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Network Administration

Sr. Network Engineer  Decatur, IL  Posted: 5/29/2024
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Network Administration


Job Title: Sr. Network Engineer
Location: Decatur, IL
Zip Code: 62526
Start Date: Right Away
Job Type: Contract to Hire
Pay Rate: Starting at $90.00/hour
Schedule: Remote Eligible
Keywords: #NetworkAdministration #NetworkEngineeringJobs

* Create network engineering solutions and designs within defined standards, or proposing new standards when required, ensuring that designs work holistically within larger solutions.
* In close collaboration with cross functional architecture teams, develop strategies and roadmaps which support the introduction and continuous improvement of next generation network and firewall systems across all areas.
* Actively develop a Software Defined Networking model and introduce SDN automation solutions across Cloud, LAN, WAN, and Wireless platforms.
* Work closely with the Networking Operations teams to introduce AiNetOps into existing network platforms and future SDN platforms.
* Design roadmap implementation projects, communicating with stakeholders and operations teams to ensure delivery.
* Maintain a good awareness of Operations activities through regular communication with operations leads and by attending update meetings.
* Create build instructions for engineering designs, and support operations teams during implementation.
* Undertake requirements analysis of incoming requests ensuring deliverables are clearly understood and agreed with stakeholders.
* Proactively seek out opportunities for continuous improvement of systems and processes and propose improvement activities.
* Incorporate security-by-design into all solutions, ensuring that security requirements are considered concurrently with technical requirements.
* Work closely with Tech Ops tower leads as an escalation point, providing SME support to operations teams assisting with P1/P2 incident resolution.
* Liaise with 3rd. party vendors when appropriate to create engineering solutions and continuous improvement proposals.
* Collaborate with Architects to propose, review and implement new standards and technologies.
* Carry out continuous personal development, ensuring technical skills are kept up to date and non-technical skills are gained and improved.
* Develop a base cross functional technical knowledge allowing holistic thinking during design processes.
* Carry out technical reviews of change requests and designs created by other teams.
* Work with Operations teams to analyze RCA"s and design action plans.

* High School Diploma or higher
* CCNP Certification
* Extensive experience of implementing and developing vendor agnostic Next Gen Software Defined Networking platforms and Network Automation
* Experience with provisioning and administration activities using automation technologies within the following environments: Cloud (Azure), WAN, LAN and Wireless
* * Extensive experience of working with stakeholders to define requirements, select technologies, design, and introduce SASE, ZTN, and Secure Web Gateway solutions.
* Experience of integrating automation technologies with a broad range of monitoring tools, in particular CA UIM and DOI and introducing AiNetOps solutions.
* Strong knowledge and demonstrable experience of data centre and campus networking technologies such as, Cisco (routing, switching, firewalls), Palo Alto (Next Gen firewalls), Azure Cloud Networking, MPLS, In depth Routing & Switching (L2 / L3 connectivity), Routing Protocols (BGP, OSPF, IS-IS), Firewall Management (policies/rules/security zones), Encryption methods (IPSec, SSL, TLS, DTLS), VPN configuration, Router/Switch CLI experience and DNS/DHCP
* Experience of creating technology roadmaps based on strategy inputs
* Ability to carry out requirements analysis and create detailed engineering solution designs using Visio
* Experience in providing engineering expertise to Operations teams in support of incident and request resolution
* Ability to create low level implementation and build documentation

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