Sr. Network Engineer

Full time - Permanent
Jersey City
Posted 2 weeks ago

Sr. Network Engineer, Corporate Global Technology
Jersey City, NJ

Global investment banking firm focused on serving clients for over 50 years, is a leader in providing insight, expertise and execution to investors, companies and governments. The firm provides a full range of investment banking, sales, trading, research and strategy across the spectrum of equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, futures, commodities and select asset and wealth management strategies, in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Responsible for configuration, management, sustainability, day-to-day operations and support of current and next generation global networking infrastructure with careful regard to availability, connectivity, performance, and security.

• Plan changes on network devices/systems, with an end-to-end approach based on engineering defined standards and best practices. This includes creation of configuration and associated approval requests, implementation of the changes, and user acceptance.

• Work independently and as part of a team to urgently analyze and troubleshoot escalated issues from Tier II, train and provide technical training to Tier I & II Technician; Act as Tier III support for firewalls, load balancers, routing, and switching. Efficiently troubleshoot/prioritize issues and create a culture of root cause analysis.

Required Background:

• 7+ years hands on experience with various Cisco platforms including but not limited to Nexus Series (5k/7k/9k), Catalyst Switches, ISR Routers, and network management tools

• Mastery of enterprise routing and switching including (but not limited to): BGP, MPLS, EIGRP, OSPF, VPC, 802.1Q, ether-channel, STP, RSTP, VTP, QoS, ACLs

• Extremely proficient with network troubleshooting tools (sniffer, syslog, NetFlow, TCPDUMP, Wireshark etc.)

• Significant experience with Palo Alto, Juniper, Checkpoint firewalls along with Riverbed, F5 and Citrix Netscaler load balancers

• Understanding of optical networking, WAN acceleration, and different WAN automation technologies

• Expert level Knowledge of wireless technologies standards and protocols. Cisco WLAN and ISE specific experience desired

• A good understanding of remote access technologies including Citrix, IPSec VPN, and Direct Access to provide internal users with anytime anywhere accessibility to business applications

• Experience managing and deployment of large scale multicast architecture for trading applications

• Manage multiple projects simultaneously and can adapt to changing business needs

• Work well with cross functional global and remote teams

• Self-disciplined, self-starter who can provide leadership and mentor others while resolving complex incidents and delivering projects

• Ability to analyze complex problems, propose effective solutions and understand and apply business vision and direction

• Working knowledge of ITL processes, specifically Incident Management, Change Management, Problem Management

• Ability to be called upon 24/7 in case of emergencies

Desirable Skills:

• Hands-on operational experience and management of AWS/Azure services, including AWS Direct Connect experience strongly preferred

• Experience working with large trading floor technologies

• Experience implementing multitenant datacenter and user environments to provide appropriate separation for multi-organization technology deployments and separation

• Experience implementing large scale Network Access Control in an enterprise environment

• CCIE and CCNP Certifications considered a plus

• CISSP Certification considered a plus

Job Features

Job CategoryFinance, Information Technology, Technology

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