210377 - Network Designer 4
12 Months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Network Designer 4 for a contract opportunity in Kent, WA.

Leads efforts to analyze SatCom terrestrial network service architecture and recommends design solutions that are aligned with industry leading or best practice to lower costs along with being knowledgeable of national and international technology standards in regulated and non-regulated environments. Performs leadership role to develop, design, integrate and deploy Palo Alto appliances and Cisco VXLAN fabrics in a variety of data center and SatCom remote environments. Utilizes cross-team collaboration to build policies for Network Infrastructure deployments with focus on efforts to address concerns in Service Architecture, Incident detection, incident handling, and vulnerability management. Leads and coordinates high level implementation planning for strategic multi-technology insertion projects. Mentors technical staff and management on Industry best practices and technology standards improvements. Work statement is a non-managerial role, non-leadership role.

o Leads and performs the identification, analysis, and documentation of requirements for network LAN technologies and services (e.g., wireless, data, voice, video, cable, wire) based on customer goals, objectives, cost and security constraints, to lead the design process.
o Leads and performs implementation planning for tactical multi-technology insertion projects, using established project management methodologies for the purpose of controlling costs and ensuring adherence to project plan.
o Creates and documents designs that conform to architectural and security standards to meet customer requirements, using design templates and standard implementation packages.
o Prepares, deploys, and coordinates installation of complex implementation packages per Boeing standards.
o Work side by side with team lead. Expected to be onsite Monday - Friday

If hired, successful completion of training is a contingency for this assignment.

o 15+ years of experience with Design, Implementation and Troubleshooting of Local Area Networks (LAN) and Wide Area Networks (WAN)
o 15+ years of experience with Cisco routers and switches & Cisco IOS implementations
o 15+ years of experience utilizing Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) network protocols
o 5+ years of experience with written and verbal communication and presentations
o Extensive experience with Palo Alto firewall implementations

o Advanced understanding of Tiered Network Design - 3-tier vs. 2-tier and Collapsed Core.
o Advanced understanding Routing protocols such as BGP, OSPFv2 & OSPFv3, IS-IS and EIGRP.
o Advanced understanding of Data Center Protocols such VXLAN, EVPN, MSTP, and RSTP.
o Advanced understanding of WAN Topologies and Protocols such as MPLS and Frame Relay.
o Advanced understanding of Content Load Balancing and Web Application Firewalling.
o Advanced understanding of Monitoring protocols such as SNMP, RMON and WMI.
o Advanced understanding of Identity Management including Cisco Identity Services Engine, Active Directory, LDAP, and Multi Factor Authentication systems including RSA SecurID and TOTP.
o Advanced understanding of network security systems including VPNs, Firewalls, and IDS/IPS.
o Advanced understanding of Server Administration including Windows, Linux, and MacOS.
o Understanding of Virtualization platforms including VMWare ESXi, Microsoft Hyper-V, Oracle VirtualBox, and Linux KVM.
o Works collaboratively with other stakeholders (Transport, Metropolitan Area Network (MAN)/Wide Area Network (WAN), Structured Cabling, Project Manager, etc.) in focused, agile-inspired sprint teams.
o Provides Level 3 Incident/Problem Management support in preventative, proactive and reactive maintenance to meet service restoration and network availability objectives, using network analysis and monitoring tools.
o Supports and participates in component research to provide input for more comprehensive evaluation.
o Exercises critical thinking and innovative problem solving.

o Able to work with a Type A personality
o Ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders

o Multi-Tiered Architecture
o WAN Integration into the Data Center
o Layer-3 Switching
o Problem Solving
o Process improvement
o Communications
o Network Design Principles
o Network Security
o Network Automation

Accredited education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience, 13 years' related work experience, etc.).

Domestic travel 10% - International travel 10%

WORK HOURS: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
o Willing to cover on call shifts, including weekends and after hours

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Taj Johnson
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x283 or (800) 927-9318 x283

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.