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Senior Network Support Engineer
Ref No.: 18-05716
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Pay Rate : $ 78.85 - 89.13 /Hour
Our client is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. They are looking to add a senior Network engineer to their operations team.

Responsibilities:

As a senior network operations engineer you should be able to perform multitask on various platforms and technologies, a self-started and a great problem solver.
This engineer must be willing to work weekends to support the deployment and operational demands. Knowledge of packet analyzing using Wireshark is a huge plus. Candidates will be required to stay focused and motivated to learn, apply, support and troubleshoot any issues on various technologies and a multivendor platform (Routers, Switches). Ideal Candidate will be required to participate in various discussions with Engineering/Vendors on a regular basis to help drive the deployment, all throughout the lifecycle of a project or a task.

Skills required:
  • Knowledge of data networking principles on the specific technologies to manage and support high-speed and secured networks.
  • Hardware: Cisco Switches and Routers (Nexus, ASR1k, ASSR9k) , Arista Switches, Client and Dell switches.
  • Ethernet technologies: spanning tree, vlans, trunking, channeling, multilayer switching, VDI. WAN and
  • Routing technologies: Segment routing, BGP and IGP, L3VPN, QoS, MPLS.
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technology.
  • Ability to prioritize along with good time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and problem-solving skills.
  • Flexible and adaptable to meet the team's needs.
Desired skills:
  • Ability to prioritize along with good time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to participate as part of a team.
  • High level of initiative, proactive approach.
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Sense of ownership/accountability
  • Flexible and adaptable to meet the teams needs
  • Honest, hardworking and reliable
  • Ability to use applications, Word, Excel, Visio and Power Point
  • Proficient in UNIX or Linux