This is a direct-client opening for a IT Network & Security Engineer located in Colorado Springs, CO. This is a Full-Time Position.
This job will be part of our Global Computing and Collaboration, Network Center of Excellence (COE) organization, which takes pride in providing reliable, high-performance, secure and cost-optimized IT networks at 120+ global sites.
Global Network Operations: Owns engaging, solution's and supporting network infrastructure (Data, Security) locally and globally.
Troubleshoot complex network (LAN, WAN, DNS, etc) and firewall-related issues.
Proactively pinpoint and eliminate network performance bottlenecks impacting business workloads.
Steadily improve network up time
Secure the network from malicious internal attacks
Provide technical leadership and expertise in escalations, P1-P3 incident response tickets.
Continuous improvements - leads and participates in Problem Management, Post-mortems, root cause analysis and accelerate/advance the resolution of incidents impacting the Critical Production Environment & pro-longing escalations
Global Network Solutions, Projects and Technology: Contribute in exciting global projects – site build-outs, new acquisitions, new technology deployments, technology refreshes, security etc.
Pilot Keysight’s commercial network management and visibility solution.
Stabilize newly deployed cutting edge network solutions
Potentially assist with business engagement/stakeholder communications for new deployments or continuous improvement initiatives. Candidate needs to be comfortable with collaborating closely with business stakeholders.
Willingness to work flexible hours including weekend and holiday coverage for any operational or project needs
We’re looking for a diversely skilled, experienced network engineer with these qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Information Technology.
8 years of hands-on network and security experience with minimally a Cisco CCNA or CompTIA Network+ Certification.
Other Industry certifications would be a plus – Cisco CCNP, MCSE, ITIL.
Required skills and knowledge:
Good knowledge and work experience in LAN/WAN/WLAN/SDWAN/MPLS Data network technologies, Telecom.
Cisco Routing and Switching including EIGRPP, BGP, VRFs, etc.
Experience in Cisco, Nexus, Juniper, HP, Viptela; including VDCs and VPCs.
Experience in Load Balancers (F5, A10), Riverbed WAN optimizer, Bluecat.
Good understanding of IP/DNS, Security, QoS.
Experience with Palo Alto and Cisco Firewalls
Experience with real time Network monitoring and diagnostic tools including HP node manager, Cascade, Wireshark, Solarwinds, etc.