Friday , March 24 2023

Senior Network Engineer jobs

Website Chicago Transit Authority

Job Description:

Under direction, plans and designs the Authority’s network infrastructure and network solutions and provides high level support and direction in troubleshooting, installing, implementing, and administering network systems. Performs analysis of capacity issues and develops capacity planning models and ensures planned testing activities are executed to accurately meet Authority business needs.

Job Responsibilities:

  •  Installs and configures equipment, including routers, switches, Wi-Fi controllers, firewalls, web-filtering software/appliances, according to
  • Authority systems.
  • Provides hands-on technical support while working with APN technologies (IPSEC, SSL, VPN, AnyConnest, etc.).
  • Monitors network performance, ensures capacity planning is performed, and is proactive in assessing and making recommendations for improvement.
  • Performs daily network maintenance and problem resolution with documentation for future reference.
  • Implements performance tuning to increase efficiency

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to effectively manage architectural activities in areas of expertise on projects and roadmap activities.
  • Detailed knowledge of video streaming protocols including RTSP, RTP, and RTCP.
  • Detailed knowledge of a wide variety of operating and server systems.
  • Detailed knowledge of VoIP and IP Telephony architectures and protocols including SIP
  • Detailed knowledge of enterprise systems monitoring and management tools such as SolarWinds Orion, Wireshark, Websense, NMAP.
  • Detailed knowledge of multicast protocols including PIM, UDP, and IGMP.
  • Strong analytical, organization and problem-solving skills.
  • Requires sitting for extended periods of time, standing, visual acumen, manual dexterity, and fingering for working with computer keyboards.
  • Detailed knowledge in network protocols and performance tuning.
  • Detailed knowledge of routing protocols including BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, and RIP.
  • Detailed knowledge of IP/MPLS network architecture principles.
  • Good written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to lead others and develop strong teamwork ethic.
  • Advanced skill in solving complex technical problems involving integrated operating systems and hardware platforms.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other employees, and vendors.
  • Requires stooping, bending, kneeling, standing, climbing, or walking on ballasted track and in subway tunnels.
  • Detailed knowledge of networks, security guidelines, and industry best practices.
  • Detailed knowledge of network management and configuration principles.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience working on networking devices from various vendors such as: Cisco, Nokia, Alcatel, Zhone, Eastern Research, Teleste preferred.
  • Experience with cyber security hardening and mitigation of networks
  • Experience designing and implementing large scale wireless networks required.
  • Experience designing and/or implementing large scale IP/MPLS networks required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology (IT) or related field, plus five (5) years of experience as a Network Engineer installing and maintaining large enterprise network systems, or an equivalent combination of education and experience relating to this position.

Job Details:

Company: Chicago Transit Authority

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Functions: Truck Transportation

Job Location: Chicago, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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