Senior Cisco ACI Engineer (Active Secret Clearance)

  • UnitedStatesJobs
  • Sterling, VA, USA
  • Feb 10, 2018
Full time Engineering Information Technology

Job Description

Senior Cisco ACI Engineer (Active Secret Clearance) 

Akima - Sterling, VA

This position is responsible for all Cisco engineering, planning & transitioning our client’s legacy network infrastructure to private clouds. Perform O&M of the private clouds post transition. 
Key Responsibilities 
Work with the PM and Architect to transition functionality from legacy equipment to the organizations’ public and private clouds. 
Plan, install, configure and manage customers’ physical and virtual networks. 
Plans tasks to support STIG and DIACAP requirements in relation to law enforcement networks 
Provide Network Operation and Sustainment support for the virtualized environment 
Supports ntework transition activities from existing legacy infrastructure to new private. 
Develop and maintain standard operating procedures for legacy environment as well as resources transitioned to private cloud environments 
Diagnoses and troubleshoots problems with the network infrastructure; coordinates and plans corrective action with customer and administration team. 
Evaluates products and upgrades for appropriateness. 
Executes tasks defined in the project plans & schedules using best practices in secure networking models and standards 
Assist in the discovery process by capturing legacy requirements that must be transitioned to the cloud environments. 
Develop and implements functionality based on provided guidance and requirements for private and public cloud services 
Establish and comply with organizational standards and frameworks in creating and maintaining networks 
Post development activities include Operations and Management (O&M) support. Compliance with all CM processes and procedures as elements evolved from dev to test to prod. 
Collect and provide data/metrics that support any required SLA, MOU and MOAs 
Assesses the alignment of network engineering design principles/trends with desired mission strategies and objectives, concept of operations, business processes, and technology standards 
Coordinates with change management in collaboration with organizational governance 
Serves as network administrator and manages all network services with commitment to implementing best practices in security, optimization, quality assurance cloud architecture, design, engineering, testing and implementation 
Monitors and manages network operations and infrastructure services according to requirements specified in agreements with customer and stakeholders 


Education and Experience Requirements:
Minimum Cisco Certified Network Professional CCNP; A CCIE or CCAr is a plus 
Cloud Experience with Cisco ACI (Application Centric Infrastructure) 
Standard O&M practices supporting Layer 2 and 3 switches 
Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security) is a plus 
Virtualization Experience - design, implement, and manage networks 
Experience mentoring junior staff and customer resources 
Experience generating metric reports in support of outages and usage 
Demonstrated networking skills with various operating systems 
Ability to work flexible hours and be on-call 
Ability to do limited travel (0 - 4 times a year) 
Education: High School Diploma or G.E.D. 
Must have a Secret clearance. 
US citizenship is required. 

Five (5) years or more years supporting IT/DevOps experience (2) of which in a cloud environment. 
SIA Certification a plus 
Experience working with virtualize platforms and networks a plus 
Windows ##, RedHat and Ubuntu O/S experience a plus 
Experience working in the Agile methodology 
Experience working Application Development and Operations teams 
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. 
We are Equal Opportunity Employers. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. 

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at or 571-353-7053. The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance. Please do not use the dedicated phone number above to call on the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis. 
In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application. 


: Day Job 
Primary Location 

: US-VA-Sterling 

: Cloud Lake 

: Information Technology 

: Full-time 
Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External 

: Ongoing