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Senior Network Engineer

Full Time

Railhead, Inc.

- All States USA

Posted 07/19/2024

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Railhead, Inc. has a requirement for a Senior Network Engineer with a CCIE Cert to join our team. The ideal candidate will have had experience in the high-paced energy of startups as well as experience in the structured world of larger companies. As a Network Engineer, you will work as part of a team to provide full support, including infrastructure and network setup; maintenance, troubleshooting, developing, and provisioning of enterprise-level systems and applications. You will be core to ensuring our solutions maintain the highest uptime and performance for our government and commercial customers.


- Racking, stacking, and cabling.
- Responsible for infrastructure stack deployment to cloud Infrastructure.
- Managing application and database deployments.
- Running routine maintenance and system patching on all systems.
- Maintaining uptime for our customer's applications and databases within service levels.
- Work with other network engineers, software architects, and quality assurance engineers to resolve development roadblocks.
- Work with distributed teams across various time zones globally.
- Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments. Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks.
- Operate with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems.
- Directs compilation of records and reports concerning network operations and maintenance.
- Analyzes network traffic and provides capacity-planning solutions.
- Monitors and response to complex technical control facility hardware and software problems.
- Interfaces with vendors and customers as required to ensure proper escalation during outages or periods of degraded system performance.
- Manages the testing, installation, and support of network communications, including LAN/MAN/WAN and cloud-based systems.
- Performs system-level design and configuration of products including determination of hardware, OS, cloud-based, and other platform specifications.
- Ensures DOD cyber compliance of all assigned systems and equipment.
- Provides quality assurance review and the evaluation of new and existing network-related products.
- Provides input to policy-level discussions regarding standards and budget constraints.
- Monitors and mentors more junior IT personnel on staff.
- Provides the routine testing and analysis of all elements of the network facilities (including power, software, communications machinery, lines, modems, and terminals).


- Bachelor's degree in computer science/engineering or similar discipline preferred..
- 8+ years of recent experience; 2+ years of experience working with UNIX/LINUX Servers highly desired.
- Must be a CCIE
- Strong Data Center experience with Cisco Technologies, especially with Routers & Firewalls.
- Experienced with Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN).
- Team Player who enjoys collaborating with, learning from, and teaching others so we all become better.

About Railhead:

Railhead, Inc. is a leader in advanced cyber solutions; cloud and managed IT solutions; engineering; and information-based solutions for commercial entities, law enforcement and homeland security. We provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; training; logistics; and operational support services and solutions in support of organizations not limited to DHS, DoD, and the Intelligence Community (IC). We hire mission enablers whom reflect our communities and proactively embrace diversity and inclusion, in order to advance our corporate culture, develop our family of employees into the best they can be, and in turn grow our market share throughout industry.

Railhead, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

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Location United States
Categories Computer Software
Sec Clearances Other

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