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Network Engineer

Date Posted: 6/7/2018

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Job Description

  
Network Engineer 3 
 
Sacramento, CA

***LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY***

POSITION SUMMARY: BASIC FUNCTION
This is a senior level position that interfaces with multiple stakeholders in the company in order to understand requirements, business constraints, problem domain, viable technology, and development. Their work includes determining multiple design alternatives, assessing such alternatives based on given or self-defined criteria, and selecting the most suited option to refine to a final design.

  • Design and build networks, products, and services that contribute toward increased top line revenue
  • Streamline and improve existing network and operational processes to save money, time, and work effort
  • Design and build networks and services that protect the company, customers, employees, and assets
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Ensure IT architectures, practices, policies, and plans align with company's business goals
  • Work with other architects to provide a consensus based solution that is scalable, adaptable and in synchronization with ever changing business needs
  • Manage risks associated with information and IT assets by developing and documenting appropriate standards, practices, and security policies
  • Promote shared infrastructure and applications to reduce costs and improve information flows
  • Ensure that projects do not duplicate functionality or diverge from each other and business and IT strategies
  • Build employee knowledge and skills in specific areas of expertise
  • Analyze the current system (operating systems, hardware, software, networks)
  • Map and document the current network environment
  • Ensure that all architectural products and products with architectural input are maintained in the most current state and never allowed to become obsolete
  • Generate the highest level of system requirements, based on the user's needs and other constraints such as cost and schedule
  • Ensure that this set of high level requirements is consistent, complete, correct, and operationally defined
  • Perform cost-benefit analyses to determine whether requirements are best met by manual, software, or hardware functions; making maximum use of commercial off-the-shelf, open source, or already developed components
  • Select new technologies while observing the various constraints such as cost, time frame and security
  • Partition large systems into subsystems and components each of which can be handled by a single engineer or team of engineers or subordinate architect
  • Inform and advise management on the technological and organizational impacts of the new systems and operational components
  • Generate a set of acceptance test requirements, together with the designers, test engineers, and the user, which determine that all of the high level requirements have been met, especially for the computer-human-interface
  • Generate products such as sketches, models, an early user guide, and prototypes to keep the user and the engineers constantly up to date and in agreement on the system to be provided as it is evolving
  • Draw up development and integration plans
  • Build test environments, and pilot deployment
  • Interface with the design and implementation engineers and architects, so that any problems that arise during design or implementation can be resolved in accordance with the fundamental design concepts, and still meet user needs and constraints
  • Source materials and negotiate with vendors for best pricing on a per project and overall basis
  • Spearhead implementation and deployment of designs
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Ability to articulate how the company makes business decisions regarding its Information Systems
  • Systems thinking - the ability to see how parts inte

Job Requirements

?A bachelor's degree in computers or information systems is recommended, however certifications in one or more information systems subject area may be acceptable with reasonable experience and exhibited skill or a reasonable amount of demonstrated industry experience
?10-12 years of experience in Information Technology, with 6-7 years in the subject area
?Current or demonstrated progress towards attainment of Juniper and/or Cisco CCNP or CCIE or JNCIE (or equivalent)
?Experienced in shell scripting such as PERL, Python, Bash
?Experienced in network automation technology
?Experienced with Packet Analysis and network troubleshooting
?Experienced with VOIP/voice and IP carrier circuits
?Experienced with Internet Protocols (DNS, SMTP, SNMP, SSH, Telnet)
?Experienced with Multi-homed ISP (BGP,ISIS) & IPV6
?Experienced with VPLS/MPLS
?Experienced with Routing & Switching (OSPF, STP, VTP, HSRP)
?Experienced with Firewalls and access lists
?Experienced with Load Balancing and global Load Balancing
Posted By: gstarr@ledgent.com

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Sacramento, CA
  • Job Type:I.T.
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:6/7/2018
  • Contact: Gregory Starr (916) 571-7619
  • Pay Range: $0.00 - $0.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-1806-31289