Sr. Network Design Engineer
Sr. Network Design Engineer 8 Months Contract to hire Cincinnati OH 45202 Job description: Ensures network availability to all users. Controls, tests and analyzes the status and performance of all components of network facilities. Identifies, diagnoses, and resolves problems of moderate scope and complexity. Assists senior level network engineers to analyze and provide innovative solutions to network engineering and design projects. Applies full understanding of WAN/LAN internetworking design elements including cost versus performance tradeoffs, protocol interoperability, network architecture development, and requirements for testing / proof of concept. Mentors other associates on network technology implementation. Typically, provides professional experience in the development of innovative and cost-effective solutions to problems or design of complex integrated data processing and communication solutions. Technical expertise utilized in areas such as marketing, business acquisition and/or client support. Provides significant direction in areas such as research studies, tradeoff analysis, operation studies, design reviews, and technical briefings. Makes decisions on operating procedures, analytical approaches, and workflow. This includes exposure and subsequent usage of requirements analysis, cost-benefit analysis, human interface engineering, security analysis, test engineering, and performance analysis. 8-10 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience. With direction, applies principles, theories, and concepts, as well as knowledge or related disciplines. Demonstrated basic proficiency in WAN/LAN internetworking including design elements including cost versus performance tradeoffs, protocol interoperability, network architecture development, and requirements for testing / proof of concept. Demonstrated advanced knowledge of platform operation systems (router, platforms, LAN, WAN, and router protocols) and how they interact with the network. Posses and demonstrates advanced skills in gathering requirements, performing analysis and work with senior network engineers on complex design solutions. Demonstrated advance skills and knowledge and adherence to Change Management processes. Demonstrated excellent communication skills, both written and oral: Ability to create and deliver presentations to peers and leaders. Demonstrated strong customer service skills; interfaces well with customers, end users, partners and associates. Completion of ITIL Awareness training. Additional skills per Associate�s IDP. All Analyst-level skills. Mentors other associates on network technology implementation. Cisco Certified Network Associate and Cisco Certified Design Associate or Cisco Certified Design Professional preferred. Education: Undergraduate degree and 4-6 years relevant experience or Graduate degree and 2-4 years relevant experience. The Network Senior Advisor supports the operations of a large customer healthcare network including responding to customer requests for service and for issue resolution. Position will also support internal requests for service. Position reports to Network Manager. Other responsibilities are as follows: • Monitors and maintains network devices and resolves problems • Ensures availability of network systems and through proactive as well as reactive maintenance • Manages, resolves and documents issues and events related to environment availability • Communicates with all stakeholders (customers, project teams, end users, etc.) to address system issues • Makes recommendations for architectural enhancements • Exercises judgment in situations which have undefined practices and policies • Applies a comprehensive knowledge of network fundamentals; TCP/IP, OSI Model, LAN & WAN • Participate in the planning and execution of business continuity and DR events • Participate in 24x7x365 on-call rotation • Direct involvement in working with internal and external teams to consult, implement and troubleshoot configurations - hardware, software and services • Research escalated incidents to determine root cause and ensure resolution • Mentor and train junior network engineers • Assist in the Change Management process • Respond to voice-mail and emails in a timely manner • Applies knowledge to analyze and develop solutions to highly complex problems Thanks & Regards, Susheel Chaudhary (804) 545 8959 (Direct) (804) 622 0726 (Fax) Susheel.Chaudhary@stefanini.com
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