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Juniper Network Engineer
Ref No.: 17-03419
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 140,000.00 - 150,000.00 /Year
Senior Network Engineer
Overview of the Senior Network Engineer
Our client is seeking to augment our Infrastructure team with the addition of a new Senior Network engineer. The successful candidate will work on projects and business as usual activities in concert with our Network, Server and IT Operations teams in the US and abroad, defining and building network solutions for both our corporate and trading platforms networks. The position calls for a hands-on engineer with extensive/expert level Juniper experience, as well as strong Cisco experience, in delivering concept to completion solutions as a member of a team. The following list includes the main duties of the role, but is not exhaustive:
  • A proven track record in supporting large network estates is essential.
  • Working closely with the members of the US and UK network teams to deliver a consistently high level of service to both internal and external customers.
  • Work with the network team to drive technical direction, design, architecture and implementation of the LAN and WAN environment for the Americas Region (US, South America and Mexico) while following the group strategies and direction.
  • Responsible for the service provision and monitoring of the network infrastructure to an enterprise standard.
  • Be one of the key escalation points in the day to day management of major production trading systems.
  • Ensure the maintenance, evaluation, development and support of the network environment supports the business needs.
  • Broad range of responsibilities to ensure maximum system availability and helping to build a secure and scalable technology platform. Being jointly responsible for the live/production network infrastructure whilst assisting with major projects focused around the network architecture.
  • Hands-on technical work for both projects and business-as-usual is required.
  • Ensure adequate cover is provided by network team during core business hours.
    Knowledge of Senior Network Engineer
  • 5+ years' experience in network engineering and support with a financial service (trading and/or broker) network background.
  • Expert technical knowledge of Juniper (JUNOS) hardware (routers, switches, wireless, voip and security devices) and software/protocols within LAN and WAN environments - preferably with international/global exposure.
  • Good technical knowledge of Cisco hardware (switching and firewalls)
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment and ability to work under strict project deadlines
  • Excellent network troubleshooting and incident management skills.
  • Extensive understanding and experience of implementation in IP routing protocols BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, HSRP, VRRP, QoS, STP/RSTP, 802.1Q, in an enterprise environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Knowledge of low latency trading applications architecture, network operations and performance tuning.
  • Knowledge of Arista Networks equipment/EOS and/or Citrix Netscaler would be an advantage.
  • Proven and demonstrable experience with Juniper JUNOS essential (SRX, MX, EX series) hardware & OS. Industry recognised Juniper qualifications such as:
  • JUNOS Tracks (JNCIE, JNCIP, JNCIA)
  • Juniper Product & Technology Tracks (JNCIE – FWV, QF, SND)
  • Juniper Design Tracks (JNCDS, JNCDA – DC, WAN or Security)
  • Proven and demonstrable experience on enterprise level Cisco highly desirable (especially Nexus, Cat 65xx, ASA). Industry recognised qualification such as CCDP, CCNP, CCIP is desirable.
  • 5+ years' experience with a large, enterprise Juniper network estate is required
Extensive experience with monitoring systems is essential. Experience with PRTG, Orion and/or Corvil is highly desirable.

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