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Senior Network Engineer
Ref No.: 18-04670
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 130,000.00 - 150,000.00 /Year
Senior Network Engineer

The Senior Network Engineer will be responsible for:
  • Responsible for configuration, management, sustainability, day-to-day operations and support of current and next generation global networking infrastructure with careful regard to availability, connectivity, performance, and security.
  • Plan changes on network devices/systems, with an end-to-end approach based on engineering defined standards and best practices. This includes creation of configuration and associated approval requests, implementation of the changes, and user acceptance.
  • Work independently and as part of a team to urgently analyze and troubleshoot escalated issues from Tier II, train and provide technical training to Tier I & II Technician; Act as Tier III support for firewalls, load balancers, routing, and switching. Efficiently troubleshoot/prioritize issues and create a culture of root cause analysis.

Required Background:
  • 7+ years hands on experience with various Cisco platforms including but not limited to Nexus Series (5k/7k/9k), Catalyst Switches, ISR Routers, and network management tools
  • Mastery of enterprise routing and switching including (but not limited to): BGP, MPLS, EIGRP, OSPF, VPC, 802.1Q, etherchannel, STP, RSTP, VTP, QoS, ACLs
  • Extremely proficient with network troubleshooting tools (sniffer, syslog, NetBrain, NetFlow, TCPDUMP, Wireshark etc.)
  • Significant experience with Palo Alto, Juniper, Checkpoint firewalls along with Riverbed, F5 and Citrix Netscaler load balancers
  • Understanding of optical networking, WAN acceleration, and different WAN automation technologies
  • Expert level Knowledge of wireless technologies standards and protocols. Aruba networks and ClearPass specific experience desired
  • A good understanding of remote access technologies including Citrix, IPSec VPN, and Direct Access to provide internal users with anytime anywhere accessibility to business applications
  • Experience managing and deployment of large scale multicast architecture for trading applications
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously and be able to adapt to changing business needs
  • Work well with cross functional global and remote teams
  • Self-disciplined, self-starter who can provide leadership and mentor others while resolving complex incidents and delivering projects
  • Ability to analyze complex problems, propose effective solutions and understand and apply business vision and direction
  • Working knowledge of ITL processes, specifically Incident Management, Change Management, Problem Management
  • Ability to be called upon 24/7 in case of emergencies

Senior Network Engineer Desirable Skills:
  • Hands-on operational experience and management of AWS/Azure services, including AWS Direct Connect experience strongly preferred
  • Experience working with large trading floor technologies
  • Experience implementing multitenant datacenter and user environments to provide appropriate separation for multi-organization technology deployments and separation
  • Experience implementing large scale Network Access Control in an enterprise environment
  • CCIE and CCNP Certifications considered a plus
  • CISSP Certification considered a plus
Third Party Applications Not Accepted