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Network Manager (Cisco)

Company: Corus360
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

As a trusted partner, Converge Technology Solutions is helping our client identify, screen and secure a Network Manager to join their organization on a full-time, permanent basis. This is a hybrid position which requires you to be onsite in Atlanta 3-days per week to include Mondays. In this role, you will hold primary responsibility for implementing, maintaining, and supporting secure connectivity to and from all network resources for the company. This includes all switching, routing, firewalling, VPN, External DNS, application load-balancing, and DNS failover in a multi-datacenter environment with approximately 160 WAN network nodes. You are accountable for directing a staff of 3-4 members, planning and executing projects, and providing client-focused service to drive successful business outcomes. Responsibilities:

  • Performs day-to-day management, mentoring, and professional development of the Network team.
  • Delegates tasks and projects according to departmental and organizational goals, refining priorities when necessary.
  • Drives the on-time delivery of all network infrastructure projects through planning, coordinating, executing, and by directing all subordinate and cross-functional resources.
  • Oversees network security measures and identifies potential risks to ensure sufficient mechanisms are in place to protect systems and data.
  • Serves as an escalation point and resource for problem identification and resolution for direct reports and other internal staff.
  • Collaborates across departments to ensure network maintenance, projects, and compliance standards meet performance, security, and business objectives.
  • Provides technical leadership in vendor selection, contract negotiation, and maintenance.
  • Builds relationships with customers and other stakeholders to better understand needs to ensure exceptional service.
  • Participates in planned and on-call after-hours support for infrastructure changes and outages.
  • Engages in continuing education to remain up to date on networking best practices and new industry standards.
  • Supports wireless network Infrastructure. Required Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent years of experience.
    • CCNA/CCNP certification is required; CCNP Enterprise, Data Center, or Security is preferred.
    • Must have experience leading teams and managing direct reports.
    • Must possess strong ability to document and design network infrastructure.
    • Experience with Cisco PIX/ASA/FWSM Firewalls
    • Familiar with the functions of Cisco's ACS AAA and NAC framework
    • Advanced understanding of routers, firewalls, layer 3 switches, and network protocols
    • Extensive knowledge with application load balancing
      • Proficient with routed IP networks, including detailed knowledge of access lists, source-based routing, QOS, SNMP management, and router protocols (BGP, OSPF)
        • Experience in network security, policy generation, intrusion detection, and industry best practices Nice to Have Experience:
          • Experience using Cisco Works, CSMARS, Cisco ASDM, SolarWinds, Wireshark, Scrutinizer, and PRTG
          • Proficient with the F5 platform load balancers and iRules
          • Experience designing, managing, and maintaining Fortinet networks. Converge Technology Solutions offers equal opportunity to employees and applicants regardless of race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. Converge Technology Solutions does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party vendors associated with fees.

Keywords: Corus360, Atlanta , Network Manager (Cisco), Executive , Atlanta, Georgia

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