Senior Network Engineer

Company: Kforce Technology ( Learn More )

General Information
$55.00 /Hour
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Job Description


Kforce has a client that is looking for a Senior Network Engineer to join their team in Englewood, Colorado (CO).The ideal candidate for the position of Senior Network Engineer will have proven experience designing, deploying, and managing large-scale enterprise networks, with focus on performance optimization and scalability, and will have the following areas of responsibility:
  • Administration: Managing and monitoring the network infrastructure, providing troubleshooting support, and ensuring documentation is accurate
  • Engineering: Proposing and implementing system enhancements, including software and hardware updates, that will improve performance, reliability, and scalability of the network
  • Architecture: Defining, designing, implementing, and evolving network solutions
  • Project Management: Managing technical projects within the scope of the Network Team.
  • Major Duties and Responsibilities:Perform activities required to plan, deploy, manage, support, and scale a mission-critical 24x7 IP network in a rapidly expanding, global environment:
  • Provide subject-matter expertise regarding network planning, technical architectures, models and standards
  • Identify, diagnose, and resolve different types of network problems
  • Proactively analyze vulnerabilities in the network and provide strategy/options for mitigation
  • Manage all network hardware installation, configuration, and maintenance, including coordinating carriers and circuit installations, and related software configuration and monitoring tools
  • Job Requirements


    • Masters or Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field
    • Extensive knowledge of data communication systems, including hardware, software and applications
    • Extensive practical knowledge of all layers of the OSI network model
    • Strong ability to troubleshoot complex multi-vendor network issues in the LAN and WAN
    • Knowledge of Quality of Service, IPSec, Multicast and load balancing techniques are also essential
    • Must have proficient knowledge of core networking protocols, such as: TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP, DHCP, ARP, Domain Name System (DNS) and SNMP, and experience with successfully applying these protocols to solve complex networking problems
    • Hands-on experience with the networking products of major vendors (e.g., Cisco, Brocade, Juniper, BigIP, A10), along with strong Unix/Linux/Storage systems knowledge and proficiency with the related disciplines
    • Hands on experience with protocol analyzer tools and debugging tools
    • Must be able to manage multiple tasks, projects, and initiatives with different priorities at the same time
    • This position requires an individual with strong interpersonal skills, the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with highly technical peers, and the capability to manage work load among changing priorities
    • Demonstrated ability to stay up-to-date on current technologies and recent developments in relevant technologies, and to evaluate new technologies and promote the benefits associated with their adoption
    • Understanding of scripting languages such as Perl, Python and/or PHP/CGI is preferred
    • Hands-on experience working with various cloud vendors a plus
    Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.