Position Description

Senior Network Architect
Location Washington, DC
Req # 11122
# of openings 1
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ECS is seeking a Sr Network Architect to work in our Washington DC office. 

Job Description:

  • Play a crucial role in creating, maintaining, and modifying the FBI’s IPv4 and IPV6 network’s hardware, software and virtualized components
  • Have in-depth knowledge about network’s technological requirements and migration with Internet Protocol based networks
  • Design and implement security countermeasures when network vulnerabilities arise
  • Play a prominent role in the design, layout and ultimate installation of routers, switches, modems, and any other hardware and software upgrading that are essential for IPv4 migrations to IPV6 communication networks
  • Maintain, diagnose, and manage network systems being migrated and rectifies any occurring issues
  • Responsible for the solution design and business development and offer technical guidance on networking solutions, production plans, testing and roadmaps
  • Lead the design process, work alongside of existing network engineers and monitor traffic to ensure traffic flows
  • Work in coordination with the software and hardware teams to get the necessary network components and equipment in place
  • Work in collaboration with the network engineers, network administrators and other professionals in the IPV4 and IPv6 realms to ensure maximum transition, network throughput, setup and configuration
  • Examine and evaluate the current network performance and suggest changes as needed

Required Skills:

  • Must have a Top-Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility
  • Lead migration from IPv4 to IPV6, perform root cause analysis, and ensure corrective actions are taken
  • Strong leadership skills and demonstrated ability to achieve results through people, teams, vendors, and across an organization
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate with a diverse group of people
  • Ability to review network designs, configurations, and real-time traffic patterns to assess network capacity, detect suboptimal network state, and identify potential points of failure

Desired Skills:

  • Strong knowledge and extensive hands-on with Cisco products including ISE
  • Solid understanding of large-scale network security deployments and Defense in Depth strategies implemented using multiple vendors (Cisco, F5)
  • Hands-on experience with network automation frameworks and ability to lead engineers through the standardization/simplification benefits of Infrastructure as Code methodologies

ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3000+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.

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