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Red River Pipeline - Network Engineer II in Augusta, Maine

The Network Engineer II is primarily responsible for working on a team at the Red River Service Desk at our HQ location in Chantilly, VA. This position will handle technical support requests directly from customers as well as escalation from other team members and field engineers. Our engineers are responsible for maintaining user uptime and improving their experiences through effective maintenance, problem identification and resolution activities, as well as growing and developing the organization’s perception with existing customers through exceptional customer service. Candidates must be energetic and focused with a strong motivation to learn new technologies and management and maintenance processes. This position requires dedication, persistence, effective utilization of provided resources and the ability to deliver superior customer service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Handle tickets reported by users

  • Monitor network equipment such as firewalls, routers, switches, WLAN Controllers, WAPs, and FMCs.

  • Supporting and troubleshooting Cisco routing and switching equipment as well as ASAs and other components of LAN and WAN networks

  • Responsible for maintaining and upgrading network infrastructure

  • Maintains network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor

  • Ensure network security by maintaining proper network access control, evaluation; maintaining documentation

  • Ensure Cisco IOS images including FMC, FTD, ASA, WLC, routers and switches are up to date for all customers.

  • Work with monitoring tools to diagnose via logs and investigate failures or errors in network traffic as well as other issues within the NOC

  • Perform network IOS updates

  • Evaluate environment for process improvement and make recommendations

  • Collaborate and communicate with other team members to provide good service and issue resolution

  • Act as a mentor to Red River interns and Junior Engineers

  • Perform after hours on call rotation as required.

Minimum Experience and Other Required Experience:

  • At least 3 years of Network experience

  • Experience with supporting and troubleshooting of the below technologies:

  • Firm understanding of TCP/IP. Core networking fundamentals mastery.

  • Basic understanding of routing protocols

  • Basic understanding wireless LAN technologies

  • Intermediate understanding of Cisco ASA, ISR routers, catalyst/nexus switching, and WLAN

  • Basic understanding of various WAN connectivity options and design (Metro-E, MPLS, P2P, SDWAN)

  • Intermediate understanding of IPSEC VPN configurations

  • Experience with Meraki switching, wireless, and security appliance a plus

  • Experience with Multi-vendor route, switch, wlan-security preferred, Microsoft Teams and Cisco UC.

Education and Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree desired

  • Required certifications: CCNA (Routing and Switching or Security)

  • Palo Alto Certified Network Security Administrator (PCNSA)

  • Cisco CCNP

Additionally, an ideal candidate will possess:

  • Strong consulting and communication skills

  • Confidence and experience in front of clients

  • Strong ability to work in a team-based environment

  • Ability to be a self-starter and possess good time management skills


Red River offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an exceptional work environment. You can review our benefit offerings here ( . If you are ready to join a growing company, please submit your resume and cover letter (optional).


Red River is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, family medical history or genetic information, disability, past or present military service, or any other characteristics protected under the laws applicable in the locations where Red River operates. Red River will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

Red River does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings or otherwise. Placement fees will not be paid to any recruiter unless Red River has an active agreement in place with the recruiter and such a request has been made by the Red River Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Red River Talent Acquisition Team via our Applicant Tracking System. Any unsolicited resumes or other data submitted to Red River in violation of this policy may be used by Red River without obligation to pay any fees of any kind to the recruiter.

Red River brings together the ideal combination of talent, partners and products to disrupt the status quo in technology and drive success for business and government. Red River serves organizations well beyond traditional technology integration, with more than 20 years experience in security, networking, analytics, collaboration, mobility and cloud solutions. Our operations, support, sales and technical teams all work together to create a positive impact on citizens, soldiers, consumers and employees. That’s what it means to Rock the Red. Are you ready?

  • We work with purpose, looking to disrupt the status quo in meaningful ways.

  • We act with integrity, showing respect for all and demonstrating our commitment to ethics

  • We value collaboration and work as a team to accomplish goals

  • We elevate creativity, and support curiosity to re-imagine the use of technology

  • We have a strong work ethic, and seek continuous improvement in all we do

  • We embrace philanthropy, working together to drive positive change and lasting impact within communities around us