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Federal - Network Engineer

Job Location: DC, DC - Washington

Job Number: 00472115

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Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, VA/Washington DC

Travel: Flexible to travel in the DC Metro area

 

Great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions that solve the toughest problems fast--the first time. So you can change how people work and live.

 

Technology offers a full range of global delivery services-from enterprise solutions, system integration, technical architectures, business intelligence, infrastructure consulting, and technology research/development.

 

Our Technology consultants can expect to:

  • work with cutting edge technology
  • deliver high-quality solutions across multiple industries
  • work on a variety of projects ranging in both size and scope
  • receive continuous training
  • gain rapid career progression

Infrastructure Services falls within the Technology organization and provides services aimed at improving the strategic intent, transforming economics and effectiveness, and the overall design, of a company's information technology capabilities and/or functions. Information technology capabilities include IT planning and management, IT processes and approaches, and IT assets that provide the operational components necessary to run applications.

 

Accenture Federal Services is looking for Network Architects and Engineers with hands-on networking experience focused on designing and implementing network solutions.

The Network Engineering Consultant will be responsible for leading the definition and design of solution architectures for Government agencies, for conducting the analysis of alternative architectures, creating architectural standards, defining processes to ensure conformance to standards, instituting solution-testing criteria, defining a solution's cost-of-ownership, and promoting a clear and consistent business vision through technical architectures. The Network Engineer will also be responsible for the configuration and ongoing support for the global network technology environment, performs and presents technology performance analysis, capacity planning, and proactive health checks. The Network Engineer should be able to perform as a SME in network technology field and should have hands-on experience with network equipment, Trusted Internet Connections, Cloud technologies and platforms, network protocols, technologies, services, and monitoring tools.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of hands on experience with Network technologies and platforms
  • Minimum of 2 years of hands on experience architecting, designing and supporting complex network environments entailing multiple technologies and tools
  • Minimum of 3 years of hands on experience with IP based networking and IP based network solutions
  • A minimum of 2 years of professional experience delivering network solutions to clients in a consultative setting
  • Must be a US Citizen.

Preferred Skills:

  • Cisco Certification  
  • Extensive knowledge of Router, Firewall, Data Compression and encryption technologies including routing and switching platforms (e.g., ASR, Nexus, 6500, etc.), routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, ATM, etc.), MPLS technologies, etc. 
  • Exposure and configuration of virtualization technologies including Cisco, Brocade, VMware solutions, etc.
  • CCIE Certification
  • Ability to communicate with client management teams, stakeholders, users and team members regardless of technical expertise.
  • Ability to maintain current in-depth knowledge of target network technology and seek opportunities to deploy new network technologies or process improvements that benefit the client. 
  • Ability to create network architecture scope, definition, gaps, construction, and execution. 
  • Ability to define the complete network infrastructure environment, review project deliverables for completeness, quality, and compliance with established project standards and guidelines.
  • Ability to document and communicate the status of progress against plans, taking corrective action as necessary.
  • Ability to transfer knowledge and support technical project staff during the implementation of a solution
  • Understanding of network management and operations processes to support network operations

Professional Skill Requirements:

  • Ability to learn and apply new technologies quickly
  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Proven leadership and team management skills

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.


Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 


Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.


Accenture is a federal contractor, an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


Equal Employment Opportunity 

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.


Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.


Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.



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