Senior Network Engineer

Equifax   •  

Saint Louis, MO

Industry: Financial Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 352 days ago

Job Number:J00052024


In this role, the individual will primarily implement networking projects to enhance and expand the Equifax network infrastructure.  In addition, the individual will work onproblems where analysis of the situation requires in-depth evaluation of various factors. Primary day to day functions are to administer, monitor, configure, and implement improvements to the Equifax network infrastructure are also performed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Implement network improvement projects as needed to support business initiatives

  • Troubleshooting issues during system outages to quickly determine root causes of issues

  • Anticipate and troubleshoot issues with performance, capacity, or error conditions

  • Maintain up to date knowledge of current networking technologies

    Minimum Education and/or Experience: 

  • 5-7 years of IP network support experience, at least 3 years at engineer level

    Required Competencies:  

  • Knowledge of networking concepts such as spanning tree, TCP/UDP protocols, ICMP, VLANS, trunking, routing, subnetting, routing protocols (BGP,OSPF), and the ability to decode and review protocol traces

  • Understanding of the Microsoft Windows TCP/IP stack implementation

  • Configuration experience with a Cisco or Checkpoint firewall

  • Configuration and command set mastery of Cisco switches

  • Ability to plan work to meet project deadlines, accommodate demands by users, set priorities, organize information and escalate issues appropriately

  • Ability to participate in multiple projects concurrently.  Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and presentation), customer service-oriented, strong problem solving skills, and the ability to understand new technologies quickly are essential

  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed including nights and weekends as requiredto complete projects and configuration changes without impacting business hours

  • A strong commitment to network availability and performance, and professionalism at all times

  • Ability to speak to technical groups about designs and implementation

    Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Intermediate experience with one or more of the following is a plus:

  • Juniper/Netscreen IPSEC devices

  • Checkpoint firewalls

  • F5 load balancers

  • Aruba Wireless Controllers

  • Bluecoat proxies