Sr Network Engineer

Full Time

    Job Description

    Job#: 1323148

    Job Description:


    We're looking for a Senior Network Engineer to become a part of a team with a global leading retail provider, who has the ability to work on Cisco Routing and Switching platforms as well as Velocloud SDWAN platforms. We will need a person with an ability to work in a fast-paced often changing environment, and a varied network engineering skillset. We are looking for a person who can lean in and support various Engineering pillars which could include Retail Edge Locations, Showrooms, Remote Offices, and much more.

    • Assist Implementation of infrastructure projects with teams across the globe.
    • Execute technical and functional resolution or workaround to mitigate or restore infrastructure service disruptions.
    • Provide a timely response and analysis to customers and team management
    • Participate in break fix issues as well as on-call rotation and escalation response for network infrastructure issues.
    • Work with Operational Management to assess impact and urgency of critical and/or impactful issues.
    • Project/Initiative Coordination
    • Assist in working with Operations and Vendors to identify and fulfil the best infrastructure solution based on business need.
    • Communicate with requestors to ensure they are kept up to date with status.
    • Coordinate with teams to complete work to completion.
    • Determine timelines to best fit business requirements.
    • Build and deploy new hardware stacks in our constantly growing footprint and presence globally
      • Develop and test new network architecture in response to business-driven requests for additional functionality
    • Serve as an escalation point for complex or impactful production support issues
    • Help maintain production support processes and ensures that teams are following documented processes to resolve issues.
    • Provide operational technical support across a variety of infrastructure and end user services, such as network troubleshooting and client troubleshooting; escalate as necessary and own the issues.
    • Ensure standards are being followed
    • Help on-boarding, coaching, mentoring, and training to ensure that we're building a winning team.
    • Ensure that senior production support management is always informed of the status of initiatives, impactful issues, team health and needs.
    • Stay connected with other teams to understand impacts of their changes, align on timing, and ensure adequate support handoff.
    • Act as a business consultant where needed to resolve issues and provide information to other teams.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with operational managers and obtain 360 feedback.
    • Participate in operational meetings as appropriate.

    • Current CCNA Route Switch Certification (additional CCNP certification is a plus)
    • 7+ years Network Engineering experience to include the following:
      • Expert knowledge of Cisco platforms ISR/ASR, Catalyst Switching, ASA
      • Opening/managing RMA and TAC cases with Cisco.
      • Cisco DNA Center
      • Expert knowledge of SDWAN platforms
      • Ticketing and work/project Systems (ServiceNow, Jira)
      • L2/L3 switching
      • EIGRP/BGP/OSPF routing
      • Network Services
        • DHCP
        • DNS
      • Network Automation
        • Scripting Languages (Python/Perl - preferably Python)
        • API Integration
    • Familiarity with Networking Tools/Platforms (SolarWinds, Devo)
    • Can speak, read and write English.

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