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CW Sr. Network Design Engineer
Ref No.: 18-06152
Location: Plano, Texas
Timesheet Submission Frequency:Weekly
Invoice submission frequency:Weekly
Timesheet Instructions for Consultants:Consultant will use Clients system to enter time
Description:
The responsibilities of a Sr. Network Design Engineer include the following:
· Design and implement complex networking solutions for Our Client
· Provide level 3 advanced level of technical support
· Communicate systems and technology project status and direction to Our Client management, peers and end users
· Works with vendor account managers to evaluate services and network products
· Consult with management in making informed business decisions
60% Duties:
· Contribute towards developing the roadmaps for Our Client' network architecture.
· Design and produce network specifications for Our Client future network architecture.
· Develop project plans for network designs, test and implementation on Our Client' enterprise network
· Manage development, testing and implementation of network infrastructure on Our Client' enterprise network
· Translate vision and approved networking concepts into designs.
· Design and Implement the networking projects.
· Review and document current network configurations; design and implement immediate changes as necessary.
35% Duties:
· Perform advanced network operations duties.
· Provide technical expertise for Tier 3 network analysis and trouble shooting
· Provide technical expertise to operations team during network equipment (routers, switches, load balancer, firewall ) maintenance
· Provide documentation and training to network operations as part of transition of new technologies.
Support current network operations personnel on network equipment configurations, Adds, Moves and

Requirements:
5% and additional responsibilities:
· Work with vendors to evaluate, analyze and recommend new technology solutions as it pertains to Network services.
· Advise on vendor selection and product management
· 40% travel
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Excellent planning and organizational skills
· Excellent interpersonal skills including teamwork and facilitation
· Ability to interface with all levels of associates.
· Understanding enterprise IT infrastructure components (server, storage, and network) and their operational requirements.
· Understanding of financial services operations, especially retail and leasing in the auto finance industry.
· Ability to work independently, with strong organizational and flexibility skills in a team-oriented environment.
· Knowledge of Our Client internal operations and network systems is a plus.
· Must be able to travel
· Must be willing to provide support in a 7 X 24 environment.
· BA or BS in Business, Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
· Solid expert level Protocol Knowledge: TCP/IP protocol suite knowledge: OSPF, BGP, MPLS, DHCP, HSRP
· Technologies – MPLS, Ethernet, Ethernet Access, layer 2 switching, wireless, network security,
· Switches and Routers – Nexus 7K, 5K, 2K series datacenter and 4510 series campus switches, ASR and ISR routers
· Hardware Vendors – Cisco, Netscout
· Telecommunications Carriers: Telecommunication, Telecommunication, or equivalent
· 8+ years in overall network systems design engineering, support and implementation
· Experience building large enterprise networking projects.
· Ability to work independently, with strong organizational and flexibility skills in a team-oriented environment.
· Ability to effectively interface with all departments within Our Client, Information Systems and Our Client.
Experience with / knowledge of
· Microsoft Office software
· Windows Active Directory
· Cisco IOS, NXOS
· TCP/IP suite of applications
· Familiarity with NMS software (i.e. CoolAlerts, NetBrain, HPOV and other SNMP based applications)