Senior Network Engineer

Cisco NXOS, F5, Fortinet, Layer 3, TCP/IP, Firewall logic
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

Established in 1832, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC is a full-service financial services
firm, providing comprehensive financial advice and superior service to individual, corporate, and
institutional investors. At Janney, our mission is to be the highest standard of success in financial

Through our wealth management approach, we focus on the delivery of strategic financial plans
that utilize a variety of financial products and services best suited to help individual investors
and families meet their financial goals. Janney is equally committed to providing our corporate,
municipal and institutional clients objective advice for the successful execution of their unique
business plans. Janney serves clients through a network of professionals in branch offices located
along the East Coast. We are an independently operated subsidiary of The Penn Mutual Life
Insurance Company, one of the largest mutual insurance companies in the nation, and we are
members of the New York Stock Exchange, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the
Securities Investor Protection Corporation.

The Janney Information Technology department has been a major contributor toward Janney
productivity with successive years of record enterprise growth. The culture focuses on valuing
individual contributions toward team accomplishments where employees have much say in their
job. Janney IT has been recognized within the financial services industry including: a CIO
100 Honoree, Enterprise Mobility excellence within financial services, Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leader, in the category of Technology for Broker-dealers with less than 1000 Advisors, and most importantly - awarded 8 of the last 9 years by either InformationWeek or Computerworld as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT.



This position will be responsible for the design and administration of a corporate-wide LAN/WAN infrastructure. The successful candidate will be proficient in the strategic operation, design and maintenance of the IT connectivity environment including hands-on configuration of routers, L2/L3 switches, firewalls and load-balancers. This position requires a heightened attention to detail, process, and discipline within a production financial environment.



  • Composes connectivity designs to satisfy project /task requirements utilizing proven, best-practice technologies and solutions.
  • Performs implementation and troubleshooting of the connectivity architecture to address identified deficiencies and enhance the company's strategic direction.
  • Designs, implements and maintains secure firewall configurations to supplement new technologies and project initiatives in conjunction with the Server, Development and Information Security teams. 
  • Responds to issue escalations and service interruptions as a confident technical team-member. 
  • Completes tasks in accordance to best practices and in compliance with security and corporate guidelines.
  • Ensures responsibilities are carried out accurately and in a timely basis.
  • Manages multiple priorities effectively. 
  • Prepares technical subject matter presentations for management.
  • Maintains effective relationships with vendors, consultants and coworkers.  
  • Evaluates emerging technologies and product platforms with regards to business drivers, infrastructure performance and scalability assessments.



  • Layer 2 and Layer 3 networking design and implementation.
  • Thorough knowledge of TCP/IP addressing and sub-netting.
  • Strong understanding of firewall logic including Network / Port Address Translations (NAT / PAT); Site-to-Site VPNs and remote-access VPNs.
  • Packet capture and analysis
  • Exceptional technical documentation skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Conceptual understanding of Quality of Service (QoS) theory and SD-WAN.
  • Experience with current best practices in IT standards, principles, and security practices.
  • After-hours (evenings and weekends) work will be required, as needed

Required skills/competencies:

  • Hands-on or specific training experience with the following platforms:
    • Cisco NXOS-based routers (9500 and 9300 series)
    • Cisco IOS-based routers (9600,4400 and 4300 series)
    • Cisco IOS-based switches (9300 and 3650X series)
    • F5 Big-IP Load-balancers
    • Fortinet and Cisco firewall platforms
  • Hands-on experience of layer 3 protocols, such as HSRP, ARP, EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP.
  • Hands-on experience of layer 2 technologies including (Rapid) Spanning Tree Protocol, LACP, and HDLC
  • Logging aggregation and reporting via SNMP and SYSLOG.
  • Central Authentication, Authorization and Accounting via TACACS+.

Preferred education/experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related technical studies.


Physical Requirements:




Dice Id : RTX150827
Position Id : 6878998
Originally Posted : 5 months ago
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