Senior Network Engineer

Location: Richmond, Virginia
Date Posted: 07-09-2018
Position Title: Senior Network Engineer
Location: Richmond, VA
Work Status: W2
Position Status: 6 month contract to hire
Compensation: Negotiable
 
Position Description:
Our client is looking for Senior Network Engineer candidates for a position located in Richmond, VA. Our client is looking for a Senior Network Engineer to architect, design, implement and manage network, data center, and telephony infrastructure.  This position is responsible for technical infrastructure including but not limited to routers, switches, firewalls, content switches and VoIP technologies.  This position requires hands-on, practical experience.  
Qualifications:
College degree in computer science with course work in database management, information systems, business, and 10 years of experience, or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background
Minimum of 10 years of expert technical and design experience.  Additional experience may substitute for a degree
5+ years of hands-on technical experience in an enterprise server environment of 500+ servers
Must be solutions oriented
Must be flexible to work “on-call” as needed and occasionally work on projects outside normal working hours
Proven ability to provide clear and consistent documentation with great attention for detail
Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to work with non-technical remote users
Ability to configure and troubleshoot Cisco VOICE routers as well as MPLS, ISDN PRI
Previous work experience following change management procedures
Exceptional written & communication skills
Site-to-site and remote access VPN Internet workings
Installation and configuration of LAN, WAN and wireless networks with active components such as routers, switches, firewalls, modems, access points
Strong protocol analyzer and related network diagnostic tools such as Network General’s Sniffer or Ethereal usage in troubleshooting
Performs a variety of systems engineering tasks and activities that are broad in nature and are concerned with major systems design, integration, and implementation, including personnel, hardware, software, budgetary, and support facilities and/or equipment
Monitors and responds to complex technical control facility hardware and software problems. Interfaces with vendor support service groups to ensure proper escalation during outages or periods of degraded system performance
Understanding of load balancing strategies/ techniques, expertise in application/network switching / traffic management, knowledge of persistence and SSL certificates
Desired Experience: 
Detailed knowledge of IP and Ethernet Based Data Network Technology. Engineering design concepts & fundamentals to include network security devices, multiprotocol routers, multilayer switches and Wireless platforms
Accountable to provide sound problem determination and resolution, document methodologies, thorough knowledge of voice/data network management, execute hardware and software installations, and performance tuning and recover
Cisco multiprotocol router and multilayer switching experience is required
Strong understanding of EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP
Strong understanding of Network Security
Knowledge of MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching)
Analytical, abstract thinking and problem solving skills
Demonstrate strong technical documentation skills
Design and manage complex technical projects
About Seneca Resources:
Seneca Resources is client driven provider of strategic Information Technology consulting services and Workforce Solutions to government and industry.  Seneca Resources is a leading IT services provider with offices in Virginia, Alabama, & Dallas that service clients throughout the United States.  The key to our success lies within our strong corporate culture which drives our business.  We challenge our staff through engaging work, and we reward our staff through competitive compensation, extensive professional training, and excellent opportunities for career advancement.  In turn, we look for only the best and brightest to join our team.
 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
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