Senior Network Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Telecommunication/Wireless/Cable

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Job ID: 2
# of Openings: 1
Category: Information Technology
City: Purchase
State: NY
Company: Atlas Air, Inc


The primary focus of a Senior Network Engineer is to participate in initiatives that support technology growth and innovation by capitalizing on their subject matter expertise. Senior Network Engineers also provide advanced technical support for all network infrastructure systems at all company locations, and facilitate troubleshooting with other cross-functional systems. They develop and implement new solutions, improve existing solutions, and provide a path of escalation for complex or high risk IT requests. Their ability to interact and facilitate initiatives with vendors and third parties is key. Designing and implementing stable, robust systems that can be operationalized with low risk is paramount.


Project Delivery:
Track and complete assigned IT projects
Complete tasks in a timely and quality fashion
Adhere to implementation, quality control, and change control standards
Keep IT management apprised of risks to project success

Design, Engineering, and Innovation:
Facilitate the acquisition and integration of new technology into the environment
Identify and recommend new technology value to the organization
Research technical concepts and educate other team members as needed
Present research / proposed projects to IT management
Lead technology evaluations
Provide expertise on application integration, design, security, reliability
Collaboration with other design teams within IT
Demonstrate a high aptitude for business understanding and proactive application of technical solutions to business challenges

Customer and System Support:
Provide escalated technical support
Proactively identify, research and resolve technical problems
Responsibility for monitoring and completing tickets in assigned queues
Participate in after-hours on-call support
Participate in after-hours maintenance
Keep IT management apprised of critical issues
Ability to work in a secure datacenter environment (including lifting up to 50 lbs.)

Monitoring & Optimization:
Provide capacity planning and keep IT management apprised of system capacity needs
Recommend improvements to systems and IT support process
Define implementation standards

Documentation & Knowledge Management:
Document all ticket and project work
Ensure documentation is sufficient to yield reproducible results
Identify, track, any resolve gaps in existing documentation
Assist in policy, security, and compliance documentation efforts when agreed upon
Champion quality documentation of technical processes and procedures

Co-manage work units of internal staff and externally sourced services when agreed upon
Negotiate, collaborate, and consult with all company teams and leaders
Foster technical knowledge, design, and engineering excellence within the IT department


Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent certification in computer science, information technology, or related technical field
5-7 years of proven networking engineering and design focused experience
Subject matter expertise on all production network systems across routing, switching, and wireless platforms
Subject matter expertise with TCP/IP, standard routing protocols EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, and IPSec or SSL VPN technologies
Subject matter familiarity with VoIP and SIP
Subject Matter familiarity with Cisco ASA firewalls
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Ability to translate technical security concepts into lay terms
Experience with multiple technologies, processes and environments with a proven ability to execute engineering projects
Comfort with presenting in front of technical and non-technical audiences
Demonstrated results orientation, initiative, attention to detail, and customer service orientation
Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills
Strong understanding of SSL/TLS

Desired Qualifications:
Cisco networking certifications; CCNA, CCNP, etc.
Experience with F5 LTM and GTM systems
Experience with Microsoft and Linux server platforms
Experience with Active Directory security
Experience with Bluecoat Proxy systems
Experience with Cisco ISE and/or other security focused network platforms
Experience with SPAN port replication/aggregation technology

Special demands:
This position may require travel on an as-needed basis to domestic and international company locations and training events.



The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to afford equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, place of birth, age, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

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Associated topics: asic, cable technician, engineer, hardware, network engineer, osp, scada, system analyst, system engineer, voip

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