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Senior Network Engineer (Durham, NC) in Durham, NC at Presidio, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/23/2018

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Job Description

At Presidio, we think, architect, implement and support the practical reality of IT every day.  We bring together the best minds in the industry to deliver IT excellence and support the answers to our clients’ IT challenges.  As one of the largest IT-as-a-Service solution providers in the U.S., we combine experience and stability with regional expertise and the unique ability to cover local and global business needs. For more information about Presidio visit our website at or follow us on Twitter @Presidio.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Lead Engineer for customer projects including design, implementation, testing, and support for new deployments, expansions, environment refresh and upgrades. This includes troubleshooting for all customer environments.
  • Creates technical deliverables including network assessments, capacity planning, detailed design documents, implementation plans, configurations, and change orders.
  • Lead technical discussions to understand business requirements and translate them into functional specifications
  • Configures network devices such as switches, routers, firewalls, and wireless networking devices from multiple vendors.
  • Provides peer reviews of implementations, configurations, and documentation for team members.
  • Assists and mentors other team members with deployment or best practices.
  • Engages in continuous learning to stay abreast on new and emerging technologies.
  • Obtain vendor-related certifications, to enhance professional development and our corporate standing with our vendors.
  • Develop and Maintain relationships with peers at vendor partners

Required Skills:

  • Ability to demonstrate technical knowledge and consultative skills.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong critical thinking, complex problem solving, appropriate judgment, and decision making skills.
  • Ability to perform tasks with minor supervision.
  • Ability to demonstrate technical knowledge and consultative skills.
  • Solid documentation experience with Visio, Word, Excel
  • Ambitious and goal oriented, with initiative to work until job is complete.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of Core Routing and Switching design, configuration, and troubleshooting, and usage of Cisco Recommended Practices a must. The candidate must know a majority of these Network Design and Configuration elements:
    • Spanning-tree, VTP, Port Channels, Load balancing, SPAN
    • Routing protocols OSPF, EIGRP, BGP
    • MPLS traffic engineering design, configuration, and troubleshooting
    • LDP, TDP, RSVP Label distribution
    • MPBGP-VPNv4, Multi-VRF and VRF-Lite
    • Cisco Catalyst, Nexus, ISR, ASR, Meraki
  • The candidate should have experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Extensive knowledge and experience of Network Security, including the design, configuration, and tuning of:
      • NAT, ACL configuration
      • IPSec and SSL VPN, DMVPN,
      • Cisco NAC integration with data and wireless infrastructure
      • Cisco ASA, FTD, FMC, ISE
      • Palo Alto
    • Strong background in Wireless communication design, configuration
      • Configuring Lightweight and Autonomous APs, WLAN Controllers
      • Mobile Device Management
      • Cisco Aironet, WCS, Meraki
      • MobileIron
    • Load Balancing
      • F5 LTM, GSM, APM, etc.
      • Citrix Netscalar

Education, Experience and Certification:

Experience that demonstrates a significant level of expertise in Networking and Cisco Products

  • 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Relevant Cisco or industry Certifications strongly preferred
    • CCIE desirable
  • Bachelor of Arts or Sciences Degree (preferably Electrical Engineering, Computer Science), or equivalent work/military experience 

Job Location:

RTP, North Carolina



Presidio, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/ VEVRAA Federal Contractor.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances.

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RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE NOTE: Presidio has a strict PSL in place and will only accept applications from agencies/business partners that have been invited to work on this role through the Presidio portal.  Candidate Resumes/CV's not submitted through the Presidio portal or submitted directly to Hiring Managers will be considered unsolicited and will be treated as gifts and no fee will be payable. Thank you for your cooperation.


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