View Full Version : Sr Network Engineer - Washington, DC area

2008-07-02, 15:05
The primary duties of the senior network administrator will be administering, maintaining, and monitoring mission critical networks in support of Symantecís Response & Managed Security Services and Symantec Deepsight services. The individual will be in a lead technical role, responsible for maximum uptime, optimal performance, upgrading and patching, problem resolution, change management, and the design and rollout of routers, switches, load balancers, firewalls, VPNs, and other network appliances. Additional duties include administering Solaris servers and SAN Fiber Channel Switches. Individual will participate in ongoing development efforts to improve the quality of service delivery. Participation in rotational 24x7 on-call is required.

Minimum four years of network administration experience with advanced knowledge of switch configuration, routing protocols, load balancing, firewall and VPN administration. Hands-on experience in a medium to large-scale production environment is preferred. Candidate must have a strong Cisco switching skill set with a solid understanding of layer 2 switching protocols, VLANs, trunking, CATOS, IOS, Cisco hardware components, and other advanced feature sets. Experience with dynamic routing protocols BGP and OSPF is desired. Application and performance monitoring know-how is a plus. Hands-on knowledge with Cisco routers, Pix and ASA appliances and Checkpoint firewalls is required. Individual must have experience configuring VPN tunnels and must understand both IPSEC and SSL-based technologies. Candidate must possess familiarity configuring web load balancing appliances and SSL acceleration. Additionally, they must have prior experience with and be able to interact with Telco carriers and provision Internet and private line circuits. Previous experience with SAN design and Fiber Channel switches is desired. Candidate must demonstrate familiarity with fundamental UNIX administrative techniques, command line operation Preferred certifications include, CCNA, CCNP, CCSP.