Senior Network Engineer

Arlington, VA
Jan 21, 2022
Jan 24, 2022
Full Time
The Sr. Network Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, maintaining, upgrading, and repairing new and existing local area and wide area voice and data networks throughout the company. They ensure the hardware, software and security standards are uniform and compatible between networks and optimized for maximum performance and availability. They install, configure and monitor all network switching and routing equipment as well as all Firewall, VPN, WIFI, Remote Access, and Voice over IP Call Management devices. Travel for up to two weeks may be required from time to time with little or no advance notification This position will be responsible to: Monitors network traffic and bandwidth utilization to isolate problematic data streams, reduce bottlenecks and improve network performance. Installs, configures and maintain necessary hardware and software for this purpose.Installs, configures, and maintains the hardware and software required for Call Center, Call Manager, Voice Mail, Instant Messaging, Presence, VOIP, Firewalls, and other devices needed for analog or digital voice or data communications.Troubleshoots and resolves network outages, network performance issues, or networked application issues.Designs and installs wired and wireless Local Area Networks in accordance with manufacture recommendations and standard industry practices. Travels to remote sites when needed for new installs, upgrades, or disaster recovery.Documents network topology, dial plans, IP addressing schemes, network and security standards, remote access methods and user guides, switch and router configurations and inventory, maintenance procedures, disaster recovery procedures, and other IT documentation as required.Orders and tracks the installation of all voice and data circuits. Tests network redundancy configurations, firewalls, and disaster recovery failover methods.Research new technologies and participates in vendor demonstrations and test projects.Manages network projects, coordinates vendors, tracks project purchases, and keeps voice and data service contracts up to date.Miscellaneous related duties or projects as assigned. Skill Sets / Education & Experience Requirements:Vocational or Technical Diploma plus current CCNA certification4-6 years' experience in the following technologies:Advanced knowledge of Cisco routing and switching equipment configurationAdvanced knowledge of Cisco IOSAdvanced knowledge of Ethernet and TCP/IP protocolsAdvanced knowledge of switching and routing protocolsAdvanced knowledge of Checkpoint Firewall hardware and software configurationAdvanced knowledge of Network security principals and protocolsAdvanced knowledge of Cisco Call Manager and VOIP topology and configurationAdvanced knowledge of Cisco Call Center software installation and configurationAdvanced knowledge of network security and bandwidth monitoring toolsWorking knowledge of Microsoft Server operating systemsExcellent customer service skills in person or over the phoneExcellent verbal and written communication skillsGood organizational skillsGood analytical skillsGood time management skillsGood project management skillsGood server hardware and software troubleshooting skillsGood network connectivity troubleshooting skillsAbility to stay calm and focused in a stressful environmentAbility to work well alone or on a TeamAbility to lead othersAbility to set and adhere to deadlinesAbility to lift and move a variety of computer equipment over short distances. Skill Sets / Education & Experience Preferred:Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science preferred.Come along on CMA CGM's adventure !