Network Engineer

Alltech International, Inc   •  

Virtual / Travel

Industry: Technical Services

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 26 days ago

Description:

Alltech is seeking an Network Engineer to join our team in Olney, MD.

Security Clearance: At least an Active SECRET is Required! (Top Secret is Preferred)

Duties:

  • Act as an experienced source of knowledge for Network Engineering, design, and implementation services for a large and complex Cisco network, with Juniper and Brocade devices
  • Act as senior technical Subject Mater Expert for a team of Network Engineers
  • Provide break/fix incident management support for Network Outages and move/add/change incidents
  • Support the operation, maintenance, and modernization of a voice, wireless, video, and data converged network
  • Be part of a 24x7x365 on call rotation
  • Provide technical and professional mentorship and training to other members of the team
  • Ability to assist the Technical Manager with prioritizing and ensuring timely completion of multiple time sensitive tasks
  • Provide direction and recommendation on the optimization of monitoring tools
  • Identify, document, and report Operational Risks in the environment to management
  • Develop proactive monitoring parameters that allow for resolution of potential issues prior to user impact
  • Maintain SolarWinds and other network monitoring and performance tools
  • Develop Bill of Materials (BOM) for network design solutions

Required:

  • Excellent communication and customer services skills working with organizational executives and VIP customers
  • Ability to navigate highly political environment
  • Availability to participate in team 24x7x365 on call roster
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to lead by example
  • 6+ years in providing break/fix support, troubleshooting, and engineering of networking services in a dynamic and high visibility environment
  • Experience leading technical projects
  • Cisco CCNA, CCNP, or equivalent Cisco certification
  • Working relationships with Cisco Account Manager and Sales Engineers

Desired:

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional or equivalent mid-level Cisco Certification
  • ITIL v3 Foundations or better
  • Project Management certification
  • Knowledge of extranet topologies and DMZ setup
  • Experience with Aruba or other Wireless Networks
  • Experience with Cisco CatalystOS
  • Experience with Brocade Load Balancers
  • Experience with Citrix NetScalers
  • Experience with Solarwinds
  • Experience with Juniper Junos