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Senior Network Engineer

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Senior Network Engineer
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Nashville,  TN 37209
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Senior Network Engineer




Conexess Group is excited to be aiding a local Fortune 500 client in their search for a Senior Network Engineer.  Ideal candidates will possess 5-10 years of enterprise IT experience as well as CCNA or equivalent proven experience. Our client is offering a competitive salary, excellent benefits/PTO, an annual bonus, and an excellent opportunity on the IT Infrastructure team. If you are looking for career growth paired with flexible working hours, onsite gym/locker room, cafeteria, and the chance to grow your career with a prominent company then this is the job for you!

· Minimum 5-7 years hands-on experience in a senior network role
· Strong understanding and in-depth experience with Cisco Networking Devices 
· Strong analytical and communication abilities
· Strong self-motivation and sense of ownership
· Customer focused mentality and capable of interacting with stakeholders for troubleshooting
· Ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization
· CCNA or equivalent with demonstrated knowledge and experience
· Expert knowledge of the following:


High Availability networks utilizing Cisco Routers and Switches running IOS & NX-OS such as ISR Routers, Catalyst Switches & Nexus 9K/7K/5K


Network Security best practices utilizing Cisco ASA Firewalls


Routing Protocols including BGP, OSPF, EIGRP with redistribution


WAN technologies - MPLS, DMVPN, Site to Site VPN


QoS (including voice prioritization)


· CCNP, CCIE, or equivalent with demonstrated knowledge and experience
· Understanding and in-depth experience with ASA firewalls and/or F5 Load Balancers
· Supervisory experience in leading major projects in both an international and domestic environment.
· Strong background in documenting, managing and monitoring High Availability networks
· Some understanding and/or experience with Software Defined Networking
· Cloud Server and Cisco Fabric experience
· Experience in the design of distributed, high availability server-based network computing infrastructures; AWS and Azure design, build and/or operational experience. AWS or Azure Certifications are a plus
· Experience with Cisco ISE


 Design, develop, recommend, document and analyze overall architecture of network systems, including hardware, software and security to meet business needs 

 Provides technical expertise, strategic planning and recommendations to IT management for new technologies and network applications in response to business needs


 Isolate and resolve network related service problems, diagnose and correct problems resulting from component failure or normal use of the network


 Work effectively with vendors/managed service providers and achieve results through others


 Establish and Implement network management policies and guidelines to ensure the maximum availability of the networks


 Collaborate with other Infrastructure Teams and Application Owners in the design, implementation and support of redundant, secure network solutions


 Lead complex, large-scale network projects from initiation and planning through execution and closing


 Provide consultation for major network initiatives or incidents and assists in scoping and costing of projects


 Demonstrate well-developed communication skills and the ability to maintain positive and cooperative working relationships


 Evaluate emerging technologies against business and strategic needs


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