Contract Senior Network Engineer

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Career Techniques Inc.
Published
January 11, 2021
Location
New York, New York
Category
Job Type

Description

The Contract Network Engineer will be primarily responsible for the firm’s network environment servicing approximately 1,800 end-users across 41 locations. The ideal candidate will have hands-on technical expertise with the operation, monitoring, maintenance, and installation/configuration of the firm’s network and telecom infrastructure. The candidate must have the ability to design and engineer next generation network and telecom technology. The candidate must possess the ability to participate in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures required to achieve high availability, optimal performance, and future technology thought to leadership. The Contract Network Engineer should have a good working knowledge of project management methods and processes and a proven history of effective communication skills at all levels of the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of the firms Cisco-driven infrastructure lifecycle, including dependent and integrated technologies
  • Coordinate with peer on networking technologies such as Wireless, ISE, SDWAN and collaboration technologies like CUCM, CCX, Jabber, Webex, and Zoom.
  • Responsible for managing, deploying, supporting Site-to-Site VPNs utilizing Cisco Firepower and Cisco routing platforms
  • Strong capacity planning and performance monitoring of enterprise network and telecom infrastructure to determine overall health
  • Work closely with vendors to ensure resolution has been met in timely manner
  • Research, recommend and implement additional network and telecom services in order to improve performance and stability
  • Perform all routine administration and maintenance, including patching, applying security updates, and disaster recovery of Network and Telecom infrastructure
  • Create and maintain documentation related to installations, system configurations, and network connectivity diagrams
  • Provide knowledge transfer and cross-training for network/telecom analysts and support staff
  • Adhere to ITIL service management principles as well as corporate policies

Requirements:

  • 7+ years providing level two and three network support and engineering
  • Expert level proficiency, hands-on expertise managing/upgrading/securing mid-to-large complex networking environments not limited to Cisco
  • 3+ years’ experience with ACI, SDN, SDWAN and NAC
  • 5+ years’ experience with VPN/IPSEC, Citrix Netscaler gateway is a plus
  • 5+ years’ experience with Network security appliance such as Cisco Firepower and/or Cloud based SASE
  • 3+ years’ working with load balancing, application delivery controllers (i.e. Citrix Netscaler). Knowledge in scripting, a plus
  • 3+ years’ experience with Cisco CUCM and CCX
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • BS Degree in Computer Science or proven equivalent work experience
  • Flexibility to work extended hours, nights, weekends and participate in a regular on-call rotation
  • A demonstrated ability to establish, follow, and document technology builds, best practices, and standards
  • Strong written and verbal communication capabilities
  • Cisco CCNP Certified & ITIL Certified, a plus

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