Position: Lead Network Engineer

Compensation - Base + Bonus + Comprehensive Benefits
No Sponsorship Available -Local Candidates Only

Location: Northern, RI

Company - Confidential:

Large, successful, stable, growing US Based Firm

Position Responsibilities - Summary:

This position is for an engineering-level candidate directly supporting the
IP networking infrastructure throughout the enterprise. The successful
candidate will have responsibility covering both Network Engineering and

- Team member with engineering and operational responsibilities
- Provide lead support and direction for the group
- Interface with vendor support services and sales teams.
- Ensure the delivery of network performance reports for proactive
and reactive network management
- Prioritize, complete, and oversee projects within budgetary and
scheduling guidelines.
- Provide internal analysis and support to ensure proper escalation
during outages or periods of degraded system performance
- Provide level III (advanced) support, guidance and direction for
Operations outside of the core team.
- Ability to develop presentations and deliver/speak to topics in
meetings to all levels of corporate management
- Complete understanding of IP-based networks for the purpose of
implementation, operations and troubleshooting
- Advanced knowledge of IP routing protocols, including RIPv2,
- Required knowledge of network product lines from Cisco Systems
and Nortel Networks.
- Expert knowledge of network device management/configuration
interfaces (graphical and character-based) and underlying operating
systems - Cisco certifications are required.
- Responsible for implementing and supporting High-Availability
environments, extensive knowledge of VRRP and HSRP required
- Responsibility for implementation and operations of IP-based load
balancing environments.
- Knowledge of systems from Cisco is required
- Experience with Network Analysis tools including Sniffer and
Netscout required
- Familiarity with the OPNET suite of products for network modeling
and performance tuning a plus
- Experience with VPN Technology and Firewall
configuration/troubleshooting required, knowledge of Cisco-based security
products and services (Pix, IDS, K-9, etc.)
- Advanced knowledge for the implementation and support of
Voice-over (VoIP), Quality-of-Service (QoS), and MPLS-based networks is

Required Skills and Competencies:

- A minimum of 5 years experience in implementing/operating
IP-based networks
- On-call support required, including carrying a Cell Phone/Pager;
Experience with MS Visio and the MS Office Suite of products required
- Cisco CCNP Certification required; Cisco IP telephony
specialization a plus
- Security experience or Certification a plus
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience


Compensation - Base + Bonus + Comprehensive Benefits
No Sponsorship Available -Local Candidates Only

Contact Information:

Gary Wright - President - Wright Associates
Phone - (508) 761-6354
Email - replywrightassociates AT verizon DOT net
Website - www.wrightassociates.org