SSUSA Job #646: Senior Network Engineer

Job Description

 

SENIOR NETWORK ENGINEER

 

One of our global financial clients has an opening for a Senior Network Engineer with design and project management experience. Please read on for more information about the position…………….

 

Important Skills:

 

·         excellent design and project management skills across many disciplines

 ·         Strong routing knowledge and design experience including EIGRP, IS-IS, BGP

 ·         excellent knowledge of Cisco hardware and configuration including IOS and CatOS

 ·         Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with all levels of personnel both internally and externally

 

Required to design and implement projects and solutions using best practices and procedures adhering to the company Architecture standards to meet business requirements. These will be business or internally driven projects that require focus for delivery on time and in budget. The Network Engineering team will work closely with the Network Architecture team to ensure the infrastructure is developed according to the defined strategy.

  

The Network Engineering team must ensure the Network Operations team is informed of all changes and all new solutions are handed over with up to date documentation to support the solution.

  

  • Ability to design solutions that adhere to Architecture standards

  • Excellent design and project management skills across many disciplines

  • Identify and document formal project scope, purpose, project boundaries, and endresult desired

  • Strong documentation and reporting skills

  • Strong understanding for the need of process and standardization

  • Strong understanding of the business needs and priorities

  • Strong focus on future strategy andtechnology.

  • The ability to make the finaldecision.

  • Able to influence decision and negotiate with suppliers at a highlevel

  • Provide level 3 support to the Network Operationsteam

  • Strong security knowledge covering Firewalls, Policy, IDS/IPS, VPN Solutions, andSecurity practices.  Strong product knowledge isessential

  • Strong routing knowledge and design experience including EIGRP, IS-IS,BGP

  • Strong Voice knowledge on traditional and new  technologies(VoIP)

  • Excellent knowledge of Cisco hardware and configuration including IOS andCatOS. Knowledge of other vendors is anadvantage.

  • Strong Process orientedattitude

  • Understanding of Windows and UNIXplatforms

  • Strong team orientedattitude

 

Skills and Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four year college or university in ManagementInformation Systems, Computer Science or equivalent technical training andexperience

  • 8-12 years of focused experience in a Network Engineering/Network Operationsrole preferably in the Financial Servicesindustry

  • Comprehensive experience in troubleshooting complex network issues todetermine root cause and ability to handle escalated issues that the Network Operations personnel are unable toresolve

  • Detailed knowledge of network design concepts and bestpractices

  • Detailed knowledge of the following technologies, protocols and toolsadvantageous

    • Network design experience ideally incorporating Cisco, F5, Arista,HP technologies/platforms and commonprotocols

    • Routing Protocols and ability to resolve routing issues (OSPF, ISIS,EIGRP,

 

BGP), LAN/WAN/MAN technologies

 

    • Security technologies (IDS/IPS, Checkpoint Firewalls, Blue CoatProxies, VPN,NAC)

    • Virtualization technologies, Public Cloud providers (e.g. AmazonAWS)

    • Common Operating Systems (Linux/Unix/Windows)

    •  

  Strong working knowledge of network and security architecture and operations functions, tools and processes

  Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential

  Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with all levels of personnel both internally and externally

  Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously working with minimal supervision

  Proven analytical, reasoning and organizational skills

  Strong team oriented attitude

  Strong documentation and reporting skills

  Strong understanding for the need of process and standardization

 

Common Operating Systems(Linux/Unix/Microsoft)

 

  • Strong working knowledge of network and security architecture andoperations functions, tools andprocesses

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills areessential

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with all levels of personnel both internally andexternally

  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously working withminimal supervision

  • Proven analytical, reasoning and organizationalskills

  • Strong team orientedattitude

  • Strong documentation and reportingskills

  • Strong understanding for the need of process andstandardization

  

SEND YOUR RESUME IN CONFIDENCE TO CLIFF@SSUSA.COM

 

Job Location
Jersey City, NJ

Position Type
Permanent