Senior Network Engineer
IT
Full Time
Charlotte, Nc
2018-07-30

This position's responsibilities include the administration, support, and architecture of all data networks throughout the enterprise.  This position will provide 3rd level technical support for all local and wide area networks with a primary focus on Security and Load balancing solutions. Provide support for business projects that require telecommunications. This position provides 24 x 7 support with an on-call rotation. (Minimal calls expected to occur during this rotation)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Network architecture and troubleshooting focused on Security/Load Balancing/Wireless (respectively)
  • Analyze business needs and designs, install and support network infrastructure services which includes:
    • Deriving and evaluating network/service architecture alternatives
    • Designing new services, infrastructure segments or other network solutions
    • Creating design diagrams and design documentation
    • Implementing services, infrastructure enhancements and changes
    • Creating operational turnover documentation, diagrams, and training material
    • Auditing the network for infrastructure issues or opportunities for enhancement
  • Provide expertise in creating and troubleshooting WAN connectivity through routers, and switches
  • Responsible for evaluating network architecture and hardware/software configurations for security vulnerabilities and creating secure systems
  • Monitoring intranet, extranet, and internet systems for security threats
  • Installs and maintains LAN/WAN hardware and software technologies
  • Configures and installs routers and switches in accordance with company standards
  • Troubleshoots network usage and peripheral issues, resolve connectivity issues and maintains data and telecommunication connections

Minimum Qualification

  • An Associate's Degree in Information Technology or related field required; Bachelor's Degree highly preferred
  • 7 years or more experience with large-scale Wide Area Network in a Cisco environment 
  • 4-7 years of providing 3rd level support including OSPF and Cisco experience
  • CCNP Certification Required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • In-depth knowledge of IP Routing, Ethernet Switching, VPN's, Security, QoS, Remote/Local Access, WAN, Optical Networking, IP Services, Multicast, geographical and/or local server load balancing.
    • Specific knowledge of the following:
      • Cisco ASA Firewalls
      • F5 Load Balancers
      • Cisco switches and routers (6509, Nexus 7K, 3850, 26xx, 29xx, etc) 
      • WLAN experience required with heavy routing and switching Internet Protocol, OSPF, Spanning Tree and QoS experience required
    • Proven track record in managing enterprise networks in a changing environment
    • Solid understanding of change management and repeatable/best practices within telecommunications
    • Ability to interface with business and technical management
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    • Excellent team building and negotiation skills
    • Ability to respond well to change and manage change.  
    • Must be able to work after hours to provide on-call support on a rotating basis.  
    • Pluses would include knowledge of MPLS networks, network security, network architecture best practices.