Job ID :
Company :
DC Government
Location :
Washington, DC
Type :
Duration :
5 months with possibility of extension
Status :
Openings :
Posted :
20 Mar 2012
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Short Description: 
Network Architect with 13+ years of design and implementation experience in Security and Cisco Networking solutions
Complete Description: 
Plan, design, implement, and secure networks to support enterprise and/or service provider environment. Responsibilities include product evaluation, architect solutions, produce engineering and design documents, and provide Tier3 support for the network infrastructure. Assessing the security posture of existing network environments, identifying risks, recommend remediation plans; and ensuring projects are deployed in compliance with certification and accreditation standards in accordance with NIST, DOD 8500, FISMA, JAFAN, DCID, ICD 503, PCI, HIPAA, and SOX
Behavior Characteristics: 
Thrives in a time- critical, results-oriented environment; speaks and writes effectively; can analyze and think critically; is detail-oriented; creatively solves problems; facilitates interagency cooperation; is aware of financial bottom line
  Required / Desired Skills     
SkillRequired / DesiredAmount of ExperienceExpertise Rating
Planning and Design network security architectureRequired14  Years3 - Expert
Develop Security requirementsRequired5  Years2 - Proficient
Develop Engineering/Architectural documentsRequired5  Years2 - Proficient
Hands-on exp. w/ Cisco firewalls, IDS, and related security technologyRequired5  Years2 - Proficient
Experience in designing and securing data center networksRequired14  Years3 - Expert
Hands-on exp w/ building Site2Site & Remote Access VPNsRequired14  Years3 - Expert
Hands-on exp w/ building UAC/NAC solutionsRequired5  Years2 - Proficient
Demonstrated understanding of SAN securityHighly desired3  Years1 - Basic
Able to configure wireless authentication technologies (i.e. ACS, LDAP)Required5  Years2 - Proficient
Experience in performing security audits and developing remediation plansHighly desired3  Years1 - Basic
Exp. with Net Mgmt tools and protocols (Solarwinds, NetMri, Syslog, SNMP)Required3  Years1 - Basic
Understanding of ESX / VMWare and Securing a Virtual infrastructureHighly desired3  Years1 - Basic
Experience implementing and troubleshooting BGP networksRequired14  Years3 - Expert
Experience implementing and troubleshooting OSPF networksRequired14  Years3 - Expert
Experience implementing and documenting standards or best practicesRequired14  Years3 - Expert
Experience with mitigating denial of service attacksHighly desired3  Years1 - Basic
Able to conduct network analysis and troubleshoot at customer sitesRequired5  Years2 - Proficient
Exp gathering customer requirements, whiteboarding, presenting solutionsDesired6  Months1 - Basic
Exp. producing BOM and preparing project Statements of Work (SOWs)Desired6  Months1 - Basic
Understanding of IPv6Desired2  Years1 - Basic
Knowledge FIPS, HIPAA security guidelinesHighly desired2  Years1 - Basic
Knowledge of encryption standardsHighly desired2  Years1 - Basic
Possesses professional network diagramming skillsRequired14  Years3 - Expert
Technical undrstnding to present complex tech concepts to non-tech audienceRequired14  Years3 - Expert
One of the following Professional Certifications (CCSP, CISSP)Required2  Years2 - Proficient
Possesses one of the following Expert Certifications (CCIE, JNCIE, or CWNE)Required2  Years3 - Expert
Possesses an active secret security clearanceRequired2  Years2 - Proficient
Questions For Requirement     
Question 1: 
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or related fields is desired. Please acknowledge
Question 2: 
Please provide Certification numbers and Expiration Dates for the required Certifications
Question 3: 
Must be able to lift at least 40lbs. (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Please acknowledge
Question 4: 
May be required to work after hours and/or on holidays. Please acknowledge
Question 5: 
Candidate must have their own laptop to perform daily functions (i.e. email, Office suite, Visio diagrams, security and network management applications and tools) Please acknowledge
Question 6: 
Must have a valid state issued Drivers License and be able to drive in Washington, DC. Please acknowledge
Question 7: 
Must carry smart phones at all times. Please acknowledge
Question 8: 
Please provide proof of security clearance and the name of the organization holding the clearance. 
Question 9: 
Please acknowledge that this position is funded through the end of the fiscal year. The position will be extended based on funding and performance.