Senior Network Engineer

JOB FUNCTION: Information Technology
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Philadelphia, PA
POSTED: Nov 7, 2022

Our client, an industry leading financial services company located in Philadelphia, PA is seeking a Senior Network Engineer to join their team!

Salary/Hourly Rate:

Dependent on experience

Position Overview:

This Senior Network Engineer will work part of a team that is responsible for designing, implementing and supporting all network, firewall, DNS, production services & all data center related activities. The Senior Network Engineer will also perform implementation and troubleshooting of the connectivity architecture to address identified deficiencies and enhance the company’s strategic direction.

Responsibilities of the Senior Network Engineer:

  • Create designs to project/task requirements utilizing proven, best-practice technologies and solutions
  • Design, implement, and maintain secure firewall configurations to supplement new technologies and project initiatives in conjunction with other technology teams
  • Respond to only major issues and service interruptions
  • Prepares technical subject matter presentations for management
  • Maintains effective relationships with vendors, consultants and coworkers
  • Evaluates emerging technologies and product platforms with regards to business drivers, infrastructure performance and scalability assessments

Qualifications for the Senior Network Engineer:

  • 5 plus years working as a Network Engineer within an mid-sized or enterprise environment
  • CCNA and CCNP Certification preferred
  • Layer 2 and Layer 3 networking design and implementation
  • Hands-on experience of layer 3 protocols, such as HSRP, ARP, EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP
  • Hands-on experience of layer 2 technologies including (Rapid) Spanning Tree Protocol, LACP, and HDLC
  • Thorough knowledge of TCP/IP addressing and sub-netting
  • Strong understanding of firewall logic including Network
  • Port Address Translations (NAT / PAT); Site-to-Site VPNs and remote-access VPNs
  • Conceptual understanding of Quality of Service (QoS) theory and SD-WAN
  • Hands-on or specific training experience with the following platforms below
  • Cisco NXOS-based routers (9500 and 9300 series)
  • Cisco IOS-based routers (9600,4400 and 4300 series)
  • Cisco IOS-based switches (9300 and 3650X series)
  • F5 Big-IP Load-balancers
  • Fortinet and Cisco firewall platforms
  • Exceptional technical documentation skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field is preferred


  • Client provided benefits, upon eligibility
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 115718