Sr. Network Engineer 802.1x in Arlington, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 11/13/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Seeking a Senior Network Engineer, 802.1x Operations & Maintenance to join our team! A successful candidate will be responsible for the health and maintenance of a large, complex networking infrastructure. This includes providing network administration and operational support to approximately 2000 networked devices. The Senior Network Engineer will provide comprehensive network administration, device certificate authentication, security enhancements, and remediation, and troubleshooting of network devices such as switches, and controllers. This position requires an understanding of best practices pertaining to network security and may require the development, deployment, and integration of network security services. A successful Senior Network Engineer should be able to work both independently and as part of a team.

Duties to include:

  • Provides problem and incident resolution, including dealing with software and hardware vendor technical support
  • Perform updates, sustainment maintenance, monitoring and troubleshooting of Policy Server in support of 802.1x / MAB Authentication system.
  • Perform updates, sustainment maintenance, monitoring and troubleshooting of MAC and CRL consolidated repositories.
  • Update VLAN assignments based on approved governance documents.
  • Performs daily system monitoring; verifies the integrity and availability of networking hardware, services, systems, and key processes; reviews system and application logs
  • Documents and conducts changes during ASI windows, as required
  • Provides on-call troubleshooting and issue resolution as required
  • Develops and maintains installation and configuration procedures
  • Collaborate with the Security team to identify and remediate application and operating system vulnerabilities
  • Acts as a liaison with other groups to provide information sharing pertaining to the needs of the diverse set of computer users supported by the client as a whole.
  • Develop scripts and other automation solutions to aid in the completion of migration and integration tasks.
  • Develop scripts and other automation solutions to aid in the completion of migration and integration tasks
  • Review problems to understand the root causes of issues and ensure proper fixes are implemented and documented
  • Provides phone support to users during the time of peak demand as needed

Required Skills:

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II ( GSEC, Security + w/CE, SSCP, or CCNA-Security)
  • 5+ years of related experience
  • Bachelors degree in a related field, work experience considered in lieu of degree
  • Extensive experience troubleshooting, managing, and monitoring the health of routers and switches; specific experience with Arista and/or Aruba preferred
  • Experience deploying, managing, and troubleshooting network systems, switching, and routing protocol standards such as: TCP/IP, MPLS, OSPF, BGP, SDN, and 802.1x
  • Experience managing and troubleshooting DNS, DHCP, IPAM, and NTP in a large multi-site environment
  • Experience managing network equipment with vendor specific applications: Aruba AirWave, Aruba ClearPass and/or Arista. Cisco Prime or Junos Space accepted
  • Experience using network management and analysis tools such as SNMP probes, network taps, and traffic analyzers
  • Experience documenting network topology using Visio
  • Creating and documenting processes and creating work instructions
  • Experience working as a part of a large team and working directly with customers
  • Excellent hardware troubleshooting experience.
  • Experience with supporting teleworkers and remote access technologies
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Experience utilizing Remedy ITSM, or Customer Relationship Management system

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with NetScout, IBM NetCool and/or Solarwinds NMS products
  • Experience administering and troubleshooting server operating systems such as Linux, Windows, or UNIX
  • Experience creating scripts to automate routine administration tasks Experience with network security, including firewall, IDS/IPS, VPN, and vulnerability remediation
  • Experience with CloudVision

Job ID: 346788

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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