Softworld Lead Network Engineer in Marlborough, Massachusetts
Lead Network Engineer
Employment Type: Perm
Job Number: 233049
Implement management’ s focus on supporting, troubleshooting and maintaining the Credit Union’ s Network infrastructure. Maintain focus on patching and antivirus updates for servers. Work with Project Managers, Business areas and vendors to implement new infrastructure or update existing infrastructure supporting the business.
Support policies and procedures to architect, install, configure and maintains physical and virtual infrastructure. Write and review policies with management to document and maintain the integrity of the network.
Work with Server and Security teams to develop a cohesive network in-line with their requirements. Provision and support all network access to include but not exclusive to Firewall rules, IpSec tunnels, VPN, third party connections, and internal access.
Support and provision F5 load balancer infrastructure.
Patch and update network infrastructure to ensure software is at appropriate versions and service pack levels. Address issues impacting network infrastructure, coordinating necessary business areas or vendors to achieve the most efficient problem resolution with least impact to the business.
Manage and maintain backups and DR services related to Network infrastructure.
Manage scheduling and review of staff duties to include coaching on policy and procedures when required. Complete annual staff performance evaluations.
Review/administer user add/change/delete process across all o/s platforms via AD, Ldap, local policy and network rules.
Support other IS areas such as Desktop and Operations.
Ensure SLA’ s are met on projects and tickets.
Interact directly with Business Development Team to provide technical analysis and scope for projects.
Ensure weekend and after hours coverage is maintained and serving the needs of the business.
Support and maintain physical connections to sites.
Manage third party vendors
Perform other job-related duties as assigned by Manager(s).
Build out Network Roadmap and Budget yearly
Perform Employee reviews and ensure that Policys and Procedure are followed
Esure that all documentation and inventory is accurate and correct
Build out Networks to support Applications and Services
Perform other job-related duties as assigned by Managers(s).
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Ability to work effectively in high pressure, business critical situations
Focus on continuous learning and development of Network team and management skills
Be responsible at the individual and team levels that work is dependable and reliable to meet management and business requirements
Independently able to make decisions and solve problems inline with dfined pplicys and procedures
High quality work standards and output, meeting Infrastructure, Business and Ifosec requirements
Manage the network and team to be agile Adapt well to business and technolgy updates
Be Pro-active in addressing requirements to maintain and grow the network inline with business needs
Manage and address all Network related Audit requirements
Ensure availability, performance, security and monitoring of Network in all Sites
Meet and manage Network team on a recurring schedule
Provide Managent Monthly and adhoc reporting on Network in agreed upon format
Manage and prioritize work inline with requirements set by management and indepedently to meet SLA's
Education and Experience Requirements:
A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science / Information Systems or Electrical Engineering is required
Some CISCO certified training perferred sucha as CCNP
Experience with current best practices in IT standards, principles, and CIS/NSA security practices
Experience with Cisco LAN/WAN Network Engineering (routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, and IP protocols)
Experience with Voice analog and digital (Avaya PBX, integrated, and unified IP voice mail), VoIP and video communications (SIP, H.323 bridged, point-to-point, and streaming)
Additional Eligibility Requirements:
Versed in scripting languages and tools used to maintain, monitor and diagnose.
Knowledge of dynamic routing protocols (OSPF, BGP4, and EIGRP) and enterprise class switches-router management (Cisco 6509, Nexus 7000, 3560G, 3750G, 2800, 2900, 3800, 3900, 7200, and 7300 series), large scale switch fabric design, and configuration and management (6500 / Nexus series)
In-depth knowledge of TCP/IP, IP Routing, MPLS, HSRP, VRRP, BGP4, OSPF, SSL VPN, QoS, RSA authentication, SNMP, POS, PPP, NAT/PAT, TACACS+, NAC, DS3, and OC-3/12 is essential
Thorough understanding of LAN Switching (L2 -L3) including VLANs, Private VLANs, Trunking, EtherChannel, VTP, and Spanning Tree
Familiarity with enterprise firewall management: Cisco PIX/ASA, Secure Computing - McAfee Sidewinder, Microsoft ISA 2006, Cisco Network Access Control (in-band and out-of-band), and WAN Technologies (DS and OC circuits, MPLS / BGP / VRF, and VPN over internet - IPSEC / GRE / DVPN)
WAN cache and compression technology (Riverbed), W2K3-K8 Domain, DHCP, and DNS Server management
Enterprise Network Management tools including the HP OpenView Suite
Cisco Works LAN Management Suite and Cisco Security Manager
Understand and stay current with Network technologies such as Spine Leaf architecture
Understand, inplement and manage best practice Network Security via NAC, ACL, Segmentation
and other relevant technology's
Understand DMZ, VLan and VPC segmentation