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Senior Network Engineer (18-0054) in Pottstown, PA at ePlus

Date Posted: 9/19/2018

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Job Purpose:

Are you up to the challenge? At ePlus, we engineer transformative technology solutions for the most visionary companies in the world. This takes imagination, relentless client service, and the tenacity to enable our clients to achieve their visions. Our partnerships with leading edge technology manufacturers—many of which look to us for their own technology infrastructure needs—keep us immersed across the broad spectrum of the IT ecosystem.

As an ePlus Architect, you will be responsible for leading, planning, designing, and implementing Cisco LAN, WAN, wireless and security engagements. The successful candidate will have extensive experience designing and implementing Cisco network infrastructres including routers, switches, WLAN controllers and firewalls.

From strategy to fulfillment to managed services, our engineering-centric solutions enable our clients to realize what it means for technology to do more.

Job Responsibilities:

An Architect is responsible for Sales Engineering support, presentations, BOM creation assistance and SOW assistance along with planning and designing solutions for multi-vendor Data Center Solutions.

  • Provide assessments, design deployment and implementation services of multi -vendor solutions in a Data Center environment
  • Engage various manufacturer engineering resources for lab access and design assistance
  • Assess customer environments and make recommendations
  • Serve as a pre-sales resource for sales and engineering
  • Act as an escalation point for ePlus Engineers and Consultants
    • Escalate issues to other team members, as needed
  • Meet with key vendors to stay current on products and technologies
  • Maintain multiple advanced manufacturer specific advanced certifications. i.e.: CCIE, R/S. Voice, Brocade, CISSP, VCDX, UCS
  • Complete additional relevant certifications, as recommended or assigned by supervisor
  • Work with Lead Technical Architect and National Engineering Leads to develop standardized assessment, delivery and testing documentation to be used for delivery of repeatable services

Job Knowledge/Skills:

  • 5 years practical experience implementing Cisco wired and wireless network infrastructures
  • In-depth hands-on experience with Cisco ISR Routers, Nexus Data Center switches and Catalyst Campus switches.
  • Experience with network security design and implementation including NG firewall/DMZ configuration, operations and security monitoring
  • Proficiency in the following technologies: TCP/IP, Routing Protocols (OSPF, RIP, EIGRP, BGP), QoS, Multicast, MPLS
  • Exceptional written and interpersonal communications skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills

Education and Experience:

  • BS in Computer Science or related technical degree required, or equivalent experience
  • Cisco CCNP Route/Switch or equivalent experience
  • Cisco CCNP – Wireless (preferred)
  • Cisco CCNP - Security (preferred)
  • Cisco CCIE (preferred)

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. At this time, ePlus will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.


  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
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