Lead Network Engineer - WAN and Application Performance

15+ years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/18/18
15+ years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/18/18

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for assuring in high reliability and performance for VoIP, Video and other critical applications deployed in the network.
  • Develop capacity/performance baselines for all (relevant) network devices, circuits and interfaces based on existing monitoring tools.
  • Work with the team to define thresholds for all network metrics of interest. Develop plans for identifying and reporting capacity (or latency) issues which could cause service disruptions and/or performance degradation for customers.
  • Analyze network activity and network problems to discover and prevent systematic errors.
  • Recommends network design changes/enhancements for improved systems availability and performance.
  • Consult on problem resolution and interact with various technology support groups to ensure a positive customer experience and adherence to problem management process standards and guidelines.
  • Hands-on and remote configuration of Cisco routers, switches, load balancers, and other network gear.

QualificationsEducation

  • A bachelor's degree (CS, IS, or Engineering major preferred)

Training requirements

  • CCIE Preferred

Knowledge and skills

  • Excellent troubleshooting, root cause analysis and test planning skills
  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to own projects and completes them on time 
  • Understanding of CORE concepts with IP Telephony, call setup process/flow, call signaling, call control and media capabilities exchange.
  • Experience in using various monitoring tools like network simulators, load generators, profilers, monitors, analysis and reporting
  • Advanced experience with Sniffer and/or related analysis tools to analyze network application performance problems and troubleshooting

Technical Skills

  • Expert level experience configuring routing protocols and other network technologies such as BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, VRF, SSL VPN, IPSEC, GRE, L2TPv3, NAT/PAT, PPP, MPLS, QoS, STP, HSRP, VTP, VPC, VDC, OTV, Ether channel, WAN Acceleration, IPv4, IPv6
  • Expert level experience with Cisco Nexus Data Center technology
  • Expert level experience with WAN deployments including: EIGRP/BGP route redistribution over MPLS networks, route maps and filtering, traffic prioritization and QOS policies
  • Knowledge of Public DNS
  • Working knowledge of F5 LTM and GTM technologies
  • Knowledge of Wireless technologies 802.11a/b/g/n, WPA2, WLC, WAP
  • Expert knowledge of UNIX and Windows Operating Systems 
  • Knowledge of SDWAN technologies is a plus
  • Knowledge of Netscout tools and technologies is a plus
  • Knowledge of LiveAction LiveNX is a plus

Job experience

  • At least 15 years in the administration and operation of enterprise wide area and campus networks, including extensive experience with Data Center, LAN, WAN, Network Security, VoIP application (H.323/SIP) solutions and architectures.1805887
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