Calance Job Opening

Job TitleSenior Network Engineer - hybrid onsite/offsite - ID:38154
Start DateASAP
Job SkillsStrong experience supporting an SD-WAN
Core and proficient data center experience - Strong focus on Data center technology such as Cisco Nexus
15+ years experience
LocationNottingham, MD
Date Posted12/02/2021

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In This Role, You Will…
• Help lead by being a key resource in setting the network strategy and play a critical role in numerous projects that support business initiatives and overall operations.
• Plan, design, implement, and provide ongoing support of network systems of high complexity in extranet, backbone, and corporate environments to fulfill business needs for performance and cost benefits.
• Serve as technical lead for hardware installation, configuration, and operational support of the networks’ routers, switches, load balancers, firewalls and other critical infrastructure; serves as technical lead working with application owners and clients to fine-tune WAN links for optimal performance.
• Provide 3rd level technical support to clients and to technical teams within company to resolve network issues and to support the implementation of new network solutions.
• Evaluate new technology and brings opportunities forward that would improve the future network architecture, performance, and network services.
• Ensure full compliance of Company’s Key Controls and Technical Service Requirements for all network architecture, designs, and implementations both past and present.
• Ensure all changes go through appropriate review, change control, and acceptance before implementation.
• Lead development, testing and QA functions to ensure that projects are securely delivered and fulfill expectations.
• Build and maintain relationships with teams and third parties on network development or support issues.
• Provides highest level of technical consultancy to ensure problem resolution is achieved in the shortest possible timeframe.
• Work with the Information Security team to ensure solutions deployed meet Company’s security requirements and provides technical assistance for investigation and analysis of security alerts.
• Develop processes and procedures for use by the Network team and third parties in the management of network environments. Provide technical management and functionality of key management, monitoring, and administrative tools – such as Solarwinds and Meraki Cloud portal tools.
• Develop solutions and builds plans to effectively gain buy-in from all participants.
• Develop and streamline processes to further improve delivery of Network and Telecommunication services; provides recommendations to management team to increase effectiveness of organization and technology solutions.
• Perform additional duties and responsibilities as may apply.

Required Qualifications:
• At least twenty (20) years related experience in infrastructure/network environments and designing, planning, documenting and implementing LANs and WANs using latest technology.
• At least ten (10) years of experience in a Sr. Network Engineering role.
• Expertise on IP Technologies and extensive knowledge of WAN technologies including MPLS and SD-WAN.
• Expert engineering knowledge of network hardware, specifically Cisco wireless technology, routers and switches, with a strong focus on data center technology such as Cisco Nexus.
• Extensive expertise with IP routing protocols such as EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP.
• Advanced understanding of TCP/IP network protocols, including common application protocols.
• Experience in high-availability networks in load-balanced, n-tier application environments.
• Able to clearly and correctly express complex technical concepts in English, both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; ability to multi-task, change direction, affectively prioritize, and meet deadlines.
• Ability to occasionally adjust work schedule to meet business needs (standard is 40 hour per week, with occasional after hours and weekend requirements).
• Strong interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to work effectively with both local and remote staff, teammates, and managers.

• Knowledge of WAN optimization technology, including Riverbed Steelhead, to optimize application traffic across the WAN links.
• Knowledge of Cisco encryption technologies (IPSec, SSL), and hot standby protocols HSRP and VRRP.
CCIE certification.

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