Senior Network Engineer

Beltsville, Maryland, USA Infrastructure Full-time
Cision Ltd is a leading global provider of innovative earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision’s Communications Cloud platform allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact of PR and Communications Teams’ campaigns. Cision has over 4,500 employees with offices in 23 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC. For more information about our products and services, visit and follow us on Twitter @Cision.
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The Senior Network Engineer is an advanced technical resource with responsibility for monitoring, maintaining and upgrading enterprise network infrastructure in a state-of-the-art global technology environment. We seek someone with strong capabilities with Routing, Switching, Network Application Delivery, Voice and Security.

You will help us by:

  • Designing, configuring, administering, monitoring and troubleshooting complex enterprise environment for data communications and solution improvements within the Company's high-traffic, business-critical Internet production environment.
  • Monitoring network performance and provide security measures, troubleshooting and maintenance, as needed.
  • Developing and implementing plans for infrastructure upgrades, modeling, analysis, and planning.
  • Acquiring, maintaining and reporting on data related to network performance management, capacity planning and utilization trend analysis.
  • Providing after-hours support for systems and applications
  • Analyzing, designing, testing, and evaluating network systems, such as VoIP, local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), Internet, Intranet, and other data communications systems.
  • Working with complex network and storage environments including SAN, clustering, load balancing, multi-site VPNs, network IPS, and firewalls.
  • Collaborating with other functional IT areas to ensure that IT best practices, policies, and procedures are adhered to.
  • Providing technical support for to staff.

You will be a good fit for the role if you have the following:

  • A Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university,
  • Minimum 7+ years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in setup, configuration and maintenance of networking infrastructure including Cisco switches, routers, firewalls, VPN technologies, MPLS and other WAN administration
  • Previous experience with configuring and supporting IP networks
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting Cisco VoIP or similar VoIP networks
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of networks, ports, protocols, and infrastructure setup
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, etc. in a large multi-site environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of IT standards, concepts, best practices, and procedures - relies on knowledge, experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

You will be a great fit if you also have

  • Enterprise-Level: Larger than 1,000 PCs and 500 Servers (multi-platform) experience
  • TCP/IP Monitoring & Troubleshooting
  • Experience with multi-region Amazon Web Services (AWS) networking configurations
  • Previous work with VMware / vSphere 6.0+
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for purposes of both communicating with IT team members as well as other departments
  • Ability to take initiative & manage multiple detailed tasks in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • Organizational, project management abilities, strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • One or more of the following certifications: CCNA, CCNP, CCVP, MCITP, MCSE, CISSP, VCP, CCDA
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