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Infrastructure Engineer
Ref No.: 18-03969
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Infrastructure Engineer
FT with NYC Hedge Fund - extremely competitive base, bonus and benefits
Reports to: Director of Infrastructure
Position overview: This is an Infrastructure role that is focused on network design and management but will be expected to assist the systems engineering team daily.  The ideal candidate should have experience at utilizing a variety of skillsets with the ability to quickly switch between different skillsets and responsibilities.  They should have experience working in multiple technology infrastructure roles.
  • Design, install, monitor and maintain switching and routing infrastructure, firewalls and various other infrastructure devices
  • Configure VPN, QOS and various other network services
  • Provide management of cloud environment
  • Act as part of the SIEM review team
  • Network operations support including move, add, changes, troubleshooting and infrastructure deployments
  • Assist with infrastructure, server and workstation patching  
  • Perform network maintenance including system updates, configuration changes and security baseline monitoring
  • Operate network management tools such as packet captures, syslog, authentication, monitoring and alerting
  • Responsible for telecom management, including IP and digital sets, voicemail, private circuits and IPC turrets
  • Telecom moves, adds and changes, and troubleshoot voice/circuit related issues
  • Change control process including detailed documentation of procedures for all installations, upgrades, and emergency resolutions
  • Provide partial coverage for end-user helpdesk and utilize ticket system (ConnectWise) to resolve issues and requests
  • Provide hands-on support for remote installations
Skills, Qualifications and Experience:
  • The individual must be willing and capable of providing network, systems and helpdesk support.  The Infrastructure team supports end-users, when needed.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or similar technical degree
  • Minimum 3 years' experience as network engineer with at least 6 years total experience in infrastructure
  • Professional certifications such as Cisco CCNP or Microsoft MCSE are preferred
  • Understanding of switches, routers, firewalls, LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, DNS, UDP, Latency, VoIP, QoS
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services preferred
  • Knowledge of network routing, switching, operating systems, technologies, and protocols including but not limited to EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, TCP/IP, HTTP, SNMP, VLANS, VRF, ACLs, firewalls, cabling and fiber standards
  • Proficient knowledge in telephony infrastructure and design, including PBX, VoIP and SIP trunking, ISDN trunking, Client, Media Gateway
  • Strong technical writing skills to provide and maintain detailed configuration documentation including Visio documentation
  • Experience with Microsoft infrastructure including Active Directory
  • Checkpoint firewall knowledge a plus
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing requirements
  • Team player with ability to work independently 
  • Ability to be a self-starter and possess good time management skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot and investigate issues and problems independently
  • Must be available for after hours and on-call coverage
  • Driver's license preferred to assist with visits to alternate locations
  • Financial Services or any other regulated industry experience preferred