Network Engineer- NO C2C please - Buffalo, New York United States - 33262



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 33262
Title: Network Engineer- NO C2C please
Job Location: Buffalo, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Great company that likes to use cutting-edge technology to support this national company.

JOB DESCRIPTION

PLEASE: NO CORP TO CORP.  This is a direct hire, W2. Thank you.

The Network Engineer is responsible for managing and maintaining a multi-office/international network infrastructure environment. The technical environment is composed of Cisco Routers and Switches (Catalyst and Nexus), Avaya VOIP, Meraki wireless, and Fortinet firewalls in an MPLS infrastructure. The Network Engineer will be responsible for managing all inter-office connectivity.

The candidate will need to learn other skills if he/she does not already have them.  These will include Citrix XenApp, Citrix ADC, FlexPod Architecture, Windows Server, SAN storage systems, VMWare ESX/ESXi, and Exchange 2016. Any of these skills that candidate already brings to the table are a major plus.

This high visibility position offers the candidate the ability to fine tune Cisco Networking, as well as to learn other technologies.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have strong network protocols including TCP/IP and have a strong understanding of subnetting, VLANS
  • Manage the firm’s network Infrastructure environment Cisco Catalyst and Nexus switches, Cisco routers, Cisco Meraki Access Points, MFA Architecture, PKI and Fortinet firewalls
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of routing protocols (BGP, EIGRP)
  • Coordinate with telco and phone system vendors for management, maintenance and installation of WAN MPLS and failover infrastructure for interoffice voice and data connectivity
  • Conduct network modeling and analysis to construct a reliable, high-performance integrated network
  • Provide project management on various network activities including upgrades, new implementations, and migrations, with technical direction and end user support as needed
  • Design, install, test and deploy supporting servers and associated hardware and network infrastructure in support of business goals.  Research and resolve hardware, software and network problems with other members of the technical staff or by contacting vendors directly
  • Create, revise, update, and maintain documentation of environment and operational procedures
  • Knowledge and experience working with application delivery controllers. Citrix ADC (Netscaler) experience is a plus (Load Balancing, Content Switching, Monitors)
  • Manage web and spam filtering solution
  • Play key role in overall security of the network including managing software and logs (Tenable, Crowd Strike, Manage Engine). Experience with NAC is a plus.
  • Review logs to monitor security threats and health of network servers
  • Travel to assist in Office moves/expansions
  • Coordinate with vendors and outside consultants when equipment requires servicing. Place service calls, maintain service history logs, ensure that parts are ordered and installed, and follow-up with appropriate staff to be sure the problem was solved
  • Coordinate with IT Infrastructure Manager, Director of IT Operations and CIO with disaster recovery and business continuity design and planning as well as review impact of server changes and additions to disaster recovery and business continuity plans
  • Assist in Windows Server Administration tasks as needed
  • Participate in on call rotation for network support
  • Notify and update the IT Infrastructure Manager, Director of IT Operations and CIO of all equipment problems and document their resolution or system changes.
  • Work directly with the CIO/Director of IT Operations/IT Infrastructure Manager on projects
  • Train help desk in the use of system management and advanced network management administration tools as directed and as needed in support of help desk functions
  • Manage IT Services Vendors and Contracts

EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor of Arts or Science degree or Associate's degree or six years experience

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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