Company Name:

Kforce Inc.


Nottingham, MD

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Date Posted:

July 7, 2019

Senior Network Engineer


Kforce has a client in search of a Senior Network Engineer in Nottingham, Maryland (MD).

  • Plan, design, implement, and provide ongoing support of network systems of high complexity in extranet, backbone, and corporate environments to fulfill business needs for performance and cost benefits
  • Serve as a technical lead for hardware installation, configuration, and operational support of these networks' routers, switches, load balancers, WAN optimizers
  • Serve as technical a lead for WAN Optimization, working with application owners and clients to fine-tune WAN links for optimal performance
  • Provide 3rd level technical support to clients and to technical teams within the company to resolve network issues and to support the implementation of new network solutions
  • Evaluate new technology and bring opportunities forward that would improve the future network architecture, performance, and network services
  • Ensure full compliance of our Key Controls and Technical Service Requirements for all network architecture, designs, and implementations both past and present
  • Ensure all changes go through appropriate review, change control, and acceptance before implementation


  • Degree (Bachelor's of Arts (BA) or Bachelors of Science (BS))
  • CCNA certification required
  • At least five (5) years of related experience in infrastructure/network environments and designing, planning, documenting and implementing LANs and WANs using latest technology
  • At least three (3) years of experience in a Senior Network Engineering role
  • Expertise on IP Technologies and extensive knowledge of WAN technologies such as MPLS, ATM and Frame Relay
  • Expert engineering knowledge of network hardware, specifically Cisco routers and switches, with a strong focus on data center technology such as Cisco Nexus and campus technology such as Cisco InstantAccess
  • Extensive experience and expertise on IP routing protocols such as EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP
  • Expert engineering knowledge of WAN optimization technology, including Riverbed Steelhead, to optimize application traffic across the WAN links
  • Knowledge of Cisco encryption technologies (IPSec, SSL), and hot standby protocols HSRP and VRRP
  • Advanced understanding of TCP/IP network protocols, including common application protocols
  • Experience in high-availability networks in load-balanced, n-tier application environments
  • Experience with Cisco wireless technology
  • Passion for providing excellent customer service
  • Ability to work in a fast-pace environment; ability to multi-task, change direction, effectively prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Interest in being part of a team, and ability to work effectively with both local and remote staff, teammates and managers

Kforce 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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