Hill Associates is searching for a highly skilled Network Solutions Engineer to join our dynamic team in Washington, DC. You would help engineer IT service solutions and guide the deployment, migration, and performance management of enterprise network systems. The position supports a very large wide area network for a large cabinet level agency with thousands of locations. You will join a team of subject matter experts that form the core of the agency’s networking technology solutions engineering and support services.

If you have a technical background, a detailed nature, are passionate about staying current with the latest technologies, capabilities and tools, and enjoy working in a highly collaborative team-based environment, then we want to hear from you! This position is looking for multi-talented people or those with the aptitude and desire to develop new skills across multiple platforms and technologies. This is a challenging opportunity with opportunity for professional growth for both your technical skills and career.

What You’ll Get to Do:

Network Operations Monitoring, Management, and Troubleshooting

  • Provide problem identification, escalation and resolution of WAN/LAN performance, hardware, network carriers, and security issues in cooperation with the network services provider and Government agency customers.
  • Identify routing and network access control requirements & resolution of related issues.
  • Analyze network traffic and provide recommendations for issue resolution, optimization and configuration enhancements (e.g., QoS, TCP optimization).
  • Assist customers developing and troubleshooting network firewall access control policies.
  • Develop network monitoring and management procedures using tools that complement / supplement those in use by the network service provider and Government agency customers.
  • Provide technical consulting and engineering support to government program and project managers

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • 3 – 5 years of demonstrated experience in an IP-based enterprise network environment as a network engineer.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience and proficiency with Cisco technology – routers, switches, firewalls, and IPSEC. Cloud network solutions and/or IPv6 experience in a Cisco environment is a plus.
  • Solid understanding of WAN/LANs, network operating systems, enterprise architectures, routing and transport protocols.
  • Proven WAN/LAN systems engineering, configuration, analysis, implementation, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in a relevant field.
  • Must be able to successfully obtain and hold Secret clearance
  • Prior work in a Government IT environment and industry certifications (e.g., CCNA/CCNP, CISSP, or other network or telecommunications vendors/technologies) is desirable

This position does not require overnight travel or travel outside of the DC Metro area.

Hill Associates is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other characteristics protected by law. If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Hill Associates Recruiting Team at 202-656-6505 or via email at careers@hillasc.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

What We Can Offer You:

Hill Associates offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.