Network Engineer

Las Vegas, NV 89118

Employment Type: Perm Job Category: Network Engineer Job Number: 20162

Job Description

As our Sr. Network Engineer, you will report to the Network Services Manager and are responsible for providing technical maintenance, design, security and recovery support to the local or wide area networks. Installs, implements, and supports network equipment and software.

What You Will Do...
  • Research and identify solutions that enhance and progress technology for the organization
  • Provide direction with budgetary decisions for peer team members, as well as senior IT leadership
  • Accelerate time to resolution where escalation has been initiated for support incidents and problems
  • Lead role in preparing analysis, and after-action review for post mortem incidents, or deployment of infrastructure systems
  • Design preventative maintenance strategies for infrastructure systems
  • Anticipate and mitigate potential attacks to infrastructure systems, to support system security
  • Mentor and advise junior IT team members with product, and enterprise systems installations, and upgrades
  • Create policy for system security, standardization, and controls throughout the organization

What You Will Need...
  • Configure and administer networks to ensure their smooth and reliable operation for fulfilling business objectives and processes
  • Analyze and assess problems with network and security infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, and VPN; develop a solution utilizing a network of vendors, local staff and contractors
  • Design and recommend changes to improve network systems, network configurations, and network hardware or software requirements
  • Ensure all environment configurations and solutions comply with all local gaming jurisdiction IT compliance requirements; drive root cause analysis on all critical network issues and document findings
  • Monitor network performance and address problem areas as needed
  • Provide second level tier support and act as liaison on network problems/activities between the user and vendor service personnel
  • Ensure network connectivity of all servers, workstations, telephony equipment, fax machines, and other network appliances
  • Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information
  • Model compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Maintain knowledge of networking related topics, including emerging technologies, industry best practices, and regulatory/compliance related concerns
  • Bachelors Degree required; in Computer Science or equivalent preferred
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience in network engineering required
  • Cisco CCNP or CCIE certification highly preferred
  • Experience and fundamental knowledge in core network concepts TCP/UDP, Layer 2 protocols such as STP, VTP, VLANs, DHCP, Layer 3 protocols like EIGRP, OSPF, QoS, BGP, multicast and security protocols SSL, VPN and IPSec/NA, and Checkpoint required
  • Experience with WAN Tech, Dedicated Circuit, Layer2 / Layer3 MPLS, WAN Optimization, SD-WAN
  • Experience with implementation of next generation firewalls
  • Experience with Wireless Technology, Enterprise 802.11 wireless
  • VOIP Systems

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