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Network Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 18-21955
Location: Parsippany, New Jersey
Job Title: Network Engineer
Job Location: Parsippany, NJ
Job Duration: 3 Months RTH

This position is responsible for daily operational support, project support, system enhancements, and all related services including incident and change management, for multiple technology platforms and systems providing the organization with network services and continued communications with each other, our customers, and affiliates. Operational responsibilities include performing MACDs, troubleshooting and repair, managing vendor performance, maintaining high levels of system and user documentation, adherence to operational processes and policies, solution reliability, system security, compliance, and proactive monitoring through automated tools and daily testing. Advanced knowledge of WAN/LAN technologies and VoIP/SIP call routing technologies and protocols, including working knowledge of TCP/IP routers, servers, switches, firewalls, load balancing, DNS, DHCP and subnetting are required to properly support the environment. Advanced understanding of routing protocols such as EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP are also required.
Additionally, the Network Systems Engineer provides infrastructure support and testing for system patching, hardening, and hardware/software upgrades, system updates, and break/fix activities on all internally managed network equipment and systems.

Minimum Requirements & Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Telecommunications or similar field and/or equivalent related work experience of at least 7+ years in the administration and operation of enterprise wide area and campus networks. 3+ years in a data center environment is a plus.
At least 7 years or more experience as a Network Engineer with a strong Cisco and related network systems technologies background. This position will require technical leadership, incident management, design, and solution deployment experience.

Technical Skills:
  • Extensive experience with Data Center, LAN, WAN, Network Security, VoIP application (H.323/SIP) solutions and architectures.
  • Senior level experience optimizing site performance with strong knowledge in Networks, Browsers, Content Delivery, etc.
  • Senior level experience configuring routing protocols and other network technologies such as BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, VRF, SSL VPN, IPSEC, GRE, L2TPv3, NAT/PAT, PPP, MPLS, QoS, STP, HSRP, VTP, VPC, VDC, OTV, Ether channel, WAN Acceleration, IPv4, IPv6.
  • Senior level experience with Cisco Nexus Data Center technology.
  • Senior level experience with WAN deployments including: EIGRP/BGP route redistribution over MPLS networks, route maps and filtering, traffic prioritization and QOS policies.
  • Experience in using various monitoring tools like network simulators, load generators, profilers, monitors, analysis and reporting.
  • Knowledge of Public DNS.
  • Working knowledge of F5 LTM and GTM technologies.
  • Experience with Solarwinds and LiveAction a plus.
  • Experience with AWS Services a plus.
  • Knowledge of Wireless technologies 802.11a/b/g/n, WPA2, WLC, WAP.