Description of Work: Roles and Responsibilities: Network requirements of remote customer offices, campus buildings, and Data Centers. Define equipment, cables, adapters and configurations needed to upgrade buildings and sites to established standard. Analyze current network configurations and determine implementation requirements. Configure routing protocols, complex switch networks, and Fabric Path configuration. Prepare network equipment for deployment by loading appropriate software and configuration setting according to pre-engineered design templates. Assemble required equipment, cables, adapters, etc. and arrange delivery to site for installation. Upgrade configuration of existing network equipment to support new features and functions. Work with the field installation contractors while they are on-site and provide all technical details to complete installations. Continually review the customers network and practices looking for opportunities to enhance network functionality, performance and reliability. Assist in the evaluation of potential network products or technical solutions. Test LAN/WAN and WLAN equipment software (i.e: IOS, NXOS). Contribute to the development of network documentation, including diagrams, standards, specifications and operating procedures. Monitor for opportunities to enhance the customer network/system performance or reliability. Monitor for opportunities to improve the customer service delivery practices. Perform on-going management of network installation and upgrade projects and maintain deployment schedules. Provide guidance to team members and provide status metrics to Government customer and Client Management. Provide third-level support and troubleshooting of network problems. Periodically provide after-hours and weekend support. Maintain and extend expertise in applicable areas of network and computer hardware and software technology Requirements Basic Qualifications: Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed. Bachelors degree and 6 years of relative experience, Masters degree and 3 years of relative experience, or 9 years of relative experience in an IT field in lieu of degree. Cisco Certified Network Engineers must possess a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or equivalent level of Cisco Certification. Minimum of three (3) years of hands-on network experience configuring routing protocols and switching configuration in medium (One Data Center and 600+ locations) to large enterprise (Two Data Centers and 1000+ locations) networks. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer. No Visa sponsorship is available for this position. Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration. Prior experience supporting the client or similar government agencies. Understanding of client business processes supporting IT programs, networks and/or cybersecurity programs. Passed the Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert Written examination within the last year. At least 2 years of experience writing Python scripting language and Regular Expression. At least 3 years of experience implementing Cisco Identity Service Engine (ISE) product in large milti-data centers and enterprise environment. At least 3 years of experience deploying Cisco Virtual Private Network products such as Cisco ASA and Cisco Wireless LAN in a multi office and large campus environment.