Sr Network Engineer

Jefferson Frank
Published
May 8, 2022
Location
Houston, TX
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Job Description

Key Responsibilities
* Design, plan, implement and maintain private, public, and hybrid cloud network solutions/connectivity, all aspects of the network infrastructure, supporting medium to large size offices
* Deployment, configuration, and management of all network infrastructure on TB's store, office, DC, and colocation sites * Design, plan, implement and maintain Palo Alto, Checkpoint, and Fortinet firewall in the larger size network environment
* Collaborate with team members and various groups to identify and develop scalable network designs, solutions, and policy recommendation
* Ensure continued smooth operation of the global network infrastructure, working to minimize network downtime and the effects of downtime users by scheduling needed maintenance or upgrades to provide minimal disruption of service to users.
* Monitor and analyze network performance proactively to detect and resolve issues, and perform stringent network testing before implementing solutions
* Support internal application groups by identifying and presenting network-impacting requirements to other members of the network engineering team
* Perform configuration, upgrades, and deployment of routers and switches for all store locations
* Lead network projects, including the installation of new network hardware or software, and network configuration and design
* Support the Service Desk with troubleshooting circuit, equipment, and network issues and be the senior resource to assist with resolving critical/high impact customer issues
* Present solutions and make recommendations to departmental leadership
* Document timely status updates and accurately document problem resolution
* Research and evaluate emerging technology for future applications
* Participate in the rotating "on-call" schedule with other team members, providing third-tier support, solving the more complex networking trouble
* Provide guidance, work direction, and information to other technical network employees
* Assist other Network Engineers on projects, performing various tasks as required
* Articulate effectively complex ideas/networking concepts through a business lens
Skills, Abilities, Experience & Qualifications
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field preferred
* In-depth knowledge of Networks, Ethernet, TCP/IP, VLANs, IP Routing (OSPF, BGP), QoS * Technical understanding and hands-on experience with Palo Alto / Checkpoint /Fortinet Firewalls related to policies, filtering, and operational support functions, or the equivalent Firewall knowledge * Technical understanding and hands-on experience with Load Balancers, preferably F5
* Experience working with vendors to ensure they meet deliverables\SLAs
* CCNP, or similar level certification, is the minimum required
* 7+ years of experience configuring and troubleshooting Cisco network routers, switches, and firewalls for medium and large-sized locations and enterprises.
* Experience with PCI/PII; IDS/IPS; APM; Designing and implementing Business Continuation Plans; Troubleshooting multi-vendor routers and switches; Network Management tools (NetScout, SolarWinds, Netflow Analyzer) preferred
* Ability and willingness to perform on-call support 24X7X365
* Demonstrated experience implementing and supporting medium to large enterprise-sized Cisco LANS/WANS, exhibiting a proven understanding of established enterprise routing schemes and protocols.
* Working knowledge of VMware and NSX SDN
* Ability to support Site-to-Site VPN, Client VPN connectivity, Aruba, and Cisco Enterprise Wi-Fi solutions
* Self-motivated with a strong willingness to learn on the job and through self-study
* Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
* Ability to establish priorities, meet deadlines, and concentrate on detailed information in a fast-paced, demanding work environment
* Ability to work individually as well as in a team environment and handle a dynamic workload and prioritize projects and tasks
* Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
* Disciplined time management skills
* Highly dependable with a strong work ethic
* Houston, Texas area resident
* Authorized to work for any employer in the United States
* Ability to pass a thorough background check
Work Environment, Physical & Mental Demands
* Ability to sit and work at a computer keyboard for extended periods of time
* Ability to stoop, kneel, bend at the waist, and reach on a daily basis
* Able to lift and move up to 25 pounds occasionally
* Must utilize visual acuity, speech and hearing, hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer and office equipment
* Hours regularly exceed 40 hours per week
Note: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with this job.

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