Principle Duties and Responsibilities of Role :
Architect, implement and support large scale WAN and LAN network environments
Assume technical leadership on complex projects and provide guidance to junior members
Coordinate scheduling network maintenance windows with internal Client Relations teams and development teams
Will be the highest point of escalation for network outages / incidents
Provide recommendations on architectural changes and design enhancements to the infrastructure to improve reliably and performance, reduce cost, and anticipate Company growth and acquisition
Create / updates policies, procedures, and documentation to adapt to new technologies and business requirements
Enhance existing procedures through scripting and automation
Maintain detailed knowledge of company network standards and the overall regional and global network environments
Responsible of configuring and maintaining a proactive Network Monitoring Systems leveraging existing tools in order to maintain and track network metrics
Performs ongoing network fine tuning, upgrades and enhancements to optimize network performance, availability, stability and security
Network and application load balancing devices administration and support
Being involved into network security related activities and functions, such as firewall rules changes, VPN devices management, NAC management, security troubleshooting
Provide assistance and advise to internal development and product teams on network and security related issues
Working with external customers on network related activities new connectivity requirements, setup, troubleshooting, etc;
provide assistance and advise to the Implementation Team with new clients setup
Provide assistance and expert knowledge guidance to the Global Network Operations team on all network and security related subjects;
willing to mentor and grow existing teams, and to take corrective actions where needed
Document both existing and proposed configurations utilizing various Microsoft applications such as Visio, Word, etc
Knowledge, Skills and Attributes
Expert TCP / IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, FTP, IPSec, BGP,OSPF and EIGRP protocols knowledge
Expert in all relevant network technologies routing switching, firewalls, VPN devices, etc; experience working with different vendor equipment Cisco, Netscaler, Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Blue Coat, Juniper, Fortinet.
Deep hands-on practical experience setting up and working with network management, monitoring and troubleshooting tools Wireshark, OmniPeek, Splunk, NetFlow, SNMP, PRTG, etc
Wide breadth of hands-on networking and project management skills
Ability to work independently and with tight deadlines and capable of adjusting to changes in priorities when necessary;
ability to work in fast-paced multitasking environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; great documentation skills
Excellent personal communication skills, ability to interface with senior people inside and outside of the technology organization, and with external clients and vendors
Willingness and capability of quickly learning new technologies required for accomplishing project goals
Knowledge of Programmable Infrastructure (APIs, Scripting, PYTHON, JSON) strongly desired
SSL Technologies with Public CERT / Key management, Understanding of CA and Intermediate CAs.
Cloud technologies in AWS and Azure
Experience on working with Jira / Agile methodologies
Thorough knowledge on Global Load balancing technologies.
Wan optimization technologies like Riverbed, Silverpeak and possible SDWAN technologies.
Understanding of Private WAN providers like Radianz.
Experience in working on Linux platform.
BS Engineering or equivalent technical experience
Cisco CCNP certification required, CCIE preferred
Minimum 7 years of related practical network engineering experience
Expert knowledge of LAN / WAN systems, networks and applications
Practical troubleshooting experience with a variety of protocol standards and tools
Practical network security experience firewalls, VPN, load balancers
Experience in IP address management and assignments
Experience working in mission-critical financial environment