Sr. Network Engineer | 9-12 month Contract | Richmond, VA
Our client, one of the largest travel insurance firms in the world, has an immediate long-term contract opening available for a Sr. Network Engineer in Richmond, VA.
About the Job:
Implement and handle IT Infrastructure in compliance with IT strategies and roadmaps, as well as provide technical support in an integrated, multi-platform system environment. This includes: system hardware, software, desktop, networks, voice communications, disaster recovery, monitoring, and security. Ensure availability and accessibility of infrastructure systems accordingly to established Service Level Agreements (SLAs). Collaborate with third party vendors and manage delivery of contracted services ensuring compliance with processes and standard methodologies. Engage with other IT departments and business partners to translate business objectives into cohesive recommendations and solutions, define infrastructure design, and deliver quality services and solutions. Evaluate and implement new products available through outside vendors. Establish and document operational standards and procedures.
Your responsibilities will include design, installation, configuration, maintenance, system integration testing, documentation, capacity management and support of network routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, proxy servers and wireless infrastructure. You will lead the planning and crafting of new networks and ensure appropriate interface capabilities with other networks and systems.
You will actively monitor and handle Networks for faults and performance exceptions and implement and support wide area network services and routing protocols. You will also provide coaching to junior-level employees. You will design, install, configure, and maintain network and associated connected systems and/or telephony systems, related utilities, and hardware.
You will manage work requests related to the network including incident response, service requests, and change requests. You will perform analysis and diagnosis of complex voice and data network issues.
You will provide operational oversight of Infrastructure vendor performance, including maintenance of SLA's, aged incidents, capacity planning, and problem resolution.
You will review monitoring and control of infrastructure performance in the areas of response, throughput, and availability. You will partner with Enterprise Architecture and vendor partners to a) evaluate applicable technology trends, b) research, evaluate and recommend enterprise network and/or telephony products/protocols/technologies, and c) establish network and/or telephony system.
You will develop and maintain documentation of the design, implementation and operation of network and/or telephony infrastructure and processes. You will also serve as a mentor to other Infrastructure Engineers.
What skills should you have?
Minimum of 6 years of experience with a) planning / implementation of system upgrades with routing/switching in an enterprise class network including one or more infra disciplines: Global WAN, Data Center LAN, Campus LAN; b) maintenance, support and problem resolution for Cisco network infra/associated operating systems; c) work with customers to understand / figure out technical requirements to solve business problems.
- Knowledge of PCI DSS security/compliance processes and troubleshooting
- Experience with Cisco ASA firewalls
- Experience configuring Cisco routers and switches
- Exceptional troubleshooting skills
- CCNP certification or CCNP level knowledge
- Four-year degree required: Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, or similar discipline or equivalent experience.
Nice to Have Skills:
- 4-5 years of proven leadership within a technical team and in support of a project team.
- Experience with Checkpoint firewalls
- Basic understanding of ITIL Principals and/or ITIL Foundation Certification.
- Technical Certification in Information Technology and/or demonstrated ability through work experience.
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