Sr. Network Engineer

  • Location

    Indianapolis, United States

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

  • Job type:

    Direct Hire

  • Contact:

    Yasmin Baig

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


Sr. Network Engineer
Indianapolis, IN
Direct Hire; full benefits

***Top 3 skills required:  Routing & Switching networking; Netscalers/Load balancing (VPN); Palo Alto firewall experience

:  This individual will work with a team of top technical professionals to provide world class support to a premier client.  The network infrastructure engineer will ensure availability, performance and security of the IT infrastructure.

Essential Functions: 

  • Manage global network environment including physical equipment management and assisting in Design recommendations.  Support includes:
    • Cisco Route/Switch environments
    • Palo Alto, Cisco, and other firewalls
    • Wireless Controllers
    • Wireless Access Points (WAP)
    • UPS systems
    • Incident, Request, Change, and Problem management
    • Capacity management
    • Firmware management
    • IPAM management
  • Analyze complex business problems and issues as it relates to enterprise network infrastructure.
  • Provide technical guidance to IT professionals to correct issues encountered with network software & connectivity.
  • Manage the needs of multiple customers, prioritize needs and manage the daily workload.
  • Assist with internal projects as necessary, and work with project managers to set the scope and timelines of new projects in order to meet completion deadlines.
  • Interface with all levels of employees internally and within client businesses to support engagement requirements (business owners, project managers, customer employees, and executive management).
  • Write technical procedural documentation for co-workers and for delegated tasks.

Required Education, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Associate degree or qualification in an IT related discipline or equivalent technical and business experience.
  • 7+ years’ experience in managing enterprise network infrastructures.
  • Maintain proper certification levels to meet departmental needs.
    • Required: Cisco CCNP
    • Preferred: Cisco CCDE | Citrix CCP–N | Palo Alto PCNSA
    • Valued: Cisco CCIE | Citrix CCE–N | Palo Alto PCNSE
    • Other industry certifications a plus
  • Experience with the following is required:
    • Industry best practice network troubleshooting experience
    • Providing process improvement recommendations and documentation
    • Layer 2/3 networking
    • BGP, EIGRP, & OSPF routing protocols
    • Hands-on experience with managing network hardware (including install, configuration, and decommission)
    • Wireless networking (including controller management)
    • High Availability (HA) methodologies & technologies
    • Network device firmware management
  • Experience with the following is valued but not required:
    • Monitoring technologies (SolarWinds, Nagios, What’s Up Gold, etc.)
    • Automation tools
    • Citrix NetScaler management
    • Cisco ACI architecture
    • Cradlepoint solutions
    • EMC VxRail hyperconverged infrastructure
    • EMC Isilon storage
    • Cloud Platforms (Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, etc.)
    • Network security technologies
    • Server technologies (Windows & Linux)
    • Storage Area Network (SAN) technologies (Dell EqualLogic/Compellent, HP, IBM, NetApp, etc.)
    • VMware and other virtualization technologies
    • Backup technologies (Veeam, Backup Exec, Asigra, etc.)


Other Requirements:

  • Must have reliable transportation if work is required at a remote location or equipment needs to be transported.


Skills and Abilities:

  • Self-directed and sufficient as there may be little to no daily supervision.
  • Ability to analyze complex business systems and proprietary application configurations, document the configurations and processes, and support them as needed.
  • Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and manage competing demands and tasks, and successfully manage multiple engagements that may require additional resources.