Senior Network Engineer
at SkillStorm

Date Posted: 2/25/2017

Job Description

SkillStorm is seeking a Senior Network Engineer for one of our Fortune 200 Clients in San Diego.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads the design and implementation of network infrastructure to meet the dynamic needs of the our client's business units.  
  • Mastery of all aspects of the LAN/WAN including business critical ICS/SCADA infrastructure.
  • Spearheads team that maintains operational excellence and high availability of an enterprise network infrastructure that supports user, server, data center, and cloud technologies.
  • Provides subject matter expertise and recommendations on complex networking and IT projects/tasks.
  • Utilizes experience, industry best practices, and judgment to plan, implement, and automate technical solutions to meet the most difficult needs of the business.
  • Mentors junior level Network Engineers and works well in a high-pressure environment.

Duties:

  • Prepares actual vs. plan reports, analyzes variances and shares results with Sr Mgmt.
  • Enterprise network operations:  Monitors, maintains, and supports business and ICS/SCADA network environments. 
  • Designs, installs, configures, and documents complicated network systems.
  • Contacts and coordinates vendor, carrier, and remote support when necessary to resolve high impact network issues and/or outages.
  • Plans, designs, tests, and implements technical solutions for multiple concurrent and multifaceted projects, either individually or as a member of a project team.
  • Performs expert technical analysis of software, hardware, and network systems. Maintains and operates network monitoring and diagnostic equipment for capacity planning, maintenance and diagnostic purposes.
  • Communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Performs diagnostic tests, notes symptoms, and gathers relevant problem/malfunction facts and data from users.  
  • Provides technical leadership and mentorship for Network Engineers.  Provides immediate feedback to Project Managers and Managers on the health and well-being of the network.
  • Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties)

Qualifications:      

  • BA/BS degree preferred or equivalent experience. 

Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years experience working on a Cisco based network.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in an enterprise level environment supporting multiple, diverse sites.
  • Cisco VoIP/Collaboration experience a plus.
  • Cisco certifications a plus; CCIE preferred 
  • Ability to handle difficult Network Systems Administration tasks.
  • Demonstrated experience at working well in high-pressure situations and complex environments.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

  • Expert understanding of the OSI networking model.
  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding and experience configuring and maintaining networking hardware such as routers, switches, firewalls, etc.  
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge of key protocols such as TCP, IP, UDP, DNS, DHCP, OSPF, MPLS, BGP
  • At least 5 years experience in design and implementation of networks.
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft services such as WINS.
  • Professional understanding of Change Management and its effects on ensuring business continuity.
  • Demonstrated expert ability to monitor the network environment using hardware and software tools.
  • Ability to establish and maintain an outstanding level of user trust and confidence.
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Proven ability to mentor junior engineers.
  • Bilingual – (English/Spanish) speaker a plus.

Physical Requirements:

  • Required to walk or stand for 2 hrs at a time.
  • Must be able to lift items weighing a minimum of 50 lbs.

Job Requirements

CCIE

Job Snapshot

About Us

SkillStorm is one of the nation’s fastest-growing I.T. Services Company. We have been providing technology consulting, outsourcing and staffing solutions since 2002. SkillStorm can provide you with the right tools to ensure you have the best technology team in place to fuel your organization’s continued success. SkillStorm works with scores of fine companies, including many that rank among the elite Fortune 500 and has been setting the standard for customer service in the industry since inception.

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