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Posted: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 2:23 PM

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Prestigious Fortune 500 Company is currently seeking a Lead Network Engineer, preferably with a CCIE, but not a must. Candidate will lead multiple projects simultaneously, as well as create engineering design to meet the business and operational objectives for business continuity solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Defines standard engineering designs, templates, processes, and procedures for implementing projects that follow existing architectures for large complex projects.
  • Defines new engineering designs, templates, processes and procedures for implementing projects that require new architecture patterns.
  • Proactively utilizes knowledge of the business unit and objectives to maximize the efficiency of the design.
  • Assessment and Strategy
  • Provides subject matter expertise to maintain the appropriate life cycle for the technologies in scope, including technology risk, refresh, migration and retirement.
  • Analyzes system performance, modifying parameters to improve throughput and effectively utilize system resources.
  • Monitors resource usage, making required adjustments.
  • Responsible for accurately estimating and planning activities within the domain to provide the necessary input into the project managers for developing an end to end plan.
  • Establishes and maintains strong collaborative relationships with internal and external strategic partners as well as critical IT infrastructure service providers. With administrative direction, leads the evaluation and selection of tools.
  • Evaluates tools and makes cost-conscience tool recommendations.
  • Identifies key areas for improvement to align to strategic objectives.
  • Analyzes industry best practices and previous project executions
  • Make recommendations in regards to architecture and infrastructure planning to leadership to refine and enhance current methodology.
  • Provides subject matter expertise to maintain the appropriate life cycle for the technologies in scope, including technology risk, refresh, migration and retirement.
  • Analyzes system performance, modifying parameters to improve throughput and effectively utilize system resources.
  • Monitors resource usage, making required adjustments.
  • Responsible for accurately estimating and planning activities within the domain to provide the necessary input into the project managers for developing an end to end plan.
  • Establishes and maintains strong collaborative relationships with internal and external strategic partners as well as critical IT infrastructure service providers. With administrative direction, leads the evaluation and selection of tools.
  • Evaluates tools and makes cost-conscience tool recommendations.
  • Identifies key areas for improvement to align to strategic objectives.
  • Analyzes industry best practices and previous project executions
  • Make recommendations in regards to architecture and infrastructure planning to leadership to refine and enhance current methodology.
  • Perform preventative maintenance, including the installation of software patches and version upgrades.
  • Participate in and/or lead projects of medium to high complexity.
  • Leads on-call production support activities, using the technical knowledge and capability to handle all problems that may arise.
  • Proactively puts procedures in place to prevent and reduce the severity of outages.
  • Oversees or performs the installation and testing of upgrades working with the systems and applications teams.
  • Conducts updates of management information systems, including asset management, time tracking and other systems.
  • Available to be on call 24/7 on a team rotating schedule once assimilated into the team.
  • Mentors junior team members on current standards and best practices
  • Provides quality assurance for engineering designs of junior team members
  • Assists in training and coaching others
  • Sets up training classes and may function as a tool administrator, working with the vendor, internally coordinating product upgrades and fixes.
  • Responsible for developing the organization by mentoring junior engineers and developing how to guides.

Qualifications:

9+ years progressive data communications experience.

Bachelor's Degree in a related technical field or similar discipline.

Technical Skills:

  • 7+ years of experience working with Switching and Routing infrastructure in a large corporate setup, preferably a financial institution. Knowledge of Cisco Nexus, ASR, ISR 4K preferred
  • 7+ years of experience working with Firewalls, including but not limited to Firewall design, configuration, policy enforcement, VPN L2L, RA VPN, etc
  • 3+ years of experience working with application load balancing platforms, preferably F5 Networks
  • 3+ years of experience working with DNS
  • 3+ years of experience working with WAN optimization devices (Silver Peak, Cisco WAAS, Riverbed)
  • 7+ years of experience in design, implementation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of large, complex IP-based networks
  • 7-9 years of experience with routing protocols including OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, encompassing complex implementations around high availability, redundancy, and fast re-convergence
  • 5+ years of experience with Layer-2 and Layer-3 networking technologies including but not limited to Fabripath/TRILL, MPLS VPNs, OTV, VXLAN, GETVPN, DMVPN, etc.
  • 5+ years of experience designing and deploying QoS across a large enterprise network
  • Experience designing Multicast across an enterprise (Layer 2 and Layer 3)
  • Experience working with customers and outside vendors, both from a design/engineering perspective as well as resolving operational issues
  • Ability to quickly and systematically resolve complex technical issues which may arise from any type of hardware or software failure, misconfiguration, or human error
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; able to communicate effectively with associates at all levels.
  • Ability to effectively summarize and clearly communicate infrastructure hardware/software problems involving multiple support team(s).
  • Ability to manage concurrent projects to plan.
  • Organized, able to lead, follow through and complete projects with minimal supervision.
  • Self-motivated and adaptable to change; able to work productively in a team setting.
  • Must be able to prioritize and manage time effectively as well as function with no supervision, under tight deadlines, and demonstrate initiative in problem solving
  • Demonstrate ability to execute and perform timely follow-up to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Demonstrate competency in the use of project management tools and methodologies.

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