Senior Network Engineer

3 months ago
Job ID
Information Technology


The Systems Engineer is responsible for advancing the company by planning, designing, and implementing new technologies.  The Senior Systems Engineer position does research, documentation, implementation of best practice, and project execution as well as sitting atop the escalation pyramid, serving as the last technical hand before engaging a vendor, and accordingly requires the ability to quickly and effectively troubleshoot and resolve high level escalations.


  • Utilize ConnectWise ticketing system to track and resolve issues and projects
  • Provide escalation (Tier 3) support to the desktop group
  • Manage a multi-cluster Cisco VoIP / Telephony environment
  • Perform regular system and security monitoring and review
  • Perform installations and upgrades of Windows and Linux operating systems and enterprise applications
  • Participate in the planning, design, implementation and troubleshooting of enterprise network solutions.
  • Maximize infrastructure performance by monitoring, analyzing, troubleshooting, optimizing, and balancing systems and services.
  • Enhance network security by implementing controls that meet business needs, support company policy, and align with contractual/client requirements.
  • Participate in annual assessments and processes including but not limited to
    • Security and risk assessments
    • Vulnerability scanning and remediation
    • Penetration testing and remediation
    • Incident response
    • Security awareness
    • Business continuity planning and testing
  • Performing all duties while maintaining a positive attitude and commitment to strong customer service
  • Assist in policy and procedure creation and modification


Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

 Perform additional duties as assigned


Job Requirements and Specifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Bachelor’s degree in an Information Technology related field preferred or equivalent work experience
  • Must be highly motivated and have excellent collaborative and interpersonal skills along with the ability to work well with others to further team maturity
  • Must be able to follow processes and create process where there is none
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in Information Technology field
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in the following areas preferred:
  • Avamar and Data Domain backup and recovery technology administration
  • Cisco VoIP - Call Manager, Emergency Responder, Unity, and IMP
  • Cisco routing, switching, firewalling, and related protocols and technology including but not limited to ASA, Access Lists, IPSec, VLANs, VPNs, NAT, IDS/IPS, Access Control Server, EIGRP, HSRP, VoIP, SIP, VPLS and QoS.
  • Cisco Nexus and UCS/blade server related technologies
  • EMC SAN/Storage administration
  • Linux operating systems including but not limited to Ubuntu, RHEL, CentOS
  • Microsoft Windows Server and Desktop operating systems, including but not limited to Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2016 and Windows 7, 8, 8.1, and 10.
  • Windows Server components including but not limited to Multi-Domain Active Directory, Group Policy, DNS, DHCP, WSUS
  • Microsoft Exchange 2007 and 2013 administration
  • Microsoft System Center 2016 and WDS administration
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008, 2012, 2014, and 2016 administration
  • VMware ESX and vCenter 5.5 and 6.0 administration

Additional Skills:

  • Cisco IronPort experience is a plus
  • IBM i/OS administration is a plus
  • PIV-I or related smart card administration is a plus
  • SolarWinds administration is a plus
  • VDI administration is a plus

Language Skills:

  •  Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently.


Physical Demands: The physical demands describe here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.


  • Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, and sit
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear
  • Fine hand manipulation (keyboarding)
  • At times, may require more than 40 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position. Occasional evening and weekend hours are required.  Holiday hours may be required based on business needs.

 Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Background Requirments:

·    Drug Test
·    Criminal Background
·    Education and Employment Verification
·    Security Clearance - Public Trust
·    Background Investigation & fingerprint check
·    Male applicants born after 12/31/1959 must have registered for the Selective Service. For more information visit the Selective Service Website
·    Sensitivity for this role is 6C



                                                                                                                         Ceannate Corp is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer



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