Senior Network Engineer (Remote)

  • Full-Time
  • Remote
  • Posted on October 27, 2021

Investment Management Firm #013

The Senior Network Engineer will maintain, design and implement networking, data communications, and telecommunications infrastructures of the firm. The environment consists of tiered multi-core network components interconnected using a number of point-to-point, MPLS and VPN connections to financial services companies, market data vendors, ISPs, remote sites and users. You will:

Troubleshoot and analyze all elements of the Cisco Network and Telephony deployments including software, communications devices, circuits, routers, and end station devices.
Utilize software and hardware tools to monitor and control performance and status of all network resources, real-time and proactive monitoring of all network and telecommunications systems.
Identify and diagnose problems affecting network performance.
Design, architect, and maintain a secure and highly available LAN/WAN environment to support the mission critical networking requirements of the firm. This includes managing and securing all market data and other third-party services.
Enhance and improve the existing network infrastructure.
Define, implement, and oversee the daily operational processes for all network and telecommunications systems. Implement change control and documentation processes.
Utilize the deployed network management systems to gather data and produce reports for capacity utilization and performance/scalability planning purposes.
What You’ll Bring

5+ years’ experience designing, building and maintaining preferably financial enterprise network environments
Cisco CCNP or higher certification desirable, BA/BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent field experience
Minimum 5 years of hands-on network engineering and troubleshooting experience, preferable exposure to market data networks, strong computer science or telecommunications background, Cisco CCNP or higher certification desirable.
Extensive knowledge and experience of Core Routing and Switching, design, configuration, troubleshooting and usage of recommended best practices
Extensive knowledge and experience with Cisco Nexus line including Nexus 9K, Nexus 7K, Nexus 5K, Nexus 3K, Cisco Catalyst 3850, 9K, Routers: ASR, ISR 4×00 series
Understanding of routing protocols BGP, EIGRP, LAN technologies, redundancy, HSRP and WAN connectivity
Understanding of Spanning-tree, VTP, Port Channels, VPC, RSPAN Monitoring, Multicast
Understanding of Network Security, including the design, configuration, and tuning of Cisco security appliances including Cisco ASA 5500 Firewalls, ACL configuration, IPSec tunnels, SSL VPN, NAT, ASA packet capture wizard, Palo Alto firewalls, NAC, ISE Network Access Control technology, RSA Authentication Manager, Cisco ACS 5.x software
Understanding and configuration experience of Cisco Wireless Controllers 5×00, Access Points, wireless redundancy, roaming, remote office access points
Network troubleshooting skills, utilizing Wireshark, Netflow, Solarwinds and other tools,
Experience working with Cisco TAC on a day to day basis
Basic understanding of converged ethernet technology, FCoE, MDS 9500 hardware management
Manage external market data connections over dedicated circuits, VPN, SSL and shared infrastructure (BT Radianz), low latency networking
Knowledge of QOS configuration on IOS switches, Cisco voice gateways, LLQ on WAN routers
Maintain Solarwinds network monitoring system for real-time and proactive monitoring of all network resources
Experience with VMware ESX,6.x, ESXi virtualization technology, ability to build proof of concept environments
Proven extensive engineering documentation skills using Visio with a focus on details
Manage daily operational processes for all network and telecommunications systems, follow change control process
Maintain 24x7x365 coverage and support for network systems with an on-call rotation
Define, plan, and coordinate network and telecommunications projects

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