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Senior Network Engineer

A+ Consulting Fort Collins, CO

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

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This Senior Network Engineer is responsible for helping to design, engineer manage and support the global voice and data network. This Senior Network Engineer will be part of a Global Network team, working very closely with third-party providers, implementing, and supporting network solutions across the enterprise. While there will be a primary focus on regional network support in Windsor, Colorado, there are expectations that they will be heavily interfaced with their global counterparts to ensure consistent implementation and support of the network strategies and environment.

We are looking for a highly motivated senior network engineer with significant hands-on experience. The role is based at our Windsor, CO manufacturing facility, predominantly supporting site specific network requirements but with the ability to remotely support all global networking systems when required. A strong awareness and familiarization of the regional Server and Desktop environment is also a requirement. The candidate is expected to work closely with the Regional Business management and will interface their needs to IT colleagues for implementation. The role requires interaction with and coordination of local/regional/global service providers to implement, manage, and support the Network environment. The candidate will also be a key contributor on a Global cross-functional team that will research, select, and implement the planned roadmaps of newly defined systems and solutions .

We are a global company, requiring strong technical and communication skills, and a willingness to work in a fast-paced, changing environment, sometimes after hours if critical regional or Global issues require.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day operational support (including on-call) for Global, SD-WAN, DMVPN, VPN and any other local network or Network device needs.
  • Manage network implementations and projects through to completion, working with the Regional and Global Business teams to ensure all site moves and changes are known, managed, and consistent with our strategy and expected timelines.
  • Perform network capacity and performance monitoring for optimized QoS traffic, system tuning, problem & change management
  • Manage Telecom configurations and traffic patterns for all telephony and network devices.
  • Provide Telecom support where and when needed for office staff, lab environments, manufacturing locations and any specialized process control locations where Telecom devices and/or services exist.
  • Support all ITIL processes for Network and hosted environments (coordination, asset inventory, etc.).
  • Develop and maintain general deployment configurations for all network hardware and associated documentation related to and including site/location details.
  • Work with vendors\carriers as and when required.
  • Maintain and adhere to Network related standards and Corporate policies and standards.
  • Evaluate, specify, and direct IT hardware and software solution implementations.
  • Assist BU and team members with projects where Network resources are required.
  • Occasional travel will be needed to Regional sites as necessary unless remote support can accomplish desired goals.

Additional responsibilities may include:

  • Architecting complex/global/enterprise network solutions and tools (sized, QoS balanced and redundant as needed).
  • Developing and improving security management at the edge and Internet POP’s.
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting LAN/WAN environments for problems and mistake proofing.
  • Ability to manage multiple platforms and environments (i.e. Routing, Switching, IP Telephony, Wireless, Firewalls, Security Knowledge and Monitoring tools).
  • Develop Telecom and/or other IT related standards and corporate policies.

Skill Requirements:

  • Technical understanding and hands on experience with Cisco hardware and configurations.
  • Technical understanding and hands on experience with Load Balancers, preferably F5
  • Familiarity with network monitoring tools such as Solarwinds
  • Technical understanding and hands on experience with Fortinet Firewalls, related to policies, filtering and operational support functions, or the equivalent Firewall knowledge.
  • In depth knowledge of Networks, Ethernet, TCP/IP, VLANs, IP Routing (OSPF, BGP) QoS.
  • Technical awareness of IP and conventional telephony solutions.
  • General knowledge of Desktops and Servers and their interaction with networking.
  • Experience working with vendors to ensure they meet deliverables\SLAs
  • Excellent People and Teamwork skills
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to communicate at all levels within the organization.
  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to multitask and be flexible to accommodate changing business needs and priorities.
  • Willingness to work in on-call situations with other team members or when called in for support.
  • Desire to identify and investigate Telecom improvement opportunities, solutions and options that drive operational efficiency or cost savings.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong customer focus.
  • Flexibility to deal with change.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Education:

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Network related Certifications
Company Description
About A+
Since being founded in 2002, A+ Consulting has grown at a rapid pace. We provide contract , contract to hire and direct hire solutions for IT, Technical Fields, Administrative and Finance Professionals.
Whether you’re a candidate looking for your dream job, or a hiring authority looking for your next top performing employee, contact the experts at A+ Consulting!
A+ Consulting holds certifications as a Small Business and Minority Business Enterprise.

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About A+ Since being founded in 2002, A+ Consulting has grown at a rapid pace. We provide contract , contract to hire and direct hire solutions for IT, Technical Fields, Administrative and Finance Professionals. Whether you’re a candidate looking for your dream job, or a hiring authority looking for your next top performing employee, contact the experts at A+ Consulting! A+ Consulting holds certifications as a Small Business and Minority Business Enterprise.

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