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Network Engineer

Company: Debevoise & Plimpton
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Network Engineer Information Services Department Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. Our clients look to us to bring a distinctively high degree of quality, intensity and creativity to resolve legal challenges effectively and cost efficiently. We believe in hiring talented and dedicated individuals as members of our administrative community. We draw on the strength of our culture and structure to deliver the best of our firm to our lawyers and clients through true collaboration. The firm is seeking one Network Engineer in our New York office. The Network Engineer is responsible for the implementation, support and management of network and telephony technologies in a 24x7 business environment. This position reports to the Technology Engineering Manager. RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to: Build / maintain / upgrade network systems and infrastructure in all firm offices and datacenters (including LAN/WAN devices, firewalls, load balancers, unified communications, etc.) Diagnose and resolve networking & telephony issues in a timely fashion. Monitor metrics around utilization and capacity and recommend changes as necessary. Work within established configuration and change management framework to ensure awareness, approval, and implementation of network changes. Provide documentation and train network engineers as well as other IS staff. Other duties as deemed appropriate by the Technology Engineering Manager. REQUIREMENTS: The ideal candidate possesses excellent interpersonal skills and a professional demeanor to interact successfully with lawyers and staff at all levels, and to work as a team with other members of the IS department. Must possess excellent written and oral communications skills with demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and solve complex network problems independently. Must be available to work outside of normal business hours as needed. Minimum 7 years experience evaluating and recommending multi-vendor solutions to solve a wide range of firm network requirements. Minimum 7 years experience with networking equipment. Minimum 7 years working with telecommunications vendors provisioning and troubleshooting a variety of circuit types. Minimum 5 years of direct hands-on experience in IP telephony and related network services. Strong working knowledge of TCP/IP protocols, concepts and application in production environments (DNS, DHCP, FTP, NTP, etc). Strong working knowledge of LAN / WAN protocols and technologies (EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, VPLS, IPSec, VPN/DMVPN/GETVPN, QOS, etc.) and application in production environments. Strong working knowledge of all major Cisco telephony applications, including Call Manager, Unity, IM & Presence, UCCX, Emergency Responder, Expressways. Strong working knowledge of VoIP call flow and routing, including SIP. Experience upgrading existing phone system components. Strong working knowledge and understanding of the technical relationship between networking architecture, VoIP system architecture, and 3rd party telephony carriers. Strong working knowledge of network sniffers and probes and packet analysis (tcpdump, Wireshark). Strong working knowledge of application delivery controllers and load balancers. Strong working knowledge of wireless technologies and performance optimizations. Demonstrated expertise in analyzing and solving complex infrastructure issues. A strong sense of focus and excellent attention to detail, while working in a very fast-paced and energetic environment. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors Degree in an Information Technology or Engineering field. Advanced / current network certification strongly preferred. Experience working with next generation firewalls, application delivery controllers / load balancers. Experience working with enterprise wireless controllers/lightweight access points. Experience implementing and deploying 802.1X and NAC solutions. Experience with structured project management or have served as technical lead on infrastructure related project teams. Experience with multi factor authentication systems. Excellent documentation skills, including creating logical and physical network diagrams and runbooks using tools such as Visio and Word. Strong knowledge of network management tools such as Solarwinds Orion. TO APPLY: A resume AND cover letter/cover email are required to apply for this position. Please tell us where you saw this position posted. Send required materials to: Human Resources Debevoise & Plimpton LLP ssfrostdebevoise.com 212.909.6033 (fax) 212.909.7388 (TTY only)

Keywords: Debevoise & Plimpton, New York , Network Engineer, Engineering , New York, New York

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