The Network Engineer, Senior, works under limited supervision to perform data and voice communication engineering tasks and execute engineering projects of moderate to high complexity.
Plans, forecasts, implements, and identifies resource requirements for network systems of moderate to high complexity. Integrates and schematically depicts communication architectures, topologies, hardware, software, transmission and signaling links and protocols into complete network configurations. Monitors network health, performs system tuning and makes recommendations for improvement. Provides Tier 3 support. Defines and discerns key aspects of a problem and develops an integrated solution within a broad technical and business context of significant impact. Primary contributor to data network planning, networkarchitecture design and engineering, as well as, some voice systems. Evaluates new products, performs network problem resolution and assists in the development and documentation of technical standards and interface applications. Performs work that is complex and varied in nature. Defines and discerns key aspects of a problem and develops an integrated solution within a broad technical and business context of significant impact. Provides guidance/training to more junior staff. Requires technical and business knowledge in multiple disciplines/processes. Must be available to be part of an on call rotation for operational support. Performs special projects, and additional duties and responsibilities as required. Where applicable and when performing the responsibilities of the job, employees are accountable to maintain Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and adhere to internal control policies and procedures.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related field or equivalent certification and/or experience in a network environment. CCNP or Equivalent certification in communication technology. Minimum of seven years of experience working in a networkengineering role working with Cisco IOS and Nexus based devices. Experience with Palo Alto Networks firewalls, F5 Load Balancers, and ITIL a plus.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Proficient understanding of data and voice communications equipment, protocols, cabling and physical standards. PC literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Visio and Windows applications. Good interpersonal, verbal and written communications and negotiation skills. Ability to read engineering drawings and terminate cables and grounding systems. Detail oriented. Ability to maintain a professional composure with customers in difficult situations. In-depth knowledge of, and the ability to apply, concepts, practices and procedures utilized in data and voice communications. Strong analytical, organizational, and project management skills. Ability and discipline to follow standards, procedures, checklists, and design documents. Ability to write thorough, clear, concise documentation. Exercises sound judgment. Ability to maintain confidentiality with regard to customer information and employee records.'