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Senior Network Engineer in Raleigh, NC at Headway Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 4/15/2018

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Job Description

Headway Workforce Solutions is currently seeking a Senior Network Engineer for a 6+ months contract opportunity in Raleigh, NC with our partner, one of the nation’s leading providers of diversified building products and services to professional builders and contractors in the residential housing market.

Job Description:
  • Working in the Raleigh Data Center, which is the main Data Center for Client, with 60+ IT team members.
  • Deploying Palo Alto firewall and managing network tickets through successful troubleshooting, immediate attention, timely resolution.
  • Lead and support firewall migration efforts from Checkpoint to Palo Alto and manage all firewall implementations & resolving implementation issues through the help desk.
  • There are 150 Client locations with some merged networks and integration activity, as a result of a merger/acquisition and integrating the two companies and all sites (from Checkpoint to Palo Alto).
  • There are 2 Data Centers Deploying Palo Alto firewalls across entire network platforms and when integrating systems implementing Palo Alto firewalls Technology Environment: VPN Wireless Integrate work with the VMWare Support team (VMWare is a plus not required).
  • Hands-on implementation work, supporting Palo Alto firewall network connections, deployments and installs.

  • Strong Cisco routing and switching experience in an enterprise environment
  • Experience with firewalls and security appliances
  • Experience deploying and supporting network connectivity to remote locations (no travel required).
  • Experience in a diverse environment interacting with IT systems teams (such as server, storage, web, telco, etc.) to deliver networking solutions
  • Knowledge of Cisco VoIP a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills - interfacing with company executives and colleagues across technical platform teams (like VMWare).
  • Good interpersonal relationship skills thorough documentation skills & diligent documentation (something the client is looking to improve)
  • Strong team collaborate skills & attitude Structured Sense of Urgency for all required work/responsibilities.
  • Takes Initiative, Leads from the front / Leads by example.
  • Can work independently as well, as needed

Physical Demands:
  • Employee is required to talk and hear, and use hands to finger keyboard, telephone, and handle other objects.
  • The employee is frequently required to walk, sit and reach with hands and arms.
  • Vision required for this job includes close vision (clear vision within 20 inches).

Additional Information:
  • This is a 6+ months Temp to Hire Position.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a networking role.
  • Preferably 5+ years of Palo Alto firewall experience.
  • Senior level firewall Network Engineer experience.
  • The greater number years of experience with Palo Alto, the higher the client's expectations.
  • BIG Command Center, Cisco Router experience, Nexus Core Cisco Router experience, CISCO Data Center, CISCO Command Set.
  • Experience leading Network Engineers & team.

Headway Workforce Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Headway Workforce Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.