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Senior Network Engineer (with SD-WAN) - REMOTE

  • Location: Plano, Texas, 75024
  • Salary: 60.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

This international network integration leader has an immediate 6-12+ month contract opportunity for a Senior Network Engineer.  Will be working 100% remotely with a preference for candidates located near Plano, TX. Under the direction and supervision of Manager, the Senior Network Engineer is responsible for Network related activities including customer & technical support, design and implementation of robust network.  Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.  This position may require up to 20% travel.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in designing and implementing medium to large scale network infrastructure.

  • Business and customer minded technical engineer offering more than 6 years of LAN/WAN network engineering and design, implementation, and support.

  • In-depth knowledge of all Cisco enterprise routing and switching platforms with experience installing and configuring Cisco Routers, Firewalls, and Switches.  Requires at least 1 year of experience with SD-WAN design and implementation (specifically Cisco Viptela SD-WAN). CCNP Certification is preferred.

Essential Functions:

  • Analyze all business requirements and recommend appropriate technology to provide effective solutions to all issues.

  • Administer IT systems and recommend modifications to systems and monitor all production environments.

  • Design an effective technical architecture and develop it effectively.

  • Coordinate with business and IT partners to analyze business requirements of clients.

  • Evaluate IT architecture and develop required presentations and white papers for all technical processes

  • Coordinate with all software and hardware vendors to perform investigations on application issues.

  • Support and communicate with third parties to conduct the projects.

  • Assist customers, users and team members proactively as a member of the team and help others.

  • Understand what users need and provide necessary information and make arrangement and maintain high-level of service.

  • Responsible for completing all job functions by specified time and for maintaining cleanness and safety at work site.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by management and learn and understand the importance of Quality training.  Do whatever necessary to get the job done on a timely basis. Be willing and able to do as much or more than you ask of upper management.

  • Maintain a positive working environment, keep a high morale and maintain high ethical and moral standards.

  • Assist company, branches and departments for them to promote sales and to expand all revenue opportunities and increase profit.

  • Explore and exploit opportunities for cost savings and maximizing efficiency and control.

  • Reports all information to reporting manager with update as requested and responds to requests for information and assistance.

  • Responsible for tracking and maintaining specific information related to assigned work activities.

  • Keep management informed of project progress and problems, particularly as needed to change in schedule, resources and product 

Competencies:

  • Proficient in English verbal & written communication. Japanese language communication is a plus.

  • Strong technical background in network infrastructure and cloud technologies.

  • Strong organizational Skills.

  • Quality Management/Assurance Skills.

  • Exceptional Customer Service.

  • Problem Solving/Analysis.

  • Time Management.