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Ref No.: 18-00138
Location: Rockleigh, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 04/01/2018 to 04/01/2019
Title: Network Engineer Location: New York Duration: 6 month-1 year (could potentially go longer)

The Technical Engineer, Data Network will serve as a technical resource to the Network Engineering/Operations team and technical consult to the Director of the team. The individual is expected to have a thorough working knowledge of LAN/WAN operations. He/She will be responsible for reacting to requests from service tickets, service outages, change control, and other related network projects. He/She must be an expert in the internetworking field and have strong knowledge of routing, switching, server load balancing and WiFi using Cisco, Nortel/Avaya, and Foundry/Brocade. The position will be accountable for all technical decisions made in an effort to bring a solution to a trouble ticket or outage. Other proactive situations, such as change control requests, require the approval of the Director and other department heads. The position serves as the primary technical resource and as such, will be responsible for maintaining the skill set necessary to be effective. Employee is accountable for all deadlines set by the Director. Employee is accountable for all projects assigned to him/her and meeting the deadline set. Employee is responsible for all decisions, communications, and actions performed

Responsibilities: • Monitor and respond to any/all network incidents, tickets or service requests • Monitor network through use of logs and various network management systems • Provide first and second level support for the Network Operations team • Create and maintain detailed network documentation • Comply with all established processes and procedures • Must have ability to lift up to 50 lbs. • Interface frequently with cross discipline support teams • Life cycle management of routers, switches, code, and other network related equipment in the production network • Work with Engineering team to resolve any issues • Run data captures/decodes when necessary • Structured Cabling, patching and testing utilizing Fluke equipment • On-Call participation in 24/7 support with availability in the event of any escalations

Skills/Experience Required: • 6-8 years total business experience (flexible with yrs exp) • 3-5 years as a network technician in a large network environment • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written) • Strong interpersonal skills • Must have heavy network "hands on” technical experience (LAN/WAN) • Strong background in OSPF and BGP • Experience with Nortel/Avaya Networks Ethernet Routing Switches, 8000 series chassis, 5500 and 5600 series stackables • Experience with Cisco ASR's, Catalyst 6500 series switches, 2800 series, 3800 series, 2900 series, and 3900 series routers • Experience with Cisco Unified Wireless deployments • Experience with Site-to-Site VPN's utilizing Cisco ASA's and other Cisco routing platforms • Experience with Foundry/Brocade Server Irons and ADX series load balancers • T1, T3, ATM, Frame-Relay, MPLS • Knowledge of structured cable system design and implementations • Knowledge of fiber systems utilizing CWDM and DWDM

Must haves for the Network Engineer role: Strong CCNP level candidates **Strong BGP and OSPF protocol** Good troubleshooting VPN Some wireless experience.