Senior Network Engineer

The Friedkin Group
February 5, 2021
Houston, TX
Job Type


JOB SUMMARY  Seeking senior level Network Engineer to support organization’s enterprise data network. Role will act as subject matter expert on enterprise network platform and support the enterprise WAN/LAN as part of a highly skilled network team. Will work in daily operations support and project roles. This role will serve as a senior member of the network team. This role will provide design and architectural support, serve as final point of escalation for all network related issues, and be expected to mentor junior team members.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS* Engineers, configures, and leads the design, configuration and deployment of network infrastructure consisting of routers, switches, wireless, load balancers, and other network devices and services* Perform analysis of networking problems, as well as provide highest-level response management* Ensure network redundancy, high availability, and failover testing across all enterprise WAN connectivity* Demonstrate expert level knowledge of network topologies, protocols, standards and conditions* Ensure changes to network configurations are made with minimal down-time and in accordance with change management policies* Responsible for configuration standards and support documentation * Reduce security risk by securing network platforms from vulnerabilities and maintain patching cycles of all network software and hardware* Ability to collaborate and work well with peers, across teams, and with customers in developing solutions and problem resolution * Understanding of network firewalls, access control list, and network segmentation* Ability to work with business partners in the selection, procurement, implementation, and support of public and private circuitsSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESThis position has no supervisory responsibilitiesQUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience requirements: 
•      Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years’ experience; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
•      Cisco switching
•      Cisco routing
•      Cisco wireless
•      Cisco IOS XE, Cisco NXOS
•      Spanning tree protocol (STP), Link Aggregation, VLANs and 802.1Q VLAN tagging
•      Routing protocols: OSPF, EIGRP, BGP
•      Aruba switching
•      Aruba wireless
•      Citrix NetScaler
•      Fortinet Fortigate firewalls
•      IPSec Site-to-site VPNs
•      SSLVPN
•      Networking Service Protocols: DNS, DHCP. NTP, NAT, SSH, SNMP
•      Quality of Service (QoS)
•      Network monitoring
•      IP address managementTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS* CCIE or CCNP preferred PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSThe physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  While performing the duties of the job, the associate is required on a daily basis to analyze and interpret data, communicate, and remain in a stationary position for a significant amount of the work day; and frequently access, input, and retrieve information from the computer and other office productivity devices.  The associate is regularly required to move about the office and around the corporate campus.  The associate is occasionally required to travel to other sites, including out-of-state, where applicable, for business.  The associate must frequently move up to 10 pounds and occasionally move up to 25 pounds.Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  While the job is generally performed in an office environment, the associate is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, areas in which moving mechanical parts, fumes, toxic or caustic chemicals are present, and outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the office environment is typically quiet, but the associate may be occasionally exposed to loud noise levels.  Minimal travel is required for this position (up to 20% of the time and on a domestic basis).*Is eligible to legally work in the United States.#LI-EC1Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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