Sr. Network Engineer

Jackson, MS

Posted: 02/19/2019 Job Number: 110124168750

Senior Network Engineer:

Theprimary goal is to ensure the smooth operation of the organization's voice anddata network in order to provide maximum performance and availability for thesystem users.

•         Supports complex and secure network solutionsat enterprise level

•         Analyzes business needs; designs, installs, and supports network solutions on multiple platforms

•         Provides technical support for voice and datanetworks

•         Creates and updates documentation forsupported applications and platforms as needed

•         Well-versed with the advanced engineering andadministration of multiprotocol routers, multilayer switches, network securitydevices, and network management systems

•         Serves as last level of support fortroubleshooting network usage and equipment issues or outages

•         Excellent problem management and customerservice skills

•         Delivers informative, well-organized presentations

•         Effectively communicates difficult/sensitiveinformation tactfully


Role-Specific Competencies:


•         Administration and maintenance ofinfrastructure, WAN, and Internal Systems

•         Performs complex troubleshooting, backup, archiving, and disaster recovery responsibilities

•         Assists in the design, implementation, andmaintenance of systems

•         Performs hardware and software upgrades forCisco and non-Cisco Platforms

•         Documents, designs, implements, and maintainscorporate data communications networks which support the data center, retailstores, distribution centers, and remote offices

•         Monitors and reviews network performanceissues regarding local and wide area networks

•         Assumes proactive role in maintaining networkavailability for all corporate users

•         Performs daily administration of networkrouting and switching, servers/network monitoring, wireless infrastructure, firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, and VPN/SSL systems

•         Administers and deploys configuration changeson industry devices, such as Cisco, Fortinet, Riverbed, and F5

•         Works with SolarWinds to configure alerting ofnetwork devices that will proactively alert on impacting issues

•         Handles software upgrades and devicemaintenance

•         Works with Ecommerce Team on performance improvementefforts

•         Works to further improve Akamai WebApplication Firewall under the advisement and teamwork of a security specialist




•         3+ years of network engineering within a Cisconetworking environment

•         3+ years network management systems to includeCisco Prime & Wireless LAN Controllers

•         3+ years of network security experience(firewalls, sniffers) and other devices

•         3+ years working with DHCP/DNS, TCP/IP, andRIPv2, OSPF, BGP

•         3+ years working with CISCO Routers/Switches, ASA, F5, Fortinet, and Riverbed devices

•         Experience with Wireless Design andImplementation (4G/LTE), Wireshark, and SolarWinds

•         Certifications (PLUS): CCNA, CCDA, CCNP, CCDP, CCSP, or CCIE

•         Degree (PLUS): Computer Science, Computer Networking, Technical Certifications

22. Must Haves: 1) 5+ years of network engineering within a Cisco networking environment 2) 5+ years network management systems to include Cisco Prime & Wireless LAN Controllers 3) 3+ years of network security experience 4) 3+ years working with DHCP/DNS, TCP/IP, and RIPv2, OSPF, BGP 5) 3+ years working with CISCO Routers/Switches, ASA, F5, Fortinet, and Riverbed devices 6) Experience with Wireless Design and Implementation (4G/LTE), Wireshark, and SolarWinds 7) Must be okay to be on call
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