SSUSA Job #665: Senior Network Engineer
SENIOR NETWORK ENGINEER
One of our financial clients in Jersey City is looking for a strong Network Engineer with Checkpoint firewall experience and experience working with CISCO routers and switches. (see below for more detail)
Work with the Architecture and Engineering and other functional groups within the bank to implement engineering solutions to meet the project and ad-hoc requirements of the organization.
Implement Policy on the banks WEB service devices I.E. Palo Alto.
Implement configurations on other security and load balancing appliances.
Support network and data center installations including racking, stacking and cabling of various types of equipment.
Ensure all design, implementation, support and maintenance activities adhere to the bank's system development life cycle;
Ensure adherence to the bank's standards and strategies;
Ensure all technical documentation is maintained to an appropriate level and reflects the as-installed environment;
Ensure alerts generated by the bank's pro-active monitoring systems are managed and progressed;
Ensure carrier maintenance notifications are managed and progressed;
Provide support to 1st level support staff;
Develop technical skills pertinent to role
Provide timely progress reporting to the Network Manager; and,
Undertake any other duties as reasonably requested by the Network Manager.
Should have experience with the maintenance of a large global corporate network consisting of multiple routers, switches and various network equipment. Experience with protocols such as TCP/IP, VoIP, OSPF, BGP, etc. is required. Should understand and have experience working with carriers and their networks. CCNA/CCNP, CCDA/CCDP is highly desirable. This position also requires strong interpersonal skills, project management and time management skills and a successful track record of coordinating and driving issues to resolution.
A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience is mandatory. Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years industry experience in a similar environment. Excellent IP networking fundamentals and extensive experience in the application of IP protocols.
In-depth knowledge of and experience with major internet routing protocols; specifically BGP and OSPF.
In-depth knowledge of and experience with major Cisco platforms; specifically with Cisco 3800 and 3900 ISRs, 4500, 6500, Nexus switches and 7200 series routers including all compatible supervisor and line cards for these platforms.
Experience with various security products such as Checkpoint Firewalls, Palo Alto appliances, Cisco ASA and knowledge of ITSEC priciples is highly desired.
Experience with F5 load balancers is highly desirable.
Experience with industry standard security practices.
Excellent network analysis fundamentals and robust troubleshooting skills. Configuring load balancers, troubleshooting traffic engineering using BGP and OSPF and large scale network design and maintenance is critical. Candidates should also have had significant past experience with, and expertise in many of the following protocols & technologies: MPLS, DMVPN, DS3, SONET (OC3, OC48), Ethernet, 802.2/3, 802.1d, 802.1q, IP, TCP (internals & flow control), BGP, OSPF, HSRP, IGMP, TACACS, IPSEC & VPNs, Netflow, DHCP, DNS.
Strong organizational, problem-solving, written and communication skills
· Ability to quickly learn new technologies and concepts and apply that knowledge effectively
· Ability to work both independently and with a team to accomplish multiple tasks and projects
· Ability to create technical documentation and network diagrams as deliverables to customers in a timely manner
· Experience with production troubleshooting
· Experience with integration of vendor products into a complex corporate IT environment
· Vendor Management experience
· Project management skills
· Strong understanding of WINDOWS and UNIX environments .
Experience with mission critical multicast systems is highly desired. Technical writing abilities a big plus. Experience working with UNIX and Windows OS. Past work experience within a financial IT environment
SEND YOUR RESUME IN CONFIDENCE TO CLIFF@SSUSA.COM
Jersey City/New York City