Lead IS Network Engineer
Posted on Oct 11, 2019 by Request Technology - Kyle Honn
Lead IS Network Engineer
Implements technology and IS network infrastructure changes
Perform 24x7 advanced tier troubleshooting, including off-hour maintenance activities, problem resolution, and on-call
Research current industry technology to better facilitate vendor and partner communications
Subject Matter Expert (SME) for relevant technologies
Develop and maintain knowledge of IS network infrastructure, operations, and devices
Collaborates with partner organizations/departments to engineer cross-functional solutions for IS network infrastructure
Evaluates new product/solutions for inclusion in the IS network
Identify changes needed in the IS network infrastructure configuration to achieve the organization's technology goals
Key contributor to the IS network infrastructure strategy reviews and development by performing applicable analysis
Analyzes network & system response and determines tuning recommendations to improve performance
Interfaces with the vendors' senior technical staff/management on critical/escalated network and system related outages
Administer effective issue identification and resolution process; serve as the focal point for IS network infrastructure-related issue/crisis resolution. Senior escalation point for all IS network infrastructure-related issues
Actively maintains our current network infrastructure to expedite the resolution process
Travel required, as needed, to support IS network environment
Bachelor's degree in related technical/business area is preferred
7+ years relevant work experience; with understanding of the business and industry
Experience re-engineering/process improvement
Strong change management skills; change agent.
Strong project management experience running cross-functional teams.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience presenting in front of large audiences.
Excellent problem solving/analytical skills and knowledge of analytical tools
Experience creating, and defining metrics that accurately reflect the current state of a given process or operation
Certifications (CCNP, CCDP) are preferred
Experience supporting mission-critical infrastructure in a fast-paced environment
Cisco Nexus Switching - Strong experience to expertise with Layer 2/3 routing and switching specifically with Cisco Nexus technology.
Firewalls - strong understanding of roles they play in the network and an ability to support the physical hardware from a tier 1 level.
Load Balancing - Strong understanding of the concepts behind load balancing from a tier 1 level.
Network Protocols - strong understanding of MPLS, STP, QoS, Multicast, DMVPN and Nexus VDC/vPC protocols.
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