Sr. Network Engineer

VIRGINIA HOUSING   Richmond, VA   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on November 20, 2023
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Join Virginia Housing and help make a difference as a Sr. Network Engineer.

Virginia Housing is one of the nation's premier housing finance agencies. Our mission is to help Virginians attain quality, affordable housing, which we accomplish through our public-private partnerships.

We are focused on employee engagement and committed to a healthy and diverse workforce. We offer on-site conveniences such as a fitness center and free parking. Educational opportunities to help your advancement are available through classroom and online programs.

This important role will be the lead network engineer for our network infrastructure. Primary responsibilities will include support of VHDA's traditional and cloud network infrastructure as well as supporting our software defined network architecture (NSX). A strong understanding of cloud network infrastructure, cloud integration, multi-cloud, hybrid cloud solutions is required.

To be successful in this role you must possess:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or several years of equivalent work experience is required.
  • Several years (10+ years), preferred, working in a technical enterprise environment with a focus on network management/maintenance, during which the majority of the following occurred: Participated on multi-discipline, high-performance work teams/groups.
  • Successfully developed and implemented new technology and processes, including design and implementation of data center infrastructure such as routers, switches, firewalls, load-balancers, VOIP solutions, etc.
  • Demonstrated competency in project management and effective management of resources in the execution of multiple projects.
  • Design and implementation experience for change, incident, and problem management processes (preferably ITIL-based).
  • Successfully worked with customers to develop effective solutions to diverse and complex business problems.
  • One of the following certifications are preferred: CCNA R+S or higher, CompTIA Network+


Networking skills

Senior level hands-on skills (switching, routing, firewall, load balancer) in Cisco and Palo Alto

Experience of Citrix Netscaler

Network analysis and design skills

Working knowledge of NSX

VMware vCenter experience

Working knowledge of AWS, Azure

Network design in Azure/AWS

Network Monitoring Concepts

AWS Cloud watch, PRGT

Traffic management and measurement concepts

Authentication systems using RADIUS, TACACS etc.

IAM in Azure/AWS

WAN technologies

AWS Direct Connect

VOIP technology, Webex, CUCM, Unity, Call Center

Working knowledge of CUCM


Firewall technologies and concepts

Virtual Palo Alto in AWS/Azure

Applications and resumes are accepted online only at

This position will close at midnight on Thursday, November 1, 2023.

Hiring Range: $103,705 - $134,813

A background check will be performed as a condition of employment.

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