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Network Engineer

Walker & Dunlop

Walker & Dunlop

Bethesda, MD, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024


WDTech - I&O

We are Walker & Dunlop. We are one of the largest providers of capital to the commercial real estate industry, enabling real estate owners and operators to bring their visions of communities — where people live, work, shop, and play — to life. We are committed to creating meaningful social, environmental, and economic change in our communities. We believe seeking diverse talent and promoting the inclusion of all perspectives are more than moral imperatives – they are critical to our success and ability to innovate and grow.

Department Overview

WDTech Infrastructure & Operations designs, operates, and supports the technology platforms on which W&D builds and operates business systems. I&O provides productivity and collaboration solutions for an increasingly decentralized and mobile workforce.

The Impact You Will Have

The Network Engineer is responsible for activities related to the analysis, installation, configuration, maintenance, security, and repair of the enterprise-wide LAN, WAN, wireless, and network security infrastructure. The incumbent will also maintain network availability, reliability, and performance that conform to business requirements. The position requires technical knowledge and experience in monitoring, security, and maintenance of an enterprise network environment.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide all levels of support for LAN/WAN issues.
  • Configure, setup, and maintain Cisco technologies, configuration and administration, routers, and switches for access to critical business applications.
  • Manage assigned projects for network related changes to the enterprise. Follows best-practice industry standards and assist with network design which are functional, scalable, and secure.
  • Provide technical assistance and ownership in the diagnosis and resolution of issues, including the determination and provisioning of workaround solutions and escalations.
  • Provide escalated, complex technical support to staff and peers by investigating and resolving network-related matters.
  • Participate in team on-call rotation and provide support for project and operational efforts.
  • Track, create and/or propose remediation solutions for vulnerability findings reported by the Information Security team.
  • Presence in the office, generally 8:30 am – 5:30 pm EST, 3 days per week

Education and Experience

  • A minimum three (3) years as a full-time network engineer in a mid to large complex environment consisting of Cisco WAN/LAN hardware and software.
  • An active CCNA certification, or equivalent technical or professional experience
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with Cisco Catalyst Layer 2 /3 Switches Cisco ISR and ASR series routers.
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot issues with complex systems and network environments.
  • Experience with Cisco WAN/LAN/WLAN technologies, including primary routing protocols such as: EIGRP / BGP, some OSPF / RIP, redistribution, route maps, Access Control Lists (ACL), IP Subnet/ Variable Length Subnet Masking (VLSM), SNMPv2 / SNMPv3, TACACS/Radius

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated experience with designing, integrating, monitoring, and maintaining Cisco interconnected networks, for LAN, Wide Area
  • Knowledge of firewall technologies including Cisco FTD firewalls, Cisco ASA and ISE technologies.
  • Knowledge of Cisco Enterprise Wireless, Cisco Meraki Wireless or other enterprise wireless solutions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and technical documentation skills, to include creating network diagrams, operations and maintenance procedures, and technical presentations.
  • Customer-focused with a commitment to maintaining a high quality of work performed, and a drive for continuous learning and provide high-quality support in current and future services.
  • Ability to use and contribute to the knowledge base of solutions and techniques, and shift from theoretical to pragmatic.
  • This position may require participation in an on-call rotation for after-hours support as well as overnight travel within the United States up to 25%


What We Offer

  • The opportunity to join one of Fortune Magazine’s Great Places to Work winners from 2015-2023

  • Comprehensive benefit options* that have earned Walker & Dunlop the silver level of the 2022 Cigna Healthy Workforce Designation™, some of which include:
    Up to 83% subsidized medical payroll deductions
    - Competitive dental and vision benefits
    - 401(k) + match
    - Pre-tax transit and commuting benefits
    - A robust health and wellness program – earn cash rewards and gain access to resources that
    promote health, engagement, and balance
    - Paid maternity and parental leave, as well as other family paid leave programs
    - Company-paid life, short and long-term disability insurance
    - Health Savings Account and Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending

  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, with employee resource groups organizing activities and providing a space for open communication

  • Career development opportunities

  • Empowerment and encouragement to give back – volunteer hours and donation matching

*Eligibility may vary based on average number of hours worked

EEO Statement

We are committed to equity in all steps of the recruitment and employment experience. We believe in equal access to opportunities in our workplace. We do not tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on any characteristic protected by applicable law, such as race, color, national origin, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, sex, age, disability, veteran or military status, and genetic information. We strive to be a safe place to ask questions, build professional relationships, and develop careers.

Please be wary of recruitment scams. An indication of a scam might be a request for sensitive or bank information at the time of application or emails coming from a non walkerdunlop.com email address. Please call us at 301.215.5500, if you have any concerns about information requested during or after the application process.