Senior Network Engineer
Posted on Oct 27, 2021 by Day & Zimmerman
Day & Zimmermann is a century-old, family-owned company whose 41,000 employees specialize in construction & engineering, staffing and defense solutions for leading corporations and governments around the world. Operating from more than 150 worldwide locations with 2.2 Billion USD in revenue, Day & Zimmermann is currently ranked as one of the largest private companies in the U.S. by Forbes. Founded in 1901 and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, our first work was to develop "Betterment Reports" that helped modernize American factories. Today, we are still in the business of betterment -- maintaining the nations power infrastructure, protecting American freedoms and driving technological advancements around the world.
We expect this position will be included in the recent federal Executive Order (EO) and subsequent guidance, requiring federal contractors and employers with more than 100 employees to implement a vaccine mandate; therefore, it is expected that anyone hired into this position will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencement of employment in accordance with the EO and any subsequent guidance, unless an accommodation is legally required.
As the Senior Network Engineer, you will be the primary person responsible for the planning and engineering of an organizations networking and communications infrastructure. This role includes the implementation and design of hardware and software. The Senior Network Engineer will also be responsible for the security, performance, availability, and recoverability of the corporations networking and communications infrastructure, especially concerning network devices, network software, communications provider services, and all data connectivity.
What's In It For You?
Candidates that are hired will receive a competitive base salary, 401k, a comprehensive medical/dental/vision plan, parental leave and paid time off.
The Work You'll Be Doing:
Independently troubleshoot and resolve technical issues concerning remote access solutions including Cisco ASA Firewalls, F5 BigIP load-balancers, Network Access Control (NAC), VPN server and client components as well as wireless networks.
Actively participate in the architectural design and implementation of systems, infrastructure and related networking and communications hardware for the enterprise.
Ability to provide expert level support all IT network and communications hardware and software infrastructure for the corporation. Develop and document procedures for routine operations including troubleshooting, support, and administration. May direct the work of others.
Analyzes network, server, and storage systems and recommends upgrades/changes; Provide testing and performance analysis of network systems to eliminate problems and make improvements.
Perform system upgrades and incorporate new technologies to the infrastructure minimizing effects on the user experience, working nights and weekends as necessary. Maintain system/network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor.
Coordinate wiring and equipment installations at remote sites using various data communication vendors and remote site staff. Research, select, and coordinate the best data broadband or IP data communications options for remote office and corporate connectivity.
What You Need to Bring to the Table:
Bachelor's Degree in a related field preferred
10+ years of industry experience in installation, configuration and support of networking communications hardware and software.
Cisco, Microsoft Azure, F5 and other security, networking and communications certifications strongly preferred
Extremely strong experience with Cisco firewalls, routers, and Switches required. Experience with F5, Cloud Networking and other vendor networking and communications equipment strongly preferred.
Strong expertise in installation, configuration, and troubleshooting LAN/WAN devices, network security appliances, and all data networking communications. Familiarity with VOIP technologies and related solutions preferred.
Strong abilities and expertise in independent support of Cisco switches, routers, access devices, and related communications protocols, especially TCPIP and WAN communications.
Experience leading project independently and as part of a team, including reporting information to management and coordination of events and completion of documentation Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Ability to work in a multi-tasked environment prioritize and execute tasks in a highly dynamic environment.
Knowledge of industry standard and innovative technology solutions and techniques to intelligently manage and support the infrastructure
Must be able to perform the following physical and mental tasks:
Visual acuity (eg, needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery.
Repetitive motion of any part of the body.
Capacity to think, concentrate and focus for long periods of time.
Ability to read complex documents in the English language.
Capacity to reason and make sound decisions.
Ability to write complex documents in the English language.
Capacity to express thoughts orally.
Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity
Day & Zimmermann is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over 110 years of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made. Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Day & Zimmermann is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws.
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