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Network Engineer (Aruba experience required)

Saturday, June 18, 2022
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Network Engineer (Aruba experience required)


Rockville, MD (Onsite)


~1 year




 Scope of Work:

  1. Contractor will be responsible for the configuration, deployment, monitoring, troubleshooting, and analysis of Wireless infrastructure as well as Wide Area Networks (WAN) and Local Area Networks (LAN) to deliver voice, video and data applications to County Government and County Agency offices.
  2. Contractor will have demonstrable experience in:
    • Experience with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax wireless network standards, wireless security mechanisms, wireless design principles, RF technology, and wireless network control systems, with a primary focus on Aruba. – 7+ years
    • Experience with managing and documenting wireless networks, producing heat maps and AP placement documents
    • Ability to design and deploy medium to large -scale wireless networks with proven experience to troubleshoot and isolate network issues
    • Hands on experience implementing, upgrading/administering, and troubleshooting wireless controllers with an emphasis on Aruba 6000’s, 72xx’s and all Aruba AP models. – 7+ years
    • Hands on experience using and administering Aruba’s AirWave NMS Servers and Aruba ClearPass servers.
    • Cisco based routing and switching platforms in an Enterprise environment. Contractor should also be well versed in the theory of operation, deployment, and monitoring of network protocols such as VoIP, SNMP, NetFlow, HSRP, Spanning Tree, QoS/CoS, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, NAT/PAT, NTP, RADIUS, DNS, DHCP. – 10+ years
    • The use of wireless network planning and survey tools, such as AirMagnet, Ekahau, Site Survey, etc. – 7+ years
    • The use of Wireshark (or any packet analyzer) to diagnose network performance problems with an emphasis on Wireless packet analysis and client experience tests. 7+ years
    • LAN technologies (GigabitEthernet, PoE, link aggregation, CDP, LLDP, ARP, VLAN’s & trunking) – 10+ years
    • Experience in creating network staff training materials, network diagrams (Microsoft Visio), and general documentation 5+ years
    • Certified in ACMA, ACMP, ACCP, CCNA Wireless, CWNA or any CWNP certifications (one or move certifications would be ideal)
  3. Contractor will work side-by-side with County staff to design, deploy, monitor, and maintain WAN/LAN/Wireless infrastructure.
  4. Contractor may work under the direction of Network Services staff as assigned
    • The Department of Technology & Enterprise Business Solutions reserves the right to review and make final decisions as it pertains to staff and their replacement.