Senior Network Engineer - Fully Remote

Greater New Orleans, Full time

Position Summary

The Senior Network Engineer will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of the network infrastructure (WAN/MAN/LAN) and network security irrespective of whether the information technology is outsourced, in-house managed by business units, or in-house managed by information technology departments.  This includes all domestic and international communications networks, the interaction between technologies, and securing those assets.  The incumbent works with all levels of personnel and management in the business areas, with vendors, with outsourcing partners, as well as within IT.

The Senior Network Engineer is to perform hands-on design and implementation for networking and is anticipated to be an "Everything over IP" subject matter expert. Responsibilities for this role include implementing and maintaining network infrastructures, installing and configuring network and digital phone (including VoIP) equipment, perform network implementation, migration, test, and work with outsourced partners to provide routine maintenance.

  • Design, implement, monitor, and fine-tune network infrastructure including routers, switches, firewalls, VPN, SDWAN appliances, cabling, fax, and VOIP
  • Function as hands-on technical lead during a network change request or incidents for both networking and communications infrastructure
  • Meet with clients and management to help specify and negotiate network security requirements
  • Review current policies and procedures for applicability, and system OS security patch levels, and ensure safe transition of applications to production
Must Haves:
  • Extensive Cisco switching and routing knowledge, 
  • FirePower firewall
  • Some F5 load balancing and Palo Alto firewall
Preferred:
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP), Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP):  Enterprise Administrator
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