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CTG Sr. Network Engineer in Overland Park, Kansas

Sr. Network Engineer

United States

Information Technology

Nov 24, 2021Post Date

21204876Requisition #

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The Senior Network Engineer is responsible for helping to design, engineer, manage and support the Client’s global voice and data network.

The Engineer will be part of a Global Network team, working very closely with third-party providers, implementing and supporting network solutions across the enterprise. While there will be a primary focus on regional network support in Windsor, Colorado, there are expectations that they will be heavily interfaced with their global counterparts to ensure consistent implementation and support of the network strategies and environment.

We are looking for a highly motivated, senior network engineer with significant hands-on experience. The role is based at Windsor, Colorado manufacturing facility, predominantly supporting site-specific network requirements but with the ability to remotely support all global networking systems when required. A strong awareness and familiarization of the regional Server and Desktop environment is also a requirement. The candidate is expected to work closely with the Regional Business management and will interface their needs to IT colleagues for implementation. The role requires interaction with and coordination of local/regional/global service providers to implement, manage, and support the Client’s enterprise Network environment. The candidate will also be a key contributor on a Global cross-functional team that will research, select, and implement the planned roadmaps of newly defined systems and solutions our Client needs.

Our Client is a global company, requiring strong technical and communication skills, and a willingness to work in a fast-paced, changing environment, sometimes after hours if critical regional or Global issues require.

Location:Windsor, CO

Contract Length:6 Month Contract to hire

Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day operational support (including on-call) for Global, SD-WAN, DMVPN, VPN and any other local network or Network device needs.

  • Manage network implementations and projects through to completion, working with the Regional and Global Business teams to ensure all site moves and changes are known, managed, and consistent with our strategy and expected timelines.

  • Perform network capacity and performance monitoring for optimized QoS traffic, system tuning, problem & change management

  • Manage Telecom configurations and traffic patterns for all telephony and network devices.

  • Provide Telecom support where and when needed for office staff, lab environments, manufacturing locations and any specialized process control locations where Telecom devices and/or services exist.

  • Support all ITIL processes for Network and hosted environments (coordination, asset inventory, etc.).

  • Develop and maintain general deployment configurations for all network hardware and associated documentation related to and including site/location details.

  • Work with vendors\carriers as and when required.

  • Maintain and adhere to Network related standards and Corporate policies and standards.

  • Evaluate, specify, and direct IT hardware and software solution implementations.

  • Assist BU and team members with projects where Network resources are required.

  • Occasional travel will be needed to Regional sites as necessary unless remote support can accomplish desired goals.

Additional responsibilities might include:

  • Architecting complex/global/enterprise network solutions and tools (sized, QoS balanced and redundant as needed).

  • Developing and improving security management at the edge and Internet POP’s.

  • Monitoring and troubleshooting LAN/WAN environments for problems and mistake proofing.

  • Ability to manage multiple platforms and environments (i.e. Routing, Switching, IP Telephony, Wireless, Firewalls, Security Knowledge and Monitoring tools).

  • Develop Telecom and/or other IT related standards and corporate policies.

Skill Requirements:

  • Technical understanding and hands on experience with Cisco hardware and configurations.

  • Technical understanding and hands on experience with Load Balancers, preferably F5

  • Familiarity with network monitoring tools such as Solarwinds

  • Technical understanding and hands on experience with Fortinet Firewalls, related to policies, filtering and operational support functions, or the equivalent Firewall knowledge.

  • In depth knowledge of Networks, Ethernet, TCP/IP, VLANs, IP Routing (OSPF, BGP) QoS.

  • Technical awareness of IP and conventional telephony solutions.

  • General knowledge of Desktops and Servers and their interaction with networking.

  • Experience working with vendors to ensure they meet deliverables\SLAs

  • Excellent People and Teamwork skills

  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to communicate at all levels within the organization.

  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities.

  • Ability to multitask and be flexible to accommodate changing business needs and priorities.

  • Willingness to work in on-call situations with other team members or when called in for support.

  • Desire to identify and investigate Telecom improvement opportunities, solutions and options that drive operational efficiency or cost savings.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with excellent attention to detail.

  • Strong customer focus.

  • Flexibility to deal with change.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Education:

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or equivalent

  • Network related Certifications

CTG is a leading provider of digital transformation solutions and services that accelerate clients' project momentum and achievement of their desired IT and business outcomes. Our vision is to be an indispensable partner to our clients and the preferred career destination for digital and technology experts. CTG has operations in North America, South America, Western Europe, and India. For more information, visit www.ctg.com.

Our culture is a direct result of the people who work at CTG, the values we hold, and the actions we take. In other words, our people are the culture. It's a living, breathing thing that is renewed every day through the ways we engage with each other, our clients, and our communities. Part of our mission is to cultivate a workplace that attracts and develops the best people, reflected by our recognition as a Great Place to Work-certified company across many of our global operations.

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. CTG will assure equal opportunity and consideration to all applicants and employees in recruitment, selection, placement, training, benefits, compensation, promotion, transfer, and release of individuals without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, age, disability, marital or veteran status, citizenship status, or any other discriminatory factors as required by law. Our Affirmative Action program serves to promote occupational equality and diversity through good faith efforts. CTG is fully committed to promoting employment opportunities for members of protected classes.

Additional Information

  • Job Function: Networking

  • Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

  • Work Remote: Yes

  • Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

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