Electronic Systems, Inc.

  • Sr. Network Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Virginia Beach
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
    Type
    Contract to Permanent (Full Time)
  • Overview

    This position provides advanced-level design, implementation and operation of  LAN/WAN/Internet networking infrastructure.  This position participates in establishing the technology strategy and roadmap for communications platforms in the Cisco and VMWare Data Center and  Cloud technologies. The Network Engineer will work with various technologies and business units to achieve reliable delivery of media over  LAN/ WAN and Internet/Extranet infrastructure. The Network Engineer will enforce policies and procedures to ensure consistent component uptime, and any regulatory compliance that supports IT Service Delivery. This individual must be able to effectively interact and communicate with the business leadership to ensure the technology solution aligns to the business goals.  This position requires working across business functions and technology groups.

    Responsibilities

    1. Functions as a high-level technical resource and operates in concert with other Network Engineers in the support of the IT Service Management Strategy including the planning, design, and integration of Service Delivery systems.
    2. Provides strategic input to ensure Service Delivery operational capacity meets current and future requirements and develops the methodologies for system analysis, integration, installation and support.
    3. Contributes technical knowledge and experience around design and implementation of Enterprise-grade IT platforms and Domestic and International Branch office systems.
    4. Operate the organizations ancillary firewalls and Virtual Private Network devices.
    5. Design, implement and manage the various test, development and secure network enclaves per industry standards and best practices.
    6. Interface and collaborate with various Telecom Carriers and Internet Service Providers to ensure successful implementation and operation of LAN/WAN technologies, protocols and provisioning.
    7. Leads the evaluation of vendor products for future purchase. Performs analysis of vendor products to determine best fit for company needs and assists in the presentation of information to management for purchase decisions. Participate in vendor meetings/relationships and RFP preparation
    8. Train and mentor NOC Technician(s) and other entry- or junior-level support personnel; assist in determining individual training needs and discerning problematic trends that may require special projects or procedural changes to address.
    9. Evaluate, test and recommend software, hardware and diagnostic tools (R&D).
    10. Create and modify Network Configuration documentation and procedures in accordance with approved Engineering Standards.
    11. Participate in and conduct business analysis for various IT projects, as assigned or determined.

    Qualifications

    1. B.S. Engineering or related degree, or 6-8 years of design experience preferred.
    2. CCNP or equivalent experience and skill
    3. Expert knowledge of networking protocols
    4. Demonstrated expert level troubleshooting and analytical skills
    5. Demonstrated expertise and practical experience with routers, switches and other network equipment
    6. Experienced with network management software and packet analysis tools
    7. Demonstrated knowledge of current and developing technologies and ability to analyze technology for use in current environment
    8. Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to interact effectively will all levels within the organization
    9. Ability to lead and manage complex technical projects from start to completion
    10. Strong leadership abilities with excellent organizational and time management skills
    11. Must be available to respond after normal business hours to affect incident resolution

     

    CERTIFICATIONS:

     

    ITIL Foundations v3, CCDA or CCNA required

    VCP, CCNP or Advancement toward CCIE desired

     

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

     

    Reports to Manager, Infrastructure and Operations

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