Senior Network Engineer

Excel Talent Solutions

Are you a Cisco certified professional with experience in global IT environments? We want to hear from you!

  • Global corporate experience required.
  • Cisco network experienced required.
  • 5 years of network engineer experience required.
Due to growth, we are adding a Senior Network Engineer to our Infrastructure team! Are you a Cisco certified professional with experience in global IT environments? We want to hear from you! 

This position manages the purchase, installation, and support of network communications infrastructure and management tools, including Local Area, Wireless Local Area Network and Wide Area Network (LAN/WLAN/WAN) firewall, and PBX systems. Additionally, you will install, and maintain network related systems such as routers, switches, wireless access points, firewalls, and other network devices while leading infrastructure projects.

Responsibilities:
  • Operates and supports the company's internal data network and voice communications systems.
  • Develops strategies and determines direction for network systems solutions using current and emerging technologies relative to network infrastructure.
  • Plans, designs and implements local and wide-area network solutions between multiple platforms and protocols.
  • Supports/troubleshoots network issues and coordinates with vendors for installation of such items as routers, firewalls, switches, PBXs and other network devices.
  • Monitors current systems and plans implementation projects as necessary through evaluating trends and planning for future needs to ensure ongoing system availability, performance, and adherence to service level agreements.
  • Audits network hardware and software to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, procedures, and configuration guidelines.
  • Maintain network security of all network devices, and aides in the coordination independent security audits performed by outside parties as required.
  • Manages and maintains the communications infrastructure required for Disaster Recovery (DR) failover.
  • Maintains backups of network system configurations.
  • Provides training and assists with proposal writing.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field  
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience using skills as a seasoned, experienced professional in infrastructure/ network environments performing network planning, architecture design, engineering (hardware and software) and optimization.
  • In depth understanding of network security, firewalls, intrusion detection systems.
  • Prior experience with configuring Cisco routers, switches, and firewalls.
  • Prior experience designing and executing system readiness and performance tests.
  • Experience in an environment that includes an enterprise management system (ERP), such as SAP, is preferred.
  • Cisco CCNA or CCNP preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Windows server administration.
  • Working knowledge of DNS and DHCP.
  • Has a full understanding of industry practices and/or company policies and procedures.
  • Able to work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data or situations requires evaluation of identifiable factors
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions for difficult assignments and of diverse scope.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Strong customer service skills and focus.