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Cisco Network Engineer

Company: Genesis10
Location: Warren
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Genesis10 is seeking a Cisco Network Engineer for a contract position with a reinsurance firm located in Warren, NJ. This will be a hybrid position. Summary: Apply a comprehensive understanding of Cisco networking technologies and concepts with a focus on switches and wireless. This includes a basic understanding of routing, switching, firewalls, and network monitoring and management. Experience with upgrading, patching and maintaining Cisco network infrastructure. Ability to effectively collaborate with team members on larger projects and broader issues. Responsibilities:

  • Maximize network performance by optimizing network configuration, troubleshooting network issues and outages, perform hardware and software upgrades, maintaining high security standards, and properly documenting all procedures
  • Maintain and upgrade the existing Cisco wireless networking infrastructure
  • Configuring and troubleshooting Cisco Switching Platforms (C9400 Chassis, N9K, N3K)
  • Daily activities would include:
  • Track, update, document and resolve all assigned incidents and change tickets via ServiceNow ensuring solutions and support meet proper SLA
  • Coordinates with other departments in order to understand and meet their requirements
  • Troubleshoot network problems, schedule upgrades, network hardware refresh projects, and perform network analysis and optimization
  • Provide escalation support of network infrastructure issues reported to the network group and follow up as necessary
  • Manage day-to-day calls and tickets for various engineering and troubleshooting tasks
  • Perform special projects, and additional duties and responsibilities as required
  • Maintain basic Infoblox networking equipment
  • Supporting F5 projects and general maintenance
  • Manage co-location and disaster recovery facilities Basic Qualifications:
    • 4 years of working experience in a Cisco networking environment required
    • Experience proactively monitoring, troubleshooting, analyzing and resolving Cisco hardware and software related issues required
    • Experience with Cisco enterprise switching platforms (Preferably C9400 Chassis, N9K, N3K)
    • Experience configuring and troubleshooting Cisco Wireless IOS-XE and AireOS Platforms (WLC: 98xx, 5508, 3504, 2504 AP: 91xx, 28xx)
    • Comprehensive knowledge of Cisco networking technologies and protocols
    • Experience with the following network protocols: VxLAN, BGP, OSPF, CAPWAP, DNS, DHCP, etc.
    • Significant experience of Layer 2 switching protocols (STP, HSRP, VLAN, etc.)
    • Experience working with the following network management platforms: SolarWinds NCM and Orion, Cisco DNA Center, Cisco Prime, Cisco CSPC, Cisco SSM
    • High level of attention to detail and accuracy required
    • Proficient verbal and written skills required to effectively communicate in the English language required Preferred Qualifications:
      • CCNP or other Cisco Networking Certification preferred
      • Palo Alto and private cloud support preferred
      • BigIP F5 LTM support experience preferred If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, apply today! About Genesis10: Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

Keywords: Genesis10, Elizabeth , Cisco Network Engineer, Engineering , Warren, New Jersey

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