With minimal supervision, the Senior Network Engineer will lead the design, optimization, and implementation activities of Networking and Telecom equipment such as Routers, Switches, IPS/ID, Data Circuits, and Load Balancers.
Lead the development of corporate and divisional network and telecom strategy and tactical plans.
Prepare system documentation and update operational standards and procedures.
Conduct system design and guide off-shore support teams.
Research and propose new operational support technologies, tools, and techniques.
Conduct evaluations to select appropriate operational and support strategies while ensuring efficient use of operational resources.
Stay up-to-date on new technologies and industry trends that may impact the organization and identify, recommend, and implement process improvement opportunities where applicable.
Provide high-level technical support to the operations team, when required, during problem situations.
Assess and recommend designs/changes to all related Network/Security equipment and Telecom Circuits.
Design and deploy process networks with Cisco industrial switches.
Design Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity for key network systems.
Maintain Network and Security Standards, Configuration Compliance, Patch management, Cert review, and Roadmap planning.
Train and/or coach others on existing and new network and Security technologies within the environment.
Ability to travel up to 25%.
7+ years of experience with: systems administration/design experience; managing and troubleshooting VoIP networks; Routers and Switch design and support; and in a large (>5,000 users, >2000 Nodes), global environment.
Knowledge and experience in a large environment, including extensive hands-on experience with data center and large remote office routing and switching.
Prefer experience with: deploying Cisco ACI and 9300 spine/leaf switches; designing and deploying Cisco Industrial switches; and Cisco BGP routing proficiency.
Cisco Certifications and/or ITIL Foundation Certified (or experience with ISO or CMMI) preferred.
Experience with Checkpoint Firewalls a plus.
Active participant in related professional forums, user groups, etc.
Experience in enterprise data center or a multi-site environment
Demonstrated ability to lead and work in a global, multi-site, cross functional, matrixed organization.
Must have proven ability to be accountable, Proactive, Prescriptive, and to remain calm in crisis situations.
Must be able to take a consultative/partner approach with clients and work with minimal supervision on difficult assignments.
Must have excellent written, verbal, and listening communication skills.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (preferred), Engineering, or a related discipline.