Kforce Senior Network Engineer - LAN/WAN/ Design/CCNP in New York, New York

Kforce is working with a well-known organization located in New York, New York (NY). The Senior Network Engineer will maintain all aspects of the wide-area, local-area networking and datacenter infrastructure and security.Summary:The networking infrastructure includes club connectivity, vendor links, remote access, LAN infrastructure, and security appliances and systems (e.g., firewalls, IPS, IDS, DNS, etc.). This position frequently engages with a wide variety of vendor partners who supply, configure, support and/or manage aspects of networking and security infrastructure. While this position is network focused, it also acts in an internal consulting capacity.Responsibilities:

  • Carry out all assigned one-time and recurring network administration, engineering, and management tasks as they relate to established Information Technology policies and compliance requirements

  • Develop and maintain productive business relationships with IT service providers and suppliers

  • Act as a subject matter expert regarding the creation and maintenance of network engineering policies, standards and procedures

  • Act as a senior network architect in support of project level activities with respect to the assessment, design and implementation of new and replacement core networking infrastructure

  • Identify, obtain change management approvals for, and execute, changes to external network configuration and firewall rules as they relate to project, service or help desk requests

  • Monitor, analyze, and follow-up on network alerts and tasks daily

  • Establish and monitor network segments and access controls to ensure that only minimum required system access is granted in accordance with best practices and compliance controls

  • Perform periodic risk assessments, report on vulnerabilities and propose remediation action

  • Initiate, perform, or assist with networking infrastructure adds, moves, and changes

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field

  • Master's degree preferred

  • Two or more of the following Cisco Certified Network Professional in Routing and Switching (CCNP - R&S), Cisco Certified Network Professional -in Wireless (CCNP - Wireless), Cisco Certified Network Professional in Security (CCNP - Security), Cisco Certified Network Professional in Data Center (CCNP - Data Center), Cisco Certified Network Professional in Collaboration (CCNP - Collaboration), and Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)

  • ITIL is a plus

  • Experience with Cisco routers, Cisco switches, Nexus 9K and 5K, ASA with FirePass and firewalls, MPLS network, IPsec VPN configuration, and SSLVPN configuration

  • Experience with VoIP (Microsoft Lync/Skype for Business)

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:YearsMinimum Compensation:140000.00Maximum Compensation:160000.00