Overview

Apex Systems is interested in a Network Lab Support Engineer in the Ashburn, VA area!

Job Description
This position will work in a Network Lab managing different equipment deployed in the clients Network environment. The candidate will perform various functions listed below to keep the operations of the Lab at optimum performance while supporting senior test engineers.

* Empower a culture of safety, security, and compliance in all aspect of datacenter activities
* Establish and enhance strong working relationships with various internal teams and external suppliers
* Configure and validate console and Ethernet management connectivity for all new gear
* Configure routers, switches, firewalls, VMware, Openstack to help build end-to-end testbeds
* Rack / Stack and power Servers, Switches and Routers in Telco racks and cabinets
* Complete cabling requests as per diagram provided by the senior engineers.
* Update inventory systems as required
* Install new application software on Windows and Linux based systems
* Providing remote-hands support to other team members
* Understand overall ticket management process. Maintain records and document issues utilizing our ticket system.
* Carry out system administration tasks such as software installation/updates, security patches, and hardware maintenance

Required Skills
* Masters degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
* Hands on experience in Cisco, Arista, Checkpoint, Palo Alto and F5 platform configuration
* Understanding of networking protocols (e.g. BGP4, OSPF, IPSEC, HSRP, 802.11, QoS)
* Hands on experience with Windows and Linux Operating System for application installation and resolving vulnerabilities through patching
* Knowledge of telecommunications technologies, systems, and circuits (e.g. Ethernet, Sonet, TDM circuits etc.)
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Ability to work independently and manage multiple project and priorities.
* Experience operating heavy-load movement equipment (pallet jacks, chassis lifts, etc.)
* Ability to lift 50 lbs.
* A strong desire and capability to learn, grow and develop new skills
* 0-3 years of related industry experience. This requirement is eliminated if the candidate has Masters degree in related field.

Desired Skills
* CCNP Certification
* Understanding of AC & DC power circuits.
* Experience terminating and testing CAT 5/6 and Fiber cables.

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 .

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 . – provided by DiceTracking

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