Senior Network Engineer Posted Aug 12
Request Technology - Stephanie Baker , Vernon Hills, IL

Prestigious IT Organization is seeking a Senior Network Engineer. This role is a senior level position that is expected to serve as a Subject Matter Expert for design and implementation of large scale Network Implementations.

Key Areas of Responsibility

Perform client consulting in a specialized area of technology (Networking, Unified Communications, Systems, Virtualization, and Storage).

Design, plan and implement solutions using the latest technology.

Provide innovative technical solutions to complex hardware/software problems.

Provide design, implementation, technical support services and consulting to Managed Services clients to meet their business needs.

Understand and Deliver Managed Services offerings as outlined in the COMPANY Service Descriptions and Service Catalog.

Understand and follow the processes and procedures defined in the COMPANY ManS Standard Operating Procedures manual (SOP).

Provide detailed and effective communication to internal and external customers.

Clearly and concisely articulate problems and solutions for issues to clients both over the phone, via e-mail and in person.

Member of on-call rotation to provide 24 X 7 support to critical systems and ensure availability objectives are met.

Conduct throughput analysis, problem solving, and infrastructure planning

Participate in various client projects intended to continually improve/upgrade technology infrastructures.

Create and execute test plans to meet project requirements for assigned components.

Identify and communicate potential opportunities for cross-selling to the sales team.

Manage time and expense to meet or exceed expectations defined in the Statement of Work.

Provide high quality content deliverables using the appropriate document templates.

Ensure solution is implemented as designed to the customer's satisfaction and approval.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum of 5 year engineering experience

BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline; equivalent experience acceptable.

Other Required Qualifications

Professional-level previous work experience in many of the following technologies and professional and technical areas:


Switches - Cisco IOS and CatOS platforms; Cisco 2950, 2960, 3500, 3700, 4500, 6500. Cisco Data Center platforms; Nexus 1000, 5000, 7000, UCS 6000. Cisco SDN platforms; Nexus 1000v, ASA 1000v, CSR 1000v

Routers - Cisco IOS and IOS XE platforms; Cisco 2500, 2600, 2800, 3600, 3800, 5300, 7200, ASR

Firewalls - Cisco ASA 7.x, 8.x, 9.x. Cisco PIX, FWSM, ASAM.

Load Balancers - Cisco ACE, CSS, F5 LTM, F5 GSM

WAN Optimization - Riverbed Steelhead, Cisco WAAS

Network Technologies/Topologies:

WAN - MPLS, MPLS Layer 2/3 VPN's, Frame-Relay, GRE/IPSEC VPN, VPN, SIP/PSTN services

Layer 2 networking - 802.1(D,W,S), Ethernet, PPoE, Ether-Channel

Layer 3 networking - IPv4, IPv6, OSPF, EIGRP, RIP (v2), BGP, MP-BGP, PFR, OSPFv3, EIGRPv6, RIPng, Advanced Redistribution, VRF-lite

Multicast Networking - Multicast (Sparse + Dense), MSDP, Anycast, Auto-RP, BSR, PIM, SSM

Security - CBAC, Zone-Based Firewall, Reflex ACL, NAT, IP Source Guard, uRPF, Cisco IPS/IPS, RSA Envision

QOS - Congestion avoidance and congestion management. MQC, CBWFQ, LLQ, NBAR, WRED, Auto-QOS

VOIP - Cisco voice gateway functionality, SRST

Unified Computing/Virtualization - Design, support, configure, upgrade Cisco UCS systems

Data Center - FabricPath, FEX, vPC, UCS, FCoE

Wireless - Wireless LAN controllers, all LWAP and autonomous AP models, NCS

VPN - SSL VPN, IPSec VPN, and DMVPN (phase 1 and 2), EZVPN, Anyconnect

Additional knowledge/skills:

Operating System/utilities - Windows 7, Windows 2003 Server, Windows XP Professional, Red Hat Linux, Solaris,

CCIE or equivalent

Hands-on experience in a large Data Center environment

ITIL Foundations Certification

Other Pay Info: DOE

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