Senior Network Engineer

Role

Senior Network Engineer

Location

Kochi, Kerala, India

Experience

4 - 8 Years

Qualification

B tech Computer Science / Masters in Computer Application or Any Engineering Degree and CCNA and CCNP (R&S)

Job Description

  • Develop technical network solutions and their framework. Including designing and managing the rollout of critical network infrastructures to support the company’s products and services, on both a strategic (long term) and tactical (immediate term) level.
  • Support of the Datacenter networks as well as Quality Assurance, Development and Corporate network interfaces. Accountable for network technologies including Intrusion Detection Systems, Firewall, load balancers, WAN management & capacity planning, digital certificate PKI management, disaster recovery planning & testing of the network
  • Work on all network and firewall configs, installation, BGP and Peering, Backchannel haul, VPNs (Customer and in company), Authentication and 2-factor, DNS/Certificate administrator.
  • Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning of future network growth. Develop and document technology roadmaps.
  • Design and implement short and long-term strategic plans to make certain network capacity, virtual capacity, and server infrastructure, meets existing and future requirements including input to the annual budget process. This includes both new products/services as well as maintaining/refreshing existing infrastructure.
  • Stay abreast of how technology infrastructures are currently impacting and driving the company.
  • Ensure that network infrastructure is fully documented. Implement and maintain policies, procedures for network environment, including but not limited to PCI compliance policies and procedures
  • Develop and deploy methodologies for testing network performance and providing network performance statistics and reports
  • Provide On-call support
  • Mentor other network designers/ Senior Systems Engineers and engineers in developing detailed designs and quality-control mechanisms during implementation.
  • Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation
  • Provide high quality support for internal and external participants on connectivity issues. Assisting with customer and vendor troubleshooting and support for network issues

Skills Required

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Expert knowledge of Networking Environments
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent presentation preparation and delivery skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Ability to manage customer requirements, gain consensus on challenging issues, and communicate decisions effectively at all levels of an organization
  • Able to handle escalated issues as appropriate
  • Able to effectively work with colleagues at all levels of the organization
  • Organized, able to multi-task, and work under pressure
  • Ability to deliver results in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, priority-shifting environment
  • Knowledge in configuring and troubleshooting the following hardware platforms:
  1. Cisco routers (ASR and ISR platforms)
  2. Cisco switches (Catalyst 3xxx and 45xx and Nexus 7k, 5k and 2k)
  3. Cisco ASA security appliances (firewall and SSL VPN)
  4. Palo Alto Networks PA-5xxx
  • Experience with the following technologies
  1. Physical media (Cat5/5e/6, fiber optics (singlemode and multimode), transceivers (GBIC, SFP, X2, etc)
  2. WAN technologies: MPLS and Frame-relay
  3. LAN switching (VLANs, Spanning Tree, Rapid PVST+, 802.1q Trunking, Port channels and VPC)
  4. Routing (static routes, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP), route maps, prefix lists, redistribution and route tagging
  5. IP addressing and subnetting (VLSM)
  6. VRF
  7. Access control lists
  8. VPN: IPSec, SSL, and DMVPN
  9. GRE
  10. DNS and DHCP
  11. SSL certificates and PKI
  12. NAT
  13. Stateful packet inspection
  14. QoS
  15. Netflow
  16. SNMP

(Linux Knowledge is added advantage)

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