Senior Network Engineer

  • Direct Hire
  • New Orleans, LA
  • Education Required: None
  • Experience Required: Eight or more years of directly related experience in network systems engineering/administration and analysis in Routers, Switches, Firewall with multiple OS support across multiple vendor platforms in mid to large size company
  • Salary: $110,000-120,000

The Personnel Consulting Group

The IT Network Engineer 3 assists in the design, support and maintaining the organization’s network infrastructure. The Engineer 3 is considered a Tier III support technician and will be called upon by Tier I and II techs for guidance. The Tier III technicians are the senior technicians within the IT Department; they lead, train, and set the example for the Tier I and II technicians Working closely with the other Systems and Network Engineers this role works hand in hand with both Helpdesk and Systems and Network teams.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Installs, maintains, and evaluates network systems and communications.
  • Troubleshoots the more complex network issues.
  • Conducts various research and analysis regarding new technology, network traffic, potential security risk, etc.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of Internet, computer, routers, switches, firewall, etc.
  • As a part of the Network team, this role is responsible for all aspects of the LAN/WAN network and voice systems including planning, design and maintenance of corporate data systems and will create, verify, and review network-related documents/procedures.
Qualifications:
  • Cisco CCNA/CCNP, Meraki Certifications (Preferred). Palo Alto, Checkpoint, CCISP and/or other security-related Certifications preferred
  • CCNA, CCNP or other Network/Security related certifications strongly preferred
Skills:
  • Experience with VOIP systems and associated voice hardware/software; Cloud Hosted VoIP, Cisco Call Manager, CME routers, Avaya Session Manager, Avaya G400 series switches, One-X Communicator Flare
  • Extra strong technical knowledge of concepts of Internet, VPN, Intranet/Extranets, LANs, and WANs
  • Extensive experience with switched Ethernets, VLANs, layer three switching, and routing (EIGRP, OSPF, RIP, BGP), SNMP Network Management platforms/interoperability
  • Understanding of traditional POTS Lines, PRI, and SIP technologies
  • Experienced with SDWAN, MPLS, wireless, DS3, T-1, and Ethernet
  • Comprehensive knowledge of network packets including the ability to analyze and debug OSI layers 1‐7
  • Strong technical experience of multi‐layer switches and routers
  • Strong technical experience with firewalls and VPN technology, operationally and to troubleshoot; with preferred platforms: Palo Alto /Cisco ASA/FortiGate
  • Experience with Palo Alto firewalls.
  • Experience with Meraki Security appliances: Switches, Firewalls, and Wireless solutions.
  • Experience with administering and troubleshooting Wireless products and access points
  • Proven ability working in high availability production environments
  • Experience working with ticketing systems; ServiceNow preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills, with ability to multi-task.
  • Excellent time management
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