Information Technology


Sr. Network Infrastructure Engineer  West Chester, PA  
Job Description

Job ID#:

1798

Job Category:

Information Technology

Position Type:

Full-time/Perm


A client of ours in West Chester, PA is looking to hire a critical position for their IT Infrastructure team and they have engaged our help in the search.  They are looking for a Sr. Infrastructure Engineer who will be responsible for maintaining and improving their Network Infrastructure, VPN Infrastructure, Gateway/Firewall Infrastructure as well as implementing best practices for monitoring those infrastructure components moving forward.  The position will serve as the highest point of escalation for all VPN/Firewall issues and will also work closely with the broader Infrastructure group as a senior member of the team contributing to new projects and architecture upgrades to help enhance the overall IT environment.  This individual is expected to operate at a senior level and own the areas listed above, which includes being able to clearly present and communicate challenges, opportunities, and projects for their area of responsibility.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage and improve the Networking infrastructure (LAN, WAN, and WLAN)
  • Manage and improve the VPN Infrastructure
  • Manage and improve the Gateway/Firewall Infrastructure 
  • Manage and improve a monitoring solution for the above technologies
  • Perform maintenance on the above systems
  • Automate lower level tasks through delegation and scripting
  • Ensure proper uniformity, documentation, and configuration control of the above technologies

 
Job Requirements

 

Background:
  • Bachelor Degree in IS or equivalent and 6+ years of experience serving in a network and systems engineering capacity with a proven history working with networking equipment & protocols (LAN, WAN, & WLAN) at an engineering level (Cisco & Ruckus preferred)
  • Must be a subject-matter expert working with client and site-to-site VPN equipment and technology at an engineering level (Palo Alto Preferred)
  • Very experienced working with Application Gateways & Firewall equipment at an engineering level (Palo Alto preferred)
  • Experience working in a data center with physical equipment, cabling, etc.
  • Full OSI Model technology stack mastery for troubleshooting
  • Able to document work performed for cross pollination and repeatability.
  • Able to present & plan projects, problems, & challenges for the area of responsibility
  • Motivated and energetic team player
  • Able to work independently and own tasks to completion
  • US Citizenship required

Desired/Preferred Skills:
  • Experience with Linux as a Systems Administrator (CentOS/RHEL preferred)
  • Experience with Windows as a Systems Administrator (2012 R2 and newer)
  • Experience with VMWare 6.x and newer.
  • Able to write custom and complex scripts, as well as maintain existing scripts with source control (PowerShell, Python, Ansible, or bash preferred)
  • Experience working with reverse proxies (nginx preferred)
  • Experience with backup solutions and Disaster Recovery.
  • Experience with storage server solutions.
  • Active TS/SCI Security clearance




 

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