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Senior Network Engineer

Company: J. Knipper & Company, Inc.
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewThe Network Engineer is responsible for designing, developing and maintaining complex networks and security within the organization. The Engineer will establish and maintain network and security performance by building network configurations and connections, troubleshooting network problems and developing policies and procedures to keep the organization's data secure. The Engineer will support all new and existing network hardware, software and communication links.ResponsibilitiesPOSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Experience with network design, engineering and administration of complex networks.
  • Experience with Cisco products including most routers, firewalls, wireless, switches, intrusion prevention, and other products is essential
  • Experience with Cisco software including Duo MFA, Umbrella, FirePOWER, ISE (Radius and TACACS+, Profiling), and Stealthwatch
  • Ability to configure and install firewalls, IPS, and other network devices and software
  • Proactively monitor, analyze and isolate company network, voice, data and wireless issues
  • Serve as Backup POC for emergency outages, scheduled network outages and other emergent IT situations
  • Develop and maintain standards on network security in accordance with NIST or CIS Controls
  • Develop and maintain standards on network monitoring and performance metrics
  • Resolve issues escalated from Helpdesk, Network Services, or Manager
  • Maintain the network infrastructure, VPN gateways, , firewalls, intrusion detection systems, security updates and patches
  • Maintain network performance by performing network analysis, troubleshooting network problems and escalating issues
  • Evaluate network and security technologies for potential implementations to organizations infrastructure
  • Enforce security policies and monitor network usage and access
  • Update practical job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications and knowledge transfers
  • Protect organization's value by keeping IT information, such as network, configuration and infrastructure practices and knowledge, secure and confidential
  • Mentor team members on technical issues
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

    Qualifications
    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    • Bachelor Degree in an information technology or related field or equivalent technical degree/certification
    • Seven (7) years of experience in a Network Engineer role in a large local area network environment
    • Strong Knowledge of Cisco technologies including but not limited to firewalls, IPS, switches, routers, and wireless.
      PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
      • Ten (10) years of experience in a Network Engineer role in a large local area network or a similar mixture of experience and education/certifications.
      • CCNP or equivalent experience
      • Strong Knowledge of Cisco ASA, FirePOWER, FMC Management, and Cisco ISE
      • Solarwinds Network Performance Monitoring and Netflow Experience
      • Experience in Microsoft operating systems including 2016 Server and 2010 workstation
      • Experience with Virtualization technologyKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
        • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
        • Excellent interpersonal skills
        • Excellent organization skills and detail oriented
        • Excellent problem-solving skills
        • Ability to balance multiple priorities to meet expected response deadlines
        • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
        • Ability to follow established process flows
        • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders
        • Demonstrated knowledge of switching and routing technologies
        • Demonstrated knowledge of network security technologies
          PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
          • Location of job activities 100% inside
          • Noise and/or vibrations exposure
          • Frequently reach (overhead), handle, and feel with hands and arms
          • Stand and sit for prolonged periods of time
          • Occasionally stoop, kneel, and crouch
          • Occasionally lift, carry, and move up to 35 pounds
            TRAVEL & AVAILABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
            • Primarily Remote position
            • Must live in commutable distance to Lakewood, NJ office; travel twice monthly to office
            • Occasional overnight travel throughout NJ and Midwest

Keywords: J. Knipper & Company, Inc., Lakewood , Senior Network Engineer, Engineering , Lakewood, New Jersey

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