Job Description :
Note: This is CONTRACT-TO-HIRE Position!!!!!!!!

COMPANY OVERVIEW: Creating value by bringing together the right people to achieve results is our motto. Our clients and employees say they choose to work with us because of how we work with them - with service that exceeds their expectations and a personal commitment to their success.

Our client, a major airline operating an extensive international and domestic flight network and providing one of the largest cargo networks in the world.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Senior Network Planning Engineer is responsible for supporting IT verticals and business units in implementing new applications and making network modifications as part of assigned projects. This position requires analysis and design of network solutions within the AA architectural framework to meet project needs. This position requires a Senior level engineer that will:
Perform network engineering tasks; writing network device configuration scripts into network change documentation and implementing those network changes to meet project goals and deadlines.
Review and provide feedback on change documentation of other engineers.
Establish processes to test applications and devices before planned network deployment to quantify their performance and recommend steps to ensure they are optimized.
Serve as third-tier support for network operations team when needed.
Create and publish an executive level report on application and network performance.
Translate business needs into actionable vendor deliverables.
Manage small internal data network projects.

Much of the network support work is handled by contracted vendors and the primary focus of this position is to interact with internal IT customers, clarifying their requirements and managing their expectations as well as communicating with the various organizations performing the work. Qualified candidates will possess:
- Six plus years of enterprise data network/IT industry experience with a minimum of four working with data network technologies and monitoring tools at an enterprise scale
- Strong understanding of complex routing and switching, NAT, load-balancing, VoIP, and VPN methodologies, especially VoIP.
- Strong technical consulting/customer service background, as well as excellent oral, written, and presentation skills
- Proven ability to manage multiple vendors and projects in a fast paced and highly outsourced IT environment
- Extensive experience with technical network and application projects and implementations at scale
- Strong network technical knowledge and experience with local area and wide area networks with an ability to quickly learn network/application terms.
- Cisco certification (CCNP, CCIE) preferred
- Experience working with HPN network equipment would be an advantage

PREFERRED SKILLS:
B.S. Computer Science, Telecommunications, Electrical Engineering
Airline/travel experience
Understanding of Agile methodologies
Programming experience
Cisco certification (CCNP, CCIE)

MUST HAVE:
BGP Protocol * and 5 Yrs.
Cisco *and 5 Yrs.
Cisco network switches and firewalls *and 5 Yrs.
CoS (Class of Service) * and 5 Yrs.
EIGRP Protocol and 5 Yrs.
IP Networking * 6 Yrs.
Microsoft Visio and 5 Yrs.
Networking principles and 5 Yrs.
Network Troubleshooting and 5 Yrs.
QoS (Quality of Service) *and 5 Yrs.
TCP/IP * and 5 Yrs.
VoIP (Voice over IP) * and 5 Yrs.
WAN * and 5 Yrs.

NICE TO HAVE:

DNS and 2 Yrs.
Network architecture and 2 Yrs.
Network Security and 2 Yrs.
Unified Communications and 2 Yrs.


I''d love to talk to you if you think this position is right up your alley

If you''re looking for rewarding employment and a company that puts its employees first, we''d like to work with you. We''re driven, people driven. We also offer flexible Insurance options.

Gurjant (Gary) Singh
Sr. IT Recruiter
Email: gsingh[at]ameritconsulting[dot]com

NOTE: Candidates that are offered a position are required to pass pre-employment drug and background screening

Client : Direct Client