Kforce has a client in search of a Senior Network Engineer Data and Telecommunications in Phoenix, AZ.
Works with technical teams to ensure that hardware and software infrastructure is maintained with latest firmware and software requirements
Work to maintain the highest branch availability with the core network
Manages basic and expedited support to resolve all networking related issues
Troubleshoots and resolves all expedited issues impacting the customers' challenges and needs
Proactively communicates the status, plan of action(s), and resolution(s) of issues
Monitors and reports the performance of network components against KPIs and takes preemptive measures to minimize interruptions
Identifies opportunities and recommends solutions for improving the overall network health by assessing overall effectiveness and efficiency
Evaluates new technologies and platforms to determine whether their applicability aligns with businesses needs
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a closely related field
Senior network engineer with 8-10 years of hand-on data internetworking experience; CCIE certified or CCIE-level experience
8+ years of experience with WAN and LAN networks including WAN planning, procurement, and termination
8+ years of Cisco Switches (38xx, 45xx, 65xx, Nexus, and cloud managed switch solutions)
8+ years of Cisco Routers (ISR gen2, gen3, and ASR platforms)
8+ years of using routing protocols on Cisco routers and layer 3 switches including OSPF, EIGRP, and BGP
8+ years of Layer 2 Protocols: VLANs, VTP, LACP, PAGP, and Spanning Tree (STP)
8+ years of Network Services Protocols: VSS, WCCP, ACLs, Policy Based Routing (PBR)
Experience in design specification development, data communications security and privacy techniques
Form and report design experience and knowledge of security processes, regulations, codes, ordinances, and terminology
Experience with modern data center protocols including Nexus VPC, and OTV
Experience in HA switching with HSRP
Knowledge network Virtualization technology.
Design and implementation experience of networks supporting virtual desktops (VDI)
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.