Network/Systems Architect 5
Salient CRGT
 Washington, DC

Job Description

Are you looking for a new and exciting career opportunity?

Join our award-winning organization and work with some of the most talented minds within our Enterprise Technology and Innovation teams. As a Salient CRGT employee, you get to be part of a best performing team supporting our nation's most critical missions.

Why Salient CRGT?

We're passionate about the inspirational missions of our customers and we entrust our employees and teams to deliver exceptional performance to enable the safety, security, health and well-being of our nation. We provide the tools and resources to help you be successful, and our culture fosters an environment in which idea sharing and collaboration is essential. Are you ready to make a difference?

The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • Leading network-related efforts, supervising network staff as appropriate
  • Interfacing with Government client staff on networking matters as necessary
  • Participating in the service development process to determine functional and technical requirements as applicable to the networking aspect of the service
  • Working with other client and contractor technical leads to facilitate service architecture development and detailed designs within their subject areas
  • Creating network architecture, design and as-built diagrams and design plans
  • Creating implementation and test plans
  • Integrating and test the approved designs into production
  • Creating standard operating procedures and train operations staff as part of operational turnover
  • Facilitating continuous improvement of services as changes to the requirements or service evolve
  • Serving as engineering liaison to operations for guidance on operational issues as necessary
  • Developing network standards and policies to govern the architecture, security, and operations

Required Qualifications

  • BS CS/EE or related (or equivalent work experience)
  • At least 2 years' experience working in an agile environment
  • Routing and switching architecture
  • Software Defined Network (SDN) – “Plexxi“ - HP Composible Frabric
  • Network capacity planning
  • Network performance management
  • Management of GAO global IP addressing scheme and provisioning of subnets
  • IPAM oversight, database structure and data maintenance
  • Management of GAO global VLAN plan and provisioning of VLANs
  • Development and maintenance of network diagrams and documentation
  • Network Continuity of Operations Design and planning
  • Virtual Private Network (VPN) support including IP SLA development
  • Firewall policy development for Trusted / Untrusted zone traversal
  • Creation and maintenance of Network Compliance Manager (NCM) policies

Desired Qualifications

Salient CRGT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other factor prohibited by applicable anti-discrimination laws.

  • 8+ years' experience as Sr. Systems Engineer
  • 3+ years' experience with public cloud offerings, SAAS, and consumption models
  • Comparable experience with the following technologies;
  • Microsoft Exchange hybrid
  • Unified Communications Technology (UCT) / Skype for Business
  • Aruba ClearPass for Network Access Control
  • Aruba Wireless Network management
  • InfoBlox DNS/DHCP/IPAM
  • Deployment of new VLAN and migration for Wyse Zero Clients for VDI
  • Familiarity with network connections on Cisco 7700 data center switches
  • Access control list (ACL) maintenance
  • Hardening guideline creation, annual review, and integration for network devices
  • Remediation of NCM policy violations
  • Implement NTP and SNMP ACL on Mgmt0 on Fiber Channel switches
  • Implement OSPF Authentication on network routers and firewalls