14 West

Senior Network Engineer

Job ID 2020-2950
Job Locations
US-MD-Baltimore
Category
Information Technology

Overview

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14 West Information Technology is looking for a Senior Network Engineer that will provide strategic technology leadership for datacenter network technologies.  This role will be focused on project implementation, sustaining engineering and operational support for the 14 West IT network infrastructure. This role is a technical leadership role that will help define and implement operational requirements to meet the company’s goals for maintaining reliability and availability.

 

In 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019, 14 West was voted one of Baltimore’s Top Workplaces by The Baltimore Sun. You can learn more about life at 14 West by checking out our WestWord blog.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with engineers on multiple teams responsible for maintaining network standards, security compliance, deployment and data center operational support for 14West IT.
  • Communicate with customers and peer organizations regarding maintenance needs, platform capabilities and service degradations.
  • Provide regular updates to senior level management and executives around project milestones and key operational metrics.
  • Wo­rk collaboratively with other operations and architecture groups to implement standards, best practices, and re-designs/re-engineer network components as needed.
  • Provide metrics and data baseline analysis for capacity planning and alerting.
  • Guide innovation and evolution of current Cisco Network Infrastructure both on premise and global remote offices as the business needs change and evolve, with a heavy focus on ACI and Datacenter networking technologies.
  • Provide visibility and reporting around technical accomplishments and work. Develop and follow industry best practices as it relates to change management. 
  • Implement and provide ongoing project level guidance through Agile project management methodologies.
  • Maintain 24/7 uptime and support status utilizing on call rotations and the automation of monitoring and alerting of the Network/Datacenter infrastructure.
  • Work and collaborate with Product teams on a routine basis to understand current and future requirements as application architecture develop and change.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience performing Network Architecture/Engineering for large mission-critical Data Center environments.
  • Experienced with Data Center networking including Cisco ACI, WAN, Data Circuits, Security and Public Cloud Connectivity.
  • Well versed with modern routing architectures, including BGP, EIGRP, DWDM, VxLAN, GRE tunneling and VPN technologies.
  • Strong leadership abilities needed in order to coach and mentor engineers within multiple teams
  • Ability to compose and manage OKR personal goals and ensure they align with team OKR goals
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong belief in a communicative and collaborative environment.

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or related technical field or equivalent work experience
  • Familiarity with F5 GTM, LTM, ASM and device management
  • Experience dealing with multi-vendor solutions including Cisco ASA, Palo Alto and CheckPoint
  • Fundamental knowledge of DNS protocol and associated technologies
  • Knowledge of Network Access Control technologies and concepts using Cisco ISE
  • Experience with Solarwinds Orion and PRTG monitoring

 

 

We offer a wide variety of benefits, programs, and services to our employees, including:

  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance plans.
  • Employer-subsidized parking.
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching.
  • Generous vacation time and paid holidays.
  • Fitness programs and discounts.
  • Casual dress code.

About 14 West

14 West exists to support entrepreneurs, to promote the growth and protection of their businesses, and to provide them with the resources they need to be great workplaces that attract and retain exceptional talent.

 

By relying on us, our clients enjoy the unique luxury of focusing on their passion... and we get to focus on ours. We take a custom-tailored approach to every solution for every client. We believe passion is a critical ingredient in the services we provide. And we strive to deliver leading-edge yet sustainable strategies that promote perpetual growth.

 

 

14 West is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all applicable Federal, State and local employment laws. No question in this Application is intended to elicit information in violation of any such law, nor will any information obtained in response to any question be used in violation of any such law. Applicants with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application and/or interview process may contact us at here@14west.us to arrange for such accommodation.

 

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