Senior Network Engineer Vesta
Location: Alpharetta, GA
Employment Type: Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY: This role is responsible for designing, monitoring, and maintaining the global network for Vesta Corporation.
Designs, develops, and implements integrated network architectures to support on-going operations.
Assists with security projects that directly involve configuration changes to network infrastructure equipment (firewall, routers, etc.)
Handle day-to-day activities to support changes in the network.
Setup, configure, optimize, and maintain standards for wiring, system security, and routing/switching protocols to include BGP, EIGRP, NAT, QoS, VLANs, Spanning Tree, IPSECVPNs, SIP and HSRP.
Plan, setup, configure, monitor, and troubleshoot all facets of Local and Wide Area Network equipment to include modems, switches, routers, firewalls, etc.
Perform capacity planning.
Manage the data cable infrastructure, including design, planning, implementation, and documentation.
Adhere to change management policies and procedures.
Work with Vendors to obtain network services (WAN), and to resolve complex issues when outages occur.
Create and maintain documentation to support the global network.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Cisco certification preferred.
Palo Alto Networks experience preferred.
Three (3) to ten (10) years of experience in a large business network.
Extensive working knowledge of Cisco network hardware, current standards for low voltage cabling, TCP/IP networking, understands the fundamentals of power systems, thorough understanding of telephone systems, and strong vendor management skills.
Working knowledge of F5 load balancers and global traffic manager.
Solid knowledge of network monitoring tools and performance monitoring.
Three (3) to five (5) years' experience designing, implementing and maintaining WANs, including detailed knowledge of protocols including Frame Relay and MPLS, and experience with domestic and foreign point-to-point connectivity standards, such as T1 and E1 (DS1) circuitry, etc.
Well-developed trouble shooting skills.
Ability and willingness to participate in after hours and weekend work, including participating in the department on-call rotation cycle.
Ability and willingness to travel, both domestically and internationally.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure in order to meet strict deadlines.
Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
Must have demonstrated history of impeccable integrity, ethics and fair play.
Self-starter and a team player that will thrive in a fast paced environment.
High level of proficiency with MS Office tools.
Strong organizational skills.
Must be able to work independently and display initiative, self-motivation and dedication necessary for timely and successful work completion.
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