Network Engineer Senior Job Description

Network Engineer Senior Job Description

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Network engineer senior provides technical guidance on dynamic routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, etc.) and best practices.

Network Engineer Senior Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective network engineer senior job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included network engineer senior job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Design, deploy, monitor and troubleshoot wide area networks using a variety of network equipment, software and protocols including network routers, wide area network protocols, MPLS, Frame Relay and private leased lines, IPSec VPNS, dynamic routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP), access lists, bandwidth management, WAN QoS and Cisco IOS
Design, deploy, monitor and troubleshoot secure networks using a variety of network equipment, software and protocols including Cisco ASA firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, local and wide area network equipment, wireless network protocols (EAP and encryption security protocols) and security alerting and monitoring systems
Provide superior customer service to internal and external clients, including response to escalations, proactively notifying customers of network issues, and assessing and communicating business impact
Work with third-party partners to provision site to site IPSEC VPNs
Configure and utilize a variety of network management tools
Find and implement new technologies which simplify the network environment while improving security and performance
Monitor the network ticket queue and update and escalate tickets in accordance to Service Level Agreement requirements
Work directly with LECs and IXCs to provision and troubleshoot WAN connectivity
Partner with Operations to provide solutions to support global network operations, document designs and standards, and provide training and implementation guidance on newly introduced technologies, design, and equipment
Design of end-to-end networking solutions, , Global backbone—WAN, Metro, Data Center—LAN, transit and peering, supporting mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and partnerships

Network Engineer Senior Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Network Engineer Senior

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CCNP, CCIE, CCNA, F5, ITIL, CCDP, CCISP, SP, JNCIP, AWS

Education for Network Engineer Senior

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the network engineer senior job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technical, Education, Information Technology, Information Systems, Networking, Design, Telecommunications, Business

Skills for Network Engineer Senior

Desired skills for network engineer senior include:

MPLS
Routing protocols
OSPF
EIGRP
BGP
PKI implementation
Firewalls
VLAN design schemes for network separation
Implementing
Industry best practices for designing

Desired experience for network engineer senior includes:

Expert level experience with Juniper and Cisco
Experience with network testing equipment, , IXIA, Agilent, an Spirent
Experience with qualifying of network equipment and platforms and software for production environment in large scale
Large scale and global networking experience
College diploma or university degree (or equivalent work experience) in the field of computer science, information systems or computer engineering
Cisco CCDP certification

Network Engineer Senior Examples

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Network Engineer Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of network engineer senior. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for network engineer senior
  • Assist with network design and implementation of firewalls and applies firewall policies and rule sets to multiple systems with impeccable documentation
  • Works with management in defining/implementing/monitoring the operational, strategic planning, and business continuity/disaster recovery solution
  • Maintain a diverse network across several continents
  • Provide level II and III support for network technologies
  • Troubleshoot and analyze network related performance issues
  • Improve existing architecture to deliver a scalable, low latency network
  • Familiarity with open source and public/private cloud network architectures
  • Define and approve design and/or configuration changes
  • Assess,and implement network solutions
  • Monitor network service performance and correct deficiencies
Qualifications for network engineer senior
  • Juniper or Cisco or equivalent network certification
  • 5-7 years’ experience in the networks field
  • Experience deploying MS AD, Exchange, and Lync systems
  • Experience deploying and managing DNS infrastructure a plus
  • Knowledge and work experience deploying and administering VPNs (IPSec, SSL)
  • Familiarity with last mile carrier protocols (ADSL, SDSL, Cable Modem)
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Network Engineer Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a network engineer senior. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for network engineer senior
  • Monitors for system bugs/vulnerabilities and defines process to address these issues
  • Leads with special projects from start to completion
  • Tests and develop new technology in accordance to UPR-IT Mission Statement and business goals
  • Oversee all network projects comply with our network standards and processes are being followed
  • Supports Out of Hours Change Activity
  • Supports Out of Hours On-Call Rotation
  • Working as a self-driven individual contributor while acting as an initial decision point for technical solutions within the work group
  • Working technical activities, including designing networking systems / solutions
  • Assisting projects in driving the delivery of quality products and services in alignment with strategic objectives
  • Leads the evaluation, design, configuration, and implementation of Cisco and Juniper routers and switches
Qualifications for network engineer senior
  • Experience with IPv6 technologies is a plus
  • Ability to think on a multi-site enterprise level
  • Around 4-7 years of experience in technologies projects, with knowledge in Internet infrastructure, applications, network and systems administration and support, IT security and system management or
  • Scripting skills (Python, Ruby, Bash )
  • Certifications such as CCNP, JNCIP or equivalent experience a bonus
  • Experience working with vendors and enabling complex integrations
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Network Engineer Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a network engineer senior. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for network engineer senior
  • Network security review, standardization and documentation
  • Product and technology evaluation and recommendations
  • Working closely with other technical teams to provide solutions
  • Resolving Tier III issues escalated from Tier II technicians
  • Serving as an information resource and a mentor for Tier I & II technicians
  • Supports 3rd level technical support for complex/business critical problems
  • Promotes and actively researches the Telecom market place, identifying technologies and products consistent with global standards that can provide commercial benefit to the organization
  • Responsible for the implementation of solutions that are scale able and supportable and aligned with global standards and industry best demonstrated practices
  • Responsible for the resolution of business critical incidents by providing interim and permanent technical solutions that can be supported
  • Ensures implementation changes or network configurations follow the change control process ensuring all changes are documented and can be supported
Qualifications for network engineer senior
  • At least 2 years of experience in managing these activities
  • Experience in managing the evaluation and cost estimation of IT networks and managing the analysis and design data networks
  • Learn and apply new technologies to assist the Infrastructure Engineering Team in the engineering and maintenance in a developmental test bed environment
  • Creates and administers privileged access to the network
  • Responsible for tuning network performance
  • Creates and maintains system and network engineering documentation
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Network Engineer Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a network engineer senior. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for network engineer senior
  • Able to work locally & across global team to manage networks by working with support teams across the globe
  • Respond to escalated end-user problems in a timely manner relating to hardware, software, and peripherals to provide long-term, enterprise-wide, solutions
  • Work on projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, coworkers, and the customer
  • Manage small to large projects from design to implementation to troubleshooting, , being a team member on complex engagements involving multiple technologies
  • Responsible for projects/moves, adds, changes, and repair at multiple customer sites across the Pittsburgh area
  • This is a hands-on role and the individual will ensure services are completed fully and efficiently, and have met or exceeded client expectations
  • Act as a focal point for client security problem resolution, lead design workshops and support pre-sales activity for highly complex security solutions when needed
  • Consistently evaluate, develop and refine technical deployment methodology & documentation
  • Design and implement appropriate IT metrics and compliance controls
Qualifications for network engineer senior
  • Works well in a fast paced environment with tight timelines for deliverables
  • CCNA and/or CCIP certifications
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities (KSAs) required
  • Minimum 5 years of experience managing large Cisco wireless environment - Including management of Cisco controllers, Cisco Prime, and MSE/CMX and 2000+ access points
  • Experience conducting wireless surveys and assessments will be given preference
  • Experienced performing large scale project coordination with multiple vendors, internal support teams, and internal users
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Network Engineer Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of network engineer senior. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for network engineer senior
  • Lead engineer/architect on connectivity transformation activities and new service designs
  • Directly report and exhibit expert analytical suggestions, review risks and alternatives, and introduce recommendations to the Director of Connectivity Services
  • Linux server open source network management solutions – design and deployment of systems using PERL, Apache, MySQL, Cacti, MRTG, and Nagios
  • Apply troubleshooting methodologies to diagnose problems and track through to resolution, providing follow-up to end users and IT Services staff
  • Assure that internetwork operating systems and network connections are adequate to support business objectives
  • Consults with the Director of Connectivity Services on major decisions & and assist with developing standard operating procedures and guidelines
  • Lead the evaluation, design, configuration, and implementation of Cisco and Juniper routers and switches
  • Work closely with the VoIP Team to configure and install IP Telephony services, including voice gateways, routers, and QoS/CoS
  • Lead the development and implementation of processes and tools to proactively monitor all network infrastructure services to ensure adequate capacity planning, performance, and high availability
  • Assist regional campus IT staff in the installation of networking services at new locations and in the implementation of best practices and designs
Qualifications for network engineer senior
  • Customer-first attitude / ability to work in inter-departmental team environments
  • Experience in automation and network management and IT organization strategies DevOps
  • 5-7 years’ experience of relevant working in a Global IT Organization supporting internal IT Infrastructure on-site and remotely (automotive and/or manufacturing industries is a plus)
  • Global perspective and experience is a must
  • Demonstrated experience partnering with application delivery, application development, project managers and business colleagues, delivering effective IT/business solutions
  • Other members of the network engineering team

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