Job Description :
This role covers network architecture, design, and creating custom network technology solutions to support applications and services created by business groups. It also covers delivery of network designs for global real estate projects and acting as Tier 3 support on projects and daily operations.
This is a deeply technical role requiring large enterprise experience and is suited for a true product/subject matter expert. The role is an engineering position and as such is suited ONLY to those with previous senior level network engineering or architecture design experience. This senior network engineer must have expertise in the design, installation, and maintenance of a large global network for a multi-national enterprise. This position will be responsible for developing and documenting design standards, installation packages, and support packages for converged voice, video, data, and data center networks. Candidate will provide local and global leadership for network standards and create design artifacts for data center, campus, branch office, IP convergence, and network services. Must be able to lead and contribute to the installation of specified designs and must be able to troubleshoot highly complex data, video, or voice network problems.
In addition, this role encompasses managing third party suppliers, measuring, and reporting on their effectiveness.
Responsibilities:
Provide network infrastructure leadership and expertise across data network services
Provide leadership for converged voice and video services
Contribute to the development of standards, procedures, best practices and business processes
Deliver regular reports citing metrics on network service.
Contribute to creating and reviewing RFP responses involving network services
Required Skills:
Expert level understanding of LAN, MAN, and WAN architectures and the design, installation, and operation of global multi-national networks
Expert understanding of internetwork protocols like BGP, OSPF, MPLS, PIM, IGMP
Expert understanding of L2 protocols like STP, VSTP, MSTP, LACP
Knowledge of new data center bridging technologies and unified fabrics
In-depth WAN experience covering SONET, OCx, DSx, Ethernet Privet Line (EPL), DSL/HSDSL and MPLS
In-depth understanding of L4 L7, specifically as it relates to the configuration of local and global load balancing
In-depth knowledge of DNS and DHCP
Solid understanding of SNMP
In-depth knowledge and understanding of VoIP and SIP
Strong troubleshooting skills
Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to create and present presentations for various levels of operations, engineering, and management
Adept at training and mentoring other team members
Create, review, and maintain documentation
Must be able to demonstrate the ability to capture and analyze requirements, design a solution, create network configurations based on the proposed design, provide Tier 3 support, and innovate.
Solid understanding of common network and system attack methods
Solid understanding of security best practices
Solid understanding of network analysis
Qualifications:
Experience and high level expertise in designing complex, highly available, infrastructure solutions in a large-scale, multisite, international environment
IP internetworking and LAN Switching
WAN circuits and protocols (MPLS, DWDM, Optimization)
Dynamic IP Routing protocols (OSPF, BGP, PIM Multicast)
Expertise in inter-AS connectivity (eBGP, MPLS)
Expert level internetworking troubleshooting in a large-scale network environment
In-depth knowledge of network management, network availability and capacity planning
Expertise in interfacing with carriers to manage circuit delivery, troubleshooting and migration
Must have very good verbal, written, interpersonal, and presentation skills
Must be creative and have initiative
Self-driven and resourceful to achieve goals independently as well as work well in groups.
Flexibility to adjust to changing requirements, schedules and priorities
The ability to socialize ideas and make recommendations
Must be able to develop procedural documentation
Ability to connect new technology initiatives to cost savings and ROI calculations.