Sr Network Engineer
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Sr Network Engineer
Ref No.: 18-00283
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 08/03/2018
Title: Senior Network Engineer
Location: Columbus, OH
Type: Contract-to-hire

*Candidates must be eligible to convert to FTE without sponsorship now or in future. Client is unable to sponsor.*

The Senior Network Engineer will oversee the installation, maintenance, and support of network
communications, including LAN/WAN/MAN/WLAN/VPN/DMZ systems. 
  • Provide technical expertise and platform leadership in areas of Cisco WAN, LAN, WLAN, VPN, and Firewall technologies, as well as integration to Avaya IP Telephony.
  • Configure, implement, and troubleshoot a variety of Cisco Hardware/Software Products, including: VPN Concentrators, Firewalls, Routers, WLAN, and Switches.
  • Proactively manage the service and security requirements of these systems to an average of 99.999% uptime.
  • Assist in the management of other data, server and security systems as dictated by the environment.
  • Second/Third-Level Help Desk Ticket Resolution, including supporting the business 7x24x365 and on-call support as needed.
  • Perform advanced monitoring and reporting related to network systems.
  • Coordinate change planning and formal change control process to systems in order to eliminate customer impact and to ensure that availability SLA's are met.

Education Level: Associate's Degree or higher
Course of Study/Major: Information Technology

Type of Credentials/Licenses: CCNA

Related Work Experience: 6-8 years
  • 6+ years of experience is required with Cisco VPN Concentrators, Firewalls, Routers, WLAN, Switches, and Load balancers. Strong hands-on routing knowledge of network/internet protocols/services such as SONET, ATM, Frame-Relay, MPLS, DS3, T1, GigE, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, DNS, IPSec, and NAT.
  • F5 BigIP LTM GTM experience preferred, but not required
  • Experience with Network documentation and monitoring tools such as: Visio, Client Network Node Manager, Solarwinds, Network Physics, Sniffer, PRTG, and Cisco Works.
  • Experience with Avaya IP Telephony a plus but not required.
  • Knowledge of electronic data transmission principles, LAN networks, routing fundamentals, business applications, DMZ design and trouble shooting techniques is essential.
  • Knowledge of standard cabling technologies such as UTP (Category 3, 5, 5e and 6), Fiber Optic (single mode, multi mode), and Coaxial.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft 2003/2008 Server or Higher.