Sr. Network Specialist
at Agility

Date Posted: 11/13/2019

Job Description

Agility's Information Technology division is a team of agile, highly specialized, dynamic IT professionals with a strong focus on working with and for the business on innovative technology solutions.   Our strong global IT team provides technology solutions to the organization through its shared services model. We continuously build our global technology solutions team to further elevate the level of technical support accorded to the organization in the areas of network, systems, data, and security management.

The Senior Network Specialist oversees and supports the organization’s network system. This role is responsible for implementation and administration of network hardware and software, including maintenance and integration of corporate WAN, LAN, and computer architecture. This role works hand in hand with the Network Architect on projects that improve network architecture, design, and security.

Your Responsibilities

  •  Develop an understanding of business issues and goals in order to provide appropriate technical solutions
  • Assess current and future network needs and perform capacity planning analysis
  • Design network architecture
  • Develop and document the configuration details necessary to support the installation of the network and network management systems, including rack layouts and patch cable installation details
  • Oversee planning, documentation, implementation, integration, and migration of existing network and communications infrastructure
  • Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments, including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations
  • Deliver solutions to the network management team for proactive management
  • Utilize network performance monitoring tools to identify and analyze impairments that may affect services
  • Continually assess network technology and engage in research and development team to bring new solution that helps in better productivity and cost reduction
  • Prioritize workloads and manage customer expectations
  • Perform end-to-end trouble isolation and repair on physical and logical layer; test and sign-off of systems after installation
  • Devise action plans on more complex issues, as well as oversee the execution of these plans
  • Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations
  • Define security requirements and perform investigation of security breaches
  • Take part in audits, both internal and external
  • Understand and adhere to current IT standards, policies and processes

Job Requirements

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • CCNA/CCNP/CCIE Certified - Routing and Switching
  • Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE7)
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in a related field with experience in routing and switching; at least 3 years’ experience in Next Generation Firewalls; at least 2 years’ experience leading a team

Your Proficiencies

  • Proven experience in producing network designs, testing plans, and thorough documentation is essential
  • In-depth knowledge in routing and switching design and deployment (BGP, OSPF, STP, etc.)
  • Experience in security technologies such as Firewalls, NGFW, UTM, AV, etc.; excellent knowledge of Next Generation firewalls deployment, configuration, and management
  • Knowledge of Palo Alto Networks, Cisco ASA firewalls, and FortiGate NGFW
  • Knowledge and understanding of Cisco switching and routing, load balancing technologies, maintaining and managing GSS/GSLB infrastructure for large organizations
  • Knowledge and understanding of Hyper-V SCVMM, VMware
  • Customer service oriented
  • Team player with good team management skills
  • Multi-tasker and organized
  • Strong work ethics
  • Problem solver and out-of-the-box thinker

Job Snapshot

About Us

Agility brings efficiency to supply chains in some of the globe’s most challenging environments, offering unmatched personal service, a global footprint and customized capabilities in developed and developing economies alike. Agility is one of the world’s leading providers of integrated logistics. It is a publicly traded company with more than $4.4 billion in revenue and more than 22,000 employees in over 500 offices across 100 countries.

Agility’s core commercial business, Global Integrated Logistics (GIL), provides supply chain solutions to meet traditional and complex customer needs. GIL offers air, ocean and road freight forwarding, warehousing, distribution, and specialized services in project logistics, fairs and events, and chemicals. Agility’s Infrastructure group of companies manages industrial real estate and offers logistics-related services, including e-government customs optimization and consulting, waste management and recycling, aviation and ground-handling services, support to governments and ministries of defense, remote infrastructure and life support.

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