Lead Network Engineer - Urgent Hire!

Location: Crystal City, Virginia, USA
Salary: US$65 - US$70 per hour + competitive
Job Type: Contract
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Title: Lead Network Engineer

Company: This Lead Network Engineer position is with a client of ours in their Crystal City, VA office! The client deeply cares about their employees, and you will have the chance to learn/work with some of the top professionals in your field.


  • Lead in the creation or augmentation of network design concepts to create a service platform that is comprised of multiple technology verticals including packetized telephony, wireline data transport, and Infrastructure as a Service (IAAS) technologies. This includes the creation of the High-Level Design document (HLD) and the Low-Level Design document (LLD)
  • Execute high-level financial analysis to ensure network design concepts are cost effective in terms of financial guidance provided by Product Development and/or Executive Management


  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or computer science. Master of Science degree in engineering or computer science preferred
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or industry equivalent professional certification
  • 10-14 years of experience as an individual contributor within a service provider Network Architecture or Network Engineering group
  • Expert knowledge of data network elements such as IP routers, Ethernet switches, EoC hardware, firewalls, etc
  • Expert knowledge of IPv4 & IPv6 network technologies such as IP addressing (CIDR, VLSM, HEX), ARP, etc
  • Expert knowledge of Layer-2 network technologies including Ethernet WAN, MEF services (ELINE, ELAN, EVPN), IEEE standards 802.1x & 802.3xx, 802.1ad Q-n-Q, 802.1q VLAN tagging, Ethernet OAM 802.3ah and 802.1ag and Provider Bridges (MAC in MAC)
  • Expert knowledge of IP related protocols such as OSPF, BGP-4, MPLS (MP-BGP/RSVP/LDP)

Length: 3 Month Contract to Hire

Pay Rate: $60-70/hr

Interviews are being set up for the Lead Network Engineer position in the client's Crystal City, VA office. To be considered for this position you must email your most updated CV and set up a time to speak with me as soon as possible.

If this Lead Network Engineer position is not the right fit for you but you have a friend that fits the role, please do refer them.

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