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Senior Network Engineer
Ref No.: 17-03746
Location: Long Island City, New York
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 130,000.00 - 150,000.00 /Year
The IT Senior Network Engineer (NE) is responsible for the design, implementation, engineering and administration of the company's wired and wireless network infrastructure supporting a 24x7 mission-critical environment. These systems are components of IT infrastructure supporting a large e-commerce website, plant operations, delivery logistics and general business services.
The preferred candidate is a self-starter and well-rounded professional with strong knowledge in Cisco networking technologies in the routing, switching, security and wireless verticals. The candidate is passionate about technology and eager to work with team members in a fast-paced environment developing solutions supporting business objectives. Candidate will lead or support numerous exciting projects including support for opening new sites, network optimization projects, wireless deployments, infrastructure upgrades etc. Many of these projects will include disaster recovery and business continuity deliverables and general alignment with best practices.
  • Design, maintain, and manage an enterprise-wide network infrastructure.
  • Maintain a complex wired and wireless network infrastructure supporting an E-Commerce environment as well as multiple plant operations, corporate environment and remote locations in the tri-state area.
  • Develop and document network standards, device templates etc.
  • Develop implementation plans, test plans, and project timelines for various network projects.
  • Troubleshoot, analyze and resolve critical network connectivity issues. Provide senior level escalation for complex problems
  • Resolve standard network issues and provide daily routine support using an internal ticketing system.
  • Work with multiple internal teams and provide IT Network Engineering support for their various projects.
  • Work with business partners to provide connectivity to the  companies environment using IPSec site-to-site VPN tunnels.
  • Mentor less experienced team members
  • Part of on-call support rotation to provide 24 x 7 remote and onsite support as required
  • Work off-hours/weekends to support business and IT operations
     
Key ingredients –
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field.
  • Ten (10+) plus years of network engineering experience, with a minimum of five (5) years working in a senior network engineering role
  • CCNP Routing and Switching – Required
  • CCNP Wireless or extensive wireless experience - Highly preferred
  • CCIE Routing and Switching (Written or Lab) – Preferred
  • Experience with routing/switching protocols (EIGRP, BGP, HSRP, STP, LACP etc.), IP addressing and protocols (TCP/UDP)
  • Experience with Cisco Nexus 5K, Fabric Extenders (2K) and NX-OS
  • Experience with Site-to-Site VPNs, Remote Access VPNs and DMVPN
  • Experience with installing, configuring and troubleshooting Cisco wireless access points and controllers.
  • Experience with Cisco ASA firewalls (site-to-site VPN and remote access VPN)
  • Experience with Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers (WLC), FlexConnect, high-availability and antennas.
  • Experience with WAN deployments including design, implementation and troubleshooting of various types of circuits (T-1, DS-3, MPLS, ELAN, DIA etc.).
  • Strong understanding TCP/IP, SNMPv2c/v3, NTP, AAA, TACACS, SSHv2, RADIUS, DNS, DHCP, LDAP and other standard protocols.
  • Must have experience designing and implementing high availability network solutions and technologies.
  • Experience with industry standard network monitoring, management and packet analysis tools to monitor and troubleshoot network/application performance and connectivity problems (SolarWinds, Cisco Prime, Cisco Client,
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