Senior Network Engineer - Remote - Direct Hire

Buffalo, NY

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: IT Job Number: 787170 Pay Rate: Negotiable

Job Description

Lighthouse Technology Services is partnering with our client to fill their Senior Network Engineer role. This is a remote position (in the USA) and direct hire!

The Senior Network Engineer will act as the technical routing, switching, load balancing and firewall expert for production and development networks. These networks are housed within private and public cloud environments. The Senior Network Engineer will also work closely with the Platform and Application teams as well as the Network Operations Center (NOC) and Linux Systems teams. Strong Service Level Agreement (SLA) responsibilities and strict change control are important for this role.

  • Responsible for the install, configuration, and lifecycle management of all Network devices. [IPS, Load Balancers, Routers, Switches, VoIP Phone systems, Wireless, Firewalls, etc.].
  • Migration and support of traditional private cloud environments to public cloud.
  • Identify and deploy automated solutions, wherever possible.
  • Perform network maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes, and security configurations
  • Monitor and help architect solutions to ensure network capacity, performance, and functionality are within acceptable standards for our clients and vendors
  • Select and implement security tools, policies, and procedures in conjunction with the security team
  • Actively participate in the architecture and installation of carrier class solutions with other teams
  • Write documentation, policy and procedures pertaining to the network and its integrity

  • CCNP preferred, CCNA  required
  • 5+ years professional Network Engineering experience required.
  • Carrier or ISP level experience with firewalls, load balancers VPN, routing, switching QoS
  • Network automation experience
  • Perform on-call duties, as required

Desired Competencies/Skills
  • High Level Cisco command line knowledge
  • Functional in Linux command line
  • Docker/Kubernetes knowledge
  • Strong verbal and written communication
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