Belk
Position Summary:
The Senior Network Engineer designs, installs, configures, implements and supports all aspects of the network environment, providing technical guidance and oversight and acting as a point of escalation and technical expert. 

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:
Architecture Vision and Direction
  • Develops, documents, communicates, and enforces network standards, policies and procedures for standardizing network assets.
Infrastructure Design & Builds
  • Participates in network architecture reviews.
  • Participates in network technology evaluations.
  • Performs detailed designs of new or changing network infrastructure.
  • Installs, configures, maintains, and replaces network hardware and software. 
  • Conducts multiple levels of testing prior to release of new and upgraded network systems, products or services.
Availability Management & Operating Level Management
  • Performs root cause analysis, resolves problems and recommends solutions.
  • Establishes guidelines and standards for capacity management review and establishes standards for network operations.
  • Monitors and plans capacity of all network infrastructures, devices and data circuits to plan for future growth.
  • Analyzes system performance and performs preventative networks maintenance to provide availability according to operating level agreements.
  • Works towards providing a fully redundant high availability infrastructure at all times.
Network Support
  • Performs monitoring, alerting, reporting, and trending of network and telecom systems.
  • Performs business continuity and disaster recovery testing.
  • Develops automation scripts and programs to streamline manual operations and reduce manpower requirement in maintenance and monitoring activities.
  • Performs troubleshooting and issue resolution and escalate issues to appropriate 3rd party vendor if needed.
  • Provides technical support and consultation to colleagues and customers as needed.

Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education
  • Expert level experience with iWan, WAAS, PfR
  • Current CCNA network certification or greater
  • Working expertise with network equipment
  • Working expertise e with firewalls, access control lists, and load balancers
  • Working expertise with routing and switching technologies and protocols
  • Working expertise in network device monitoring and capacity planning
  • Working experience in security strategies and practices

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