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Network Engineer

Company: Computer Task Group
Location: Yorktown Heights
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

CTG's Fortune 100 client in Yorktown Heights, NY has a contract opening for a Network Engineer.

Location: Yorktown Heights, NY

Duration: Long term

Pay Rate: Up to $50/hr.


The Network Engineer will build, maintain and manage daily network and network security operations, and assist with deployment of next generation technology systems and services.

Job Duties:

  • Network engineering & management of complex TCP/IP based local area, wide area and Cloud network infrastructure in a heterogenous multi-vendor environment, with a heavy emphasis on Cisco Systems Palo Alto Networks, Vyatta and Infoblox:
    • Maintain, manage, and assure continued optimized and robust daily network operations for WW network infrastructure (switches, routers, firewalls, WAN/Internet connections, VPN, Cloud network connections and operations)
    • Perform System and firmware upgrades and patch management; maintain software and hardware currency levels.
    • Monitor, troubleshoot, mitigate and resolve network infrastructure problems and service interruptions.
    • Assist with Planning, Configuration & Deployment of network upgrades/builds, new deployments, including proof-of-concept and next generation installations in on premise and cloud base environments.
    • On all systems maintain a strong security posture, currency levels and compliance according to Security standards and requirements.
    • Deploy, maintain and manage Next Generation security platforms (Firewall/IPS) and network security compartments.
    • Plan, assist and deploy physical cabling installations throughout a campus and data center environments.
    • Collaborate and maintain strong working relationships with partners, stakeholder, vendors and WW network team.
    • Assist with populating, maintaining and managing network management and authentication services platforms (Cisco PRIME, ISE)
    • Master and utilize various vendor network utilities
    • IP address and subnet management
    • Create and provide recurring network reports based on network statistics and analytics
    • Network Change, Configuration and Performance Management
    • Iteratively improving existing systems and infrastructure to better meet the needs of the Network Operations and Network Engineering organizations and our customers
    • Automate processes and workflows to increase the operational agility of the Network Operations and Network Engineering organizations
      • Analyze data from tools to determine areas of improvement, determine and implement the necessary changes
      • Help drive engineering and operational excellence and adhere to industry best practices.
      • Ability to adapt to the new software-driven technology with experience on software defined networks
      • Drives IT capability improvements through optimization, enhancements and implementation of new features and functions; Improves and Enhances Existing Environments
      • Collects data, then supplies it to engineering peer teams for analysis and data-driven recommendations and decision making Required Professional Experience and Education:
        • Bachelor's degree in Network Engineering, Computer Science or related program
        • 3-5 years of experience in a TCP/IP based Network Engineer/Architecture position with an enterprise-level network or service provider and the following:
          • Skilled Implementing Cisco based network infrastructure and services (switches, routers, firewalls/IPS, VPN's, IPSEC, SSL, IKev2)
          • Skilled in Network Security operations, including configuration and deployment of Cisco and Palo Alto based firewall and ips (Cisco ASA, Cisco NextGen Firepower, Palo Alto NextGen)
          • Experience with network routing protocols, BGP, OSPF, MLPS
          • Experience with Unix/Linux administration and with scripting/coding.
          • Network Automation skills focus on Cisco technology (RestAPI, Ansible, JSON, Jenkins)
          • Programming skills with a focus on Python, Golang
          • This position reports to the WW Network Engineering Infrastructure Manager. Desired Skills:
            • Network certifications (Network CCIE will be a plus) or equivalent practical experience
            • 5-7 years of experience in a TCP/IP based Network Engineer/Architecture position with an enterprise-level network or service provider will be a plus
            • 2-3 years experience working with Vyatta Network Devices
            • 2-3 years experience working with Infoblox Appliances
            • 2-3 years experience working with Cisco based network service and authentication platforms (PRIME, ISE).
            • Experience using Ansible
            • Experience successfully collaborating across a diverse group of world wide, remote teams

              Excellent verbal and written English communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group is required.

              CTG does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee based recruitment services for this role.

              To Apply:

              To be considered, please apply directly to this requisition using the link provided. For additional information, please contact Theresa Hillard at 888-284-6551 ext. 2108 or theresa.hillard@ctg.com. Kindly forward to any other interested parties-thank you!

              CTG's Benefits Plan allows you to select insurance coverage that best suits your lifestyle, and take part in our savings programs and educational plans. We offer Flexible Spending Accounts, a 401(k) Retirement Plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase plan. Our educational plan comprises access to more than 2,000 web-based technical, professional and business development courses.

              CTG is a leading provider of digital transformation solutions and services that accelerate clients' project momentum and achievement of their desired IT and business outcomes. Our vision is to be an indispensable partner to our clients and the preferred career destination for digital and technology experts. CTG has operations in North America, South America, Western Europe, and India. For more information, visit www.ctg.com.

              Our culture is a direct result of the people who work at CTG, the values we hold, and the actions we take. In other words, our people are the culture. It's a living, breathing thing that is renewed every day through the ways we engage with each other, our clients, and our communities. Part of our mission is to cultivate a workplace that attracts and develops the best people, reflected by our recognition as a Great Place to Work-certified company in every country in which we operate.

              CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

              CTG is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. CTG will assure equal opportunity and consideration to all applicants and employees in recruitment, selection, placement, training, benefits, compensation, promotion, transfer, and release of individuals without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, age, disability, marital or veteran status, citizenship status, or any other discriminatory factors as required by law. Our Affirmative Action program serves to promote occupational equality and diversity through good faith efforts. CTG is fully committed to promoting employment opportunities for members of protected classes.

Keywords: Computer Task Group, Danbury , Network Engineer, Engineering , Yorktown Heights, Connecticut

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