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Senior Network Engineer
Date Posted:  1/14/2022
Job ID:  Job #4745
Employment Type: Contract
Location: New YorkNew York
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The ideal candidate is an experienced Senior Network Engineer looking to join our growing organization.  STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in Mountain View, LA, Atlanta, New York and more.

The Senior Network Engineer has a strong background in Network Design Engineering with a particular focus on high availability and service provider environments. The person in this position is responsible for the performance of company’s production network and is a subject matter expert in the area of IP networking. Additionally, this person provides support to Network Operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for capacity planning, design, and engineering, of a carrier-grade Metro Area IP Network
  • Design and manage installation, configuration, and maintenance of necessary systems for scalable, resilient, and secure LAN/MAN/WAN infrastructure.
  • Install, configure, and maintain necessary hardware for high availability of the network
  • Install new software releases, system upgrades and patching
  • Perform system backups and recovery of all operational devices
  • Maintain and support high density public Wi-Fi network infrastructure
  • Assist NOC team with network related issue
  • Assist with developing and implementing IoT based M2M and mobility solutions
  • Provide excellent customer support to existing and potential customers
  • Communicate with vendors on network requirements for new equipment and/or related issues
  • Document, track, and monitor network related problems to ensure a timely resolution
  • Assist in administration, maintenance, development and implementation of policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of information and availability of systems
  • Evaluating new technologies as appropriate and required

EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science / Information Technology or related field.
  • At least one of the following certifications (or equivalent) required: CCNP, CCDP, CCDE, CCIE, CWNA, CWNP
  • Strong background in Network Engineering with a particular focus on security, high availability, and large-scale wired and wireless environments.
  • Previous carrier experience strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in network engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years with network management and monitoring tools
  • Minimum of 10 years of in network security
  • Minimum of 10 years with Cisco ASR, ASA, Nexus, Catalyst, IOS, and wireless controller technologies.
  • Minimum of 7 years of Wi‐Fi, Fixed Wireless Access (FWA), microwave, and/or cellular Radio Access Network (RAN) experience
  • In-depth knowledge of the following network protocols: BGP, IS-IS, OSPF, MPLS, TCP/IP, BFD, Q-in-Q, Multicast Routing, QoS, EVPN VxLAN, EVPN MPLS, and/or PBB-TE
  • Experience with following network technologies: RADIUS, NTP, PTPv2, NetFlow / IPFIX, SNMP, syslog, DNS, DHCP, SDN
  • Knowledge of Wi‐Fi communication protocols and technologies such as 802.11 b/g/n/ac, MIMO, TKIP, AES, WEP, WPA
  • Working knowledge of Linux operating systems (ie. Red Hat and Ubuntu)
  • Knowledge of 3GPP networks such as LTE, RAN, EPC, etc. is a plus
  • Experience designing and managing Cisco, Extreme WiNG, Ruckus, or Aruba controller-based enterprise Wi-Fi platforms
  • Familiarity with RF planning, link budgets, and RF engineering principals a huge plus
  • Experience with optical network is a plus
  • Experience with scripting such as scripting such as Python, Perl, and Ansible is a plus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Exposure to moderate noise when working in a datacenter environment
  • Available to work flexible hours – some night shift, weekends or emergency calls
  • Works independently when required with minimum supervision or assistance

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