Apex Systems is interested in a Senior Network Engineer in the Ashburn, VA Area! Description The Commercial Network Engineering group is responsible for the planning, construction and ongoing maintenance of the clients credit and debit commercial networks. The candidate for this position will design, implement, and support IP networks for the clients global commercial network infrastructure. Experience Responsibilities include solving complex problems and providing innovative solutions. The successful candidate will serve as a technicalfunctional specialist capable of working independently, and with other group membersfunctional teams. Duties and Responsibilities Plan, design, implement, and support network systems of moderate complexity. Support WAN connections to client commercial endpoint devices and analyze utilization to determine circuit capacity requirements. Work closely with project and account managers to support all client network requirements. Provide network design documentation to project teams, peers, and network support organizations. Perform third level support to resolve network issues and support the implementation of new network solutions. Provide engineering recommendations to regional and product representatives as requested. Conduct product evaluation and testing, and support application development teams. Support change management processes for the commercial networks environment. Support maintenance window activities on the commercial networks when required. Participate in the development, testing and QA functions to ensure project delivery. Skills Technical Expertise with IP networking and extensive knowledge of technologies such as MPLS, and VPN. (Required) Extensive knowledge of network hardware including Cisco routers and switches. Experience and expertise with IP routing protocols including EIGRP, OSPF and BGP. (Required) Knowledge of Cisco encryption technologies (IPSec, SSL), standby protocols HSRP and VRRP, and network address translation (NAT). (Required) Self-sufficient and have the ability to make engineering decisions within the documented process. (Required) Demonstrated ability to systematically troubleshoot problems in complex systems and network environments. (Required) Strong planning, organizational, and problem solving skills. (Required Strong verbal and written communication skills, customer service and interpersonal skills. Education Bachelor degree in Information Technology, Engineering, or a related field required. 3-7 years of experience required CCNA (preferred) If interested please forward your latest resume to Anthony Miller at EEO Employer Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or .