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When it comes to connecting IT experts to the organizations that need their talent most, Randstad Technologies has the edge. We position our candidates to succeed by introducing them to opportunities that both utilize their unique technical skills and allow them to develop new ones. In an ever-evolving industry,we're constantly refreshing our expertise in the field to deliver the full-service capabilities—from resume guidance to industry trendspotting—necessary for IT professionals to succeed and stay ahead. With ourlarge network of professionals and our relationships with many leading-edge firms, we’re here to find opportunities for you to contribute to business successes, achieve your current career goals, and pave the way for new ones.

Randstad US is comprised of a portfolio of specialty brands. Our comprehensive staffing approach provides clients with simplified access to our entire specturm of capabilities, including Accounting & Finance, Administrative/Clerical, Engineering, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Life Sciences, Managed Services, and Manufacturing/Logistics. Randstad's full-service capabilities include project, project to direct hire recruitment and staffing from the executive to support levels, providing flexible options for our clients' staffing and candidates' career needs.

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  • Light Routing Mostly protocols

  • Heavy Switching Cisco Nexus Platform 6500 series

  • ASA or Pix Firewall: Create Rules, Manage Rules, Basic Upgrades

  • F5 is a must

  • DHCP/DNS using Infoblox: Nice to Have

  • Experience with IPV6: Nice to Have

  • HTTP Codes: Nice to Have

  • RATE: $75 TO $80

  • Perm Salary: $105K

Candidates with too much Telco experience may not be the best fit as we need our Engineers to work closely with the Development teams.

Information Technology Overview

The Washington Information Technology department at the American Chemical Society seeks to provide high quality technical guidance and support for all systems needs both for the Society members and for our internal customers.  We provide desktop systems support, development and management of new systems implementation and management of a wide-area networking infrastructure that serves our customers.  Through these means, we aim to provide excellent access to Society information to further the goals of the Society.

Position Summary

As a member of the Enterprise Systems Team, the incumbent in this position is responsible for maintaining and enhancing ACS Washington s network and audio/visual infrastructure.  The computer network environment hosts a heterogeneous mix of computing hardware and software platforms, including servers and workstations, and COTS and custom software applications. The incumbent reports to the Manager, Networking and is tasked with implementing solutions for the network and supporting network related technology.  The incumbent also works with the team lead for technical direction.  The incumbent is responsible for maintaining ACS s network hardware (routers, switches, firewalls, WAN optimizers, NAC, IPS, Video Teleconferencing, VPN and ADC s) as well as network related services (DNS and DHCP) and network monitor tools (NetQos, Extrahop and Orion). This is a senior position in which customer service and networking skills are well developed.

Work Design: Works under general managerial direction on goals and objectives that have a significant impact on the organization.  Regularly provides performance reports and status. Work with experience to guide actions.  Assure that day-to-day network operations are reliable and efficient. Provide excellent customer support. Recommend solutions to a variety of problems. 

Position Accountabilities

1.     Performs ongoing network maintenance, diagnostics, administration and design for 1,000+ nodes, multiple location environments.

2.     Troubleshoot network related issues.

3.     Work with ACS support staff to provide prompt resolution of staff network problems and requests

4.     Administers DNS/DHCP services.

5.     Administers firewalls, VPN firewall appliances and IPS systems.

6.     Collaborates with Windows, Storage, UNIX and application development teams to determine their network needs.

7.     Works with security teams to ensure that all network components are PCI compliant.

8.     Administers switches, routers, WAN optimization, ADC s, Cisco VTC and TACACS

9.     Works with ISPs to ensure reliable Internet connectivity and performance.

10.  Services will be required outside of core working hours. Minimum travel may be required.

Education/Experience/Technological Knowledge

College degree or equivalent experience: 5+ years of hands-on network infrastructure experience.    Demonstrated experience with Cisco firewalls, switches, routers, wireless and VPN is required. Good experience in routing protocols, DNS and DHCP is required. Experience with Linux and/or Windows is required. Excellent troubleshooting and research skills are required. Strong interpersonal skills and innovative work practices are required. Experience with network monitoring tools is required. Network infrastructure design experience preferred. Experience with WAN optimizers, IPS, and NAC are preferred. Experience with F5 BigIP and Cisco Video Teleconferencing is a plus.

Randstad Technologies is an EOE-M/F/V/D and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Randstad Holding nv, a $20.0 billion global provider of HR services and the second largest staffing organization in the world.

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