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Senior Network Engineer

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Southborough, MA
$150,000 - $170,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Oct 31, 2018
Job ID
New High Performance Network Security Client

The right candidate is also eligible for an equity play

Effective cybersecurity in the enterprise starts with an information network that is fundamentally sound.  Their specialized skills and experience with global network design, implementation and management, along with their security and development capabilities and operational focus, make them uniquely qualified to meet the performance, reliability, security and compliance requirements demanded from today's enterprise information networks.

Vendor knowledge nice to have:

·       Cisco

·       Juniper

·       Palo Alto

·       CheckPoint

·       Certs nice to have:

·       CCNA

·       Security+


Minimum CCNP,  Security+
Nice to have CCSA, PCNSE

The Senior Network Engineer is responsible for the deployment, maintenance and life-cycle management of our secure customer networks. This position will require a proactive engineer who works well in a team environment but can also work independently, working to drive continuous improvement. In addition to excellent network fundamentals, the candidate should also have experience in a variety of information security technologies such as Firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, URL filtering and Anti-Spyware.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•       Provide day-to-day administration of client networking infrastructure, working closely with the Chief Security Architect to ensure the infrastructure complies with the Network Design Standards.

•       Monitor network performance, ensuring performance and uptime SLA’s are met. Perform capacity planning and be proactive in assessing and making recommendations for improvement.

•       Configure switches, routers and next generation firewalls in complex IP networks: LAN, WAN, Wireless and VoIP

•       Maintain up-to-date documentation for assigned customer networks

•       Communicate effectively with clients, team members and management staff


•       10+ years of network experience

•       Deep understanding of TCP/IP networking

•       High degree of proficiency in Cisco and Juniper switches, routers

•       Understanding of networking technologies and protocols including but not limited to: STP, BGP, OSPF, HSRP, VRRP, IPSec, DMVPN, SD-WAN

•       Experience with network troubleshooting tools such as Wireshark and tcpdump

•       Checkpoint/Palo Alto NGFW experience is desirable

•       Bachelor’s degree in IT, Engineering or Sciences preferred

•       Experience with WAN optimization technologies preferred

•       Juniper, Cisco, Checkpoint, Palo Alto, ITIL certifications are beneficial

•       Knowledge of the ITIL framework desirable