Job Description :
The Sr. Cisco Network Engineer will be a key member on our network core team. This position includes implementing new network hardware/software, maintaining existing products or services and participating in troubleshooting operational issues. The role will also interface with vendors, operational staff and peer organizations.Finally, the Network Engineer successfully integrates knowledge of business and functional priorities.

Job Description:
Develop and recommend strategies for network growth, datacenter network security and enhancements by maximizing functionality of network equipment such as switches, routers, wireless infrastructure and firewalls.
Identification and resolution of network problems including routing, spanning tree, wireless connectivity, and application performance issues.
Acts as Tier II/III line of support for Network Core trouble tickets.
Act as SME and mentor network team members.
Maintains monitoring of network infrastructure, including alert configuration, new device provisioning and general day to day functioning of the monitoring tool set.
Analyzes performance data and metrics, identifies problem areas and provides actionable insight to problem resolution.
Acts as a point of escalation for other IS teams regarding network infrastructure issues.
Reviews and responds to trouble tickets generated for the team by the corporate help desk; works with end users through resolution as necessary.
Drives issues through closure engaging all appropriate cross-team resources.
Performs complex and routine maintenance tests for designated areas of engineering; identifies, isolates, and escalates issues to appropriate personnel.
Participates in monthly off-hours support rotation of designated network resources.
Disaster Recovery plan execution.

Requirements
Bachelor''s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or related field or the equivalent in training and experience.
Minimum of 5 years supporting networking infrastructure.
Advanced experience with Security, Layer Two & Three Switching, VLANs, VPN’s.
Advanced experience with WAN technologies such as MPLS, Ethernet, T1’s, and LTE.
Advanced knowledge of CISCO equipment (routers, Nexus switches, ASA VPN Appliance, Wireless controllers) required.
Advanced troubleshooting complex LAN/WAN & application performance problems to resolution in multitasking environment. Layer 1 through Layer 7.
Advanced knowledge of routing (BGP, OSPF, HSRP, and VRF
Strong knowledge of VOIP, including QoS on LAN and WAN.
Strong interpersonal skills with a desire to collaborate with internal and external business/technical teams.
Strong knowledge of firewalls required; Checkpoint & ASA firewalls preferred.
Strong knowledge of Cisco ACI and ISE strongly desired.
Knowledge of network Load balancing technologies (F5) preferred.
Knowledge on based network applications such proxy servers, Network monitoring tools (What’s Up Gold, SolarWinds ORION, Cisco Prime, Netflow Scrutinizer
Knowledge of Industry best practices when it comes to network design, network monitoring and security.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills are necessary.
Must have a CISCO Certification (i.e., CCNA, CCNP, CCNA)