Network Engineer (Senior)- Fast moving

azure, Meraki
Contract W2, Contract Independent
Depends on Experience
Work from home available Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

We are looking to hire a Senior Network Engineer for our direct client in Dallas, Texas. Candidate must have  5-7 years minimum of direct daily hands on experience in networking.  This is an internal customer facing role so soft skills and communication abilities are critical.

Mode of Interview:

  1. First video screening by using platform called Ducknowl 
  2. Zoom calls with hiring managers.


  • Perform site assessments of new acquisitions, analyzing existing network infrastructure and recommending Meraki networking devices to replace what is present.
  • Oversee deployment of Meraki equipment at locations, going on-premise where local resources not adequate.
  • Network policy and rule implementation and audits
  • Site to site VPN setup and maintenance
  • Client VPN setups, auditing, and support.
  • Wireless access points and wireless network management.
  • Working with IT Security Analysts on IDS/IPS incidents and resolution
  • Network performance and reliability monitoring.
  • IP addressing scheme review, planning and change implementation.
  • Reports to the Director of Infrastructure and Information Security via the Lead Network Engineer’s supervision.
  • Lead and manage network initiatives with third party vendors.

Skills & Experience

  • Hands on CCNP or equivalent experience required
  • Meraki expertise, CMNO or equivalent experience required
  • Microsoft Azure networking expertise highly desired
  • Palo Alto PanOS and Panorama experience/certifications highly desired
  • Must be proficient in evaluating existing firewall rule sets and applying equivalent security on Meraki and Palo Alto firewalls
  • Zscaler Private Access (ZPA) and Zscaler Internet Access (ZIA) experience desirable
  • Demonstrable experience with multiple vendor hardware platforms (switching, routers, firewalls, modems) required
  • Ability to assess and review various networked voice systems a plus
  • Ability to assess and review various alarm/security systems a plus
  • SSCP or Security+ certification a plus
  • Strong time and resource management skills
  • Worked in multi-location company
  • Mentor junior network engineers and serve as a level 2 escalation point as needed


Dice Id : 10531297
Position Id : 6967753
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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