Our client is looking for a strong Sr. Network Engineer to participate within a team of up to 8 IT professionals to maintain and continually improve our enterprise Networking infrastructure. Although the primary focus of this position is to implement and support networks, the incumbent may also be tasked with general support and build-outs including VoIP, video and other communication/collaboration related technologies. The qualified candidate must have 5+ years of demonstrated experience in implementing, maintaining and optimizing a world-class networking infrastructure.
Will need to interact with and talk to people.
Administer and Maintain networking infrastructure, supporting LAN/WAN for 25+ office locations.
Recommend and implement strategies to improve network performance, security and productivity of services in Company's main office as well as global remote office locations
Produce sound and secure network designs according to industry best practices
Provide advanced troubleshooting, configuration and maintenance of complex networks
Deploy network equipment including, but not limited to, switches, routers, wireless, IP telephony and A/V equipment
Document network architecture, infrastructure components and Standard Operating Procedures
Implement/improve upon Network Monitoring capabilities. Report Network performance statistics to Management on a regular basis
Provide on-call support for corporate network and business services 24/7/365
Collaborate with engineering teams to develop solutions to provide world class network infrastructure services to support our end Customers
Bachelor's Degree and/or related on the job technology experience
7+ years of network engineering and administration experiences, 5+ years experiences at global large enterprise
Cisco CCNA or CCNP certification or higher
Complete understanding of all 7 layers of the OSI model
Expert knowledge and understanding of TCP/IP protocol, IP Addressing (DHCP, NAT, etc...)
Extensive design experience in the following technologies: OSPF, BGP, HSRP, VRRP, MPLS, VLAN/Trunking, QoS, GSLB, IDS/IPS, and WAN acceleration
Deep knowledge of firewall architecture (hardware - Fortigate/FWSM/ACL/Proxy)
Integration with telecom providers MPLS / ATM / Frame Relay / SIP networks
Wireless 802.11 a/b/g/n w/ controller based management
PCI/SOX compliance experience as it relates to network security
Ability to create and maintain positive and professional business relationships with both internal associates and external customers
Proven diagnostic problem solving and solution development capabilities required
Strong documentation skills (Architecture w/ Visio, Run Books, & How-To-Docs)
Strong network troubleshooting skills
Ability to professionally handle multiple tasks in a pressured environment and ability to prioritize projects and establish schedules for their timely completion.
Work independently as well as a team.
Nice to have:
Fortinet VPN/Firewall Security or CSSIP
Netgear/Extreme switches and routers