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Sr. Network Engineer

Headfarmer Scottsdale, AZ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

 Sr. Network Engineer

****Please Note: Bachelor’s Degree in IT or related discipline & CCNA/CCNP Certification is 100% Required****

Brief Description

Reporting to the Director of IT Infrastructure, the Senior Network Engineer is responsible for network design and execution, developing and maintaining network monitoring and management tools, documentation, customer support, fault / problem management and resolution, budgeting and hardware life-cycle management, and management and maintenance of network security issues. The primary objective is to provide both intermediate to advanced level production-support (network administration and production network support), as well as develop tactical and strategic enhancements to our network environment.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all day-to-day network support related functions.
  • Lead technical support and implementation for meeting network objectives.
  • Evaluate, design, and implement network configuration with input from management, network architect, and network security lead branches of the team.
  • Design and document network administration policies and procedures for the production environment.
  • Perform inventory management, budgeting, and life-cycle management of all network hardware, software, and licenses.
  • Work with other technical teams and client base to design technical requirements for the production environment.
  • Ensure documentation, including network drawings, IP address records, and status trackers are always kept up-to-date.
  • Ensure network management tools are kept up-to-date.
  • Implement and maintain secure remote access solutions and third-party access.
  • Train junior personnel.
  • Work with leadership to identify opportunities to improve and enhance systems
  • Build comprehensive work plans and oversee their execution.
  • Coordinate the documentation of functional and technical design specifications.
  • Develop and execute implementation plans for formal and informal projects and initiatives.
  • Coordinate On-Call duty, change control, ticket queue, and troubleshooting of issues until resolution.
  • Work with network carriers and vendors on trouble-tickets and open orders.
  • Travel up to 15% including overnight/multi-day travel

Knowledge And Skills

Requirements

  • CCNP level certifications required. This includes competence with routing, switching, wireless and firewall technologies.
  • Scripting, network and task automation and programming skills through structured coursework or similar work experience required.
  • Experience working in regulatory industry and maintaining compliance preferred.
  • Troubleshooting ability with TCP/IP packet sniffing and analysis tools required.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, remaining focused and calm in the face of distractions, changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Detail oriented, self-starter with strong interpersonal skills.

Experience & Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications, Networking and System Administration, or a similar field required.
  • Master's degree in Telecommunications, Networking and System Administration, or a similar field preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience supporting network objectives.

Headfarmer

Headfarmer is a boutique recruiting firm specializing in the permanent and contract placement of the upper echelon of talent in the greater Phoenix area. We offer a unique process of "headfarming" which provides a level of professional support to both candidates and clients that exceeds recruiting industry standards.

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Scottsdale, AZ
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