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Senior Network Engineer Location: Milwaukee, WI or Paramus, NJ

2024-06-11 14:31:13
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The Network Engineer will be part of multiple projects  to standardize the company's remote and core sites. We are looking for a Network Engineer to design, maintain, and support our growing network infrastructure. This role will be part of a network infrastructure team responsible for the design and development of scalable, highly-available network architectures. Our ideal candidate will be organized, detail-focused, and able to thrive in a team oriented environment.


 Communication and interpersonal skills are a must. The candidate must have in-depth, hands-on technical skills ranging from: firewalls, routers and switches, virtualization and cloud technologies, security frameworks with extensive experience configuring and managing software and hardware related to LANs and WANs. The candidate must be able to travel in the US and some Canadian sites.  This position would require some travel.





?      BS/BA degree or comparable experience



?      Cisco CCNA at a minimum, CCNP preferred

?      Fortinet NSE 4 preferred

?      ITIL Foundation certified

 Work Experience Needed:

?      Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in IT network infrastructure in a large scale enterprise with hands-on networking experience

?      Minimum of 5 years’ experience with network administration

?      Must be able to understand internal/external customer perspectives when executing project and operational responsibilities

?      Experience with supporting remote office environments

?      Experience with leading infrastructure projects (Cloud, network, storage, etc.)


Special Skills/Abilities Needed:

Technical Skills

?      Demonstrated in-depth knowledge in each of the following technologies or service areas:

?      Network routing and switching, Cisco ASA, FTD, FMC, IPS/IDS, wireless controller configurations and AP deployment best practices

?      Working experience with DMVPN with zone based firewall deployments

?      Working knowledge of Cisco and Fortinet technologies

?      A good understanding of SD-WAN architectures with deployment experience a plus

?      Expert knowledge of IPv4 TCP/IP subnetting and understanding of IPv6

?      Rich experience designing and understanding Cisco network device configuration with working knowledge of Fortinet, Juniper, SonicWall, Palo Alto considered a plus

?      Deep understanding of dynamic routing protocols particularly OSPF, EIGRP & BGP with working experience with route redistribution and performance routing

?      Cloud computing (AWS, GCP & OCI) experience a plus

?      Network Management Tools such as Solarwinds Suite and Nagios a plus

?      Control Network (SCADA) experience a plus

?      Compliance/Documentation

?      Fundamental understanding of risk management and audits

?      Ability to create/maintain artifacts in response to audits

?      Meticulous commitment to document all network configuration

?      Lucid diagraming tools

?      Competencies

?      Impact and Influence: Works effectively with others

?      Problem Solving: Identifies problems, involves others in seeking solutions, conducts appropriate analyses, searches for best solution and responds quickly to new challenges

?      Integrity: Upholds personal and professional ethics and values, takes into account the values of the organization and respecting the culture, beliefs and abilities of individuals

Soft Skills

?      Teamwork with a proven record of accomplishment for delivering desired outcomes while fostering a culture of collaboration

?      Well organized, detail oriented with an ability to effectively prioritize

?      Good verbal and written communication skills for a wide variety of audiences

?      Solid decision making ability and flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change

?      Demonstrated ability to set a positive example

?      Should possess a high energy level, sense of urgency, decisiveness and an ability to work well under pressure


Nature & Scope-Principal Areas of Responsibilities:


?      Lead infrastructure related projects.  Design, coordinate and implement high quality customized solutions to support the business requirements

?      Manage multi-datacenter distributed components of our infrastructure including firewalls, core switches and SD-WAN

?      Must be able to troubleshoot and configure Industrial Control Networks

?      Network (LAN and SDWAN), remote access, routers, wireless, firewalls, IDS/IPS and load balancer support

?      Contribute to Problem Management as appropriate

?      Assist with the creation of operational metrics and KPIs

?      Support continuous service improvement initiatives by identifying and executing opportunities to enhance processes and services

?      Support and contribute to enhancing Knowledge Management

?      Conduct operational support in a manner that is ITIL process driven and documented including relevant Change Management practices