Lead Network Engineer

Parsippany, NJ 07054

Posted: 09/11/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 305 Pay Rate: 138,000

Lead Network Engineer

Parsippany, NJ

Currently seeking a Lead Network Engineer for a great opportunity in the Parsippany, NJ area. The ideal candidate will possess 8-10 years’ primary experience as a Network Engineer for Cisco Products.

NOTE:  It is a hands on cloudbase AWS infrastructure position that requires, design, build, maintain and support F5 environment.

Responsibilities of the Lead Network Engineer

 
  • Be a hands-on leader for a geographically diverse team of network engineers.
  • Design, Build, Maintain and Support LAN/WAN Infrastructure for Corporate and Business environments for both on-premises and AWS hosted resources.
  • Design, Build, Maintain and Support F5 environment.
  • Lead and Support Security Auditing and Remediation Standards and Procedures, Risk Assessment and Vulnerability Management.
  • Support Corporate and Business System O/S and Application environments
  • Execute, Maintain and enhance Disaster Recovery procedures and strategies for Corporate and Business environments.
  • Design and Maintain voice communications systems utilizing various Cisco Telephony products for VOIP, CM, CME, UM, UME, SRST.
  • Perform problem analysis and resolution tasks as part of an on-call support rotation.
  • Collaborate with other IT teams to provide services and support.

 

Requirements of the Lead Network Engineer

 
  • Bsc. Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent computer-related education
  • CCNP or CCIE certification preferred
  • 8-10 years’ primary experience as a Network Engineer for Cisco Products
  • 5 years’ primary experience as a Team Lead
  • 5+ years’ experience with SD-WAN, VPN, MFA, Radius/ACS technologies
  • 3+ years’ experience with F5 BIG-IP GTM, LTM and iRules
  • 3+ years’ experience with patch management, vulnerability management, security scanning tools; Qualys and Alert Logic a plus
  • 2+ years’ experience with AWS; VPC, ELB/ALB, Direct Connect, WAF, Route 53, etc…
  • Highly proficient with Routing, Switching, Firewall, and Wi-Fi solutions from Cisco/Meraki, specifically Cisco ASA, Firepower, Catalyst and Nexus; Meraki Security Appliance, Access Point and Switch. EIGRP and BGP
  • Highly proficient with F5 BIG-IP GTM, LTM and iRules preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of all common Networking protocols, Network Management Software, Network/Systems Security preferred
  • Strong with AWS services; VPC, ELB/ALB, Direct Connect, WAF, Route53, etc…
  • Have experience with Linux, Windows, sendmail/SMTP, shell scripting preferred
  • Familiar with ISP connections, SD-WAN and point-to-point leased data circuits preferred
  • Knowledge of VMware ESXi virtualization technology preferred
  • Strong Experience and understanding of change management frameworks such as ITIL preferred
  • Demonstrated problem solving capabilities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Compensation for the Lead Network Engineer
  • Salary: up to $138K + 10 % bonus


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Jason Destro

Over 20 years’ of recruiting experience with hands-on recruiting and placement of I.T. professionals (Full Time, Temp 2 Perm, & Contingent) in the NJ/NY/CT/PA marketplace for a wide variety of today's demanding IT skill sets. Focused on delivering exceptional service by understanding client’s objectives and goals.

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