Title: Sr. Manager, Network EngineeringLocation: Secaucus. NJFull Time/Direct HireAbout the RoleThe Network Manager will be responsible for leading a team of Network Engineers in designing, developing, configuring, installing, supporting, maintaining, optimizing and troubleshooting the network infrastructure. As the Network Manager, you may be asked, as new business needs arise, to accept additional tasks and responsibilities within the department, besides those detailed in this job description. What You will Do
Provide proactive IT Support and Network monitoring, performance tuning and testing for potential weakness across multiple secure networks.
Establish network design and make product recommendations, evaluations, configurations, etc.
Support of local and wide-area network hardware, software and applications to include voice, video, and data cable systems
Maintain telephone systems, communication links, and video conference equipment while ensuring minimal downtime.
Manage assigned projects and program components to deliver services
Manage and configure the networking device including switches, routers, and firewalls (i.e. Palo Alto, Arista and Cisco Firewalls)
Manage the network documentation process
Set protocol and make sure network diagrams are maintained
Provide overall strategic direction and roadmap to the team
Manage day-to-day interactions with vendors
What You Bring
Ideal candidate will have 10 plus years of experience in large complex environments preferably in hi tech industry (minimum 1,000 user base)
Bachelor's degree (Computer Science or Electrical Engineering) or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
Solid understanding of networking fundamentals as they relate to enterprise networks including but not limited to TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, ARP, SMB/CIFS and Client.
Experience working with standard cabling technologies such as UTP (5e and 6), Fiber Optic (single mode, multi-mode).
Engineering experience maintaining and deploying small and large scale LAN/WAN networks, including wireless networks.
Experience with network management tools including SNMP, Syslog and Solarwinds is a plus
Proficient in Layer 2 switching protocols (STP, HSRP, VLAN, etc).
Proficient in Layer 3 routing protocols (OSPF, BGP, EIGRP).
Must have large scale Cisco enterprise experience architecting, managing, installing and troubleshooting complex networks
Extensive switch knowledge and ACL management
Ability to Rack and Stack Network Devices including cable management in a Data Center / Server Room environment.
Experience with Voice over IP required.
Telecom support experience (Shoretel) is a plus.
Experience in customer service or Helpdesk support is a plus.