Senior Network Engineer

  • Request Technology - Stephanie Baker
  • Vernon Hills, IL, USA
  • Nov 05, 2017
Information Technology Telecommunications

Job Description

CONTRACT/CONTRACT-TO HIRE/FULLTIME

Prestigious IT Organization is seeking a Senior Network Engineer. This role is a senior level position that is expected to serve as a Subject Matter Expert for design and implementation of large scale Network Implementations.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Perform client consulting in a specialized area of technology (Networking, Unified Communications, Systems, Virtualization, and Storage).
  • Design, plan and implement solutions using the latest technology.
  • Provide innovative technical solutions to complex hardware/software problems.
  • Provide design, implementation, technical support services and consulting to Managed Services clients to meet their business needs.
  • Understand and Deliver Managed Services offerings as outlined in the COMPANY Service Descriptions and Service Catalog.
  • Understand and follow the processes and procedures defined in the COMPANY ManS Standard Operating Procedures manual (SOP).
  • Provide detailed and effective communication to internal and external customers.
  • Clearly and concisely articulate problems and solutions for issues to clients both over the phone, via e-mail and in person.
  • Member of on-call rotation to provide 24 X 7 support to critical systems and ensure availability objectives are met.
  • Conduct throughput analysis, problem solving, and infrastructure planning
  • Participate in various client projects intended to continually improve/upgrade technology infrastructures.
  • Create and execute test plans to meet project requirements for assigned components.
  • Identify and communicate potential opportunities for cross-selling to the sales team.
  • Manage time and expense to meet or exceed expectations defined in the Statement of Work.
  • Provide high quality content deliverables using the appropriate document templates.
  • Ensure solution is implemented as designed to the customer's satisfaction and approval.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 year engineering experience
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline; equivalent experience acceptable.

Other Required Qualifications

Professional-level previous work experience in many of the following technologies and professional and technical areas:

Hardware:

  • Switches - Cisco IOS and CatOS platforms; Cisco 2950, 2960, 3500, 3700, 4500, 6500. Cisco Data Center platforms; Nexus 1000, 5000, 7000, UCS 6000. Cisco SDN platforms; Nexus 1000v, ASA 1000v, CSR 1000v
  • Routers - Cisco IOS and IOS XE platforms; Cisco 2500, 2600, 2800, 3600, 3800, 5300, 7200, ASR
  • Firewalls - Cisco ASA 7.x, 8.x, 9.x. Cisco PIX, FWSM, ASAM.
  • Load Balancers - Cisco ACE, CSS, F5 LTM, F5 GSM
  • WAN Optimization - Riverbed Steelhead, Cisco WAAS
  • Network Technologies/Topologies:
  • WAN - MPLS, MPLS Layer 2/3 VPN's, Frame-Relay, GRE/IPSEC VPN, VPN, SIP/PSTN services
  • Layer 2 networking - 802.1(D,W,S), Ethernet, PPoE, Ether-Channel
  • Layer 3 networking - IPv4, IPv6, OSPF, EIGRP, RIP (v2), BGP, MP-BGP, PFR, OSPFv3, EIGRPv6, RIPng, Advanced Redistribution, VRF-lite
  • Multicast Networking - Multicast (Sparse + Dense), MSDP, Anycast, Auto-RP, BSR, PIM, SSM
  • Security - CBAC, Zone-Based Firewall, Reflex ACL, NAT, IP Source Guard, uRPF, Cisco IPS/IPS, RSA Envision
  • QOS - Congestion avoidance and congestion management. MQC, CBWFQ, LLQ, NBAR, WRED, Auto-QOS
  • VOIP - Cisco voice gateway functionality, SRST
  • Unified Computing/Virtualization - Design, support, configure, upgrade Cisco UCS systems
  • Data Center - FabricPath, FEX, vPC, UCS, FCoE
  • Wireless - Wireless LAN controllers, all LWAP and autonomous AP models, NCS
  • VPN - SSL VPN, IPSec VPN, and DMVPN (phase 1 and 2), EZVPN, Anyconnect

Additional knowledge/skills:

  • Operating System/utilities - Windows 7, Windows 2003 Server, Windows XP Professional, Red Hat Linux, Solaris,
  • CCIE or equivalent
  • Hands-on experience in a large Data Center environment
  • ITIL Foundations Certification