Senior Engineer, Network Job Description

Senior Engineer, Network Job Description

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Senior engineer, network provides proactive monitoring of network using network management software configuration and troubleshooting (Cisco NCS, Cisco MSE, Cisco NAM, Whats Up, Flukes OptiView, Solar Winds, and SNMP).

Senior Engineer, Network Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Administer and deploy VoIP systems using Cisco voice solutions using Cisco’s Unified Communications Manager and Cisco Unity Connection, Emergency Responder and Cisco Contact Center
Configure, and support networking equipment (Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto, HP)
Consult with application or infrastructure development project leaders to harmonize networks or infrastructure with standards and identify when it is necessary to modify the solution architecture to accommodate the project needs
Build / Rebuild network infrastructure
R&D advanced technologies to enhance & evolve core network infrastructure used across systems and services
Provide infrastructure engineering services in other areas as needed
Develop and execute load test plans to ensure new infrastructure will exceed capacity expectations and technical performance
Interface with customers, vendors, and other technical staff to analyze business and technical requirements relating to VENCORE customer network and systems infrastructure
Contributing in the design, implementation, monitoring and maintenance of our platforms
Instrumental in driving high availability and disaster recovery to meet customer SLAs

Senior Engineer, Network Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Senior Engineer, Network

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

Education for Senior Engineer, Network

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the senior engineer, network 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 Senior Engineer, Network

Desired skills for senior engineer, network include:

Project estimation and scoping experience
Vendor supplied brands
Arista and other vendor equipment and configuration
Project Management methodology and best practices

Desired experience for senior engineer, network includes:

5-years’ experience with ecommerce networking
Extensive Knowledge of the TCP/IP network stack and OSI model
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering plus 7-10 years’ experience in the networks field
Firewall certification a plus
After hours, on-call network support is required
Network Performance management using built-in or other commercial tools

Senior Engineer, Network Examples


Senior Engineer, Network Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior engineer, network. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for senior engineer, network
  • Providing high-level technical support for voice and data network systems, creating and maintaining network documentation, maintaining hardware and software standards, and working projects as needed in order to upgrade to new and/or improved communication equipment and procedures
  • Must be well versed with the advanced engineering and administration of multiprotocol routers, multilayer switches, network security devices and network management systems
  • Analyze, design, develop and maintain hardware and software needed for the network and related ESC components
  • Monitor the status of Enterprise Watch events including status, root-cause and final closure
  • Performs mitigation activities to minimize down time and mission impact
  • Coordinates with impacted mission partners during outages in restoring services
  • Trains and provides guidance and direct to less senior network engineer staff
  • Installs and configures necessary network monitoring and management devices for LANs, MANs and WNs
  • Maintains documentation regarding network configurations, operating procedures and service records relating to hardware and software
  • Perform regular network and firewall monitoring to identify potential intrusions or high utilizations
Qualifications for senior engineer, network
  • CCNA AND CCNP desirable
  • CCVP a plus
  • Understanding network and network security architecture best practices
  • Demonstrated experience with network security technologies including network firewall, IPSec and SSL VPN, RADIUS/TACACS, network intrusion and detection, network access control and web content proxy/filtering is a plus
  • Experience with design of next generation data center networks enabling cloud computing including technologies such as network virtualization, unified network fabric and Software Defined Networks is a plus
  • Knowledge and hands on experience in building and configuring network for delivery video over multicast, (IPTV), OTT video delivery (Internet and mobile video streaming) is a plus

Senior Engineer, Network Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a senior engineer, network. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for senior engineer, network
  • Work within defined network standards, policies and processes to provide high quality deployment and technical supportfor all areas of Bain’s Network infrastructure
  • Applies continuous improvement techniques to ensure the network infrastructure attains maximum performance, security and availability
  • Provides expert advice/guidance during the design and implementation of telecommunications new and existing solutions to support the Service Centers’ telecommunications infrastructure, including WAN, LAN & Voice Services
  • Resolves and diagnoses incident trends and network capacity to enable the correct capacity planning and capabilities of existing infrastructure, to meet business demand
  • Responsible for recommending new Telecoms services and subsequent implementation in the Telecoms infrastructure, ensuring minimum disruption and impact to the business
  • Shares on-call responsibilities for after hour support, as required
  • Occasional travel to a variety of DeVry locations
  • Reports weekly of work activity to the Manager of Network and Telephony
  • Works closely with Help Desk staff to implement call scripts and provide training of first-tier support resources
  • Reviewing network build out features and functionality documentation for operational support readiness and enhances as required
Qualifications for senior engineer, network
  • Experience and working knowledge of Riverbed Appliance Design, Implementation, and Support
  • Hands on experience with Nexus switches or IOS switches
  • Ability and availability to work flexible hours outside of a normal or “core” work schedule including nights/weekends assignments as necessary
  • Hands-on experience with the implementation and use of network monitoring, fault management and performance analysis tools, including Syslog, SNMP, NetBrain, Solar winds
  • Experience with client to site VPN technologies Extreme, Juniper, Palo Alto & TMG firewalls is desired
  • Must have 8 years of network design and management experience, particularly on complex applications involving all phases of telecommunications network design, implementation, and analysis

Senior Engineer, Network Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a senior engineer, network. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for senior engineer, network
  • Improve security practices and procedures with Infrastructure team
  • Develops technical Network Infrastructure solutions to meet Customer needs, maintain and improve network stability
  • Responsible for ensuring the security of the data center network infrastructure and working with the security architecture team to ensure the highest standards of security is maintained
  • Designing, developing and testing network infrastructure components
  • Design, deploy, and maintain mixed vendor network infrastructure
  • Experience in installing, configuring & troubleshooting multiple products on Cisco routers, switches, Home office solution, Riverbed WAN Optimization, load balancers, Network access controllers
  • Attend project meetings to understand project impacts on the technology infrastructure
  • Develop technical integration plans for business acquisitions
  • Help design, engineer and support a hybrid cloud environment running on OpenStack and public cloud providers
  • Design, update and implement network architecture to scale rapidly with production needs and provide dial-tone service levels to our applications
Qualifications for senior engineer, network
  • Minimum 7+ years of experience in a senior level engineering or architecture role engaged in the planning and solution design of IP network infrastructures including technologies such as BGP/OSPF routing, L2/L3 switching, server load balancing, QoS, MPLS, network security and network monitoring in large scale multi-site data centre, service provider, or SaaS environments
  • Experience and proficiency with EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, GRE, DMVPN, MPLS, Metro-E
  • Experience creating and maintaining engineering documentation
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously * Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Experience in Network deployments
  • Requires Bachelor’s degree in (Computer Science, Math or Engineering) or equivalent and 5 to 7 years of experience

Senior Engineer, Network Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a senior engineer, network. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior engineer, network
  • Sets up test environments to test new networking ideas or projects to improve our current Infrastructure
  • Analyze application and/or system requirements, in conjunction with the technical team, in order to recommend IT infrastructure solutions
  • Work directly with a managed services provider to collaborate on system solutions and cooperate in providing support and management of the network infrastructure
  • Designs network solutions using approved, standard technology in cooperation with peers, vendors and partners
  • Acts as a mentor to staff, providing technical development support and hands-on cross training in the areas of network technology, troubleshooting and operations best-practices
  • Contributes to the team support for incident and event management including investigation, troubleshooting, reporting, resolution, root cause analysis and corrective action management
  • Monitors data networks for performance, security and stability – acts to identify trends and proactively address issues
  • Monitors the Networking helpdesk queue and ensures tickets are assigned and tickets owned are resolved as quickly as possible and within the SLA
  • Coordinate and partner with the Member Technology Services & Support Team with the troubleshooting and resolution of LAN & Wireless Network issues
  • Coordinate and partner with the Member Technology Audio Visual Services Team with the troubleshooting and resolution of audio visual issues
Qualifications for senior engineer, network
  • Experience within Financial Technologies Environment (Preferred)
  • Must have a Top Secret-SCI security clearance
  • Cisco CCNA/CCNP/CCIE strongly preferred
  • Experience with other Cloud Service Providers, Google Cloud Platform, is a plus
  • Bachelor degree preferred in Computer Science or Network Engineering fields
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a network engineer

Senior Engineer, Network Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of senior engineer, network. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior engineer, network
  • Provide network infrastructure leadership and expertise across data network services
  • Document network operations, processes and procedures
  • Implement security and compliance solutions per company policies
  • Provide leadership for converged voice and video services
  • Contribute to the development of standards, procedures, best practices and business processes
  • Deliver regular reports citing metrics on network service
  • Contribute to creating and reviewing RFP responses involving network services
  • Provide input into long-range platform requirements, with a focus on secure, trusted deployment, management and inspection while improving Platform reliability and serviceability
  • Follow and evangelize best practices/methodologies for system hardening, monitoring, provisioning, configuration management, capacity planning, automation, within the context of a hardened environment to improve organization-wide visibility, controls and audit
  • Work closely with Security Architect to execute on our strategy to improve security posture of the platform
Qualifications for senior engineer, network
  • Excellent troubleshooting abilities with strict attention to detail
  • Ability to work individually in a team environment and handle a dynamic workload and prioritize projects and tasks
  • 10+ years in computer networking
  • Cisco CCNP or CCIE level
  • Network design, engineering, implementation, management, capacity planning, and troubleshooting
  • Expertise with common networking protocols such as TCP/IP, LAN, and WAN, and associated routing protocols

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