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L3 Network Engineer – Data & Voice (Onsite Lead)
Ref No.: 19-01300
Location: Edison, New Jersey
Job Title: L3 Network Engineer – Data & Voice
Location: Stamford, CT
Duration: Fulltime or contract
  • The Network Engineer will be a senior member of Network team at onsite (Stamdford, CT).
  • This person will be responsible for network operations and infrastructure services regionally and globally.
  • As a part of the Network Team, the candidate's responsibilities will include day to day tickets and support, participation in on-call rotation, and documentation and as an onsite SME will interface with customer stakeholders and be the interface with customer & offshore team.
  • This environment includes, but is not limited to: Cisco routers, Cisco IOS switches, Cisco Nexus line, Cisco ASA firewalls, and VOIP platforms.

Requirements:
  • Knowledge of Routing and Switching design, configuration, implementation and support
  • Understanding of routing and switching protocols including but not limited to: BGP, OSPF, HSRP, Spanning Tree.
  • Excellent overall understanding of Cisco products:
  • ASA Firewalls – 5500-X Series experience: configuring access rules; configuring site-to-site and remote access VPN's; troubleshooting
  • Switches and Routers including Cisco Nexus 7K, 5K and 1v
  • Must be proficient with network monitoring tools such as Solar Winds, experience with Open Source tools a plus
  • Cloud experience is highly desirable
  • Experience with network troubleshooting & resolution of very complex routing problems via protocol analyzers, etc.
  • Experience in implementing and supporting new technologies and understanding of associated business implications
  • Answering incoming telephone and ticket requests from customers requiring technical support for our cloud VoIP platform, internet connectivity, and related local area network issues.
  • Assisting customers with firewalls, switches, and other network devices for optimal use with our cloud VoIP platform.
  • Creating and/or adding to a knowledgebase by documenting issues, causes, and resulting fix.
  • Programming, provisioning, and testing new customer IP Phones and Network equipment.
  • Design and setup of voice Auto Attendant's, ring groups, call routing etc.
  • Assisting with management of equipment RMA's.
  • Assisting with management of client's production voice systems, servers, and network infrastructure.
  • Assisting with various responsibilities when needed to help build, maintain, improve, and document our products and services as our business grows.
  • Experience with VoIP soft-switches, session boarder controllers, and IP phones is an advantage, but not a requirement.
  • Prepare documentation (procedural, planning, informational), to support systems engineering.
  • Work closely with technical owners of applications to securely plan, deploy, and troubleshoot new or upgraded functions.
  • Provide performance tuning, capacity planning, monitoring, disaster recovery planning, and automation for systems and applications.
  • Participate in rotating on-call coverage.
  • Ensure performance, reliability, and security in a dynamic 24-7-365 production data center environment.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise:
  • Minimum of 8+ years' experience focused on Data Center network support, configuration and implementation
  • Minimum 6+ years of core switching, routing, MPLS and FWs
  • Minimum of 5+ years' experience in enterprise-level networking with knowledge in TCP/IP, Routing Protocols (OSPF and BGPv4, etc.), SMTP and SNMP.
  • Exposure to Cisco UCS platform and related switching configurations
  • Experience deploying and maintaining wide area networks with emphasis on IPsec, L2L VPN, and Remote Access VPN
  • Networking and security architectural and engineering support experience across local, regional and global domains
  • Ability to effectively execute multiple IT projects and deadlines with limited supervision.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Independent thinking and troubleshooting.
  • Enthusiasm and adaptability, able to acquire new skills and knowledge quickly.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, preferably in computer engineering, systems or related field.
  • CCNP or equivalent industry &/or business networking experience desired