Senior Network Engineer

Fortune 1000 Company #039

The senior network engineer is first and foremost a team player. Primary duties include troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving network issues, maintenance of networks, network hardware, software, and other related systems, protecting data, software, and hardware from attacks, and replacing faulty network hardware components when necessary. Works on complex problems where analysis of situation requires in-depth evaluation of various factors. You will be working closely with the users of our network in order to identify potential issues and fix existing problems.

To be a successful candidate, you will need to have a strong understanding of network infrastructure and network hardware. You will also need to be able to implement, administer, and troubleshoot network devices including WAPs, firewalls, routers, switches, and controllers. A deep knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols is highly desired.

II. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Demonstrates excellent knowledge of WAN, Checkpoint, Cisco ASA, Fortigate and Palo Alto Firewalls, F5’s, Silverpeak, Arista, Juniper Pulse & switches, Meraki, Cisco (Nexus ,catalyst ,ACI ,WLC) and Network Protocol Analyzer Tools to troubleshoot and fix end user and network connectivity issues.
Fully support, manage and enhance a Cisco VOIP infrastructure across multiple stores with over 600 endpoints.
Maintains excellent knowledge of: EIGRP, Data Encryption, IGMP, TCP/IP, and UDP. ETHERNET, VoIP, UNIX, L2 THROUGH L4 PRINCIPLES, SNMP, Net Management and Diagnostic tools.
Exhibits project management skills, tracking and reporting on projects with defined timelines and expected results and performs miscellaneous duties as assigned by supervisor.
Maintains strategic relationships with vendors and their technical support personnel; works with vendors to isolate and fix bugs in networking equipment and has a lead role with respect to financial responsibility through researching, evaluating and recommending systems/network hardware and software.
Demonstrates excellent interpersonal and communication skills both orally and verbally.
Maintain industry knowledge of building large data and voice networks.
Monitoring network hardware bugs and vulnerability assessments
Performs analysis of current designs, hardware and software for the core infrastructure and alerts management and team; proactively making the organization aware of needed modifications due to changes in technology or environment.
Serve as primary lead in troubleshooting network related activities, liaison for level 2 support and escalation point for open vendor trouble tickets; working issue to the appropriate level of criticality.
Performs other duties as needed or assigned.

III. JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline
Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in Information Technology
Minimum of 8 years’ experience working with complex, high available networks.
Cisco Certification (current CCNA certification or greater)

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