Job Details

Network Engineer


Apex Systems, Inc.


Crystal City, VA 22202

Location: Crystal City, VA

Duration: 3+ years

Benefits: PTO and Paid Holidays, 401k plan, Health/Dental/Vision, ESPP

Candidates must be US Citizens and able to obtain and maintain at minimum an interim secret clearance, per a condition of employment.

Job Title: Network Engineer

Network Engineer Job Description:

This position is for a network engineer focused on creating architecture designs utilizing network switches, routers, and load balancers. This position will be on the systems engineering team and will involve gathering customer requirements, refining those requirements, developing detailed designs, and documenting those designs for implementation.

Network Engineer Required Skills:

Assist with identifying and planning potential new networking services, features, and capabilities.
Serve as overall subject matter expert on network technology and market capabilities/trends.
Collaborate with external parties to transform high-level business objectives into comprehensive technical requirements.
Formulate detailed network, storage, and compute design specifications for stable and secure computing operations in a dynamic environment.
Review existing architectures and configurations for local and wide-area networks, storage systems, and multi-tier mixed Windows/Linux computing environments. Verify systems have been built to design specifications and thoroughly documented.
Knowledgeable in a variety of common enterprise computing environments to include commercial cloud services, web application hosting, relational databases, data replication, high-availability services, security software, common network services, and backup/recovery.
Make recommendations for improvements to security, scalability, manageability, and performance across a wide variety of network, storage, and compute technologies.
Network Engineer Required Skills

Security+ (Or equivalent IA cert) and Cisco CCNP (equivalent or higher)
5-8 years of Network management experience
3-5 years of experience with Microsoft Windows and Red Hat Linux operating systems in a large and highly virtualized multi-site environment.
Experience effectively managing multiple large-scale projects
Experience automating routine administrative tasks desired
Working knowledge of DoD STIGs, and IA Vulnerability Management (IAVM)
Experience with enterprise class network switches, routers, and load balancers
Experience with Network management, analysis and troubleshooting tools
Knowledge of Cisco Nexus (7K, 5K, 2K) line
Knowledge of Cisco ASA firewalls and Palo Alto firewalls
Knowledge of F5 load balancers
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Post Date:
Minimum Clearance:
Secret - Interim Secret or Above OK
Occasional travel
Minimum Experience Required:
5+ yrs experience
Job Category:
IT - Hardware
$125,000 - $150,000 annual salary
$50 - $75 hourly wage
Referral Bonus Comments:
$500 Referral Bonus Offered for this Location
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