Kaizen Approach Senior Network Engineer (ITSC 5) in Columbia, Maryland

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Kaizen Approach, Inc. is currently hiring for a Senior Network Engineer to support a client in Columbia, MD.

The selected candidate will be responsible for creating network diagrams and documentation, perform site surveys, create parts list, configure and test equipment, coordinate outages and install/activate circuits and network equipment.

Basic Qualifications: To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

Bachelor’s degree in a technically relevant field + 12 years’ experience, and experience in the following areas:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with network equipment (Brocade, Cisco, Nexus, etc)

  • Experience with encryptors (KG, etc)

  • Experience with Enterprise level infrastructure (WAN, CAN)

  • Proficient with creating documents using MS Visio

  • Applicant must be able/willing to travel to CONUS sites up to 10% of the time.

  • Perform as a consultant in highly specialized, leading edge information technologies and methodologies.

  • Provide highly technical and specialized guidance concerning automated solutions to complex information processing and IT problems.

  • Perform elaborate analyses and studies; prepare reports and give presentations.

  • Lead medium to large complex projects and major phases of very large projects

  • Manage the fact-finding, analysis, and development of hypothesis/conclusions, production of final reports and delivery of presentations.

  • Ensure that the project delivers to government expectations on time and to budget; manage the project work as defined by the government.

  • Candidates must have a current/active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph clearance in order to be considered for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with intelligence community (IC ITE)

  • Security

    • Experience with Network Architecture
  • Testing Experience

  • Wireless

  • VMWare

  • Linux

  • An additional 8 years of related experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

Education Credentials:

The candidate shall have either:

  • No degree (High School/GED) and twenty (20) years’ experience in relevant experience; or

  • Associates Degree and fifteen (15) years of relevant experience; or

  • Bachelor’s Degree and twelve (12) years of relevant experience, or

  • Master’s Degree or higher and ten (10) years of relevant experience; or

  • Doctorate Degree and eight (8) years of relevant experience.

At Kaizen Approach, Inc., we strive to ensure our customers and employees are treated with the respect and professionalism they deserve. We apply our motto, “Incremental improvements for lasting solutions,” to both our team and our clients.