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Senior Network Engineer
Ref No.: 17-03749
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract to hire
Pay Rate : $ 175,000.00 - 200,000.00 /Hour
Senior Network Engineer

Our hedge fund client is looking for a Senior Network Engineer to work in their NY office within the infrastructure team. This needs to be an individual with significant experience in the design, configuration, and installation of enterprise networking, and willing to work on all aspects of the infrastructure. This individual should have knowledge of scripting and automation in a network environment. The ideal candidate will be willing to see projects from inception to completion. This individual should be able to work independently, but also understand how to interface with the infrastructure team. The person in this role will need the maturity and leadership experience to help drive projects and make sure their ideas get through.

Requirements of Senior Network Engineer:
- 7 or more years of relevant hand-on experience
- Expert level understanding of Layer 2 switching technologies (802.1Q, spanning tree, etc.)
- Expert level understanding of Layer 3 routing technologies (OSPF, BGP, PIM, etc.)
- In-depth understanding of IP network address translation (NAT)
- In-depth understanding of site-to-site and remote access VPN implementation in Cisco IOS and ASA platforms
- Understanding of Network Security and best practices (ACL filtering, firewall, etc.)
- Knowledge of scripting / automation (shell, perl, or python - python is a plus, others are OK)
- Linux Operating system experience

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