Senior Network Job Description

Senior Network Job Description

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Senior network provides support for LAN/WAN, DNS, DHCP, SDWAN, Load balancers, Wireless Controller, AP, Application slowness issue, Network connectivity issues and Data Center maintenance activity and have good knowledge in STP, LAN Switching, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, MPLS, CISCO IOS command.

Senior Network Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Design and operate a highly available network through the use of dynamic routing protocols (OSPF, BGP)
Configure and maintain all routers, switches and firewalls (Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto)
Install all corporate Cisco related hardware/software
Troubleshoot and support all Cisco/WAN/LAN networking questions
Maintain overall support of all Cisco IS equipment
Purchase all corporate and remote Cisco/WAN/LAN related equipment
Supervise the MIS administrators
Act as technical lead for major initiatives, changes, and product deployments
Be the team's monitoring expert ensuring proactive alerting and reporting of data obtained from enterprise monitoring tools to determine state and trending of infrastructure health
Become the team's expert on Avamar backup and de-duplication software McAfee ePO, WSUS, Web Proxy Administration and Threat Management Gateway

Senior Network Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Senior Network

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

Education for Senior Network

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the senior 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, Telecommunications, Networking, Design, Electrical Engineering

Skills for Senior Network

Desired skills for senior network include:


Desired experience for senior network includes:

6-10 years of working experience in a customer driven Cisco network role for an organization similar to our size
Experience/knowledge of Cisco Nexus technologies such as Virtual Port Channel and Virtual Device Context
Experience/knowledge of virtual networking technologies such as ASA virtual contexts, Nexus VDC’s and VRF’s
High Level understanding of network design theories
In Depth Practical knowledge of the IEEE 802 standards
In depth knowledge and experience in security (mainly Cisco ASA’s) and HA networking

Senior Network Examples


Senior Network Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a senior 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 network
  • Mentor other engineers in best practices for network architecture, design and engineering
  • Reviews the design and implementation of architecture components and map them to the long term vision
  • Develop and maintain relationships with EA IT Service Lines Leaders and Development Studio partners & Stakeholders to ensure their infrastructure expectations are being met and priorities are set at the appropriate levels
  • Effectively advocating for the necessary business investments to support network advancements and CSI
  • Design, deploy, monitor and troubleshoot wireless networks
  • Participate in pre-installation site surveys, AP installation and selection and post-installations surveys
  • Regularly work with telecommunications companies to order new services, open repair tickets and monitor PSTN and WAN / MAN services
  • Prepare and regularly update network documentation and records including network maps, IPAM, authentication and security information and Layer 2 / 3 outlines and design information
  • Identify required voice and data equipment, software and services
  • Manage and monitor equipment contracts and maintain regular and update inventory lists
Qualifications for senior network
  • The day to day resolution of events, Incidents, Problems and complex changes within the Barclays network estate
  • High priority Incident diagnosis
  • Problem Management Root Cause Analysis and identification of options for permanent fixes
  • Seek to enhance and update their technical capability in line with current technology trends
  • Engage 3rd line support in line with agreed processes
  • Proactively manage and own the Barclays network estate using various monitoring tools (spectrum,,BBNA, NetQoS ) to provide the 2nd/3rd line support capability for their area of expertise

Senior Network Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of senior network. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for senior network
  • Leads the evaluation, design, configuration, and implementation of network security services including firewalls, VPN systems, IDP systems, and NAC systems
  • Responsible for the health of the entire wired/wireless network
  • Oversee all network integration requests from partners, vendors
  • Troubleshoots most complicated issues
  • Works with application teams to develop strategic application/network design
  • Troubleshoots network and communication problems related to Local Wired, Wireless, and Wide Area Networks
  • Provides support for network users, partners, and third-party vendors
  • Respond to emergency network outages
  • Configure switches and routers to support business requirements and special events
  • Perform packet sniffing and analysis to troubleshoot data, network, transport, and application level issues
Qualifications for senior network
  • Fix or manage technical escalation to supplier contacts any network incidents or problems to resolution that are impacting the Barclays network estate on a 24x7 365 basis (as part of a technical on call rota)
  • Represent the Barclays network operations at technical and management meetings as required
  • Clearly communicate complex technical issues to a wide audience, including Business owners
  • Produce and maintain technical documentation including topology diagrams with key Bank services mapped
  • Evaluation, testing and implementation of network technologies that enhance performance, security, functionality, monitoring and manageability of the corporate network and its resources
  • Extensive knowledge of TCP/IP and various Internet services (NAT, IPSec, HTTP/HTTPS, SSH, SSL, SNMP, NFS, IPv4, IPv6)

Senior Network Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior network. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior network
  • Design, implementation, support and maintenance of WAN, LAN and related technologies
  • Network operations excellence providing 100% customer uptime SLA
  • Availability for 24x7 on-call support of critical network functions
  • Ensuring technological compliance with all best common practices, standard operating procedures, and goals established by EIG
  • Participation in the documentation processes including network diagrams, staff contacts, vendor contacts, utilization of monitoring/resource/inventory management tools
  • Participation in the daily planning, tracking, scheduling and execution of projects, change management activities, and general engineering activities with the network engineering teams
  • Disaster recovery strategy planning and execution
  • Participation in root cause analysis and post mortem processes with business, customer services and other technology teams
  • Support the production environments, including local datacenter(s) and remote components
  • Perform network troubleshooting, systems installation, serve as local expert for key platforms, day-to-day system administration
Qualifications for senior network
  • Experience and high level expertise in designing sustainable, highly available, network infrastructure solutions in a large-scale, multisite, international environment
  • Expertise in interfacing with carriers to manage circuit delivery, troubleshooting and migration
  • Next Generation Firewalls, Stateful firewalls, SSL, Remote Access VPN experience
  • Virtualization technologies, both networking (VRF, VDC, Nexus1kv) and compute (VMware, Openstack) experience
  • 5+ years experience with administering LAN/WAN networks
  • At least 5 years of experience in analysis and design of LAN and WAN data networks, wireless networks, voice networks, and/or network management systems to support voice and data services

Senior Network Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a senior network. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior network
  • Reviewing, analyzing, evaluating, configuring, and building the organization's network systems
  • Keep the project manager informed of progress against plan and raise risks and issues as required
  • Support/Maintain multiple multivendor production network environments
  • Collaborate and work closely with Systems, Infosec, and Datacenter engineering teams
  • Participation in 24/7 on-call rotation as needed
  • Design, implementation, monitoring, and support of hardware and software to support the division network
  • Creation, implementation and maintenance of standard operating procedures for equipment installation, configuration support, and division network operations which improve service and repeatability
  • Mentors and trains division Technical Analysts and Sr
  • Perform modeling of local- and wide-area network hardware, software, and applications
  • Design, create, analyze and perform modeling of network architecture in enterprise modeling software
Qualifications for senior network
  • Must be willing to travel within the U.S. up to 50% and requires infrequent 5-10% OCONUS travel
  • Five or more years of experience configuring and trouble-shooting router and switches
  • Knowledge and experience configuring and operating Cisco and Juniper switches and routers, CCIE, CCNA and Juniper certifications preferred
  • Experience with configuration, installation, troubleshooting, and supporting network equipment, wireless access points, firewall policies across different platforms
  • Ability to work early mornings and/or late nights to execute critical network changes
  • Ability to learn new and unfamiliar technologies and products, independently using documentation and online resources

Senior Network Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a senior network. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior network
  • Lead the evaluation, design, configuration, and implementation of network security services including firewalls, VPN systems, IDP systems, and NAC systems
  • Use models to determine cause and effect of network changes
  • Verify validity of configuration data of discovered equipment
  • Follow all documented business process governing Change, Configuration, Asset, and Release Management
  • Work closely with the Route Development Team to identify commercial opportunities
  • Work closely with other internal departments to ensure the smooth operation of the schedule, announcement of new routes
  • Apply technical and business knowledge toward ensuring that appropriate solutions are developed and deployed to meet business requirements
  • Vet solution designs to determine usability
  • Network Management & Monitoring Systems – Plan, deploy, and ensure that all network monitoring systems are updated, secure, and performing optimally for mission critical networking equipment
  • Execution of performance and capacity planning processes with service provider(s)
Qualifications for senior network
  • Experience implementing routing policies through access lists, filters, prefix-lists and AS-Path controls
  • Good Hands on Large Heterogeneous Network Infrastructure Design, Implementation & Support (ISP environment experience work be preferred)
  • Excellent knowledge on Cisco Routing & Switching Technology
  • Knowledge in Telecom space for different LAN & WAN Links such as Ethernet, FDDI, Token Ring, ATM, Frame-Relay, MPLS, STM, SIMI, FLAG etc
  • Basic Knowledge of voice Infrastructure such as VOIP, Call Manager, PBX etc
  • Knowledge of 802.1x NAC

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