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Network Engineer


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Job Title: Network Engineer
Location: Radford, VA

Network Engineer Job Description:

This position is for a network engineer focused on creating architecture designs utilizing network switches, routers, and load balancers. This position will be on the systems engineering team and will involve gathering customer requirements, refining those requirements, developing detailed designs, and documenting those designs for implementation.

Assist with identifying and planning potential new networking services, features, and capabilities.

Serve as overall subject matter expert on network technology and market capabilities/trends.

Collaborate with external parties to transform high-level business objectives into
comprehensive technical requirements.

Formulate detailed network, storage, and compute design specifications for stable and secure computing operations in a dynamic environment.

Review existing architectures and configurations for local and wide-area networks, storage systems, and multi-tier mixed Windows/Linux computing environments. Verify systems have been built to design specifications and thoroughly documented.

Knowledgeable in a variety of common enterprise computing environments to include commercial cloud services, web application hosting, relational databases, data replication, high-availability services, security software, common network services, and backup/recovery.

Make recommendations for improvements to security, scalability, manageability, and performance across a wide variety of network, storage, and compute technologies.

Network Engineer Required Skills

Security+ (Or equivalent IA cert) and Cisco CCNP (equivalent or higher)

5-8 years of Network management experience

3-5 years of experience with Microsoft Windows and Red Hat Linux operating systems in a large and highly virtualized multi-site environment.
Experience effectively managing multiple large-scale projects

Experience automating routine administrative tasks desired

Working knowledge of DoD STIGs, and IA Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

Experience with enterprise class network switches, routers, and load balancers

Experience with Network management, analysis and troubleshooting tools

Knowledge of Cisco Nexus (7K, 5K, 2K) line

Knowledge of Cisco ASA firewalls and Palo Alto firewalls

Knowledge of F5 load balancers

Strong verbal and written communications skills

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.

• Location: New River Valley, Radford, VA

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