Cisco Network Engineer


Morristown, NJ

Industry: Information Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 368 days ago

  by    Lori Sklarski

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The Lead Engineer will research and ensure the strategic alignment of migration, testing, implementation plans and configuration of new and existing technologies. The Lead Engineer will research new technology in response to enterprise-scale business requirements or systems configurations. The Lead Engineer will develop relevant documentation for new enterprise-scale technologies that will be supported by other groups. 


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and/or 10+ years of networking infrastructure IT experience
  • 8+ years global enterprise experience and knowledge of Data Center environments
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple initiatives concurrently while working under minimal direction as well as in a team environment
  • Flexibility with work schedule to handle after-hours emergencies
  • Basic understanding of Project Management Principals is required

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience and high level expertise in designing sustainable complex, highly available, infrastructure solutions in a large-scale, multisite, international environment
  • Ability to successfully plan, document and perform complex maintenance windows on production network and adhere to change management policies and procedures
  • In-depth knowledge of network management, network availability and capacity planning
  • Demonstrated experience in global WANtechnologies and protocols (DMVPN, MPLS, DWDM, WAN Optimization)
  • Expert level internetworking troubleshooting in a large-scale network environment
  • Expertise in interfacing with carriers to manage circuit delivery, troubleshooting and migration
  • Detailed knowledge in IP Routing and Services specifically, BGP and EIGRP
  • Detailed knowledge in Layer-2 switching technologies including Cisco VPC, VSS, and stacking
  • Experience with Cisco Routing and Switching platforms like Catalyst 4500/6500/7600, ISR29xx/39xx/4k,ASR 1000 and Nexus(1K-9K)
  • Knowledgeable of Cisco IP technologies like QoS, ACLs, Multicast, Security

Preferred Technical Qualifications:

  • Product knowledge in Cisco IOS, XR; All Cisco router and switch products Cat6xxx, 76xx, NxK, ASRxxxx
  • Experience in VPNtechnologies like DMVPN Phase 2-3, L3VPNs and understanding of implementation on Cisco platforms
  • IPV6/IPV4 routing and networking migration technologies
  • Expertise on latest hardware, operating systems, and feature sets (Nexus, IOS-XR, NX-OS, FCOE)
  • Expertise in inter-AS connectivity (eBGP,iBGP, MPLS)
  • High Availability protocols and Global Server Load Balancing technologies
  • Virtualization technologies, both networking (VRF, VDC, Nexus1kv) and compute (VMware, Openstack)

$130K - $140K