Job Description :
We are currently looking for a Network Engineer in Plano, TX for 12 Months, it seems that you are an experienced professional with experience in Networking technologies

KAYGEN is an emerging leader in providing top talent for technology based staffing services. We specialize in providing high-volume contingent staffing, direct hire staffing and project based solutions to companies worldwide ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 and Managed Service Providers (MSP) across a wide variety of industries

The responsibilities of a Sr. Network Design Engineer include the following:
· Design and implement complex networking solutions for Our Client
· Provide level 3 advanced level of technical support
· Communicate systems and technology project status and direction to Our Client management, peers and end users
· Works with vendor account managers to evaluate services and network products
Consult with management in making informed business decisions

60% Duties:
· Contribute towards developing the roadmaps for Our Client Financial Services'' network architecture.
· Design and produce network specifications for Our Client future network architecture.
· Develop project plans for network designs, test and implementation on Our Client'' enterprise network
· Manage development, testing and implementation of network infrastructure on Our Client'' enterprise network
· Translate vision and approved networking concepts into designs.
· Design and Implement the networking projects.
· Review and document current network configurations; design and implement immediate changes as necessary.

35% Duties:
· Perform advanced network operations duties.
· Provide technical expertise for Tier 3 network analysis and trouble shooting
· Provide technical expertise to operations team during network equipment (routers, switches, load balancer, firewall ) maintenance
· Provide documentation and training to network operations as part of transition of new technologies.
· Support current network operations personnel on network equipment configurations, Adds, Moves and Changes.

5% Duties:
· Work with vendors to evaluate, analyze and recommend new technology solutions as it pertains to Network services.

· Advise on vendor selection and product management
Requirements: 40% travel
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Excellent planning and organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal skills including teamwork and facilitation
· Ability to interface with all levels of associates.
· Understanding enterprise IT infrastructure components (server, storage, and network) and their operational requirements.
· Understanding of financial services operations, especially retail and leasing in the auto finance industry.
· Ability to work independently, with strong organizational and flexibility skills in a team-oriented environment.
· Knowledge of Our Client internal operations and network systems is a plus.
· Must be able to travel
· Must be willing to provide support in a 7 X 24 environment.
· BA or BS in Business, Computer Science or equivalent work experience.

· Solid expert level Protocol Knowledge: TCP/IP protocol suite knowledge: OSPF, BGP, MPLS, DHCP, HSRP
· Technologies – MPLS, Ethernet, Ethernet Access, layer 2 switching, wireless, network security,
· Switches and Routers – Nexus 7K, 5K, 2K series datacenter and 4510 series campus switches, ASR and ISR routers
· Hardware Vendors – Cisco, Netscout
· Telecommunications Carriers: Telecommunication, Telecommunication, or equivalent
· 8+ years in overall network systems design engineering, support and implementation
· Experience building large enterprise networking projects.
· Ability to work independently, with strong organizational and flexibility skills in a team-oriented environment.
· Ability to effectively interface with all departments within Our Client, Information Systems and Our Client.

Experience with / knowledge of
· Microsoft Office software
· Windows Active Directory
· Cisco IOS, NXOS
· TCP/IP suite of applications
· Familiarity with NMS software (i.e. CoolAlerts, NetBrain, HPOV and other SNMP based applications)