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Network Engineer II in Denver, CO at Maximus, Inc.

Date Posted: 10/19/2018

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Job Description

Associate Network Engineer

MAXIMUS is a leading operator of government health and human services programs and has partnered with state, federal and local governments to provide critical, high quality health and human service programs to a diverse array of communities. Operating under MAXIMUS’s founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People® since 1975, MAXIMUS Federal Services is entirely focused on helping government agencies run programs cost-effectively and serve program constituents with improved outcomes. By being a responsible steward for government programs, we help the federal government deliver on its promises through our people, process and technology. Our focus is always on outcomes and results that connect citizens more effectively with government services.

The Associate Network Engineer is responsible for analyzing, designing, installing, configuring, maintaining and repairing network infrastructure and application components. Assoc. Network Engineer performs a wide variety of evaluation, maintenance, installation and training tasks to ensure the computer network performance meets company and user satisfaction.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

• Maintain a thorough understanding of the basics behind the Internet and its workings (DNS, Security,
• IP Routing, HTTP, VPN, Email Routing, SPAM, etc.)
• Knowledge of routing protocols BPG, OSPF, and ISIS.
• Configure and setup Cisco ASA, CheckPoint or Palo Alto Firewalls, VPN Concentrators and Security appliances for access to vital business applications
• Design, setup and configuration of complex switching and routing networks
• Understanding of Local Area Networking including Virtual LAN technologies
• Assist in the design of multi-server environments including IP address schemes, DNS, WINS, Ether Channel (Bonding), etc.
• Configuring and installing client and server network software for upgrading and maintaining network and telecommunication systems.
• Maintaining multi-site network operations and software applications, operating systems and regular maintenance with both private and public facilities
• Responding to inquiries from staff, administrators, service providers, site personnel and outside vendors and etc. to provide technical assistance and support
• Troubleshooting malfunctions of network hardware and software applications, telephones and security systems to resolve operational issues and restore services.
• Design, setup and configure complex wireless networking that supports open or secured access and the ability to support voice and video applications and advanced security controls
• Creating network diagrams and other supporting documentation.
• Any other duties as assigned by management

Education/Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree required, equivalent experience considered in lieu of degree
• 3+ Years’ Experience in enterprise network engineering, architecture, support and design
• Cisco CCNP/CCDP/CCIE Certified preferred.
• Experience with Cisco Routers & Switches, Nexus 7K & 5K, Cisco ASA firewalls, Cisco ASR, IPS, Visio, CheckPoint, MS Servers, ITIL v3 process and foundation understanding required
• Knowledge and experience with WAN technologies such as MPLS, VPLS, DMVPN
• Knowledge of load balancers (F5 and others), including migrations from one platform to another
• Preferred knowledge of redundancy and high availability protocols such as VRRP, HSRP, GLBP, SLB, LACP, PAGP
• Preferred knowledge of network virtualization technologies including VRF, VLAN, VSS, Catalyst Switch Stacking, and VSYS.
• Data Center and high availability design and implementation experience required
• Knowledge of Quality of Service
• Experience with VOIP components and converged networks
• Knowledge and experience with network security standards with a solid understanding of network based security protocols and methods (e.g. IPSec, SSL, TLS, ACLs)

Physical Requirements:

• Ability to sit for up to 80% of time
• Ability to lift or carry objects up to 10 lbs.
• Frequent use of computer, telephone, and office equipment (copier, fax, scanner) The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience
  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years of related work experience; or an advanced degree without experience; or equivalent work experience.
  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.
  • Exercises judgement within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Builds productive internal/external working relationships.
EEO Statement EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.