• Sr. Cloud Engineer - (Azure/Cisco)

    Location US-DC-Washington
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Posted Date
    2 days ago(2/14/2020 3:02 PM)
    Information Technology - Solution Architect / Professional Services Engineer
  • About NFF

    Networking for Future, Inc. (NFF) is a Washington, DC based company offering a performance-focused approach to delivering transformational IT business solutions. We take pride in keeping users productive and engaged by providing business and IT teams with the solutions they need to improve their performance in a dynamic, connected world.


    NFF is the only Cisco Gold Partner headquartered in the District of Columbia with Advanced Specializations in all major IT disciplines. In addition to Cisco, NFF holds key strategic partnerships with VMware, NetApp, Microsoft, Riverbed, Splunk and many System Integrators. NFF is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company and has been ranked in Inc. Magazine's 500/5000 Fastest Growing Companies list since 2007.


    We offer expert solutions relevant to: Network Infrastructures, Data Center & Cloud, Network & Endpoint Security, Application Assurance, Collaboration & Mobility and Staff Augmentation.


    About this Position / Responsibilities

    Support the implementation of core network/computing components and document critical design and configuration details to support enterprise Infrastructure initiatives. The Network Infrastructure Engineer will be primarily responsible for utilizing technical skills to coordinate enhancements and deployment efforts and to provide insight and recommendations for implementing business customer solutions. The engineer will work closely with other Infrastructure teams, project managers, other System Admins and functions.


    • Inform stakeholders of the strategy for deployment of new implementations, as well as, the maintenance and upgrades of existing equipment.
    • Participate and manage technical project review meetings to ensure technical designs meet the operational requirements and infrastructure/security standards.
    • Work with the Infrastructure Services Team to develop a technology roadmap based on established priorities to meet strategic engineering goals, such as Enterprise Architecture, Quality Assurance, Performance, Operations and Support.
    • Improve infrastructure operations through better use of monitoring, Configuration, and scripting best practices
    • Deliver fully functioning network services with secure access points across all premise, cloud service environments.
    • Identify on-premise technologies and their cloud counterparts and automate infrastructure migration to cloud environments.
    • Focus on results and be delivery oriented, with a keen interest on quality and the ability to meet deadlines.


    • Bachelor's degree and at least 10 years of technology consulting or other relevant industry experience
    • Prior professional experience in IT Strategy, IT Business Management, Cloud & Infrastructure, or Systems Engineering
    • Experience working independently with minimal supervision and guidance
    • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with experience exercising mature judgment
    • Proven experience effectively prioritizing workload to meet deadlines and work objectives
    • Demonstrated ability to write clearly, succinctly, and in a manner, that appeals to a wide audience
    • Experience with Infrastructure-Based Processes: Monitoring, Capacity Planning, Facilities Management, Performance Tuning, Asset Management, Disaster Recovery, Data Center support


    • Experience with Servers, Infrastructure, Firewalls, Platform Sizing, Infrastructure Cost Reduction
    • Possess one of the following additional certifications for the design/development of distributed solutions on a leading infrastructure platform such as: 
      Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNPor Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDA
    • Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect
    • Experience with legacy system engineering assessments, discovering the build and details surrounding the system towards transitioning into a new hosted environment -  developing detailed technical migration plan documents illustrating the future state architecture of the system in its new environment, supporting the functionality of the system and meeting all required specifications for security, performance, and otherwise as indicated by the business customer.

    NFF Disclosures

    NFF provides a competitive salary and benefits package including health insurance (medical, prescription, dental, and vision), life and disability insurance, PTO, paid holidays, 401 (k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter benefits, and educational assistance. Please visit the careers page of our website ( for more details.


    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by Federal, state, or local law. NFF is subject to certain governmental recordkeeping and reporting requirements for the administration of civil rights laws and regulations and affirmative action. In order to comply with these laws, we invite you to voluntarily self-identify your gender, race and ethnicity. Submission of this information is voluntary and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment. The information will be kept confidential and will only be used in accordance with the provisions of applicable laws, executive orders and regulations, including those that require the information to be summarized and reported to the federal government. When reported, data will not identify any specific individual. This information will not be shared with hiring managers, will be kept separate from your application data and will not affect any employment decisions.


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