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Robert Half Network Engineer in Westford, Massachusetts


Robert Half is seeking a hardworking Network Engineer with strong knowledge of networking hardware and software. Are you a self-starter with a thorough knowledge of interfacing, Internet protocols, security, server, and network infrastructure? Then we have the right Network Engineer position you will love.

What you get to do every single day

· Provide network technology planning, configuration, implementation, troubleshooting, and operational support for (30+) sites, data centers, and >2,300 employees worldwide

· Provide support for public/private multi-cloud architecture (Azure, AWS, VMware VCF/NSX, Equinix)

· Engineering and administration of core foundational infrastructure: LAN/WAN/WLAN, Internet, MPLS, routing, switching, security (firewalls), SDWAN

· Implementation and support of virtual network infrastructure

· Implementation and administration of network monitoring, alerting and capacity planning tools and services

· Support of remote access services (SSL VPN, Citrix, S2S VPNs)

· Automation of network tasks and information gathering using scripts and tools

· Planned lifecycle and incident driven change management complying with established standards, processes and procedures with no impact to business operations

· Contribute towards continuous service improvement activities related to public cloud platforms and related services

· Ensure all infrastructure components meet established SLA’s, performance benchmarks and capacity standards

· Participate in Change Management Review Boards and Root Cause Analysis meetings as required

· Create and maintain technical documentation including standard operational procedures, runbooks and training documents

· Draft and maintain accurate topology diagrams for all network infrastructure and services

· Partner with other Infrastructure / IT service delivery teams supporting project planning, implementation and operational support

· Collaborate with and mentor team members

· Support 24x7 service management and operations coverage through an on-call rotation

· Resolve incidents and issues for internal business partners, customer support teams and external partners


Required Skills and Qualifications

· Strong knowledge of Cisco/Meraki networking technology is required.

· Minimum 7-10 years of hands on experience working with Cisco networking technology in a large multi-site enterprise.

· Proven experience and success with LAN (chassis and stackable switches), WAN (routing and routing protocols), WLAN (cloud-managed access points) design and implementation.

· Experience implementing and maintaining firewall policies both internal and edge policies. (Cisco and Palo Alto experience preferred)

· Experience supporting remote access services (SSL VPN, S2S VPNs).

· Knowledge of telephony and Unified Communications technologies.

· Proven experience with network capacity planning, network security principles and general network management best practices.

· Ability to work as part of a global network team.

Desirable Skills and Qualifications

· Cisco CCNA or CCNP or other vendor certifications

· Familiar with Cloud technology (public/private), Azure, AWS, VMware VCF/NSX, co-location)

· Familiar with Cisco FTD/Palo Alto Panorama platforms

· Experience with SD-WAN technology (Silverpeak/Aruba Networks optimization and load balancing)

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