Responsibilities include planning and designing the network infrastructure and enterprise network solutions; troubleshooting, installing, implementing and administering network systems and providing Tier III support. Also analyzes capacity issues and develops capacity-planning models. Responsible for ensuring planned testing activities are executed. Develops and documents network standards and polices. High level network Engineers with Experience in Large Enterprise networks, with verifiable HANDS ON experience only. CCNP certification or Equivalent experience only.
Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesThese are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.
Planning: Conducts short- and long-term planning to meet network requirements.Network System Design and Implementation: Designs and implements network systems.Strong working familiarity with Cisco IOS with hands-on experience configuring Cisco routers switches and firewalls.Network Connectivity: Provides support for network connectivity or related network issues for the user community.Network Installation: Plans and monitors the installation of network systems.Network Monitoring: Analyzes network activity and network problems to discover and prevent systematic errors. Recommends network design changes/enhancements for improved systems availability and performance.Issue Resolution: Troubleshoots diagnoses and resolves network problems. Researches, analyzes and recommends the implementation of software or hardware changes to rectify any network deficiencies or to enhance network performance.Capacity Planning: Analyzes facilities bandwidth requirements and system interdependencies. Develops capacity-planning models.Disaster Recovery: Ensures planned testing activities are performed and technical criteria are met.Network Performance Assessment: Assesses network performance to ensure that it meets the present and future needs of the business. Provides network-planning recommendations to management.Network Performance Assessment: Assesses network performance to ensure that it meets the present and future needs of the business. Provides network planning recommendations to management.Vendor Management: Evaluates services provided by vendors and recommends changes.Knowledge of Enterprise system monitoring and management tools such as Solar Winds, Cisco Works, Whats up Gold, Wire shark, Websense, etc.Knowledge of commercial enterprise-level tools and products to provide network services, including: firewalls, IPS/IDS, DNS, DHCP, web security, TACACS+, VPN and NAC.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the general public.Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must have the ability to provide the Fischer Price explanation of technology for nontechnical managers, directors and above. Great people skills are a must!Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.Ability to act as Network Engineering Manager in the absence of the manager.
This position works under limited supervision. This position serves as a technical lead, providing guidance and mentorship to network system engineers. Designs technical solutions and coordinates with the staff to ensure timely and accurate implementation
Minimum QualificationsEducation and Experience
Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Business Information Systems, or related field or equivalent work experience required.
6+ years proven work related experience is required in configuration of OSPF, BGP, Layer7 switching, VPNs and VoIP related protocols.
Advanced understanding of TCP/IP is required, including the ability to perform and analyze packet captures.
VoIP experience is required, with an in-depth understanding of SIP Peering and Trunking.Ability to quickly diagnose and resolve problems is essential.Advanced Knowledge of network management tools and protocol
Preferred Education & Experience
Bachelors degree preferred.
CCNP OR or equivalent experience
Familiarity with network, server, storage virtualization i.e. VSAN, VRF, VPN, and VMWare vSphere.
Experience with Cisco enterprise grade products to include: Nexus 7000, 6500, 4500, ACE/GSS, ASA, IPS/IDS, TACACS+, Meeting Place/WebEx, Any connect, and Cisco Network Access Control products.
Advanced knowledge of IOS, NX-OS, EIGRP, BGP, GRE and OSPF.