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Senior Network Cloud Engineer

at Maximus

Posted: 6/3/2019
Job Reference #: 40010
Keywords: engineer, architect

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-WV-Kearneysville
    Posted Date1 month ago(5/14/2019 11:32 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Schedule
    Regular Full-Time

    MAXIMUS is a leading operator of government health and human services programs and has partnered with state, federal and local governments to provide critical, high quality health and human service programs to a diverse array of communities. Operating under MAXIMUS’s founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People® since 1975, we are entirely focused on helping government agencies run programs cost-effectively and serve program constituents with improved outcomes. By being a responsible steward for government programs, we help the federal government deliver on its promises through our people, process and technology. Our focus is always on outcomes and results that connect citizens more effectively with government services.

    Job Description Summary

    We are seeking a Senior Network Cloud Engineer to join our team to support our Internal Revenue Service (IRS) client located in Martinsburg WV. The main focus for the engineer will be to architect and deploy cloud based solutions to support the migration of internally hosted client applications to external providers in the Cloud.

    The Senior Network Engineer will perform network engineering, operations, administration, maintenance and troubleshooting on a large and complex network with an emphasis on Cloud based solutions.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    - Design and implementation of network and cloud infrastructures

    - Installation, maintenance and support of the network and cloud infrastructures

    - Research and evaluate network technologies and tools to improve the operational efficiencies of a cloud-based environment

    - Work with application owners\groups to ensure proper network and security standards are being followed for client projects and solutions

    - Monitor network performance and take steps to ensure efficiency and up-time requirements are met

    Minimum Requirements:

    - Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 6 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD with 3 years experience; or equivalent experience

    - Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors

    - Exercises judgement in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
    - Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise

    - Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel as a team lead



    • Determine network product needs and costs to meet project requirements
    • Installing, deploy, configure, maintain and troubleshooting network hardware/virtual instances and issues
    • Establishing complex routing schema
    • Coordinate actions to ensure the implementation of networks that support mission requirements
    • Establishes networking environment by designing system configuration; directing system installation; defining, documenting, and enforcing system standards
    • Maximizes network performance by monitoring performance; troubleshooting network problems and outages; scheduling upgrades; collaborating with network architects on network optimization
    • Secures network system by establishing and enforcing policies; defining and monitoring access
    • Accomplishes information systems and organization mission by completing related results as needed.


    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university required; an additional four (4) years of related work experience can substitute for a degree
    • At least eight (8) years of related experience
    • At least five (5) years of network engineering experience to include network monitoring and troubleshooting
    • Experience with Cisco Routers, Switches and network technologies
    • Experience designing and deploying network and firewall infrastructure in cloud environments.
    • Experience with network connectivity to CSPs (Cloud Service Providers)
    • Experience with architecting and deploying AWS (Amazon Web Services)
    • Highly proficient in network technologies and expert knowledge level of some of the following: Ethernet, VLANS, SAN technology, Firewalls, IDS; IPS; Load Balancers (LB); TCP/IP; BGP; EIGRP; MPLS; MIBS; IPSec; VPN; network security; and other Emerging Technologies
    • Ability to work as part of a team and ability to support multiple tasks at the same time
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
    • Ability to work well independently or in a team setting
    • Ability to interface with all levels of management
    • Excellent time management, scheduling, and organizational skills


    • Cisco Certifications - CCNP, CCNA or CCDP
    • AWS Solutions Architect – Associate
    • Experience designing and implementing network and firewall configurations
    • Experience with Palo Alto Firewalls
    • Experience with Microsoft Azure (would be a bonus).

    Additional Requirements as per contract/client:

    • Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an IRS Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) clearance (active IRS Moderate Risk MBI clearance is a plus).
    • Candidates must be a US Citizen or a Legal Permanent Resident (Green Card status) for 3 years, and be Federal Tax compliant.


    EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.
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