Network Engineer - Intermediate - 3469

Metro Systems, Inc. is looking for an Intermediate level Network Engineer to join our client’s team in Rockville, MD! As a member of a data center network operations team, the individual will provide day-to-day care and maintenance for a variety of network infrastructure equipment, including routers, switches, and net

Specific tasks may include:

  • Troubleshoot network related service issues, including outages, anomalous behavior, and slow network response
  • Configure and update network equipment and services
  • Produce network implementation and test plans
  • Test and support network enclaves in various stages of deployment
  • Audit and assess network enclaves against customer service requirements and best practices
  • Assist in formulating network management strategies
  • Produce and review technical documentation
  • Provide recommendations to optimize network operation and performance
  • Work with internal, as well as customer, project management and technical teams during the design, development, and implementation of network related initiatives.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4+ years relevant work experience with a telecommunications equipment vendor, service provider, or a data center.
  • Professional level understanding and hands-on working knowledge of Cisco IOS
  • Hands on experience with Cisco Catalyst and Nexus platforms
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Desired skills: 

  • Hands-on experience with NetScout and/or EMS
  • Professional level understanding and hands-on experience with TCP/IP as well IP routing protocols.
  • Professional level understanding and hands-on experience with GRE and IPSec.
  • Hands-on experience with Cisco SSL-VPN technologies.
  • Hands-on experience with Linux, BSD, or AIX systems.
  • Hands-on experience developing scripts using various shells and other scripting languages (for example Perl, Tcl, Expect)
  • Good understanding of network and server virtualization. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Candidates MUST be clearable for a Top-Secret clearance.


MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.