Sr Network Engineer

Washington, DC

Onsite  -  IT - Infrastructure / Network / Systems  -  Direct Placement  -  Job ID: 24-00389

Title: Sr. Network Engineer
Location: Washington DC
Duration: Direct Hire Fulltime
Compensation: $108-125K
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or or Authorized to work in US

Sr Network Engineer

  • The Senior Network Engineer's role is to develop, maintain, troubleshoot and optimize functional and secure networks and network connections to ensure high levels of availability and security of the supported systems and business applications.
  • The Senior Network Engineer will play a key role in the design, build, and ongoing support of the firm's functional networks (LAN, WLAN, WAN), and configuration and installation of software, servers, firewalls, routers and other network devices to support the secure operation and expansion of the firm's networking infrastructure.
  • Monitoring and optimizing network performance, integrity and security as well as resolution of network support and performance issues of the firm's cloud and local networking infrastructure are also within scope for this role.
  • This individual requires an extensive background and in-depth technical knowledge of communication protocols (e.g., TCP/IP) and routing protocols (BGP, OSPF) and solid background in network administration and architecture.
  • Familiarity with access control models and network security required, along with experience with network diagnostic, monitoring and analysis tools (e.g., SolarWinds).
  • A solid understanding of network operating systems (Cisco IOS) and some knowledge of coding for scripting to support networking for Microsoft Active Directory (AD), Azure Directory Federation Service ADFS, Windows Server Datacenter and Enterprise also needed. VMware/Vcenter.
  • Operational Management Coordinate with systems administration, business application, and database administration functions to implement networking to support desktop and server systems that utilize industry best practices to meet firm objectives.
  • Provide advanced networking technical support for the Microsoft Windows Server enterprise server environments – Tier 3 technical support for all Windows servers and systems in a 24×7 environment
  • Deploy networking hardware, firewalls and support deployment of encryption systems, and all host security systems.
  • Manage network operating systems and enduser software. Manage networking aspects of communications (email)and connection solutions, including workstation connectivity, local area networks, company Web site, intranet, and Internet applications.
  • Ensure the network integrity and security of enterprise data on host computers, multiple databases, and during data transfer in accordance to business needs and industry bestpractices regarding privacy, security, and regulatory compliance.
  • Manage networking aspects of end user accounts, permissions, access rights, and storage allocations in accordance with bestpractices regarding privacy, security, and regulatory compliance.
  • Perform network and security audits. Perform and test routine network system backups and restores.
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience.
  • College degree strongly preferred, ideally with focus in computer science, engineering, or related fields.
  • CCNP or industry equivalent certification. Skills & Experience Industry-related experience as a Senior Network Engineer or Network Administrator.
  • Working technical knowledge of network, PC, and platform operating systems.
  • Strong knowledge of local area network administration.
  • Hands-on software and hardware troubleshooting experience.
  • Demonstrated experience SD-WAN, Application Centric Architecture, FibreChannel / FCOE integration, firewall policy and HA configuration, remote access VPN.
  • Ability to troubleshoot in complex Active Directory and Active/Azure Federation Service environments and quickly identify root cause problems.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Identity technologies including Active Directory, Windows File Services, and Group Policies
  • Anticipate, mitigate, identify, troubleshoot, and resolve network hardware and software problems on networking gear, servers, input/output fleet, and workstations.
  • Support application development teams throughout project lifecycles.
  • Analyze network, system, server, application, and input/output device performance.
  • Recommend, schedule, and perform software and hardware improvements, upgrades, patches, reconfigurations, and/or purchases.
  • Conduct research on emerging products, services, protocols, and standards in support of systems software procurement and development efforts.
  • Create required reports in response to business user needs. Support the development, document, and maintain policies, procedures and associated training plans for system administration and appropriate use.

Our benefits package includes: (EXCLUDE on perm placements)

  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Competitive pay
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • …and much more!

About INSPYR Solutions

Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients’ business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at

INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.