Job Description :
Senior Network Engineer
Philadelphia, PA
Boston, MA
NYC, NY
12 Months

FYI: - Background check will be conducted before on-boarding.

Scope of Work:

· Interact effectively with IT management, C&S, vendors, contractors and end users; develop and present complex technical information to the Amtrak user community in language that can be easily understood.

· Provide management and support for networking solutions that enhance mission-critical business operations.

· Provide operational support for engineering communications systems.

· Verify all work on network systems fully match the corporate security standards and system requirements.

· Assist in the administration of operational service level agreements, maintenance support issues, warranties, and support contracts for engineering communication and data systems.

· Work independently and under direction of a lead network engineer during the installation, upgrade and maintenance of communication and data systems.

· Provide indirect supervision of force account during the installation and periodic maintenance of IP network equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

· BS level degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Telecommunications, Engineering, or other related field.

· 5 years’ experience in the engineering, provisioning, management and support of Cisco Catalyst Ethernet switches, Cisco router and firewall technologies.

· Experience across a wide range of manufacturer product lines of switched Ethernet and intelligent routing and network performance systems including associated operating, security and management systems.

· Experience working with diverse voice and data communications technologies and protocols.



Minimum KSAs

· Broad knowledge and thorough understanding of various IP networking technologies.

· Excellent oral and written communications skills with the ability to relate complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical staff.

· Must be proficient at using Microsoft Visio and Office products to document all projects and systems.

· Experience with SNMP-based network management servers and software.

· Previous experience working as part of a group on large-scale networks with rapidly changing priorities.

Preferred

Current technical certifications such as CCIE, CCNA, CCDA, or CCNP are highly desirable.
Experience with fiber optic distribution systems.
Thorough understanding of Microsoft Windows workstation and server operating systems. MS certifications are an asset.