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Senior Network Engineer - Direct Hire!

Date Posted: 6/12/2018

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Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Senior Network Engineer for a direct hire opportunity with an established and growing company in Sacramento.  

Induviduals who do well with this company are highly technical, knowledageble and passioante about providing superb quality and service. 

?ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design and build networks and services that protect the company, customers, employees, and assets
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Systems thinking - the ability to see how parts interact with the whole (big picture thinking)
  • Problem solving, with the ability to mentor and work with other team members to resolve issues then focus on establishing long term solutions rather than quick fixes
  • Interpersonal and leadership skills - servant leadership, collaboration, facilitation, and negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken, and documentation skills
  • Ability to explain complex technical issues in a way that non-technical people may understand
  • Knowledge of IT governance and operations
  • Comprehensive knowledge of hardware, software, application, and systems engineering
  • Basic project and program management planning and organizational skills, as well as time management and prioritization capabilities
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
  • A bachelor's degree in computers or information systems is preferred
  • 10-12 years of experience in Information Technology, with 6-7 years in the subject area
  • 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
 


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    Job Requirements

    10-12 years of experience in Information Technology, with 6-7 years in the subject area
    Experienced in shell scripting such as PERL, Python, Bash
    Experienced in network automation technology
    Must work on-site; no telecommuting
    Must be willing to work outside normal business hours, including weekends, late nights, holidays and on-call support.
    Posted By: abenavides@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:6/12/2018
    • Contact: Annalise Benavides (916) 571-7619
    • Pay Range: $0.00 - $0.00 Annually
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    Job Reference: JO-1806-31346