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Senior Network Engineer

Job description

We are seeking an experienced Network Engineer with in-depth knowledge of the planning, design, implementation and troubleshooting of networked systems.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

• Responsible for operations of a company's internal data communications systems, including LANs and/or WANs.
• Plans, designs, and implements networked systems, including configurations; supporting/troubleshooting network problems; coordinating with vendors for installation of such items as routers, switches and wireless networking hardware; project implementation; providing training and assisting with proposal writing
• Responsible for project planning, cost analysis and vendor comparisons
• May research and evaluate emerging network and communication technology

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

• 6+ years’ experience in the operations of a company’s internal data communications systems, including LANs and/or WANs

CRITICAL SKILLS

• A minimum of six years’ experience deploying Cisco IOS based networking devices within a 24x7 environment. Experience to include routing, switching, wireless, WAN optimization
• LAN Switching – A minimum of six years of switching environments including Spanning Tree, 802.1q, etc. Cisco Catalyst 4500/3750/2960, HP 5500 series
• Experience working with internal and external customers as a service provider
• LAN Physical Connectivity – minimum four years’ experience with Ethernet connectivity
• Wireless – minimum four years’ experience with deploying wireless network in an Enterprise or Warehouse environment
• Equipment – have diverse IOS experience required in the design, implementation and troubleshooting on a wide range of datacenter level equipment to include – but not limited to:
• Routers – ASR, 3900, 7300, ISR G3 Series Routers
• Cisco Access Switches (3750, 4500, 4900)
• Wireless – Motorola, Cisco
• SDWAN – Viptela (v100, v1000, v2000)
• Netscout


ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

• Proficient project management skills displayed through successful implementations, completing assignments, meeting timelines, and keeping within budget
• WAN Physical Connectivity – Experience with edge router WAN circuit (Ethernet, T3, Multilink,T1) provisioning, configuration and troubleshooting
• MPLS Topology and Connections - minimum four years’ experience with Telecom managed MPLS deployments (Preference for multi provider deployment experience)
• Routing Protocols – must be proficient with all common routing protocols used in a network environment to include (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP)
• Configuring and troubleshooting QOS for both WAN and LAN networks
• Minimum four years’ experience with debug\trace option commands and their impact on the production environment
• Monitoring – strong familiarity with SNMP, Netflow, Syslog and packet captures.
• Directly applicable professional certifications are preferred – CCNP, CCDP, CCIE RS
• In depth knowledge of UNIX, Windows networking technologies and deployment methodologies preferred

EDUCATION

4-year degree in computer science or related field or equivalent experience

CERTIFICATION

• CNNP, CCDP, CCIE RS certifications viewed favourably

Please email your CV to ggardiner@sigmar.ie to discuss the role in further detail

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Following your application for this specific role, Sigmar may contact you regarding other positions that we feel you may be suitable for. If you do not wish to be contacted about other opportunities please let us know. For further information please refer to the Privacy Statement on our website.