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Network Engineer

Our Direct client located in Westchester County, NY has an immediate need for a Network Engineer to join our clients Global Engineering team. The primary focus of the Network Engineer is to participate in initiatives that support technology growth and innovation by capitalizing on their subject matter expertise. The Network Engineer will also provide advanced technical support for all network infrastructure systems at all company locations, and facilitate troubleshooting with other cross-functional systems. They develop and implement new solutions, improve existing solutions, and provide a path of escalation for complex or high risk IT requests. Their ability to interact and facilitate initiatives with vendors and third parties is key. Designing and implementing stable, robust systems that can be operationalized with low risk is paramount.

Responsibilities

Project Delivery:

  • Track and complete assigned IT projects
  • Complete tasks in a timely and quality fashion
  • Adhere to implementation, quality control, and change control standards
  • Keep IT management apprised of risks to project success

Design, Engineering, and Innovation:

  • Facilitate the acquisition and integration of new technology into the environment
  • Identify and recommend new technology value to the organization
  • Research technical concepts and educate other team members as needed
  • Present research / proposed projects to IT management
  • Lead technology evaluations
  • Provide expertise on application integration, design, security, reliability
  • Collaboration with other design teams within IT
  • Demonstrate a high aptitude for business understanding and proactive application of technical solutions to business challenges

Customer and System Support:

  • Provide escalated technical support
  • Proactively identify, research and resolve technical problems
  • Responsibility for monitoring and completing tickets in assigned queues
  • Participate in after-hours on-call support
  • Participate in after-hours maintenance
  • Keep IT management apprised of critical issues
  • Ability to work in a secure datacenter environment (including lifting up to 50 lbs.)

Monitoring & Optimization:

  • Provide capacity planning and keep IT management apprised of system capacity needs
  • Recommend improvements to systems and IT support process
  • Define implementation standards

Documentation & Knowledge Management:

  • Document all ticket and project work
  • Ensure documentation is sufficient to yield reproducible results
  • Identify, track, any resolve gaps in existing documentation
  • Assist in policy, security, and compliance documentation efforts when agreed upon
  • Champion quality documentation of technical processes and procedures

Leadership:

  • Co-manage work units of internal staff and externally sourced services when agreed upon
  • Negotiate, collaborate, and consult with all company teams and leaders
  • Foster technical knowledge, design, and engineering excellence within the IT department

 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent certification in computer science, information technology, or related technical field
  • 5-7 years of proven networking engineering and design focused experience
  • Subject matter expertise on all production network systems across routing, switching, and wireless platforms
  • Subject matter expertise with TCP/IP, standard routing protocols EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, and IPSec or SSL VPN technologies
  • Subject matter familiarity with VoIP and SIP
  • Subject Matter familiarity with Cisco ASA firewalls
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Ability to translate technical security concepts into lay terms
  • Experience with multiple technologies, processes and environments with a proven ability to execute engineering projects
  • Comfort with presenting in front of technical and non-technical audiences
  • Demonstrated results orientation, initiative, attention to detail, and customer service orientation
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills
  • Strong understanding of SSL/TLS

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Cisco networking certifications; CCNA, CCNP, etc.
  • Experience with F5 LTM and GTM systems
  • Experience with Microsoft and Linux server platforms
  • Experience with Active Directory security
  • Experience with Bluecoat Proxy systems
  • Experience with Cisco ISE and/or other security focused network platforms
  • Experience with SPAN port replication/aggregation technology

Job ID: 4373

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