Senior Network Engineer

February 18, 2021
Philadelphia, PA
Job Type


Senior Network Engineer

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Full time direct hire role

No C2C or visa candidates

VERY IMPORTANT: This is a remote role; however, candidate MUST reside within commutable distance from center city Philadelphia to be able to work onsite from time to time.

Send resume to asim dot ghosh at insourcenow dot com

Top skills

· Juniper

· Palo Alto

· Cloud (preferably AWS) implementation & management

· Terraform

Essential Job Functions

· Secure, maintain, and continuously improve a 24x7 infrastructure environment to run the company’s software and computing systems.

· Ensure that the data centers and cloud environment operate in a resilient manner and are recoverable in the event of a regional disaster or outage.

· Architect, secure, maintain, and continuously improve IP network by considering issues including performance, availability, utilization, throughput, and latency.

· Maintain network by configuring and managing network devices.

· Maintain performance through network monitoring, analysis, performance tuning, troubleshooting, and escalating problems to vendor(s).

· Manage, maintain, troubleshoot, recommend, and implement improvements to network security devices including firewalls, IPS/IDS, proxies, VPNs, SD-WAN/WAN Edge, and the network and security components of public cloud technologies.

· Establish, configure, and maintain external network connectivity leveraged for internet access, market data connectivity, third party connectivity, disaster recovery (DR) site, VPNs, voice communications, remote offices, and public cloud.

· Manage, monitor, recommend, and implement improvements to information security tools and systems to continue to add protections and defense for the firm’s infrastructure, systems, and data.

· Manage and administer telephony infrastructure, both the corporate phone system and the trader’s turret system.

· Evaluate, select, and implement technologies to standardize and automate the implementation and configuration of network systems.

· Serve as technical specialist to troubleshoot and resolve system problems and emergencies.

· Perform daily system monitoring, verify the integrity and availability of all network resources, key processes, reviewing logs and verifying completion of scheduled jobs.

· Monitor reports and dashboards from security systems to identify any potential security breaches.

· Install new software releases, perform systems upgrades, evaluate, and install patches.

· Mentor other members of the infrastructure team to help them better understand the relationship between their responsibilities and the success of the firm.

· Own end-to-end delivery of certain technology projects including managing scope, quality, and schedule.

· Contribute to strategic infrastructure technology planning.

· Implement, maintain, and test disaster recovery for corporate computing environment.

· Maintains contemporary knowledge of relevant, state-of-the-art technology, equipment and/or systems.

· Perform after hour and weekend changes, maintenance, and deployments, as necessary.

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