RESPONSIBILITIES Kforce has a client in search of a Network Engineer in New York, NY. Essential Functions Network Engineer is responsible for identifying the appropriate telecommunication, WAN, MAN, LAN, security and Wi-Fi technology solutions that support and meet the customer's business requirements This position must be able to provide network designs, manage network implementations, and proactively provide status to the Business Units Acts as a technical resource to evaluate evolving Telecommunication technology and perform as a consultant interface to the Business Units for new company initiatives The Senior Network Engineer collaborates with the outsource supplier to communicate company network requirements and reviews the supplier recommended solutionsprojects to ensure the design meets the business needs REQUIREMENTS BABS degree or equivalent experience CCNP, Palo Alto 10+ years of progressive data communications experience in WANMANLANWi-Fi network design, configuration, evaluation, problem resolution and project management experience Advanced communication skills, particularly the ability to communicate technical information to non-technical audiences Demonstrated ability to work with a wide array of technical and managerial personnel to solve complex problems Strong customer service skills and orientation Possess knowledge of film entertainment, video distribution and broadcast business requirement Expert knowledgeexperience in Wide Area and Local Area network design, configuration, installation, evaluation, problem resolution, and project management Strong understanding of routing protocols including BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, RMTP, etc. and telecommunication connectivity including MPLS, Private Line, Metro Ethernet, Site-to-Site VPN and Internet Strong understanding of multicast routing including ASM, SSM and IGMP Strong knowledge and understanding of all types of LAN environments (equipment hardware, software and cabling environment to support Ethernet, single-mode and multi-mode fiber optics, Cisco Nexus, ASR, Arista, F5, etc.) Proven technical expertise in the interfacing of network devices and service in a multi-platform computer and network environment (Wireless, VoIP, Video conferencing, VMware, etc.) Demonstrated ability to lead, coordinate, and manage complex projects developing project plansschedules delivering a product or service in a timely and cost-effective manner Kforce is an Equal OpportunityAffirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Associated topics: cable technician, hardware, network engineer, opnet, osp, radio, soc, technical, test, voip
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