Network Engineer in Merrifield, VA at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

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Job Description

Network Engineer Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Network Engineer for an opportunity in Merrifield, VA.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide design and ongoing support of LAN and WAN used in mail processing applications
  • Plan, design, build, configure, test, document, and implement both a physical and logical network infrastructure
  • Configure routers and switches, with appropriate network communications protocols, and their implementation via network hardware and software
  • Provide Tier 3 help desk support for resolving complex network problems involving multiple applications and organizations

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 7 years of professional service
  • Familiarity with all layers of OSI model and network communication protocols and working knowledge of Cisco hardware
  • At least 4 years hands-on experience with configuring and troubleshooting Cisco switches and routers
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems involving networks and application systems
  • Ability to create network architecture solutions for new applications based on user requirements
  • Experience with SolarWinds products and Sniffer software
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Windows and Linux Operating systems including basic administration, communications and networking configurations
  • Experience with either Windows or Linux based scripting languages (PowerShell/VBS or Python/Perl/Ruby/Bash)
  • Ability to create technical documentation such as statement of work, technical presentations, and after action support reports


  • CCNA or better certification will be a plus.


  • Must be able to obtain and keep Sensitive Clearance
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or have a Green Card and have been living in the U.S. for at least the last five years
  • Applicant cannot have traveled outside of the U.S. for more than 180 days in the past 5 years
  • All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per Client requirements.

Our client is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 27 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit