Lead Network Engineer

  • Free
  • Published date: November 8, 2020
    • Massachusetts, United States

Lead Network Engineer

Waltham, MA 02451


Note:This position is remote initially due to COVID, but will be onsite
and/or travel to the client site after it is deemed safe to return.

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Lead Network Engineer, you will be part of the
Global GBS, IT Infrastructure Division that provides holistic support for
numerous IT domains including, Project Management Organization, Data Center
Hosting (including Cloud Computing), Network, Telecom, Unified Communications,
End User Computing and Information Security.

This individual contributor will be responsible for network design,
implementation and service delivery for WK Network solutions, vendor, and
operations management.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


Build, maintain, upgrade network systems and infrastructure in field
offices and datacenters (including LAN/WAN devices, firewalls, load balancers,
IPS / IDS, VPN, QoS, switches, wireless solutions and VOIP throughout the
organization?s global network).
Manage network equipment and services refresh program to ensure current
supported technology is utilized by coordinating with supplier and WK Business
Units.
Select and implement security tools, policies, and procedures in
conjunction with the company?s security team.
Manage VPN, WebSSLVPN, and VPN site to site tunnels on ASA firewalls.
Perform network maintenance and system upgrades including service packs,
patches, hot fixes and security configurations.
Monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability.
Monitor metrics around utilization and capacity and recommend changes for
improvement.
Provide Level ? 2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve network issues
and requests.
Work within established configuration and change management policies to
ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network
infrastructure.
Determine network hardware requirements based on system requirements.
Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution.
Develop technical transformation plans and business cases as needed to
foster adoption of new network technologies.
Develop new network transport services to support emerging WK application
requirements such as IP Video implementation, Connectivity to Cloud hosting
providers, Unified Communications Integration, QoS, etc.
Ensure global standards are met and that global projects are designed,
implemented and supported consistently.
Interface with other WK GSS and Vendor Infrastructure domain experts and
project managers to develop and deliver solutions that cross multiple technical
domains.
Ability to participate in on-call rotation.  Qualification:


12 or more years of experience in a technical network position
Proven hands-on network engineering experience
5 or more years of experience in a large, global environment.
Bachelor?s degree in Computer Science or extensive relevant experience will
be considered
Cisco Certification preferred (CCNP or higher)
Strong working knowledge of TCP/IP protocols, concepts and application in
production environments (DNS, DHCP, FTP, NTP, etc.)
Strong working knowledge of LAN / WAN protocols and technologies (EIGRP,
OSPF, BGP, MPLS, VPLS, IPsec, VPN/DMVPN/GETVPN, QOS, etc.)
Strong working knowledge of the following hardware, software, and protocol
includes but is not limited to; Cisco Nexus Series, Cisco Routers, Cisco
Catalyst switches, Cisco ASA firewalls, Cisco WLC controllers, Cisco Access
Points, Cisco ACS, WCS
Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network
analytics tools Must Have Skills


A highly self-motivated individual who can work independently as well as in
a team environment
Ability to handle multiple tasks while prioritizing and delivering results
on time
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to think strategically with technical vision
Proven project management and leadership skills
Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
Ability to work in high-pressure and fast paced environment
High degree of integrity, constant vigilance, sound judgment and the
ability to appropriately handle exposure to highly confidential and sensitive
company information
High level of internal customer responsiveness
Occasional Travel, 20%
Normal office environment  

 

 

 


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