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Senior Network Engineer

Company: Zonar Systems
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

The Senior Network Engineer develops and maintains the design and integrity of Zonar Systems network including across multiple office and datacenter environments. This role architects, plans, designs, integrates, and provides operational support of all network technologies. As a key member of the Corporate Engineering team, the Senior Network Engineer works independently and as part of a team to develop project and infrastructure roadmaps, plan and implement project timelines, establish test plans, recommend and implement new technologies using a best of bread approach. Critical to your success is working with other engineers across Zonar to define integrated solutions, considering overall costs, quality, maintainability and services. Additional responsibilities include direct work with vendors, operational users, and IT personnel in a cross-team capacity, and identifying and documenting network policies, standards, and best practices. Determination, flexibility, and creativity are required in order to succeed in this role.--ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Network (wired and WiFi) WAN and LAN connectivity, routers, firewalls, VPN, SD-WAN, and security
  • Manage and support networking in Azure
  • Remote monitoring and management of system alerts and notifications
  • Implement network solutions
  • Provide Tier 3 support and be an integral member of complex problem resolution
  • Perform network assessments and contribute to security audits
  • Implement monitoring, redundant architectures and other approaches for early detection of problems and high-resiliency services, prioritized and driven by the business needs
  • Implement and control network security
  • Coordinate special projects as assigned
  • Provide customer focus and communication: keeping them informed of incident progress, notifying them of impending changes or agreed upon outages
  • Participate as an active member of the team and contribute to the team's overall success
  • Demonstrate flexibility in duties and responsibilities in order to achieve common goals--REQUIRED EXPERTISE:Minimum:
    • Switching (Capacity Planning & VLAN's), datacenter switching technologies, multi-chassis aggregation and link aggregation
    • Routing (OSPF, BGP), best practices for availability and performance
    • WAN Technology (SD-WAN, VPN)
    • Voice Technology (VoIP)
    • Firewall Technology: Juniper, Cisco
    • IPv4 and IPv6 numbering schemes, aggregation and allocation. Experience with deploying a dual stack IPv4/IPv6 environment a plus
    • Proficiency with network analysis tools. Must be able to correlate and analyze network packets and understand application performance and incidents
    • Understanding of security best practices, forensic investigation and defense in depth
    • Ability to diagnose complex network problems and find the root cause
    • Demonstrated creation and implementation of 'best-practice' standards and departmental policies and procedures
    • Minimum 5 years of experience working with network infrastructure or equivalent combination of training and experience
    • Prefer candidates with strong networking plus systems background such as OS experience (CentOS and Linux - Red Hat); Cloud experience (AWS or GCP) would be a big plus
    • Prefer candidates with good RDBMS and NoSQL database experience
    • Prefer strong experience with automation processes, automating while deploying and automation tools like Ansible or Chef
    • Experience with Terraform is a plus
    • Strong trouble-shooting skills are a big plus--Desired:
      • Strong business acumen and analytical skills
      • Expert or professional level technical certifications such as CCIE/CCNP or JNCIE/JNCIP highly desirable
      • Strong, influential written and verbal communication skills, with technical writing experience
      • Top-notch analytical skills; methodical and detail-oriented planner and problem-solver; ability to eliminate variables, prioritize requirements, identify root causes and present objective, organized information to customers, internal and external partners
      • Systems engineer/administrator experience with Windows, Linux, VMware, and other associated technologies--About UsFounded in 2001, Zonar has pioneered smart fleet management technology by providing innovative technology that has changed fleet operations in the vocational, pupil and commercial trucking industries. With a unique focus on this field, the Company offers a complete suite of solutions and specialized platforms for our customers in multiple markets. Our patented, award-winning technology keeps fleet owners and managers connected to their fleets and drivers to dispatchers. Zonar has a proven history of continuous innovation on behalf of our customers, providing products that efficiently and easily track commercial fleets and assets, streamline reporting and significantly increasing safety while saving cost. Leveraging a portfolio of 150+ patents, we are building upon these data and related analytics services to create the next generation of software and services for the 15M target customers in the US alone.Headquartered in Seattle and majority-owned by technology company Continental, Zonar also has a Technology Development Center in downtown Seattle, a regional office in Cincinnati, and a distribution center outside of Atlanta. Our culture is based on ingenuity, leadership, teamwork, excellence, passion, integrity, and fun! Our company has grown to over 350 employees who are goal-oriented and fast-paced but understand the importance of having a healthy work life balance. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a fast-paced, growing, innovative company, make a big impact on a rapidly evolving space, and have fun along the way!

Keywords: Zonar Systems, Seattle , Senior Network Engineer, Other , Seattle, Washington

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