Network Engineer – CISCO ACI

at Pelham Berkeley Search
Published September 14, 2023
Location New York, NY
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


High Profile mid-sized Asset Management Company in Manhattan* seeks Network Engineer to build, improve and support enterprise networks including Data Center engineering, campus LAN support, security hardening and network access control.

This is a direct hire full-time position with an international firm that offers very competitive compensation (base + bonus) in addition to a very strong benefits package.

In this role you will:

  • Support all routing & switching of LAN and WAN
  • Daily support of Cisco ACI network core, leaf / access switches
  • Create network diagrams and documentation for design and planning network communication systems
  • Support network stability on a Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) and legacy structured environment- Border Gateway Protocol, Open Shortest Path First, Network Address Translation, Lan to Lan Virtual Private Network (L2L VPN) and Remote Access (Global Protect)
  • Handle sizing, availability and HA for Cisco ACI, Cisco legacy routers, and switches
  • Configure equipment to support corporate initiatives including new wireless initiative, M365 integration, and AWS integration
  • Manage and perform emergency work as necessary after hours or on weekends
  • Complete technology refresh for End-of-Life equipment
  • Implement appropriate changes, updates, and upgrades in response to vulnerabilities and incursions
  • Support the process owners for Network Security, Threat and Vulnerability Management and Security Information and Event Management; develop and maintain procedures related to these processes
  • Assist in developing strategies and solutions for remediating audit issues and ensure remediation activities are tracked and completed by due dates, as well as prepare reports for management.
  • Organize network incident investigations and root cause analysis.
  • Assure that run books and documentation, including network diagrams, are current and correct
  • Support resiliency and disaster recovery by participating in Disaster Recovery planning and drills

Requirements include:

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree with Computer Science or related (math, engineering,...) course of study
  • 4+ years of experience supporting and designing data center networks
  • Banking or Financial Services industry experience strongly preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of Data Center Networking and various Cisco components (ACI, ACS, ISE, wireless)
  • Routing protocols such as OSPF, BGP, IP, WANs, LANs, NAT
  • Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols
  • Experience with firewalls: Palo Alto and/or Cisco ASA
  • Virtual platform systems experience, F5 load balancers
  • CCIE and/or CISSP certification preferred but not required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Visio
  • Must be flexible to work occasional weekends for tech deployments

*Hybrid onsite 2-3 days per week

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