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Network Engineer in Bryn Mawr, PA at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Lead and collaborate with IT engineers to design and build technology solutions and architecture to support technical and business project portfolio. This includes determining appropriate technical and functional requirements for technology solutions.
  • Provide technical design, build, and support for expanding network and cloud architecture. This includes ensuring appropriate network performance, capacity, resiliency and redundancy for all cloud based platforms - SaaS, PaaS and IaaS.
  • Serve as escalation on operational issues and subject matter expert for the following: Ethernet switching, enterprise wireless, WAN/LAN, QoS,layer BGP, OSPF, FHRP's, SAN networking (NPIV, zoning, etc.), VRF-Lite, VDC, fabric-path, enterprise wireless - 802.11g/n/ac VLANs, port trunking, EtherChannel, IPSEC and SSL.
  • Participate, or as required, lead all phases of project life cycle for corporate initiatives - design, build and operate, ensuring network technology standards and baselines are in place, security practices are followed and documentation for operational hand over is created.
  • Provide system administration to insure the appropriate installation, support and maintenance of the corporate network and associated hardware, software and applications.
  • Serve as subject matter expert on key network technology trends in the industry leading to innovative solutions for business problems and initiatives.
  • Conduct technical research, perform vendor comparisons, and analyze cost requirements for recommendations.
  • Develop and maintain an actionable 5 year road map for network technology refresh.
  • Ensure timely resolution of incident management events and request fulfillment in accordance with defined Service Desk policies and procedures.
  • Provide scheduled and ad hoc network performance reports to management.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation as it relates to network and data center operations topology.
  • Lead network team in disaster recovery planning, testing and execution of the disaster plan by way of annual testing and when warranted in a real time/life situations.
  • Follow security design and operations best practices to ensure the corporate network and entire infrastructure is operated and maintained in a secure environment.
  • Facilitate the implementation of appropriate change management procedures following formal and informal processes when implementing production system changes.
  • Participate in the `on-call manager' 24 hour-a-day, 7 day-a-week program to support computer operations and customers during non-business hours.
  • Perform other duties as assigned #LI-SB1

Required Skills

  • Deep understanding of the following: BGP, OSPF, FHRP's, SAN networking (NPIV, zoning, etc.), QoS, Network design and standards, VRF-Lite, VDC, Fabric-Path, Enterprise wireless - 802.11g/n/ac
  • Proficient in Layer 2 Technologies VLANs, Port Trunking, EtherChannel
  • Proficient in VPN technologies utilizing IPSEC and SSL

Required Experience

SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL OR REGISTRATION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A 4-year degree in Information Technology / Computer Science field
  • Cisco professional level certs (CCDP/CCNP) are acceptable but expert level (CCDE/CCIE) preferred


Published Description:
  • Lead and collaborate with IT engineers to design and build technology solutions and architecture to support technical and business project portfolio. This includes determining appropriate technical and functional requirements for technology solutions.
  • Provide technical design, build, and support for expanding network and cloud architecture. This includes ensuring appropriate network performance, capacity, resiliency and redundancy for all cloud based platforms - SaaS, PaaS and IaaS.
  • Serve as escalation on operational issues and subject matter expert for the following: Ethernet switching, enterprise wireless, WAN/LAN, QoS,layer BGP, OSPF, FHRP's, SAN networking (NPIV, zoning, etc.), VRF-Lite, VDC, fabric-path, enterprise wireless - 802.11g/n/ac VLANs, port trunking, EtherChannel, IPSEC and SSL.
  • Participate, or as required, lead all phases of project life cycle for corporate initiatives - design, build and operate, ensuring network technology standards and baselines are in place, security practices are followed and documentation for operational hand over is created.
  • Provide system administration to insure the appropriate installation, support and maintenance of the corporate network and associated hardware, software and applications.
  • Serve as subject matter expert on key network technology trends in the industry leading to innovative solutions for business problems and initiatives.
  • Conduct technical research, perform vendor comparisons, and analyze cost requirements for recommendations.
  • Develop and maintain an actionable 5 year road map for network technology refresh.
  • Ensure timely resolution of incident management events and request fulfillment in accordance with defined Service Desk policies and procedures.
  • Provide scheduled and ad hoc network performance reports to management.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation as it relates to network and data center operations topology.
  • Lead network team in disaster recovery planning, testing and execution of the disaster plan by way of annual testing and when warranted in a real time/life situations.
  • Follow security design and operations best practices to ensure the corporate network and entire infrastructure is operated and maintained in a secure environment.
  • Facilitate the implementation of appropriate change management procedures following formal and informal processes when implementing production system changes.
  • Participate in the `on-call manager' 24 hour-a-day, 7 day-a-week program to support computer operations and customers during non-business hours.
  • Perform other duties as assigned #LI-SB1

Required Skills

  • Deep understanding of the following: BGP, OSPF, FHRP's, SAN networking (NPIV, zoning, etc.), QoS, Network design and standards, VRF-Lite, VDC, Fabric-Path, Enterprise wireless - 802.11g/n/ac
  • Proficient in Layer 2 Technologies VLANs, Port Trunking, EtherChannel
  • Proficient in VPN technologies utilizing IPSEC and SSL