Senior Network Engineer

Cynet Systems   •  

Boston, MA

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 32 days ago

  by    Cynet Sytems

We are looking for Senior Network Engineer for our client in Boston, MA

Job Title: Senior Network Engineer

Job Location: Boston, MA

Job Type: Contract 12 Months

"US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time."

Job Description:

  • As a Senior Network Engineer you will be responsible for maintaining the design and integrity of the clients internal network, including customer-facing hosted and cloud environments.
  • The engineer will provide expert technical assistance to team members with high-level system and networking request. This role will be responsible designing, implementing and testing complex infrastructure in support of our business customer needs.
  • As a member of the Network Team, the Senior Network Engineer will provide onsite and remotesupport on a 24x7 basis to our business customers who have critical response time requirements for their business technology systems.
  • You will work independently and as part of a team to answer service desk calls, urgently analyze technical issues, address escalated issues, work with the project manager on team related projects, and troubleshoot over the phone/onsite/via remote access.
  • This position will require flexible work hours for systems deployment and troubleshooting activities.
  • This role will successfully demonstrate the skills required to secure and manage networkinfrastructures to protect productivity, mitigate threats, and reduce costs.


  • An experienced Network Engineer familiar with Cisco networking best practices.
  • An experienced Network Engineer familiar with Cisco and Fortigate firewall best practices.
  • An experienced Network Engineer familiar with Citrix Netscaler best practices.
  • Thorough knowledge of Networking and Infrastructure
  • Design, install and support of Routing, Switching and Security/VPN technologies in the WAN/LAN environment.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of the client Network team
  • Willingness to participate and share in rotating on-call duties.
  • Ability to respond to on-call / on-site situations in MassDOT within required SLA parameters (2 hr max drive time).


  • Work independently and with approved vendors and other state agencies to resolve network related issues.
  • Creates and updates all documentation as it pertains to the current state of MassDOT networkarchitecture and new installations
  • Functional knowledge on how to connect public and private networks while not compromising network stability.
  • Functional knowledge of cable standards, multi/single mode fiber, proprietary and standard serial communication protocols
  • Fundamental knowledge of PCI/PII requirements
  • Planning and implementing future installations of network equipment and capacity planning.
  • Engaging in high-level analysis and troubleshooting of networkinfrastructure.
  • Performs all work in a cooperative and professional manner with other MassDOT Team members.
  • Provides technical expertise, direction and leadership to other team members.
  • Performs research and analysis on all requests for problem resolution.
  • Performs other related duties as requested by supervisor.
  • Travel between client facilities to maintain and deploy networking equipment

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED AT HIRE (List knowledge, skills, abilities):

  • Experience with designing, configuring and troubleshooting complex networks.
  • Knowledge of routing protocols (e.g. EIGRP, OSPF, RIP, and BGP) in a mixed environment.
  • Knowledge of VLAN technology, VTP and STP protocols.
  • Experience in Access Control Lists, Firewalls, Citrix Netscalers, VPN technologies, Wi-Fi technologies, Enterprise Wireless technologies and other security technologies.
  • Solid understanding of networkrouters and switches.
  • Knowledge of T1, T3, SONET, DWDM and OC technologies.
  • Experience with Metro-Ethernet technologies.
  • Experience in Network monitoring and management tools.
  • Experience in VOIP and QoS.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently or in a team setting.
  • Ability to adjust to changing situations to meet emergencies, program changes or production requirements.
  • Knowledge of the methods and techniques of statistics.
  • Undergraduate degree (BS) in Computer Science, Telecommunications, Electrical Engineering (or related technical degree)
  • Relevant technical certification (current CCIE, CCNP)
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in creating and updating Network Visio Diagrams

QUALIFICATIONS ACQUIRED ON JOB (List knowledge, skills, abilities):

  • Knowledge of the policies, procedures, specifications, standards and guidelines governing assigned unit activities.
  • Knowledge of the types and uses of agency forms.


  • Applicants must have at least four years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in
  • network design and engineering.


  • Applicants must have their own vehicle for travel between client sites.