Sr Network Engineer

 

Location:Benton Harbor MI

 

Employer is seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Network Engineer opening to join our Information Technology organization.

Day to Day

The Senior Network Engineer's responsibility and overall purpose is to ensure the life, functionality and growth of the multi-service data network, as well as play a role in the design and implementation of network practices and services. The Senior Network Engineer will be involved with the Engineering/Planning functions of a traditional data network group, but will also take part in, and be expected to lead initiatives in the converged network world. The candidate will interface with various business groups and determine if and when the company can utilize and implement such enhanced technologies. The candidate will also oversee pilots and deployments that result from such analysis.

What You Will Do

 

  • Plan and engineer LAN, WAN, Wireless, Data Center, and other Network Service deployments, including (but not limited to) L2/L3 Switching, BGP and EIGRP Routing, QoS, WAN Acceleration, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Load Balancing, DNS/DHCP, Firewall, IPSec VPN, and more.

  • Provide expert trouble resolution for escalated core network troubles.

  • Partner to lead the planning, design, implementation and optimization of new network products/services. Develop, document, implement and maintain processes and procedures related to service delivery.

  • Perform after hours support duties on occasion to sustain networking systems and service levels - 24/7/365.

Qualifications:

What You Need to Succeed

 

  • In-depth knowledge of Cisco equipment and operating systems, including configuration, installation, troubleshooting and support of routers, switches and wireless equipment. Knowledge of Palo Alto firewalls is a plus. 

  • Planning: Conducts short- and long-term planning to meet network requirements.

  • Advanced knowledge of LAN and WAN protocols and topologies (RIP, EIGRP, BGP, MPLS).

  • Solid understanding of switching technologies (VLANs, Spanning-Tree, VSS)

  • Solid understanding of security technologies including firewalls, VPN and Remote Access.

  • Knowledge of F5 server load-balancing platforms.

  • Knowledge of system monitoring and management tools such as Netscout, - Solarwinds, and Cisco Prime. 

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills required. Strong analytical skills, experience solving practical issues and engaging teams of multiple process partners to consensus. 

 

Experience requirements


 

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. A combination of education and experience will be considered. 

  • Cisco CCNA or CCNP preferred.

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in an enterprise environment. 

  • Experience managing third-party vendors.

Experience in a multinational work environment

 

Salary with full benefits and bonus up to 15%

Relocation is available