Senior Network Engineer (Philadelphia, PA)

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Reed Tech is a LexisNexis Company (subsidiary of RELX), and offers product and service solutions to help Life Sciences professionals gain control over their own and their industry's data. Their offerings smooth the collection, transformation, submission and analysis of regulatory data for manufacturers and distributors of medical device and drug products, and for those who support them in consulting and IT roles.

We are looking for a Senior Network Engineer to assist in the planning, designing, implementation, maintenance, and/or third-level support (major, complex issues) of the network environment. The position also involves analyzing, troubleshooting, and resolving complex network issues. There will be a focus on firewall, wireless network and load balancer work. This role is responsible for securing several environments as well as troubleshooting existing infrastructure as it undergoes significant changes.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
  • 5+ years of network engineering experience.
  • Palo Alto firewall expertise.
  • Hands-on experience managing Wireless Controllers (Aruba, Cisco, etc.)
  • Knowledge of network parameters such as TCP/IP, and Routers / Switches utilizing Cisco, HP, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of software installation aids for automation (such as Ansible, Puppet, etc) and for scripting (such as PowerShell, Python, etc).
  • Troubleshooting network environments utilizing packet capture tools such as Wireshark, etc.
  • Strong understanding of network security, specifically 802.1X for network authentication and NAC (Network Access Control).
  • Ability to mentor more junior level network engineers.
  • BS in Engineering/Computer Science OR equivalent experience.


DESIRED SKILLS:
  • Strong knowledge of WAN & LAN network components.
  • Strong written skills - technical documentation.
  • Strong problem-solving skills in multiple operating environments.
  • Ability to work well with other groups to plan, design, and implement work.
  • Good oral and written communications skills.


ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Provide network problem analysis, identification, and resolution of moderate to complex issues.
  • Provide network knowledge to network architecture and/or management team to help make decisions concerning the network environment.
  • Facilitate the establishment and implementation of standards and guidelines that guide the design of technology solutions across the enterprise.
  • Work with network services team and vendors to ensure timely problem resolution.
  • Create documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, processes, and/or service records.
  • Write commands or processes for execution under multiple network environments.
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of all network components and of program products assigned to support.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of network parameters to control, configure, and install various systems.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of all facets of the online system.
  • Design, implement, and change the network environment.
  • Monitor and recommend changes and additions in data circuits and bandwidth.
  • Work with the Security Engineers to plan and implement network security including building/maintaining firewalls (Palo Alto preferred), applying encryption, managing host security, file permissions, and other related items.
  • Establish and maintain adequate backup and recovery for all network devices.
  • Independently troubleshoot server and networking problems to correct malfunctions and other operational difficulties.
  • Develop and maintain a production network/server capacity plan so that capacity can be forecasted, and equipment changes planned.
  • Develop and maintain adequate technical documentation on software configurations, installation instructions, network diagrams, backup/recovery, standards, and other related information.
  • Conduct performance monitoring and tuning on the network.
  • Develop job control procedures or workflow diagrams for commonly used processes.
  • Learn solutions and indicators regarding security in network environment.
  • Complete assigned tasks in the Wide Area Network and the Local Area Network.
  • Install or troubleshoot programs within network environments.


LexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact [email protected] or if you are based in the US you may also contact us on 1.855.833.5120.

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LexisNexis operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in New York City, NY and Raleigh, NC. LexisNexis was founded in 1970. It has 10001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Family Medical Leave. To see all 12 open jobs at LexisNexis, click here.
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