Senior Network Engineer / Architect

4 yr college degree, 5+ yrs network engineer experience, professional services environment experience preferred, strong Cisco routing & switching (CCIE preferred), exp. with wireless and VoIP/IP telephone, experience with Palo Alto, exp with network monitoring, exp with load balancers - Citrix Netscaler or F5, Azure of AWS experience preferred
Full Time
Depends on Experience

Job Description

Our client is seeking a Network Engineer / Architect with experience migrating networks to the cloud.  This position will be part of a team that  will design, implement and support a scalable and highly available global corporate network infrastructure.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the design, setup and configuration of complex L2/L3 switch
  • Maintain, create and update all network documentation and topology diagrams.
  • Configure and support multiple data centers consisting of a Cisco Nexus LAN (L2/L3), ASR/ISR WAN, ASA firewalls, Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnects, Palo Alto firewalls, Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers and other miscellaneous network appliances. 
  • Research, evaluate, maintain and perform Cisco IOS/NX-OS code upgrades for a global network infrastructure.
  • Fully support, manage and enhance a global Cisco VOIP infrastructure across multiple clusters with over 2000 endpoints. 
  • Leverage multiple network monitoring tools to analyze network traffic patterns to proactively identify performance issues and account for capacity planning. 
  • Work with multiple vendors routinely for support, procurement of new hardware, feature enhancement and design strategy when required.
  • Responsible for managing, monitoring and maintaining a L3 private IP MPLS carrier network via BGP peering as well as a sophisticated private BGP WAN topology.  Full ownership of all WAN CE routers, configurations, QoS policies and ensuring stability of the network 24/7.
  • Support manage and maintain all ISP Internet connectivity for the client from multiple carriers with multiple links in multiple locations.
  • Support, manage and maintain network monitoring system for the client’s global network. This includes network performance monitoring for WAN/LAN links, network nodes, alerting and response, network configuration management and compliance and IP address management.
  • Support of the client’s global wireless infrastructure made up of all Cisco thin AP’s and Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers. 
  • On a rotating basis, provide after hour coverage to respond to network related issues occurring either before or after support hours.
  • Liaise between management, sponsors, users and other IT personnel to communicate issues regarding overall operations status and strategy.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years’ experience with Cisco routers and switches. Proven hands-on network engineering experience.
  • 5+ years related work experience preferably in a professional services environment.
  • Experience with Cisco Nexus L2/L3 switching technology including VDC, VPC peering, Virtual port-channels and other feature sets. Experience performing NX-OS upgrades a plus.
  • Protocols EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, HSRP, IPSEC, VPN, NAT, 802.1Q, 802.11, LACP, Spanning-tree, UDLD, BPDU, HTTP, HTTPS, DHCP, DNS. 
  • Cisco certifications in Routing, switching and/or Wireless a plus
  • Experience with Cisco 4500, 3850, ASR/ISR routers and Nexus 7K/9K’s.
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of Network Infrastructure and security topology. IP telephony a plus
  • Knowledge and/or experience configuring and supporting Cisco ASA firewalls. VPN, IPS/IDS and Palo Alto is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with Cisco wireless technology and LAN controllers. Any prior experience Cisco ACS, Radius, TACACS, Prime or ISE.  
  • Network monitoring tools (Solarwinds, What’s Up Gold, Network General), SYSLOG servers, SNMP, Wireshark.
  • Experience with Citrix Netscaler and/or F5 load balancers very desirable, web URL filtering is a plus but not required.
  • Ability to conduct research into network issues and products as required.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Dice Id : 10238328
Position Id : 6873456
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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