Senior Network Engineer - REMOTE This position serves as a high-level technical resource for the organization's network communications infrastructure. Responsibilities include: Campus and data center Ethernet, routing, switching, perimeter security, and wireless Responsible for the enterprise-wide management of network infrastructure hardware and software. This person will be expected to:
Design, install, configure, and manage network communications hardware and software
Monitor and manage network performance; manage various network services and address/designation systems related to network communications
Work closely with vendors and others to provide a network infrastructure that meet the needs of the organization.
Establish and communicate policies, procedures, and standards for the use of the network infrastructure
Ensure that critical business functions are protected from disruption due to network failure or unavailability.
Acts as a top-level technical consultant to others in various areas of expertise.
This is how your day will break down:
(40%)* Designs, implements, and maintains network communication infrastructure components, such as routers, switches, firewalls, VPN, wireless systems, communication devices, cabling, etc. Maintains network equipment and network management systems at correct software levels. Troubleshoots LAN and WAN related communication and configuration problems. (40%)* Recommends and prepares equipment configurations for additions and modifications to the network infrastructure to meet the needs of applications and users consistent with established organizational standards and practices. (20%)* Monitors, manages, and reports network performance and resource utilization; projects future utilization and recommends capacity and upgrade approaches. Analyzes network traffic to resolve and prevent problems. The percentages shown are approximate. Additionally, there are sub-specialties within this position (route/switch or wireless for example) that will skew duties and responsibilities in those respective directions.