Sr Network Engineer

ENGLEWOOD, NJ 07631

Posted: 10/05/2018 Job Category: IT Engineer Job Number: rbs-1632

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Senior Network Engineer will be a major contributor to the overall integration of the network such as the planning, installation, maintenance, management, and coordination of the wide area, local and wireless networks and network security infrastructure. Consistently and accurately document network changes and systems.


PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design and monitor network data switching infrastructure

  • Design and monitor network wireless data infrastructure

  • Design and monitor network routing infrastructure

  • Implement and maintain network monitoring infrastructure

  • Manage relationship with external monitoring security solution

  • Manage multiple remote office networks, site-to-site VPNs and Internet access.

  • Must ensure that the network environment remains secure and appropriate recovery and redundancy issues are addressed.

  • Ability to comprehend, analyze and research problems of a complex nature, make judgment decisions and recommendations as to their solution.

  • Professionally manage time between daily tasks and projects.

  • Work with IT teams to scope projects, provide technical input and follow-up support.

  • Attend product and technology training as required.

  • Solve practical problems while maintaining strict compliance with existing policies, procedures and established standards.

  • Review Copper and fiber infrastructure to ensure network needs are kept at acceptable performance levels

  • Submit and represent and review all network Change Management requests

  • Provide monthly Metrics for the network infrastructure.

  • Promote network security best practices and transfer technical knowledge to department members.

  • Develop and maintain comprehensive network system’s documentation.

  • Develop Policies and Procedures

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and effective problem-solving skills required.

  • Participate in on-call rotations including some weekends and holidays.

  • Mentor Network Engineers.

  • Support end users as required

  • Determine staffing requirements; recruit, hire and train new staff

  • Supervise direct reporting staff according to the policies

  • Delegate work duties to staff.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Bachelor in Computer Science, Engineering or related degree or equivalent experience.

  • 7 – 10 years’ experience with network hardware: Cisco switches, routers.

  • 5 – 7 years’ experience with Cisco ASA firewalls, VPN and technologies.

  • 5 – 7 years’ experience with Cisco wireless technologies: WCS, WLC, access points.

  • WAN experience with broadband mediums: fiber, coax, metro & dark fiber.

  • Must be proficient in routing protocols such as EIGRP and BGP.

  • Cisco Nexus switch experience required: NX-OS, VRF, Fabric Extenders and vPC.

  • Experience with Wireshark, WhatsUp Gold, Cisco LMS (Prime), SNMP.

  • Windows and Linux server experience preferred.

  • Minimum of CCNA certification, other related certifications preferred.

 

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