Job summary

Metro Detroit, United States, North America
Career Level:
Senior (5+ years of experience)
Bachelor's Degree
Job type:
Full time
$100K - $120K
Apply before:
13 Nov, 2017

Senior Network Engineer

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Our client is a fast growing, private health care provider specializing in Medicaid, Medicare and Pharmacy benefit management based in Michigan serving multiple states. The company is experiencing a transformation of their Information Technology (IT) organization and has identified multiple needs for talent.  They have an immediate need for a Senor Network Engineer to perform systems and network engineering and integration tasks related to operations and systems sustainment. Responsibilities include design, documentation, project planning, communication, configuration, testing, implementation, tuning, and level 3 support. This position requires strong technical skills as well as the ability to successfully document and communicate results to technical and non-technical staff.

The following are high level requirements for the role:    

  • 8+ Years of Network Engineering Experience Including Leadership & Technical Consultation Responsibilities
  • Experience with Cisco ASA Firewalls & Nexus Product Line (Required)
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Related Program & Cisco Certification (CCNA, CCNP+, CCDA, CCIE etc.)


  • Provide sound judgment for solving complex technical issues, including effectively communicating the problem to management with recommendations for action to resolve the issue. May direct other engineers in order to mitigate risk and work towards a quick resolution within the required SLA
  • Research and recommend the latest technology in IT infrastructure and communicate findings to management for consideration. This will include performing proof of concept work with outside vendors
  • Design new systems as required. This will include developing proposals with systems architectural diagrams, detailed project plans, risk analysis, and estimates for completion
  • Create supporting documentation such as run books to system administrators and working closely with the operations team to ensure successful deployment of new systems
  • Responsible for systems sustaining activities. Serve as the level 3 escalation point for production support. This will require working closely with outside vendors as well as internal technical and non-technical staff to collect pertinent information such as logs, traces, packet captures, etc. to quickly resolve production issues
  • Take ownership of systems throughout their lifecycle. This will include ongoing maintenance of systems in the Test, Development and QA environments to ensure upgrades, patches, and ongoing changes will not adversely affect Production systems
  • Participate in business continuity and disaster recovery efforts to support the corporate disaster recovery plan. This will require the design, implementation, and ongoing validation of highly available systems as well as passive standby systems to ensure availability in the event of a disaster
  • Work independently using sound judgment to ensure systems perform to defined SLAs
  • Follow defined process for change control to ensure proper communication and to mitigate risk associated with introducing change to the production environment


  • Minimum of 8 years Network Engineering Experience is (Required)
  • Extensive knowledge of Cisco Routers 2600-3900, Catalyst switches 3750/4500/6500 & the Nexus product line (Required)
  • Previous experience in project leadership and in providing technical consultation to field and personnel with a proven proficiency in providing effective direction to analysis is (Required)
  • Cisco certifications or equivalent technical engineering qualification required (CCNA, CCNP+, CCDA, CCIE)
  • Extensive knowledge of Cisco ASA firewalls and VPN’s
  • Knowledge of Category 5/6/7 copper cabling along with various Fiber interface/specifications
  • Solid understanding of Layer 2 and 3 Protocols including Spanning Tree, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP
  • Extensive knowledge implementing and supporting 8021.x, PKI, SNMP, RADIUS, SYSLOG and Cisco ISE
  • Experience with network monitoring and debugging tools
  • Expert level knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures related to IT infrastructure and networking
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures related to Project Management. Specifically defining milestones, tracking progress, and reporting project status
  • Extensive knowledge of IPV4 and IPV6
  • Excellent diagnostic and troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge of F5 and XML gateways a plus

Job keywords/tags:  Network Engineer , Leadership , Technical Consultation , Cisco ASA Firewalls , Cisco , Nexus Product Line , Nexus Switch , Nexus , Cisco Certification , Cisco Routers , Catalyst Switches , VPN