Company: Crescens Inc.
Posted on: June 10, 2021
Job Title: Network
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Interview mode: Either Web Cam or In Person
***This requisition requires on-site in-person first round
interviews only.*** ***Client would prefer candidates local to the
Harrisburg, PA Area: This is highly advanced technical position
focused on the architecture, design, monitoring, and the management
of an increasingly complex network. The selected candidate will be
responsible for assisting in the highest level of network planning
and long-term vision for the delivery center's network and security
infrastructure. IED is primarily a Cisco shop with over 5,000
network devices and 10,000 users at approximately 1,000 remote
The IED WAN is comprised of MPLS, BGP, Metro-E networks with
numerous VRFs and security zones. Some sites have redundant
connections and are load balanced across connections, while others
have more simple connections. IED is completing a migration to
Silver Peak SD-WAN in 2021; experience with SD-WAN related
technologies is a bonus.
The selected candidate will be responsible for providing technical
support for planning, designing, maintaining and integrating IED
local and wide area network infrastructure and will have input into
the Cisco architecture deployed throughout the IED Delivery Center.
The person in this position must be able to communicate well and
needs to be a highly technical and eager individual with numerous
years of experience in a large enterprise environment. CCNA and
CCNP certificates or higher are preferred, but candidates with
demonstrable levels of commensurate hands-on experience will be
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Installs, configures, maintains, monitors and manages IED's network
infrastructure consisting of Cisco switches, routers, firewalls,
and wireless LAN controllers, Silver Peak SD-WAN edge appliances,
and all associated hardware and software. Performs Network
Management functions utilizing various industry tools to monitor,
test, verify, troubleshoot and resolve complex Delivery Center
network problems by working with users, service providers, and
others to resolve problems.
Assists in the planning and design of the overall IED LAN/WAN
network architecture including:
- Network bandwidth analysis and
- Detailed specifications and
schematic engineering drawings for network enhancements and
modifications. Proactively identifies and troubleshoots issues
related to highly complex network problems and works them to
resolution, including the communication of progress to managers.
Works to design and install highly complex networks as well as
develops techniques to optimize the network for maximum
- Participates in the design and
establishment of best practices for carrier class fiber networks
within the Delivery Center. Participates in Delivery Center and
Enterprise committees and provides recommendations on behalf of the
core network infrastructure team. Evaluates current and future
network needs and prepares technical solutions and recommendations.
Investigates, evaluates, and makes recommendations on new and
emerging technologies as part of ongoing hardware support and
- Leads and provides technical and
high-level guidance to Delivery Center projects. Leads and provides
high-level guidance for evolving fiber optic initiatives,
standards, and inventory needs and best practices within the
- Assists on an as-needed basis with
the administration of the Delivery Center's Access Control Servers
as well as the Identity Services Engine (Client) for authentication
to network devices and wireless network environments. Reviews the
development of configuration standards. Provides technical
assistance to develop RFPs, RFQs, and other specification documents
to acquire hardware, software and/or IT Services. Develops
documentation for the configuration of all network components
including setup, installation, and overall deployment of network
hardware and software.
- Creates Visio diagrams of the
network for documenting new and existing network elements. Ensures
that all existing and new networks meet or exceed the security
requirements set forth by the Office of Administrations ITPs.
Verifies renewal of maintenance contracts for network related
hardware. Participates in trouble ticket resolution and reporting.
Supports remote IT staff with complex network-related issues.
- Supports central office staff and
business partners with network-related issues to assist in the
troubleshooting of delivery center applications. Supports WAN, LAN,
WLAN, Cisco adaptive security appliances, Checkpoint Firewalls VSX,
network segmentation, monitoring, and alerting. Communicates
effectively both verbally and in writing with other employees,
vendors, and business partners.
- Maintains a strong knowledge of
Windows products including Windows Server and Windows workstation
operating systems, personal computer software setup and
installation, PC connectivity products, and PC hardware
connectivity. Maintains a strong understanding of various protocols
including BGP, EIGRP, HSRP, and VRRP. Maintains a strong knowledge
of network monitoring tools and automation. Performs other duties
- Equipment in use in Job Performance:
Personal Computers, servers, network components, telephones,
calculator, copy machines, printers, faxes, cell phones and common
writing devices. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Must be able to
work from a step ladder.
- JOB LOCATION: Structured office
setting in a centralized location. Occasional attendance at various
sized meetings, conferences, and training sessions. Occasional
overnight travel is required.
- DECISION MAKING: Plans the work and
assigns work to subordinates in terms of goals and objectives,
discussions with employees and supervisors are held to review the
status of assignments. Overall performance of the network team and
availability/performance of the network and customer satisfaction
are factors used to determine level of success.
- Operates a personal computer and
other IT hardware devices.
- Excellent communication skills;
ability to write clearly and concisely.
- Ability to provide customer service
and business operations support.
- Ability to develop project
documentation and procedures for to sustain application
- Organize and manage multiple
- Ability to assess issues/problems
and make appropriate decisions for resolution.
- Maintain a knowledge base of the
concepts and capabilities of IT hardware and software
- Develop/maintain staff proficiency
in technology focus areas.
- Occasional travel to perform
Network Routing required 6-7 years
Network Switching required 6-7 years Cisco ASA/Firepower required
6-7 years Cisco Nexus desired 4-5 years CCNP desired 4-5 years
4-year college degree beneficial 4 years Application Load balancing
(Citrix NetScaler) beneficial 3 years SD-WAN beneficial 2 years
Skype for Business beneficial 2 years Microsoft SCOM beneficial 2
years SolarWinds Orion beneficial 2 years
- Network Routing
- Network Switching
- Cisco ASA/Firepower
- Cisco Nexus
- 4 Year college degree
- Application Load balancing (Citrix
- Skype for Business
- Microsoft SCOM
- SolarWinds Orion
Keywords: Crescens Inc., Harrisburg , Network Engineer, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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