The Network Engineer will act as the technical routing, switching, load balancing, and firewall expert for the production, development, and corporate networks.
The Network Engineer will also work closely with the Platform and Application teams as well as the Network Operations Center (NOC) and Linux Systems teams.
Strong Service Level Agreement (SLA) responsibilities and strict change control are synonymous with this role.
Responsible for the install, configuration, and life cycle management of all Network devices. IPS, Load Balancers, Routers, Switches, VoIP Phone systems, Wireless, Firewalls, etc. .
Actively participate in the architecture and installation of carrier class solutions with Information Technology, NOC, & Systems teams.
Write documentation, policy and procedures pertaining to the network and its integrity.
Manage network maintenance contracts and renewals for accuracy to ensure proper coverage is in place.
Verify all hardware and software purchase orders are appropriate prior to submission to the Network Manager.
Assist in engineering solutions for new and existing environments to increase network up time and efficiency.
Monitor and help architect solutions to ensure network capacity, performance, and functionality are within acceptable standards for our clients and vendors.
5+ years professional Network Engineering experience required
CCNA required, CCNP preferred
High Level Cisco command line knowledge
Functional in Linux / Red Hat command line
Desired Competencies / Skills
Team player with strong work ethic and excellent documentation skills
Carrier or ISP experience and F5 load balancer experience preferred
Mid-Range knowledge of Cisco VoIP & QoS configurations required
Strong verbal and written communication