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Position Sr. Cisco Network Engineer
Ref No.: 17-25240
Location: Tarrytown, New York
Sr. Cisco Network Engineer:
  • CCNP Certification Required
  • CCIE Certified Required, if person doesn't have CCNP. Otherwise it's highly desired. Include CCIE cert number on the resume.
  • Seeking a network engineer for a position in Tarrytown, NY with the following qualifications:
  • Current CCNP R&S certification required
  • Solid NX-OS and IOS Routing & Switching experience
  • Installing and configuring Cisco routers and switches including in a data center environment
  • Switchport configuration
  • Troubleshoot routing
  • QoS knowledge
  • Cisco wireless troubleshooting, configuration, and support (controller-based)
  • Experience with SolarWinds Orion and netflow desired
  • Cisco CSM, Cisco ASA, or alternative firewall GUI experience a plus.
Skills, Experience & Qualifications:
  • Current CCNP R&S certification required.
  • Solid NX-OS and IOS Routing & Switching experience
  • Installing and configuring Cisco routers and switches including in a data center environment
  • Switchport configuration
  • Troubleshoot routing
  • QoS knowledge
  • Solid NX-OS and IOS Routing & Switching experience
  • Installing and configuring Cisco routers and switches including in a data center environment
  • Switchport configuration
  • Troubleshoot routing
  • QoS knowledge
  • 10+ years of experience in selecting, design engineering, solution engineering, project engineering, integrating and implementing Cisco network architecture and related technologies.
  • Demonstrated effective decision making that had significant impact on technology direction and related business results.
  • 10+ years of experience in managing major vendor relationships in this technology area.
  • 10+ years of experience in providing consulting to senior management on the use and selection of these technologies.
  • Demonstrated skills in developing a technology plan including technical strategy and direction as well as the related business case for the use of that technology. • Strong background and understanding of the technical direction in this space and the prevailing standards.
  • A proven history of being able to influence business and IT peers and management in the decision making process.
  • Ability to explain complex technical detail and tradeoffs to non-technical associates.
  • Strong vendor management and negotiating skills.
  • Ability to mentor and develop other engineers & architects.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to present solutions to technical and non-techical audiences.
  • Crucial Conversations as demonstrated by the ability to facilitate and conduct crucial conversations when stakes are high, emotions are strong and opinions vary that result in win/win solutions and while doing so fostering communication by encouraging open, honest two-way communication.
Position Overview:
  • currently seeking a Sr. Cisco Network Engineer.
  • You will be the primary systems engineer in the customer environment.
  • You will provide support and troubleshooting leadership, and be accountable to define, maintain, communicate, implement & execute the enterprise architecture, solution engineering, assist with standards & strategy and for operational usage across the enterprise for technologies in scope.
Responsibilities:
The technologies within the scope of this position include a range of Cisco networking products, architectures and technologies including but not limited to:
  • UCS o 2504 Wireless Controllers
  • 2900/3900 Series Routers
  • 4300/4400 Series ISR
  • 5508 Wireless Controllers
  • 7200 Series Routers
  • ASA 5500 series
  • ASR 1000 Series Routers
  • Catalyst 2900 Series Switches
  • Catalyst 3700/3850 Switches
  • Catalyst 4500 Series Switches
  • Catalyst 6509 VSS Switches
  • MDS 9134 SAN Switches
  • Nexus 1000V
  • Nexus 3000/5000/7000 Series
  • Plan, engineer, design, implement and manage Cisco infrastructure and responsible for oversight of configuration, maintenance and capacity planning for technologies in scope.
  • Accountable to execute project engineering and solution processes & functions for technologies in scope.
  • Responsible for service and project delivery.
  • Accountable to define, maintain, communicate, implement & execute the enterprise architecture, engineering & standards strategy and for its operational usage across the enterprise for technologies in scope.
  • Establish and maintain strong collaborative relationships with strategic partners from within IT Service Management, Business Partner Manager, Project Portfolio Management, and Application Operations as well as all external outsourced IT infrastructure service providers.
  • Lead a virtual enterprise wide & badge transparent team in setting the technical direction.
  • Contribute to the technology lifecycle & roadmap for the technologies in scope, including technology absorption & risk, technology refresh, migration & retirement strategies.
  • Stay abreast of technical trends and directions in the technology & investment management vendor communities and identify new opportunities for use of this technology.
  • Educate & mentor the technical virtual team and appropriate management in the use of the technologies in scope.
  • Understand, formulate and present the cost and business benefit of the use of the technologies in scope and constantly drive productivity improvements & reductions in TCO.
  • Execute capacity planning and monitoring processes for technologies in scope.
  • Develop, monitor, report and present key infrastructure performance metrics for technologies in scope.