Network Engineer, Senior

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Full time

Overview: The Network Engineer, Senior is responsible for the ongoing design, maintenance, and support of all aspects of NJM&rsquo;s Network Infrastructure. The successful candidate will lead efforts with other members of the IT infrastructure and operations teams to deliver reliable network services.
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Network Operations and Support:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Install, configure, and maintain LAN/WAN and Data Center Infrastructure Components.</li> <li>Create reusable configuration templates to standardize the deployment of network devices and features.</li> <li>Maintain disaster recovery network infrastructure in AWS and participate in annual DR Exercise.</li> <li>Evaluates published security advisories and remediate security vulnerabilities consistent with NJM Patch Management Program.</li> <li>Perform network device OS upgrades and system patching to maintain appropriate security, vendor support, and feature sets.</li> <li>Monitor ticketing queues and respond to outstanding requests and other assigned work orders.</li> <li>Acts as primary technical resource on system implementation projects.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Monitoring and Reporting:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Generate usage, availability, and performance reports for management consumption.</li> <li>Generate and analyze usage reports for capacity planning.</li> <li>Availability and health monitoring for network infrastructure components.</li> <li>Maintain network monitoring tools to optimize monitoring capabilities.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Effectively Troubleshoot and Resolve Network Related Issues:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Act as an escalation point for Service Desk and other level 1 support groups to troubleshoot network related issues.</li> <li>Provide 24x7 off hours support as a part of a rotating on call schedule to respond to fault alarms and escalation from level 1 support teams.</li> <li>Capture and analyze network packet traces to support troubleshooting efforts.</li> <li>Interface with third-party support and service vendors when needed to ensure network remains operational at all times.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Network Design:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Leads and participates in technical PoCs efforts to evaluate network technologies and platforms and make technology recommendation based on final results.</li> <li>Develop and present network design recommendations based on common network design principles.</li> <li>Integrated network security into infrastructure design architectures.</li> <li>Acts as primary technical contact on network system implementation projects.</li> <li>Develop configuration templates to help standardize network device configurations.</li> <li>Create artifacts such as network design documents, Visio diagrams, Standard Operating Procedures.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <div class="css-gk87zv"> <div class="css-e23il0"> <div class="css-11p01j8" data-automation-id="job-posting-details"> <div class="css-ey7qxc"> <div class="css-1es61iu" data-automation-id="jobPostingDescription"> <ul> <li>Must demonstrate advanced knowledge of network operating system CLIs such as Cisco IOS, Cisco NX-OS.</li> <li>Ability to develop and implement QoS policies to support critical and latency sensitive applications across the enterprise.</li> <li>Ability to create reusable configurations to deploy common network components using automation tools such as Python or Terraform.</li> <li>Ability to use diagraming tools to effectively capture network designs and configurations.</li> <li>Ability to manage cloud networking infrastructure in AWS and Azure.</li> <li>Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex network issues.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Legal Disclaimer: NJM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that is fully representative of the diversity that exists in the communities in which we do business.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="css-4wg8k6">&nbsp;</div> </div> <div class="css-9bbna8" data-automation-id="jobSidebar">&nbsp;</div>