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Sr. Network Engineer

Company: APC
Location: Belmont
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Are you an experienced Sr. Network Engineer? If so, let's talk! Our client is actively seeking a talented Sr. Network Engineer to work at their location in Charlotte, NC. This is permanent job assignment with our client. Job Description: The Sr. Network Engineer's role is to ensure the stability, performance, and integrity of in-house data, voice/video, and wireless network services. This is achieved by planning, designing, and developing local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs) across the organization. In addition, the Sr. Network Engineer will participate with the installation, monitoring, maintenance, support, and optimization of all network hardware, software, and communication links within his/her responsibility. Evaluates and recommends new products, maintains knowledge of emerging technologies for application to the good of the global enterprise. This individual will also analyze and resolve network hardware and software problems in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide end user training where required. This position will be a member of a global virtual team, communication and collaboration is essential to the team's success. This position requires a proven team player, technical leadership, and guidance amid complex situations. Responsibilities: Strategy & Planning Collaborate with management and department leaders to assess near- and long-term network capacity needs. Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, network diagraming, processes, and overall design. Develop, implement, and maintain policies, standard operating procedures, and associated training plans for network administration, usage, and disaster recovery. Research, design, and implement new technologies and systems to upgrade or replace legacy technology or systems. Operational Management Design and deploy company LANs, WANs, and wireless networks, including, routers, switches, firewalls, access points, network appliances, and other hardware. Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the networking industry. Oversee new and existing equipment, hardware, and software upgrades. Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services. Configure networks to ensure their smooth and reliable operation for fulfilling business objectives and processes. Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed. Ensure network connectivity of all servers, workstations, telephony equipment, and other network appliances. Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information. Monitor and test network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports. Participate in managing all network security solutions. Perform security audits, and system backups and recovery of network infrastructure. Position Requirements: Education: University/College degree (AA, BA, BS) required. 7 years or more of relevant work experience working on enterprise class network equipment required. CCIE, CCNP, CCDP, CCNP-Security, Wireless, Data Center, is preferred or relevant work experience. Knowledge & Experience: Proven experience and success with enterprise class LAN, WAN, and WLAN design and implementation. Proven experience with network capacity planning, and general network management best practices. Proven experience with network security infrastructure, i.e. Next Generation Firewalls, Network Access Control (NAC), Switch & Router Security. Excellent hands-on technical knowledge and experience working in a global enterprise class network environment [multiple WAN locations, international locations, multiple data centers, high speed Campus and MAN links, VLAN separation] Data Center Network technology experience, i.e. Cisco Nexus 9k, 7k, 5k, 3k, 2k, Data Center Leaf/Spine network design using VXLAN overlay technologies. Cisco Meraki experience a plus Excellent hardware and IOS troubleshooting experience. Network management, performance monitoring, up/down network monitoring, inventory, and backup tool software experience Competence with testing tools and procedures for voice and data circuits, packet capturing, and protocol analysis experience. Good understanding of the organization's goals and objectives. Personal Attributes: Solution Oriented Able to guide a highly technical global team Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Ability to follow and adhere to Change Control Processes and Procedures Able to conduct research into networking issues and products as required. Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language. Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail. Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities. Able to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment. Strong customer service orientation. Experience working in a team-oriented, international, collaborative environment. Able to travel as needed, 10% - 15% typical Work Conditions: On-call availability Sitting for extended periods of time. Occasional inspection of cables in floors and ceilings. Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as network equipment and peripherals. Job Requisition #33700 APC believes that the workplace should be fun and enjoyable. Join our team today and ignite your career! Meet APC Company - Staffing - 501 - 1000 employees APC is a professional services organization focused on engaging people and positively impacting lives. We offer excellent benefits and the opportunity for longevity, working with our premier fortune 100 clients. As professionals serving professionals, we take pride in providing our employees with the highest level of customer service and support, creating meaningful, fulfilling, and rewarding experiences every day. APC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status.

Keywords: APC, Gastonia , Sr. Network Engineer, Engineering , Belmont, North Carolina

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