Our central NH client is looking to bring on a Senior Network Engineer to design, implement and support a network and voice infrastructure that provides secure, reliable communications for their information systems and employees.

Responsibilities

  • Install, configure, and maintain network switches for the IT and OT office network.
  • Install, configure, and maintain wide area network (WAN) office equipment including routers and firewalls.
  • Install, configure, and maintain office wireless network infrastructure.
  • Configure and maintain remote access and site-to-site VPN connectivity.
  • Configure and maintain voice-over-IP (VOIP) systems.
  • Proactively monitor and troubleshoot networking availability and performance.
  • Maintain accurate inventory of network equipment, connections, circuits, and locations.
  • Manage support agreements for network equipment.
  • Promote and adhere to industry best practices for data center management for clean, organized racks and cabling.
  • Participate in network design and implementation.
  • Improve the efficiency of IT operations through automation and orchestration.
  • Support the Service Desk by providing 2nd level technical support and coordinating 3rd level technical support with vendors.
  • Ensure network equipment configuration adheres to required security controls.
  • Document and continuously improve and automate IT network operations processes.
  • Expand personal knowledge and skills through regular training and certifications.
  • Participate in planning and budgeting.
  • Promote technical excellence by collaborating with other network administrators and coaching more junior team members

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of network concepts such as TCP/IP, EIGRP, BGP and IPSec.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Cisco IOS administration for routers and switches.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Cisco firewall administration including Cisco ASA and Cisco FirePower.
  • Working knowledge of datacenter management tools and techniques including cable and rack management.
  • Working knowledge of Cisco Identify Services Engine (ISE)
  • Competent at creating physical, logical and flow diagrams in Microsoft Visio.
  • Basic awareness of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and network automation principles and practices.
  • Competent with scripting and automation tools such as Git, Python and Ansible.
  • Attention to detail as demonstrated by thorough and careful planning and execution of IT projects and changes.
  • Commitment to quality and continuous improvement as demonstrated by technical excellence, curiosity, willingness to learn from mistakes, and desire to teach others.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent writing skills as demonstrated in clear and concise written business communications and technical documentation.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills as demonstrated in effective communications with both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills as demonstrated by positive relationships with team members, customers, and stakeholders.
  • Effectively manages time, tasks and priorities of self and others. Demonstrates effective project management skills.
  • Demonstrates self-awareness, humility, and desire to learn constantly.
  • 3-8 years of related experience

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related IT field preferred. CCNA strongly preferred.
  • CCNA strongly preferred.

For more information or to apply please contact justin@compass-sys.com