Job #: 1593

Title: Network Engineer


  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Temporary to Permanent
  • Function:

  • Engineer
  • Specialty:

  • Cisco
  • Degree:

  • Bachelors
  • Salary Range:
  • $125,000 to $150,000

  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $75-100
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 1 year ago
    • This position has been filled

    The Senior Network Engineer will be part of the Information Services engineering group and is responsible for the administration of the Firm’s network (WAN/LAN), wireless and security infrastructure. This person will work as a member of a highly technical engineering team in the design, implementation, and operation of the enterprise-wide network infrastructure. The Senior Network Engineer will report to the Network Infrastructure Manager. This person must be very strong in technical design, presentation and troubleshooting of complex environments.


    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    Define, document, and enforce established network and security policy standards
    Work with vendors on network design upgrades, investigate new technologies and be involved with Information Security and Disaster recovery testing
    Respond to HelpDesk ticket requests requiring technical support on issues such as network connectivity and related local area network issues
    Establish a sound and stable networking environment by monitoring performance, troubleshooting network problems and outages, and scheduling upgrades
    Create and add content to a knowledgebase by documenting issues and the causes and fixes for those issues
    Work in conjunction with other IT departments to securely plan, deploy, design and troubleshoot issues and implement new functions
    Provide networking and security architectural and engineering support experience across local, regional and global areas
    Evaluate new technologies as appropriate and required to help build, maintain, improve and document as our environment grows
    Manage communication and coordination of resources during outage situations. Guide engineers from different groups to work together to resolve outages and restore business functionality as quickly as possible
    Provide leadership to junior engineers and network operations team.
    Bachelor’s Degree required in Computer Science or related field
    CCNP or above with comparable working knowledge competency
    Excellent working knowledge of network protocols  and concepts such as Spanning tree, EIGRP, BGP, HSRP, VOIP, QOS, TCP/IP, 802.1q, 802.1x, MPLS, DNS, Syslog, TACACS, SD-WAN, OSPF
    Ability to work with network security devices such as Cisco IDS/IPS devices, Firepower, Palo Alto, ASA, and ACS with an understanding of how to baseline and set alerting features of IDS signatures and work with Palo Alto security policies
    Demonstrated ability on WAN infrastructure consisting of a mixture of MPLS, Point to Point, Internet and DMVPN technologies utilizing SD-WAN appliances
    Experience with network access control technologies such as 802.1x and Aruba Clearpass NAC appliances
    Demonstrate ability to work independently and within a team environment to ensure performance, reliability and security in a dynamic 24-7-365 production network environment
    Participate in an on-call rotational schedule for after-hours support
    Working knowledge of remote access VPNs (IPSEC, Anyconnect, DMVPN)
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    Proficient with monitoring and logging tools for access management and troubleshooting using tools such as Syslog, ACS, Netflow (Plixer scrutinizer) Solarwinds and protocol analyzers
    Prior experience using industry established project management techniques in accomplishing strategic objectives
    Experienced with VoIP technologies preferred
    Experienced with SeviceNow functionalities such as change control, CMDB, ticket system
    Cloud experience a plus