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Sr. Network Engineer in Houston, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

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Job Description

Vaco has a full time role in South Houston, TX for a Sr. Network Engineer.

This hands-on technical Network Engineer role includes developing strategies and architectures for evolving enterprise scale networks, their implementation, maintenance, and monitoring in support of mission critical production environments and applications.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop strategies and architectures for evolving enterprise scale technologies
  • Lead selection and use of networking technologies
  • Coordinate operations of network and Disaster Recovery systems, including monitoring detailed usage, security, network system service levels, maintenance, turnaround, and response times, and initiate response activities.
  • Oversee network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications.
  • Collaborate with technology and business stakeholders to understand goals, determine functional and network requirements for software, middleware and infrastructure.
  • Define appropriate network policy and procedures. Lead policy development and work with cross functional teams to ensure policies align with business operations and risks.
  • Assess network performance by conducting testing to ensure that appropriate controls have been designed and built within our network infrastructure.
  • Perform network testing at a unit, functional, and system wide level.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of various network performance concepts and their impact on business operations.
  • Conduct network monitoring and packet analysis uses tools like SolarWinds.
  • Maintain, configure and optimize F5 BigIP load balancers.
  • Manage Virtual Private Networks (VPN) and provide technical support for other remote access technologies.
  • Participate in "on call rotation" as part of 24 hour support team.

  • Qualifications and Competencies

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Network Security, Information Security, Information Technology or equivalent experience & training acceptable in lieu of degree
    • 10 years of IT network infrastructure work experience
    • CCNP or CCIE Certifications required
    • Must have experience with F5 load balancers
    • Solid understanding of industry-standard network technologies
    • Strong understanding of networking and transport protocols (i.e. SSL/TLS, DNS, DHCP, WINS, NTP, FTP, HTTP, SMTP, CIFS, LDAP, and Microsoft AD).
    • Ability to produce architecture diagrams and requisite documentation
    • Extensive hands on experience and the ability to manage complex networking projects is required
    • Strong teamwork and communication skills
    • Enjoys working in a collaborative team environment

    US Citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. Our client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas at this time.
    NO 3rd party or c2c resumes will be accepted.