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Network Engineer
Ref No.: 18-00305
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 7 Years
Start Date: 06/29/2018
Holmdel, NJ
6+ months
The Network Engineer will be required to evaluate and operationally support the current network architecture and develop action plans to make necessary improvements in line with industry best practices and standards; provide input into the overall technology plan for the organization, ensuring specific technologies integrate effectively with other aspects of the technical infrastructure.

The Network Engineer will serve as a 3rd level technical resource to the Network Engineering/Operations teams and will also be required to provide guidance as it relates to Service Outages. He/she must be able to provide technical expertise to analyze, troubleshoot and react to technical issues. The ability to run data captures/decodes when necessary is a must.

The position will require the creation of status reports, capacity reports, and overall initial trend analysis reports for the enterprise networking environment which will by the Operations teams to provide daily support. The holder of this position will require that they comply with all established processes and proceudures and also make recommendations as it relates to life cycle management of network related equipment in the production network.

On-call participation in rotating support schedule may be required.

Required Qualifications:
  • Good consultative and communication skills, design skills, analytical ability, judgement, and the ability to work effectively with clients and other Information Technology staff, consultants and vendors
  • Must be able to fulfill all obligations under limited supervision and also be competent to work on their own at the highest level as it relates to all technical phases of the projects
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent job related experience

  • Typically 3+ years experience in data communications fundamentals, telecommunications, network design, implementation and support in state of the art data communication networks or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Cisco CCIE, Cisco CCDA or CCDP certification
  • Required to have a strong understanding of TCP/IP switching technologies (Cisco Nexus 7k's, 5k's, 2k's, 9k's, Catalyst 4k's, VLAN's, STP, RSTP, VPC, VPC+, OTV, VXLAN), Routing technologies (ASR,ISRG2, EIGRP, BGP, redistribution, summarization), IP (IPV4 & IPV6, NAT, ACL'S, DNS, DHCP, WINS), VoIP (SIP, H.323, G.711, AFx, EFx, etc) multicast protocols (PIM SM/DM/SSM) QoS (AFx, EFx) Cisco IOS, general knowledge around NTP, SNMP, NetFlow, CEF, Security Protocols, network management tools including Cisco Prime, Reverbed Suite, QIP, Wireshark. Technical knowledge of carrier technologies including Ethernet, MPLS, CWDM and DWDM
  • Required to have a strong technical knowledge of VoIP/IP telephony systems, interactive voice services, call management systems, strong hands-on knowledge of identifying QoS issues and mitigation strategies. F5 GTM & LTM load balancers or comparative vendor load balancing technologies
  • Experience with data center converged networking based on Cisco Nexus architecture as well as the Nexus 1000v and Vblock
  • Experience with Cisco Unified Wireless deployments, performing site surveys, design tools, heat map generation and hardware configuration
  • Knowledge of structured cable system design and implmentations
  • Applicant should have the ability to read and interpret technical documents and procedural manuals

Lori Sklarski
Senior Technical Recruiter
PRI Technology
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