Network Engineer

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Date Posted: 10-15-2015
TITLE:  Network Engineer

Supporting DHS EOC in Washington, D.C.

Are you interested in contributing to the most innovative IT solutions for government and Federal clients?  EDC Consulting LLC develops and deploys cutting edge IT consulting and professional services with a focus on the Federal Marketplace.  Specializing in Business Systems and providing industry leading Business Strategy Systems, EDC is an IT leader in the Washington DC metropolitan area and across the nation.

EDC is seeking to hire a qualified Senior Network Engineer to support its efforts at the DHS EOC program located in Washington, DC.  As a Senior Network Engineer, you will become and important piece of our delivery team.

  • Provides technical guidance for directing and monitoring information systems operations.
  • Provides support in the translation of business requirements into telecommunications (e.g., LAN, MAN, WAN, Voice and Video) requirements, designs and orders.
  • Provides in-depth engineering analysis of telecommunications alternatives for government agencies in support of their strategic modernization efforts and telecommunications enhancement design for medium and large-scale telecommunication infrastructures.
  • Provides interface support to telecommunications end users, telecommunications operations personnel, and telecommunications strategic program management.
  • Monitors and responds to hardware, software, and network problems. Provides the routine testing and analysis of all elements of the network facilities (including power, software, communications machinery, lines, modems, and terminals).
  • Utilizes software and hardware tools and identifies and diagnoses complex problems and factors affecting network performance. Troubleshoots network systems when necessary and makes improvements to the network.
  • 5-+ years of experience with a BS Degree in the field of Computer Science with at least 5 years equivalent work experience with certification.
  • Experience with Solar Winds, HP OpenView, Splunk and CiscoWorks 
  • Certified in CCNA, CCNP, Linux - RHCE, MCSE industry recognized IT certification or strong knowledge in Network & System will be an advantage.
  • In-depth knowledge of network technologies, such as VLAN, STP, LACP, MPLS, L2VPN, Routing protocols (RIP, EIGRP, BGP and OSPF), DNS, Proxy, etc
  • Proven capability to handle network hardware such as Cisco routers, Talari APN, Arista, Client, Avaya (Nortel) Ethernet switches & load Balancer, Palo Alto firewalls, Cisco-Meraki wireless devices, DNS/DHCP (DDI) and etc.
  • Experienced in Monitoring tools, and administration of Window, Unix/Linux Operating Systems.
    Candidate must possess strong technical, analytical, troubleshooting skills and recommend next appropriate actions.
  • Demonstrated Data Centre / Server Room build out experience (Power, Network, Cooling, etc.)
    Candidate must able to work in a fast-pace, changing environment where they need to work on numerous projects at once.
  • A team player with strong customer-oriented attitude, interpersonal skills and works well in a multicultural workplace.
  • Self-disciplined, self-starter, professional who can successfully bring projects to closure with minimum direction, guidance and oversight.
  • Excellent time management skills that support a balance of strategic and tactical activities.
  • Display the professional qualities expected in the IT group and adopt a disciplined approach to problem solving.
  • Current or previous experience in DHS environments or current DHS clearance a plus.

 If you know you are fit for this position, we would love to talk to you!  Please apply and give us as much information as you can about yourself, your skills, and how you think you would best contribute to our team.  All qualified candidates will be reviewed by our in house Resource Operations Team, and we will reach out to you with the next steps.

Joining our Team

As a leader in developing and delivering enterprise business systems and services to the Federal government and commercial sector, we continuously seek to align ourselves with talented, motivated individuals who are as passionate as we are about working with our clients to create smarter and leaner IT and business solutions.  As a rapidly growing and successful company, EDC Consulting strives to be an employer of choice within the Washington, DC metropolitan area and the Federal government market.  To achieve this goal, we hire only the brightest, most talented and passionate people.  EDC Consulting’s professionals accept challenging and rewarding work and in return receive excellent compensation and benefits, as well as the opportunity for personal and professional development.  Our hiring process includes pre-employment screenings, a thorough background check (including salary and education history), and an in-depth structured interview covering your entire career.  If you pass the muster, you will be part of dedicated team and on the path to a rewarding experience.
EDC Consulting provides a complete, competitive package of healthcare, paid time-off and other benefits for our employees nationwide.  More information about our benefits is provided during the hiring process.
Our Benefits programs include:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Supplemental Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) with Company Matching
  • Paid Time Off including Community Service and Military Leave
  • 10 Company Holidays
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Prescription Drug Discount Program
  • Teladoc® 24/7/365 Telephone/Video Medical Consultation
  • Legal Services Discount Program
  • Working Advantage Concierge Service
and more…


  • EDC was recognized as the 5th fastest growing company in Washington, DC by Washington Technology Magazine and named to Washington Technology’s “Fast 50” list of the fastest growing companies. 
  • EDC has been named by Inc.500 magazine as one of the nation’s fastest growing companies on 5 separate occasions. 
  • EDC was named as 23rd fastest growing company in the state of Virginia by Virginia Business Magazine. 


EDC Consulting LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, EDC Consulting LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
EDC Consulting LLC expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of EDC Consulting LLC’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
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