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Reston, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2204641

Network Architects

Network Architect

At ICF, we are fearless in finding new ways to solve problems, relentless in making sure it pays off for our clients and committed to making a positive change in the world. Join our community of management consultants, mission-driven technologists, data scientists, innovation researchers, CIO strategists, and public health researchers & evaluators to challenge the status quo. As we continue to expand our services and to support this growth, we are looking for a Management Consultant to join our Public Health Informatics and Technology business (PHIT). We provide technical assistance services to US Civilian Federal Agencies and their partners, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and the Defense Health Agency (DHA).

We are looking for mid- and senior-level Network Architects who are customer focused and passionate about helping large government agencies modernize and transform through pragmatic enterprise strategies.  The projects and services support the CDC meet the objectives of the agencies Data Modernization Initiative (DMI). You will be working on multiple projects at a time, interacting with all levels of ICF staff and CDC OCIO and C/I/O stakeholders.

 You will assist in the development of strategies and plans for the successful completion of large complex projects. Has direct specialized experience in the implementation of enterprise mission critical components that represent an investment of over $5 million within complex government/commercial organizations.
You are experienced with applied engineering methodologies and principles to conduct major enterprise-wide business process evaluation and modernization projects. You will also develop plans, manage, and provide technical oversight for the entire systems development lifecycle including but not limited to, corporate strategic planning; analysis and design; software development; cost and schedule estimation; use of accepted software engineering practices; design techniques and tools; and review of legacy systems.

Junior-level: 0-1 years
Mid-level: 2-3 years
Senior-level: 4-5 years
Expert-level: 5+ years
Required Skills include:

  • BS degree in related field and at least seven (7) years of experience in skills identified above
    OR- Formal degree requirement may be evaluated and waived if applicant provides ten (10) years of experience in skills identified above
  • Cisco Certified Architect or similar commercial enterprise network Architect certification
  • Experience developing Concepts of Operations, Requirements, Basis of Design, and critical designdocuments and drawings
  • Experience performing network engineering and architecting duties on projects that support at least 1,000 users either internationally or across CONUS.
  • Demonstrated expertise with HCD and Cx skills.
  • Demonstrated experience designing, developing, building, and implementing information security within networks using DoD information security standards; network infrastructure life cycle management; and developing detailed end-to-end network performance assessments
  • Demonstrated relevant experience proposing new networking technologies in support of LANs, WANs, and wireless networks for inclusion in future designs
  • Demonstrated support of Network Operations Center and Security Operations Center functions such as continuous monitoring, operating, reporting, detection, investigation, and defending and maintaining the telecommunications, networks, and cyber security components
  • Demonstrated experience developing detailed end-to-end network performance assessments
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated experience in enterprise IT telecommunications and networks with emphasis in DoDcapabilities
  • Demonstrated experience in telecommunications and networks transformation and modernization planning to optimize and improve efficiency of services, and enhance network design
  • Demonstrated experience with telecommunications and networks in Cloud environments, including hybrid cloud


Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is

$118,089.00 - $200,751.00

Nationwide Remote Office (US99)

Systems Engineering

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 people across 75+ countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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