CISCO NETWORK ENGINEER (TS/SCI FS POLY)
Force 3, a Sirius Company, is looking for a Cisco Network Engineer, with a current (TS/SCI FS Poly security clearance, to work at Washington DC and surrounding areas. We are seeking someone who wants to join a group of talented engineers and work collaboratively with our customers and other engineers. We're looking for someone who possesses professional consulting attributes driven towards 100% customer success. We love an out-going attitude, commitment to details and you must be quality oriented, with the ability to work on a high-performance team to deliver solutions. Force 3 is looking for you!
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for requirements gathering, staging, deployment and support for an upgrade project of a customer distribution switching environment. Customer will be replacing current distribution switches with various Cisco Catalyst switches (such as Cisco Catalyst 9500)
Provide onsite site surveys for new equipment refresh project
Perform installation of new Cisco switches at various locations in the DC Metro area including some CONUS travel and a small potential for OCOUNS travel (Canada)
Perform cable patching and wire grooming at each of the locations where a new switch is installed
Provide day to day operational support for new installed switches when required
A current TS/SCI FS Poly security clearance is required (AT TIME OF HIRE)
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field; preferred or 8 year's equivalent work experience
Minimum 3 years direct applicable experience working with Cisco Route & Switch platforms
Cisco certifications (CCNA, CCNP) are a plus
Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively in both written and verbal form
Motivated by challenges and has a strong sense of commitment to objectives
Detail-oriented and organized with an inquisitive nature that is open to learning from all sources
Ability to work well in a team as well as individually
Benefits you will receive:
Health, Dental, and Vision coverage
401(k) Retirement Plan
Ample time off starting with a generous PTO policy and 12 Holidays
Training & Educational reimbursement
Awards: We celebrate and recognize our employees!
A variety of company social events
Opportunities to give back to the community
And much more
Serving federal agencies for over 25 years, Force 3 has a wealth of knowledge and resources to offer best practice solutions that achieve optimal outcomes and meet compliance guidelines. Together with our parent company Sirius Computer Solutions, we offer a comprehensive range of solutions backed by an expert team of engineers and the highest levels of partnership with leading manufacturers. From design to deployment, support, and maintenance, our technology solutions and services are designed with a constant focus on supporting our customers' missions. We prioritize your success - and we don't succeed unless you do.
Force 3 is a Cisco Gold Partner, Dell Technologies GSA Authorized Partner, F5 Platinum Partner, IBM Platinum Business Partner, NetApp Star Partner, Nutanix Master Partner, Palo Alto Networks Diamond Partner, Splunk Elite Partner, Tenable Platinum Partner, and VMware Premier Partner.
Force 3 is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.
U.S. citizenship is required for most positions and selected applicants will be subject to a background check and/or government security investigation.