Job Description :
any visa/tax term

Sr. Cisco Network Engineer with ASA, VOIP, QOS, VPN

Location: Watsonville CA

Duration: 3-6+ months

Looking for a Sr. Cisco Network Engineer that will take ownership of their
Networking and drive projects within this space. Identify performance
issues and create a plan to resolve the issue. They want someone who has a
very proactive way of thinking. The manager is really looking for this
person to be strong technical and have good commskills. They are isco
shop (routers, switches, firewalls This person will also oversee the day
to day task, change request, vendor management. They also run Shoretel VOIP
so if they have hands on experience with Shoretel, that would be most
helpful.

The role of the Sr. Network Engineer is the design and maintenance of
enterprise class LAN, WAN and VOIP networks supporting a 24x7 production
environment and retail locations that must be highly available. This person
will have extensive experience with Internet and datenter networking
functionality including routing protocols, QOS, VPN/encryption and
redundancy. This role will be resposible for development and implementation
of SOP.

Establishes network specifications by gathering business
specifications; analyzing workflows, access, information, and security
requirements; designing router administration, including interface
configuration and routing protocols.
Designs and maintains the enterprise network by evaluating
network requirements including: performance, availability, utilization,
throughput and latency;
Defines network policies, procedures and service levels
(SLAs) to meet agreed upon business requirements and performance standards;
Maintains SLAs by monitoring and analysis of network performance and
availability, troubleshooting chronic network issues and engaging with
vendors to resolve problems.
Secures network following Information Security
requirements by developing network access, monitoring, control, and
evaluation; maintaining documentation.
Upgrades network by conferring with vendors; developing,
testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.
Assists in the development and management of department
budgets by controlling operation exepenses and accurately estimating future
project and operational costs.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational
opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal
networks; participating in professional organizations.
Maintains company, system and user confidentiality
Participates in rotation on-call support and must be
available to be on-call on nights, weekends and holidays.
A. Job-related knowledge, skills and abilities:
Minimum of 10 years experience with Cisco network
equipment supporting enterprise environments. Previous Retail experience is
a plus.
Previous experience supporting VOIP environments (Cisco
Call Manager/Call Manager Express and/or Shoretel)
Understanding of POS applications and hardware preferred
3+ years experience developing and maintaining QOS
configurations; performing network analysis and tuning
8+ years experience implementing and managing switching
and routing protocols to support failover and high-availability. Hands-on
experience with HSRP, GLBP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP and
VRRP
5+ years experience with client and site to site vpn
including DMVPN.
Solid understanding of authentication methods and systems
including Tac+, Radius, certificates, Cisco ACS, Active Directory and
multi-factor authentication
5+ years experiencing with Wireless LAN environments
including controller based systems, wireless intrusion detection/prevention
and self-healing wireless technologies
Previous experience using centralized device configuration
management tools such as Network Configuration Manager, CiscoWorks, Prime
or similar. Experience using network monitoring tools such as Solarwinds,
MRTG, WhatsUp or similar. Understanding and ability to interpert Netflow
information and develop reports and statistics from network management
tools.