Senior Network Engineer
IAC - New York, NY

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POSITION OVERVIEW:
This position will provide first level hardware and software support to all network, local and remote users. Will provide network administration for IAC and supported subsidiaries, and work with the entire IT group to maintain a stable, secure and productive information systems environment. Successful candidates will have a minimum 5 years of experience and a working understanding of networks. Knowledgeable of Cisco IP networking, routing protocols (like EIGRP and BGP), Firewall, IPSec VPN and layer 2 switching is a must. Good understanding of IPS (Intrusion Prevention Systems) is a plus.
Position requires oversight of organizational responsibilities to meet or exceed business objectives and SLA's. In addition to networking, the position may require troubleshooting of hardware, software, peripherals, connectivity and security policy issues as required. Position also requires an individual to work with other IT groups as well as user groups to meet or exceed company objectives.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support current environment with a core infrastructure of firewalls, routers and switches

Capacity planning and forecast network growth to meet business needs

Monitor networks within organizational assignments and provide reports on a regular basis

Provide technical expertise and assistance to other groups outside of Network Services

Add new firewall policies as required

Ability to carry heavy equipment and rack them as necessary

Ability to be on call 24/7

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
5+ years relevant experience required

Bachelor degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience

Understanding of Cisco ASA firewall. Knowledge of TippingPoint IPS and Juniper VPN is a plus

Ability to implement, troubleshoot and maintain MPLS networks

Strong knowledge with Cisco routers and switches

Demonstrated excellent organizational and time management skills

Excellent communication skills are essential. Must be able to give and receive correct information, explain difficult information in layman's terms, and maintain a customer service attitude to all levels of users

Ability to work and manage time independently and creatively

Ability to convey a strong presence, professional image, deal confidently with highly complex technical problems

Ability to analyze and solve complex problems using analytical and creative problem solving skills for design, creation and testing of networks

Ability to work independently and as part of a team; and ability to follow instructions and guidance

Ability to anticipate problems, resolve ambiguity and take decisive action

Ability to provide accurate estimates of time frames to complete potential projects and meet milestones and project implementation plans

Active in pursuing learning opportunities

Good understanding of Active Directory concepts

CCNP, CSNP certifications or CCIE is a plus

HARDWARE:
Cisco 2900, 4000, 6500 switches

Cisco ASA 5500 firewalls

Cisco 2500 and 4400 wireless controllers

Cisco 1921 – 7200 routers

Tippingpoint Appliance

Riverbed Cascade Express

SOFTWARE:
Cisco IOS and CATOS, Cisco ASA 8.x

Solarwinds

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