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Network Engineer Principal in Washington, DC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 4/23/2019

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Network Engineer Principal with our industry-leading client in Washington, D.C.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident with the ability to obtain a [Public Trust/Secret/Top Secret] Clearance. We offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Network Engineer Principal:

  • Work with a technical team of engineers to meet department goals
  • Monitor and ensure network performance and network capacity and IP (IPv4-IPv6) addressing
  • Evaluate, test, and implement new solutions by preforming intensive investigations to instill future plans of corrective actions
  • Prevent potential threats by instilling and enforcing protective policy and proactively monitoring access controls
  • Improve strategies for network infrastructure and develop new deployment procedures
  • Work with multiple departments to resolve engineering issues and collaborate to troubleshoot network issues
  • Develop and implement a wide variety of upgrades and maintenance activities
  • Create and maintain network documentation and connectivity diagrams using Visio, processes documentation and other documentation of live network environments for internal and customer use
  • Provide input for security recommendations, policy changes, security plans and data calls
  • Provide after-hours support for outages and maintenance activities

Requirements of the Network Engineer Principal:

  • Bachelor's degree in Network Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related subject
  • 9+ years network engineering experience
  • CCNA/CCNP or (more advanced certifications highly valued)
  • Proven experience with networking standards and protocols
  • Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and analytics tools
  • Exceptional communication and customer-service skills

Keywords: Network Engineer, Computer Science, network, network monitoring

Job ID: 318463

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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