Job Category: ProServices

Position: Senior Network Engineer

Basic Function:

A Senior Network Engineer (SNE) is a lead technology specialist for the Professional Services group.  The individual is expected to have a strong working knowledge of core and cloud network technologies (Cisco, WatchGuard, Fortinet, Azure, and AWS) as well as skills and experience in servers,  storage, backup, common applications, and client service. The SNE is to have a core specialty and be an authority in their area of expertise.  This individual is responsible for executing project work and for supporting customer IT environments as per our client engagements and service agreements.  The role is also responsible for providing leadership and oversight within the Networking, Cloud Technologies, and Infrastructure and Applications groups.

Principal Responsibilities:

  1. Assist with the design of cloud, on-premise, or hybrid solutions
  2. Recommend solutions that align with the customer’s business needs and requirements
  3. Coach System Engineers and assist them in incident and problem resolution
  4. Assist in the development of detailed project specifications and implementation plans
  5. Present solutions to clients in a professional manner
  6. Articulate pros & cons of the architecture decision across a wide spectrum of factors
  7. Develop and maintain relationships with key technical contacts within the customer accounts and becoming a trusted resource to these individuals for your technical area of expertise.
  8. Stay up to date on technologies that are relevant to the role (cloud, infrastructure, and applications)
  9. Maintain a minimum of two relevant certifications active at all times.
  10. Translate user needs into formal requirements
  11. Document all aspects of work: standards, procedures, diagrams, credentials, configurations, correspondence, and definitions
  12. Work closely with IT project managers ensuring constant communications, raising issues and escalating as appropriate for the projects being working on and assisting to complete projects
  13. Perform network assessments, security audits, and new client consultations
  14. Provide configuration assistance to other solution deployment team members
  15. Work on several projects at a time
  16. Posess experience with consolidation, and migration projects.

Expectations for this position:

  1. Strong learning aptitude and ability to learn new technologies independently
  2. Self-motivated, guided, directed, and passionate; ability to deliver without being asked more than once for a given task
  3. Must have excellent organizational and time management skills
  4. Positive attitude towards change and ability to adapt
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment and interact with all levels of management as well vendors and customers
  6. Strong problem solving and Analytical/Reasoning skills
  7. Excellent written and oral communication skills
  8. Well-proven time management skills while remaining flexible in responding to changing company and/or client needs
  9. Experience working in a consulting environment preferred

Preferred Technical Proficiencies:

  • WAN Technology (MPLS, VPLS, VPN)
  • Firewalls: WatchGuard, Fortinet, Cisco, SonicWALL
  • VPN connectivity troubleshooting and configuration (Cisco, SonicWall, OpenVPN, IPSec).
  • Security software such as Anti-virus, Anti-SPAM, Anti-Spyware, and other security-related technologies
  • Hyper-V, vSphere, SQL, and Remote Desktop Services experience
  • Windows Server 2003 – 2019 experience
  • Azure Hands-on experience:
    • Azure networking – Azure gateway deployment and management
    • Azure Multi-factor authentication
    • Azure Information Protection (AIP)
    • Azure File Services
    • Azure Site Recovery (ASR), Microsoft Azure Backup Server (MABS)
    • Microsoft Intune
    • Azure Security
    • In-Tune

Qualifications

Canadian “Secret” clearance. A college diploma in computer science, or equivalent experience and 10+ years of progressively responsible experience in a similar role; preferred Watchguard, Cisco or Fortinet certified.  Microsoft certification would be preferred but not required.

Commitment:

This role is a full-time responsibility.

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