Stratus Technologies Senior Network Engineer in Maynard, Massachusetts

Senior Network Engineer

Location:Maynard, MA

Job Code:AMNE74

of openings:1


Come join a progressive IT team passionate about learning, growing, and keeping up to date on the latest technology. This position is part of a dynamic Information Technology team responsible for a global IT environment. This role will assist in maintaining an existing complex multi-vendor environment as well as drive new networking & security related projects.

Job Responsibilities

  • Engineer and implement solutions for local and wide area networking in all Stratus locations and connectivity between them in a dynamic, complex L2/L3 environment.

  • Engineer and implement secure firewall, IPS/IDS, and other monitoring solutions to support the company’s security & connectivity needs.

  • Create and maintain networking & security standards.

  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks. Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale.

  • Engineer connectivity solutions to integrate cloud/IaaS

  • Perform daily network monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all network resources, systems and key processes, reviewing all relevant logs & alerting.

  • Provide support for all LAN & WAN environments including responding to outages, performance issues, etc.

  • Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.

  • Provide second level support per request from various constituencies. Investigate and troubleshoot issues.

  • Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with impacted user communities.

  • Apply patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.

  • Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures.

  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning

  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required.

  • Maintain network environment and monitoring equipment.

  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.

  • Participate in a 24/7 on-call rotation.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelors (4-year) degree, with a technical major, such as engineering or computer science – or equivalent experience.

  • Thorough understanding of the TCP/IP protocol stack (IPV4 & IPV6) and associated protocols.

  • Experience with Extreme Networks L2/L3, Cisco routers & switches, Palo Alto Firewalls, Cisco ASA, Aruba wireless, InfoBlox, NetScaler, and LogRhythm.

  • Demonstrated understanding of contemporary security threats and approaches to mitigate them.

  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects from charter through completion/delivery.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze/identify complex networking and security issues while working on mission critical environments.

  • Technical certifications in relevant technologies strongly desired (e.g. CCNA/CCNP, CISSP, etc).

  • Six plus years network engineering experience.

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.

  • Participation in industry peer groups, vendor events, and technical training is critical to maintaining a thorough understanding of emerging technologies and industry trends.