Senior Network Engineer

in Hayward, CA

Senior Network Engineer Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    5888219

  • Req #

    18816

  • Job Location

    Hayward, CA 94540, US

  • Job Category

    Information Technology

  • Job Type

    9+ Month Contract


Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Senior Network Engineer to join our team at our client’ s site in, .




Senior Network Engineer Position Overview

Our client in the Financial Services space is looking for a Senior Network engineer - performs activities required to design, build, deploy and support Enterprise LAN/WAN network and supporting branch operations, production datacenters, applications, telephony and video systems and other devices. This is a technical position, and requires strong troubleshooting and analytical skills - combined with a keen ability to communicate well in both verbal and written form

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Identification, diagnosis, and resolution of network problems.
  • Install, configure and manage network infrastructure devices (switches, routers, firewalls, wireless controllers and AP' s, SSL VPN, WAN compression, F5 Load Balancers, etc.)
  • Do technical design for projects and major changes. Create work breakdown structure and estimate high level effort for individual tasks. Share tasks across the team and lead work items to closure
  • Respond, troubleshoot, identify root cause and remediate issues in a complete, documented and timely manner
  • Ensure that appropriate monitoring, alerting and logging mechanisms are in place and functioning optimally all the time
  • Performance analysis and capacity planning for network circuits and devices.
  • Ensure network devices are configured and maintained in accordance with appropriate standards, best practices, and regulatory compliance requirements. Utilize and follow the change management process for network changes.
  • Provide Level 3 support to Network Operations for all LAN/WAN issues.
  • Effectively communicate both technical details and summarized impact analysis to Management.
  • Provide necessary network infrastructure support for day to day operations and appropriate disaster recovery procedures to support business continuity.
  • Keep abreast of new technologies and recommend adoption as appropriate. Identify areas for automation or other process improvement.
  • Participate in team on-call rotation and provide support during project and operations related cutovers.
  • Ensure network equipment is upgraded in line with vendor recommended operating system.
  • Maintenance of asset information and other documentation.





Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience)
  • Expert knowledge of Cisco networking equipment and software - Cisco CCNP or equivalent work experience
  • Hands-on Senior Network Engineer with over 10 years of experience in network design, architecture, administration of multi-platform LAN/WAN environments.
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP network protocols, including common application protocols
  • Demonstrated ability to systematically troubleshoot problems in complex systems and network environments
  • Extensive experience with both interior and exterior routing protocols, including OSPF, BGP, EIGRP and VPN technologies
  • Experience designing and supporting high-availability networks in load-balanced, n-tier application environments
  • Experience supporting secure enterprise wireless networks; including Meraki knowledge and experience
  • Experience with Cisco Nexus 5K/9K, VXLAN, Cisco Telephony and Call Manager, Cisco UCS is a plus
  • Experience deploying and managing SNMP-based network monitoring tools such as NetBrain and Solarwind Orion
  • Good working knowledge of Cisco ASA firewalls and Nexus-series switches
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communications skills














Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.




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Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.




EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

Additional Information

Who We Are

ABOUT US
Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

WHAT WE DO
We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

HOW WE DO IT
Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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