Sr. Network Engineer

  • Middletown, CT
  • Full-time

Job Description

Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:

Determine long term network capacity requirements and short term variances through communication with the Infrastructure and management teams

Document network topologies, configurations, services and processes for IT and Business consumption

Design and deploy company LANs, WANs, and wireless networks, including firewalls, routers, switches, Wi-Fi access points, VoIP devices, NAC devices, WAN optimizers and other hardware.

Research network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the networking industry

Configure network devices and services to provide a reliable base to run IT and Business devices and services

Facilitate the connectivity of network devices, telephony equipment, workstations, servers, SAN environments, other hardware and external services from partner companies

Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed

Qualifications

Nature & Scope of Job Responsibilities Network Engineer

Physical Job Requirements Frequent travel to branch locations

Minimum Qualifications: Minimum CCNA certification and partial CCNP

Proven success with Cisco centric LAN, WAN, WLAN design and implementation.

Proven experience with network capacity planning, security principles, and general network management best practices.

Years of Relevant Work Experience 5 years of relevant IT experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Competencies

Strong understanding of dynamic routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP)

Strong understanding of Quality of Service/Class of Service from the LAN through the WAN

Must have excellent written and oral communication skills

Ability to conduct research into networking issues and products as required

Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Flexible to work out of hours and extended hours on occasion

Education Required: University degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering

Additional Information

Looking for candidates with minimum CCNA certification and partial CCNP. Proven success with Cisco centric LAN, WAN, WLAN design and implementation