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TekSynap Sr Network Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia

We are seeking a Sr Network Engineer to join our team supporting the Department of Veteran Affairs in Washingtion, DC.

TekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. “Technology moving at the speed of thought” embodies these principles – the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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The safety and health of our employees is of the upmost importance. Employees are required to comply with any contractually mandated Federal COVID-19 requirements. More information can be found here.

DC-based Sr. Network Engineer participates and/or leads design and engineering projects for the customer enterprise network involving the extension and application of advanced engineering and networking principles and concepts.


  • Designs and implements computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks including Software Defined Networks (SDN), Application Analysis, and Quality of Service.

  • Performs network modeling, analysis, and planning. Also designs network and computer security measures.

  • Researches and recommends network and data communications hardware and software.

  • Experience with Firewalls, latest version of Cisco switches.

  • IPv6 engineering implementation experience.

  • Performs work that will include a variety of complex features and require multi- or interdisciplinary approaches.

  • Conducts advanced and state-of-the-art assignments such as network design optimization, technical trade studies, specification of equipment configurations, technology assessment, technology insertion planning, capacity planning, and configuration management.

  • Examples of other activities include the following:

  • Network architecture and strategic planning

  • Evaluate network performance reports and provide network consulting support

  • Engineer / re-engineer network consistent with customer service level requirements and approved requirements document (i.e. IPv6, multi-VRF, QOS, etc.)

  • Plan logical addressing, redundancy, capacity (logical & physical).

  • Provide network design implementation and Tier 4 operations support.

  • Provide technical information for, and final technical editing of, all documents and proposals


  • Must have great, customer-focused, team-oriented communications and consultative skills, be highly accountable, be self-directed and productive with strong work ethic, be willing to show “presence” and availability on IM during business hours

  • MUST be fully COVID vaccinated and US Citizen

  • Post-COVID may be required to go onsite for meetings occasionally, perhaps twice a week/as needed.

  • Must have or be able to pass the Veterans Administration Background Investigation


  • Establish Focus

  • Change Management

  • Develop Others

  • Oral Communication

  • Written Communication

  • Interpersonal Awareness

  • Build Relationships

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Conceptual Thinking

  • Strategic Thinking

  • Technical Expertise

  • Initiative

  • Foster Innovation

  • Results Oriented

  • Teamwork

  • Customer Service


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Location: Washington, DC

  • Type of environment: Remote,

  • Noise level: Low

  • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday – Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.

  • Amount of Travel: Less than 10%


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Must be a U.S. Citizen

Must be able to successfully pass a drug screening

Must be able to successfully pass VA Background check


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. TekSynap does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, national origin, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as “protected status”). This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

TekSynap is committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please contact for assistance.

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