10 days old
2018-01-082018-02-05

Senior Network Engineer

Apex, NC 27502
  • Job Code
    594901

6 month contract to hire opportunity


SUMMARY The Senior Network Engineer manages, designs, and maintains an enterprise network spanning over 50 locations.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following.


- Configures and maintains network hardware and software, including routers, switches, firewalls, wireless access points, and other network peripherals as needed.


- Analyzes design and performance of entire network and makes required changes to design of network architecture to meet the needs of the business.


- Optimize performance of all network equipment.


- Manages and maintain point to point VPNs, site to site connectivity, and Internet connectivity.


- Manages LAN and WAN infrastructure, static and dynamic routing, and other network technologies including VoIP, VPNs, VLANs, QoS, MPLS, NAT, and BGP.


- Evaluates network equipment requirements and capabilities and makes recommendations.


- Maintains an accurate inventory of all network equipment and static IP information.


- Manage firmware and software updates for all network equipment.


- Conducts network traffic capture and analysis as needed. - Restore network services after system failures including troubleshooting root cause and taking corrective actions.


- Establishes network access and security controls.


- Monitors and maintains network stability, collects and analyzes network and memory utilization, and installs and tests software upgrades.


- Backup network device configurations.


- Coordinates third-party maintenance for network hardware, software, and telecommunications services.


- Develops or establishes strong relationships with service providers.


- Negotiates quotes and contracts with third party vendors for services and products.


- Prepares and maintains documentation of network configurations and structured cabling layouts.


- Develops, maintains, and tests disaster recovery plans.


- Coordinates with IT Manager and other department managers to understand and meet business requirements.


- Establishes budgetary requirements for equipment replacement.


- Provides support to and trains users in local area network administration and usage as needed.


Analytical-the individual synthesizes complex or diverse information.


- Problem solving-the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.


- Oral communication-the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.


- Delegation-the individual delegates work assignments, gives authority to work independently, sets expectations and monitors delegated activities.


- Management skills-the individual includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; makes self available to staff; provides regular performance feedback; and develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth.


- Quality management-the individual looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.


- Judgment-the individual displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment and makes timely decisions.


- Planning/organizing-the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.


Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Knowledge of and experience with the following technologies is essential:


TCP/IP networking


Strong Cisco Router and Switch Configuration skills


Cisco VOIP and VLAN configurations


IPSec and VPNs


NAT


DNS


SNMP


MPLS


BGP


Firewalls


Update skills on a regular basis to keep abreast of rapidly changing technology


Excellent communication skills to work with clients and vendors on all support issues


Excellent planning and organizational skills Education/Experience: Bachelor degree in computer science with at least three years of relevant experience, or at least five years of relevant hands on experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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