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Senior Network Engineer
Ref No.: 18-33386
Location: New York, New York
Start Date: 06/07/2018
Job title: Senior Network Engineer
Location: New York City NY
Duration: 3 months (Plus)
Contract type - W2 contract (NO Corp to Corp / 1099)
Work Authorisation : US Citizrn or Green Card

The Senior Network Engineer will be responsible for the network and switching infrastructure and related services architecture within Infrastructure Technology group. This includes core, distribution and edge switch configurations and design. This also extends to supporting services such as Enterprise WiFi, Remote Access, and Load balancing solutions. Hands on knowledge of Palo Alto and Cisco ASA firewalls is a plus. You will work directly with the other network engineering staff responsible for the day-to-day operation of the network environments as well as represent Network and Technical Services on group and enterprise wide projects.

Provide hands-on networking subject matter expertise in areas of Cisco route/switch including the Nexus and Catalyst platforms, application delivery, and throughput performance.
Work directly with stakeholders and department leaders to clarify business requirements and design solutions to meet those needs.
Develop and document process and procedures in support of designed and deployed solutions.
Collaborate with cybersecurity to ensure appropriate controls are integrated into all relevant solutions to meet policy standards and support industry best practices.
MACD - Participate in network systems change activities while strictly following Change Management policies and standards.
Actively contribute in team discussions regarding platform support and proposed technology solutions.
Must have 7 years of network experience with at least 2 in a senior role.
Must be able to deliver services and solutions in a structured and deadline-driven manner.
Leadership experience with defining network capabilities to match business needs including requirements gathering and solution development.
Experience in design of distributed high-availability application delivery environments to include local/global loadbalancing and database driven applications. Knowledge of DNS is a big plus.
In-depth Knowledge of network protocols and technology - EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, MPLS, VRF, and STP.
Deep understanding of QoS design and implementation and the relying technologies such as VoIP and IPTV.
Extensive knowledge of packet and flow level TCP/UDP application optimization. Experience with optimization technologies such as Cisco WAAS and Riverbed is essential.
In-depth understanding of security best practices in hardening network environments and supporting remediation activity.
Low-level troubleshooting skills using tools such as Netscout, Tcpdump, Wireshark, and netflow. 
Experience with network provider peering and configuration to include route optimization and analysis.
Good visualization and documentation skills using tools such as Visio, Orion, NetBrain and LiveAction.

Skill Matrix:
Visio    No    4 - 6 Years    
Cisco Catalyst Switch management    Yes    4 - 6 Years    
Cisco Nexus    Yes    4 - 6 Years    
EIGRP    Yes    4 - 6 Years    
Firewall administration    Yes    4 - 6 Years    
MPLS    Yes    2 - 4 Years    
Spanning Tree    Yes    4 - 6 Years    
VLANS    Yes    6 + Years    
Aruba Wireless    No    2 - 4 Years    
BGP    No    2 - 4 Years    
CISCO ASA    No    2 - 4 Years    
OSPF    No    2 - 4 Years    
Quality of Service (QoS)    No    2 - 4 Years    
SNMP    No    4 - 6 Years    
VPN administration    No    2 - 4 Years