Job Description

Sr. Network Engineer

Location:

BostonMassachusetts

Date Posted:

1/21/2020

Employment Type:

Consulting

Recruiter:

Christopher Stile

Recruiter Email:

christopher.stile@avidtr.com

Job ID:

JN -012020-13830

Job Description

Sr. Network Engineer with a comprehensive skill set in network administration and troubleshooting. This is a hands-on role that requires generating solutions and troubleshooting problems on a day-to-day basis as well as contributing to the long range planning activities of the overall IT team.
Role:
The Sr. Network Engineer will be responsible for providing and managing a network infrastructure and security architecture that supports needs and goals. To support the continuous availability and performance of applications and services provided to the public and other divisions

Primary Responsibilities:
• All aspects of network and security engineering: design, implementation, optimization, monitoring and troubleshooting of our LAN,WAN, WLAN and DR networks.
• Configure, upgrade, and troubleshoot routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, proxies, accelerators and wireless technologies.
• Perform vulnerability scans, analyze results and assist with the remediation as necessary.
• Ensure access, to all information systems, is controlled, both internally and externally, relative to the level of potential risk and recommend appropriate corrections.
• Participate in computer security incident response efforts and other security related investigations as needed.
• Utilize systems expertise and knowledge of software, hardware, networks, and/or storage to work across the business to evaluate business needs and design/manage end-to-end technical solutions.
• Leverage industry best practices to assess, design, test, approve, implement and support new and existing multi-tier solutions in multiple sites and data centers.
• Performs network performance and tuning activities.
• Ability to create accurate network diagrams and documentation for design, configuration, planning and trouble locating procedures.
• Handles provisioning and capacity planning
• Ability to quickly learn new or unfamiliar technology and products using documentation, internet resources and any other means at your disposal.
• Participates in disaster recovery planning and testing

Operational Management:
• Configure networks to ensure their smooth and reliable operation for fulfilling business objectives and processes.
• Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed.
• Ensure network connectivity of all servers, workstations, telephony equipment, and other network appliances.
• Network asset management, including maintenance of network inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information.
• Monitor and test network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports.
• Manage all network security solutions.
• Perform server and security audits

Technical Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Math or equivalent related experience.
• Experience with continuous delivery of applications and services.
• Cisco certified - CCNP/CISSP/CCIE preferred
• Expertise in managing Cisco wireless networks
• Working knowledge of Cisco ISE configuration and management
• Preferred experience with Cisco Catalyst and Nexus, Checkpoint, Fortinet, Bluecoat and Solarwinds products. Brocade and Arista SAN switches a plus.
• Working technical knowledge of network hardware, protocols, and Internet standards, including OSI Model, TCP/IP, DNS, BGP, OSPF, VPC, VRF, VDS and MPLS.
• Strong ability with security policy administration and filter rules (ACLs) (IPS/IDS, port scanning, pen-testing toolset familiarity)
• Deep understanding of low level network foundations (OSI 1-4)
• Ability to analyze packet captures (tcpdump/Wireshark)
• Knowledge of telephony systems, including experience with Cisco Unified Communication administration, adds moves and changes.
• Knowledge and understanding of ITIL or a similar IT Service Management framework
• Able to demonstrate a clear understanding and expertise for deployment of networking technologies in a virtualized environment

 
Apply for this job