Designs and architects robust, highly-available, high performance data center network infrastructure involving multiple distributed systems
Specific responsibilities include design and installation, configuration, administration, upgrade and maintenance of complex Cisco network switches, routers, Wireless, VPN, F5 load balancers and ASA firewalls.
Maximize network performance by monitoring infrastructure; troubleshooting network problems and outages; scheduling upgrades; collaborating with 3rd party support resources and fellow IT engineers on network optimization.
Manages and coordinates support for all data services across the enterprise; analyzes bandwidth requirements and provides proactive cost and capacity planning.
Leads major network projects to support capacity growth, upgrades and new products/features, and integration.
Act as tier 1 support for all network issues; participate in on-call rotation.
Participates in the diagnosis, isolation and resolution of network problems. Identifies and documents the root cause. Proactively identify potential issues in the production environment and help recommend potential solutions.
Develop and drive documentation of Standard Operating Procedure documents.
Secures network system by establishing and enforcing policies; defining and monitoring access.
Provides training and technical support for users with varying levels of IT knowledge and competence
Works closely with other departments/organizations and collaborates with other IT staff.
Ensures the most cost-effective and efficient use of network infrastructure. Drives improvements in network process and standardization.
Ensures compliance with change control processes and adherence to standards.