Project Role: Network Engineer
Project Role Description: The Network Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, maintaining, and supporting network infrastructure to ensure a highly available and secure network environment. The Network Engineer will also be responsible for troubleshooting and resolving network issues and providing technical support to end users.
Work Experience: 5-10
Work location: India
Must Have Skills:
- Experience with SD-WAN networks.
- Experience with WAN/LAN technologies including DHCP, DNS, OSPF, BGP, TACACS.
- Experience supporting Cisco Nexus and Catalyst switches, Meraki, and Cisco WLAN Controller 5500 / Cisco Meraki WiFi
- Experience supporting Cisco ASA firewalls including Site-to-Site VPN, AnyConnect & Firepower and SSL VPN connectivity.
- Experience with network tools such as SolarWinds (NPM, NTA, IPAM) and Wireshark
- Participate in managing all network security solutions. VLANs, ASA, Meraki, and ISE
- Convey highly technical information to end-users in lay terms at multiple sites/locations
- Experience in Azure Network Setup and support with firewalls and routers (Deploy and support).
- Create technical documentation, including network diagrams, configuration guides, and standard operating procedures.
Good To Have Skills :
- Experience implementing and supporting connectivity into Cloud environments such as Azure direct routes and VPNs (Good to have)
- Troubleshooting VPNs
- Design, implement, maintain, and support network infrastructure including SDWAN LAN, WAN, and wireless networks.
- Manage and monitor network devices such as routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, and VPN devices.
- Perform network configuration and maintenance activities including network security, data backup, and disaster recovery.
- Troubleshoot and resolve network issues and outages.
- Provide technical support to end-users including assistance with network-related problems and inquiries.
- Maintain network documentation, including network diagrams, inventories, and configuration information.
- Collaborate with other IT teams to ensure the integration of network infrastructure with other systems and applications.
- Research and evaluate emerging network technologies and make recommendations for improvements to network infrastructure.
- Strong Technical Skills: A Network Engineer should possess strong technical skills to design, implement, and maintain network infrastructure. They should have experience with SD-WAN,LAN, WAN, WLAN, and VPN technologies and protocols such as DHCP, DNS, OSPF, BGP, TACACS.
- Troubleshooting Skills: A Network Engineer should be able to identify, troubleshoot and resolve complex network issues in real-time. They should have experience with network analysis tools and methodologies.
- Network Security: A Network Engineer should have a strong understanding of network security, including the ability to implement and configure firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, VPNs, and other security measures.
- Communication Skills: A Network Engineer should have excellent communication skills to communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders. They should be able to explain complex technical issues in a simple and concise manner.
- Documentation Skills: A Network Engineer should be able to create technical documentation, including network diagrams, configuration guides, and standard operating procedures.
- Adaptability: A Network Engineer should be able to adapt to changing business needs and emerging technologies. They should be able to quickly learn new technologies and methodologies.
- Analytical Thinking: A Network Engineer should have strong analytical skills to evaluate network performance, identify areas of improvement, and develop and implement solutions to address network issues.
- Teamwork: A Network Engineer should be able to work effectively in a team environment, collaborate with colleagues, and share knowledge and skills with other team members.
- Customer Service Orientation: A Network Engineer should be customer service oriented and have the ability to interact with clients to understand their network requirements and deliver network solutions that meet their needs.
- Some college or Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other related area or equivalent experience.
- 5+ years’ experience supporting an enterprise network – Tier 2 Support
- Cisco CCNA and CCNP preferred.
- Proven track record implementing and supporting redundant and scalable WAN architectures with a focus on reliability, security, and performance.