• Lead Network Engineer

    Job Locations US-PA-Canonsburg
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
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    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Our Client, a leader in the financial investment industry, has an immediate need for a Lead Network Engineer.  The position is located in Canonsburg, PA.  This is a full time permament position.  Ideal candidates must have 7+ years of network engineering experience.


    Major Duties:

    • Install, configure and maintain networking systems and hardware across the enterprise such as switches, routers, load balancers, firewalls, VPN, load balancers, access points and fiber optics.
    • Ensure high availability, reliability, and optimal performance of network systems and services.   Monitor network performance and suggest improvements to network performance, capacity and scalability
    • Ensure adherence to best practices and proven methodologies to promote continuous IT operations and the integration of new value-added technology, including strong collaboration and alignment with the Security and Compliance team strategies
    • Work with various project teams as they design/implement their projects to make recommendations and implement changes to the network infrastructure.
    • Provide support to the Enterprise/Data Center Network Infrastructure as needed to determine root cause of complex problems and implement resolutions.
    • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, equipment inventory and processes
    • Participate in call rotation to ensure required support is achieved


    Technical Skills:

    • Cisco switches and routers
    • Experience with firewalls and security technologies required; experience with Cisco ASA and Palo Alto preferred
    • Knowledge of network security, encryption and authentication protocols including, AAA, ACS, VPN, GRE, IPSEC, SSL/TLS, SSH, IKE, PKI, EAP TACACS, RADIUS, ACLs, 802.1x required
    • Experience with a variety of networking connection technologies including local and metro area Ethernet, fiber channel, CWDM/DWDM and carrier-based MPLS required
    • Experience with network diagnostic, monitoring, analysis tools (e.g. SolarWinds, Wireshark) for advanced troubleshooting and traffic optimization of network traffic required
    • Solid documentation experience with Microsoft® Visio, Word, and Excel required
    • Hands-on experience with implementation and maintenance of a robust, scalable and reliable network infrastructure including VPN, firewalls, routers, switches and network load balancers using industry standard best practices required
    • Knowledgeable and experienced in various network technologies, services, and protocols that are typical of a large enterprise network including TCP/IP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, HSRP, SNMP, SYSLOG, DNS, DHCP, 802.1Q VLAN, STP, Ether Channel, LACP, and QOS, VOIP required


    • Cisco certifications (e.g. CCNA, CCNP, CCDP) a plus


    • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Science or equivalent work experience required, Master’s degree preferred.

    Prior applicable experience:

    • Seven years of network engineer or network administration experience; required.


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