job include, but are not limited to, the following:

IManaging projects related to the testing, installation, and maintenance of all network hardware, software, and systems;
Managing network hardware, systems configuration, and backup processes;
Identifying network availability and performance concerns, informing the Network Architect of concerns, and assisting in resolving and preventing such concerns;
Proposing and testing network design changes;
Assisting the Network Administrators and engineers with call resolution;
Handling all calls escalated from the Network Administrators and engineers;
Mentoring the Network Administrators and engineers to ensure his or her technical and career growth;
Creating and managing tickets with vendors;
Assisting the Network Architect with the management of the group, network, and associated responsibilities;
Serving as operational lead for the group under the supervision of the Network Architect;
Attending meetings as directed by the Network Architect.
Minimum education and professional requirements include, but are not limited to, the following:

Cisco CCNP or equivalent knowledge and experience;
Extensive knowledge of routers, switches, and hubs;
Extensive knowledge of routing protocols including, but not limited to, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, and RIP;
Extensive knowledge of layer two protocols including, but not limited to, VTP, PPP, HDLC, ARP, CDP, and MPLS, and all versions and variations of spanning tree;
Extensive knowledge of layer one protocols including, but not limited to, Ethernet, serial, and 802.11 a, b, g, and n;
Extensive knowledge of other networking protocols including, but not limited to, TCP, UDP, VRRP, HSRP, SNMP, ICMP, IP, IPV6, NTP, syslog, DHCP, and DNS;
Extensive knowledge of security hardware and protocols including, but not limited to, Checkpoint, Cisco Firepower, Cisco ASA, and Palo Alto firewalls; Cisco and Pulse VPN hardware; IPS; Cisco ISE, ACS and Aruba Clearpass; GRE; IPSEC; AH; MD5; and 3DES;
Extensive experience with managing WAN carriers and trouble tickets;
Superb customer service abilities;
Supervisory experience.