Job Description :
Network Engineer Senior
07/16/2019 - 07/10/2020
6000 North Terminal Pkwy Atlanta, GA - 30320

The Network Engineer works for and under the general direction of the Manager, Network Engineering. Responsibilities include planning and designing the network infrastructure and enterprise network solutions; troubleshooting, installing, implementing and administering network systems and providing Tier III support. Also analyzes capacity issues and develops capacity-planning models. Responsible for ensuring planned testing activities are executed. Develops and documents network standards and polices.

Supervision Received
Works under very general supervision. Depending on organization structure, may work independently with responsibility for an assigned function or program.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.
1. Planning: Conducts short- and long-term planning to meet network requirements.
2. Network System Design and Implementation: Designs and implements network systems.
3. Strong working familiarity with Cisco IOS with hands-on experience configuring Cisco routers switches and firewalls.
4. Network Connectivity: Provides support for network connectivity or related network issues for the user community.
5. Network Installation: Plans and monitors the installation of network systems.
6. Network Monitoring: Analyzes network activity and network problems to discover and prevent systematic errors. Recommends network design changes/enhancements for improved systems availability and performance.
7. Issue Resolution: Troubleshoots diagnoses and resolves network problems. Researches, analyzes and recommends the implementation of software or hardware changes to rectify any network deficiencies or to enhance network performance.
8. Capacity Planning: Analyzes facilities bandwidth requirements and system interdependencies. Develops capacity-planning models.
9. Disaster Recovery: Ensures planned testing activities are performed and technical criteria are met.
10. Network Performance Assessment: Assesses network performance to ensure that it meets the present and future needs of the business. Provides network-planning recommendations to management.
11. Network Performance Assessment: Assesses network performance to ensure that it meets the present and future needs of the business. Provides network planning recommendations to management.
12. Vendor Management: Evaluates services provided by vendors and recommends changes.
13. Knowledge of Enterprise system monitoring and management tools such as Solar Winds, Cisco Works, What’s up Gold, Wire shark, Websense, etc.
14. Knowledge of commercial enterprise-level tools and products to provide network services, including: firewalls, IPS/IDS, DNS, DHCP, web security, TACACS+, VPN and NAC.
15. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the general public.
16. Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must have the ability to provide the “Fischer Price” explanation of technology for nontechnical managers, directors and above. Great people skills are a must!
17. Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.
18. Ability to act as Network Engineering Manager in the absence of the manager.

Decision Making
This position works under limited supervision. This position serves as a technical lead, providing guidance and mentorship to network system engineers. Designs technical solutions and coordinates with the staff to ensure timely and accurate implementation

Leadership Provided
Routinely provides training and/or project leadership to less experienced professionals or support staff.

Knowledge Skills & Abilities This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.
1. Extensive knowledge of concepts, processes and tools of the telecommunications profession.
2. Knowledge of relationship of professional disciple among related organizations and functions.
3. Well-developed technical skills within profession. Skills in organizing and presenting proposals or information.
4. Ability to plan and carry out virtually all typical assignments within professional area. Ability to train others; ability to build effective relationships within the organization.

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience
· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Information Systems, or related field or equivalent work experience required.
· 6+ years proven work related experience is required in configuration of OSPF, BGP, Layer7 switching, VPNs and VoIP related protocols.
· Advanced understanding of TCP/IP is required, including the ability to perform and analyze packet captures.
· VoIP experience is required, with an in-depth understanding of SIP Peering and Trunking.
· Ability to quickly diagnose and resolve problems is essential.
· Advanced Knowledge of network management tools and protocol

Preferred Education & Experience
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. CCNP, CCSP or Design Professional (CCDP) Certifications.
Familiarity with network, server, storage virtualization i.e. VSAN, VRF, VPN, and VMWare vSphere.
Experience with Cisco enterprise grade products to include: Nexus 7000, 6500, 4500, ACE/GSS, ASA, IPS/IDS, TACACS+, Meeting Place/WebEx, Any connect, and Cisco Network Access Control products.
Advanced knowledge of IOS, NX-OS, EIGRP, BGP, GRE and OSPF.
Licensures and Certifications: None
Essential Capabilities and Work Environment: Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.