Sr Network Engineer

Hunter Gibbons - Baltimore, MD

Hunter Gibbons, is seeking a Sr. Network Engineer for an immediate DIRECT HIRE opportunity with one of our most prestigious clients in the Baltimore area. The client offers stability, a fantastic work environment, innovative technologies, amazing professional growth opportunities, an incredible FULL BENEFITS package, flexible work hours and champions the importance of a healthy work-life/home-life balance.

Job Duties:

  • Provide technical leadership for a team of engineers tasked with daily WAN / LAN operations for OVER 190 Television stations in over 80 Markets through the US
  • Administer station Internet/MPLS/ADVPN connections & diverse data centers using BGP with multiple peers and diverse routing paths
  • Work with Security team to manage firewall rules, NAT, and site-to-site VPN connections using OSPF routing, and 3rd party connections developing sustainable and automated procedures
  • Work with Systems Administrators to determine network infrastructure requirements, including iSCSI storage networking, broadcast operation software requirements, and other critical business needs
  • Work with Aruba WIFI, Airwave, and ClearPass, Cisco, Arista, Fortinet, and other networking/security technologies
  • Assist with remote access for employees, ranging from client to appliance VPN configurations and support leveraging Citrix NetScaler VPN solution
  • Lead the configuration of SolarWinds SNMP management for monitoring network devices and services along with other opensource tools for enterprise management
  • Leverage Scrutinizer to analyze NetFlow & SFlow data along with cloud based SDN packet analysis tools to profile application traffic to identify and correct ongoing problems
  • Provide tier 3 support to Network Team and Stakeholders as required on an on-call basis as part of a larger rotation
  • The ability to assist other Infrastructure staff acting as remote assistance for West Coast data center
  • Develop policies and practices for the network team to elevate the levels of service that the team provides for a diverse set of stakeholders throughout the company
  • Embrace DevOps practices bringing them to the Network Operation team to accelerate deployments, standards, monitoring, fault analysis, and tracking of changes throughout our enterprise

Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge of CCNP level networking required
  • 10+ years’ experience with large WAN environments
  • 10+ years’ experience with complex LAN and Datacenter environments
  • Experience managing large Wi-Fi deployments including Fortinet and Aruba are required
  • Must have knowledge of Python and Ansible for network automation
  • Experience in cloud networking (Azure Express Route and AWS connections) is required
  • Knowledge of Software Defined Networking and Virtual Network Functions (VNF) required
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a project team for large initiatives
  • Must be able to establish personal relationships with stakeholders understanding their needs and how best to accomplish their goals in a diverse non-standard environment
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment where 24x7 communications are required for critical applications
  • Ability to coach and lead the existing technical team in modern operations and DevOps practices to bring higher levels of automation, documenting, and service to our internal customers


Posted On: Thursday, May 7, 2020
Compensation: $110,000.00



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