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Network Engineer

New York, New York

Job ID: 8218 Category: Professional

Job Description

  • Perform the on-going support and delivery of all local networks, and ensure server connectivity.
    • Perform maintenance on all local network infrastructure components in line with the equipment manufacturers guidelines and/or the Runbook and ensure that firmware is kept current and security patches are applied.
    • Administer the cable and patch panel management and perform patching to resolve problems or reconfigure the LAN.
    • Make recommendations with respect to patches released by applicable manufacturers.
    • Install and configure load-balancing devices; including defining and implementing required servers, server/application pools, wide IPs and iRules.
    • Coordinate break/fix scenarios with REDI’s telecommunications vendors. Manage issues and report status to REDI accordingly.
    • Maintain IP addressing scheme and continuously support the implementation of optimal routing policies and architecture.
    • Allocate IP addresses when necessary and maintain the register of used and available IP addresses.
    • Implement access and authentication controls relating to the management and configuration of all intelligent components of the network.
    • Ordering data center cross connects.
    • Coordinating installation and REDI client turn-up.
    • Managing and monitoring REDI client connectivity.
    • Be involved in a follow the sun support model with regional teams (North America, London, Hong Kong) as well as rotational on-call escalation


Required Skills

  • 6+ years of experience in a role that involved managing & designing network infrastructures in an mission-critical client services environment
  • CCNP,CCDP, JNCIP-ENT, JNCIP or equivalent expertise required
  • Knowledge of JUNOS & Cisco IOS based systems
  • Hands on experience with Juniper SRX firewalls, EX series switches, and MX series routers.
  • Hands on experience with BIG IP F5 LTMs & GTMs.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and experience with major routing protocols; specifically BGP & OSPF.
  • Experience with the configuration & support of complex networks leveraging multiple VRFs & VCs.
  • Experience with network configuration management concepts & tools – RANCID, HP Network Automation, Ansible, Chef, etc.
  • Detailed knowledge of advanced security concepts and best practices related to external client connectivity
  • Experience troubleshooting layer 1 - 4 network problems with internal and external clients.
  • Substantial experience network troubleshooting techniques such as analysis of packet captures, tracing, performance tuning, analysis of firewall session details, and monitoring
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively on complex customer issues within tight time constraints
  • Exceptional organization, time management skills and multi-tasking skills
  • Candidates should also have significant past experience with, and expertise in many of the following protocols & technologies: STP, IPv4, IPv6, TCP, BGP, OSPF, HSRP/GLBP/VRRP, PIM, IGMP, LDP, TACACS, VPNS (IPSec & SSL), netflow / jflow, MPLS, ACLS, and security policies.
  • Relevant Skills
    • Experience with variants of the following Cisco Products a plus: Catalyst 3750/3850s, ISR G2 2900/3900s, and ASA 5500s
    • Experience with Netscalers, Fibre Channel, Avaya VoIP, and DNS a plus.
    • Desire to investigate, test, and deploy network tools to enhance our ability to provision network devices and proactively support our network.
    • Desire to be exposed to concepts relevant to the financial industry
    • Ability to get involved in the technical investigation of issues and proactively assume leadership
    • Strong ability to own side projects including building or improving in-house tools
    • Self-motivated and constantly looking for ways to improve both product and process
    • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure
    • Understanding of the UNIX/LINUX operating environments with the ability to navigate, manipulate, and understand the file structure.
    • Scripting experience a plus.



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