Well established Global Insurance Provider in Somerset County NJ seeks a Network Engineer to be responsible for overseeing the design, installation, configuration and maintenance of a the enterprise network infrastructure.
This individual will support multiple parallel project efforts to integrate new applications and services within the network, integrate new network technologies, scale the network as necessary and maintain the lifecycle of hardware and software as appropriate.
Oversee the evolution and documentation of existing infrastructure, LAN/WAN network and security and audit standards.
Performs management of network design and as-built documentation upkeep for 20 offices
Develop future network architectures to align with proven and stable Industry trends
Manages, configures and supports existing VOIP Infrastructure at 5 locations
Deployment and support of new infrastructure standards (ex. switches, FW, routers)
Perform ongoing technology evaluation and business applicability assessment to ensure business needs are appropriately met
Consult with department managers to develop system solutions consistent with organizational objectives
Evaluate and implements tiered defensive posturing systems and policies to defend against malware threats
Oversee outsourced monitoring 6 Office MPLS Wide Area network, and 20 Internet Points of presence to ensure availability of network/application access
Work with technology manufacturers or consulting VAR’s to assist with deploying new or migrating existing technologies
Negotiate contracts with and coordinate activities of hardware, software, telecommunications, support, and training vendors.
Develop and implement policies and procedures related to network hardware and software acquisition, use, support, security, and backup.
Establish and maintain network users, user environment, directories, and security.
Develop and communicate standards for use, operations, and security of network, personal computers, and data.
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university.
10+ years hands on infrastructure support experience.
3+ years project management experience in support of infrastructure initiatives.
AD Architecture concepts
Virtualized Networking Concepts / Skills – VMware specifically, other Cloud Virtualized Networking skills a plus.
Extensive experience in LAN/WAN/MPLS/INTERNET operations for following areas:
– Cisco Switches
– Core Switching Technologies –VPC, VXLANs, VSS, HSRP,
– Cisco Router Protocols such as OSPF, BGP, EIGRP
– Cisco Wireless Access Points
– Cisco ASA
– Cisco VPN
– Blue Coat Proxies
– F5 Load Balancers
– Checkpoint Firewalls
– Experience with Windows Servers, Linux, and Active Directory
– VoIP concepts and the supporting QOS framework
– Carrier based WAN networks and provisioning services