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Network Engineer

Network Engineer

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By Light is hiring a Network Engineer to join our team supporting a Government customer in Washington, DC. This project will involve transitioning our customer from Forescout NAC to Cisco ISE. Candidates must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance.


By Light is an IT products and services firm specializing in software development, satellite/terrestrial communications, cyber security, and network engineering/design. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we provide support worldwide to DOD, Federal Civilian, and Health IT customers.


  • Monitoring for End-of-Life (EOL) items and providing suggested replacements, working with resources on costs/quotes
  • Producing reports (utilization, error, etc) proactively and making suggestions based on trends
  • Triage outages and ensure fast resolution of problems
  • Resolving network-related operational tickets to include wiring/cabling issues
  • Examine/mature/create operational processes/procedures
  • Perform Timely OS Audits to review configurations, patches and potential bugs
  • Proactively schedule, manage IOS Upgrades and other maintenance tasks

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Cisco ISE configuration/deployment
  • CCNP certification is required
  • Cisco routers/switches/controllers experience
    1. BGP
    2. OSPF
    3. DMVPN
    4. tunnels
    5. VLANs
  • F5 familiarity (LTM/GTM)
  • Circuits / Ethernet familiarity
  • Solarwinds familiarity required since the tool is used for: 
    1. Monitoring
    2. Reporting
    3. Automation of operational processes like IOS upgrades
    4. Need someone highly familiar with how it is configured and supported

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Forescout NAC configuration/deployment experience
  • CCIE certification

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities