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Sirius Computer Solutions Cisco Network Solutions Architect (Top Secret Required) in Crofton, Maryland



Position Summary:

Sirius Federal, LLC, a subsidiary of Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc., is looking for a Cisco Network Solutions Architect, with a current Top Secret security clearance, to work at remotely/travel in the MD, DC, VA area.

The qualified candidate will be a subject matter expert with architect level experience that will include Cisco traditional routing and switching, software defined networking (SDA and SD-WAN), identity (ISE) based access control, and wireless technologies. A Sirius Federal Solutions Architect will possess a high level of professional consulting acumen and the readiness to collaborate within a team. You will be a part of the post-sales engineering delivery team. You will combine your technical expertise and ability to work with project stakeholders to successfully implement advanced networking solutions into a variety of customer environments.

You must thrive on success, inspire others, and drive towards 100% customer success.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • A primary focus on technical post-sales delivery to include design, implementation, and knowledge transfer with a variety of customers.

  • A responsibility for understanding the technologies and key business drivers to create and deliver solutions based on the needs of the customer.

  • The ability to work with customer hand-in-hand on requirements gathering and design in order to successfully deliver Cisco validated, fully supported solutions that follow current best practice.

  • The ability to stage equipment and occasionally build-out proof-of-concept/value (POC/POVs) for solutions or integration purposes.

  • The aptitude to support multiple ongoing projects while collaborating with a team where necessary and prioritizing key tasks or milestones in each.

  • Provide remote and onsite services as required to fulfill contract requirements

    Basic Qualifications:

  • A current TOP SECRET clearance is required, SCI eligibility preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, preferred or 8 year’s equivalent work experience

  • At least 15 years’ experience design/upgrade/troubleshooting various enterprise network architecture

  • At least 10 years’ experience in direct experience working with Cisco Route & Switch platforms

  • At least 7 years’ experience direct applicable consulting services

  • CCNP Enterprise required,

  • CCIE preferred

  • DOD 8570 IAT Level II+ required

Other Position Requirements:

  • Travel onsite, where required for onsite site surveys, staging, and implementation

  • Up to 40% travel, almost always planned well in advance.

  • Being able to communicate clearly and effectively in both written and verbal is key

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CCIE preferred

  • Motivated by challenges and has a strong sense of commitment to customer satisfaction

  • Detail-oriented and organized with an inquisitive nature that is open to learning from all sources

  • Ability to work well in a team as well as individually

  • Ability to foster strong relationships at all levels

The position exists to provide presales technical consulting solutions to customers and as such requires the ability to travel to and from customer sites and interact with customers on an ongoing and regular basis.

The above primary duties, responsibilities, and position requirements are not all inclusive.

Serving federal agencies since 1991, Sirius Federal has a wealth of knowledge and resources to offer best practice solutions that achieve optimal outcomes and meet compliance guidelines. Together with our parent company Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc., we offer a comprehensive range of solutions backed by an expert team of engineers and the highest levels of partnership with leading manufacturers. From design to deployment, support, and maintenance, our technology solutions and services are designed with a constant focus on supporting our customers’ missions. We prioritize your success – and we do not succeed unless you do.

Sirius Federal is a Cisco Gold Partner, Dell Technologies Platinum Level, F5 Platinum Partner, IBM Platinum Business Partner, NetApp Star Partner, Nutanix Master Partner, Palo Alto Networks Diamond Partner, Splunk Elite Partner, Tenable Platinum Partner, VMware Premier Partner, and Pure Storage Elite Partner.

Sirius Federal is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. As a government contractor, Sirius Federal takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans; maintains a drug-free workplace; and participates in E-Verify.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)