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Wireless Network Engineer-Cisco Meraki--DC PTOC

Req #: 242794
Location: National Harbor, MD US
Job Category: Information Technology
Minimum Clearance Required: None

Job Description

Team CACI has an exciting and challenging opportunity available for a Part Time On-Call Wireless Network Engineer-Cisco Meraki--DC supporting a DHS customer’s wide-area (WAN), local-area (LAN) and campus-area (CAN) networks across multiple security domains. We are a seeking an experienced and motivated Wireless Network Architect to join our team to provide continuous improvement, redesign, rebuild, build, scale, modernization, WAN/LAN routing, switch, cloud and optimization. The contractor shall provide end-to-end enterprise infrastructure support for the DMVPN WAN Infrastructure. The contractor shall support implementation of QoS, Metro-Ethernet and or SONET technologies, for all USCIS CONUS and OCONUS locations. The contractor shall further develop and advance the use of USCIS cloud service providers.  The contractor will be responsible for investigating infrastructure/software and tools that can help USCIS increase or provide adequate performance. This role necessarily deals with highly confidential and sensitive information, and the role is expected to confirm to best handling practices.

What You’ll Get to Do:

Ensure the overall health and strong security posture of complex network architectures. The Wireless Network Architect will be actively involved with all phases of security design, implementation, proactive monitoring, troubleshooting and analysis of firewalls, IDSs, VPNs, security controls and policies. Develops system specifications, architecture designs, integration and test plans, and all relevant documentation. Develops security assessment and mitigation strategies. Maintain compliance with DOD Information Assurance requirements as well as ensuring service performance indicators are met or exceeded.

More About the Role:

  • Work with both corporate and customer leadership to research, analyze, and implement enterprise-wide network security solutions/capabilities/enhancements to support customer business/mission goals and objectives.
  • Design and Architect a new Private IP WAN solution.
  • Design and Engineer IPv6 implementation and support strategy.  Strategy shall include migration of all devices, sites and applications.
  • Investigate the WAN and develop new solutions, specifically taking advantage of new technologies that embrace software defined networks, to include policy-based routing.
  • Provide recommendations for new products and technology for supporting all layers of the IT infrastructure architecture.
  • Apply Industry-standard network design principals and best practices.
  • Establish an efficient and effective repeatable methodology for architecture and engineering solutions from concept to delivery of operations.
  • Develop and implement SIP functionality with secure/encrypted transport.
  • Support SIP, H.323 standard protocols with expert knowledge.
  • Responsible for architecting, engineering and maintaining cloud direct connects and third-party interconnects where needed.
  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Possess superior technical aptitude and effective written and verbal communications skills.
  • Experience handling, securing, and communicating highly confidential and sensitive information
  • Closely collaborating with cross-functional teams

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship required
  • An active Entrance on Duty (EOD) is required to begin employment and must be maintained as a requirement of continued employment.
  • A minimum of 8+ years’ experience in Wireless Network Architect
  • Expert knowledge; BGP, iWAN, DMVPN, EIGRP, MPLS, VRF, QoS, PBR, VSS, HSRP, STP, CISCO Meraki stack, WAN Optimization technologies and Cisco Nexus Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Team Player – This role is part of a much larger team

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Relevant DHS focused experience
  • Bachelor’s degree, with preference in computer science or information systems, or equivalent combination of education/ 15 years of experience
  • Experience with on premise physical infrastructure and Virtualization technologies including Hyper-V, VMWare, SAN, FCoe, NFS, SMB3 etc.
  • Experience with networking and security methods and tools.
  • Experience with managing and using Dev Ops concepts.
  • Experience with major cloud providers preferred.
  • CCIE certification will be a plus

What We Can Offer You:

- We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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