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Senior Network Engineer


As a member of the Networking Team, the Senior Network Engineer provides day-to-day support and maintenance of the company’s’ network in support of trading activity and assisting with troubleshooting application issues.  This individual will also lead projects, and work with the team Tech Lead and team Manager to help set strategy for the team.  The successful candidate is team oriented, customer focused, proactive, accepts ownership and has a strong sense of urgency.


-Day to day operation and maintenance of routers, switches, firewalls, and wireless devices both on and off-site.
-Leveraging robust troubleshooting skills to resolve operational issues.
-Support application troubleshooting in partnership with other teams.
-Develop monitoring solutions to proactively identify issues before they impact the business.
-Work with internal and external teams to craft solutions.
-Design, install, troubleshoot, and maintain WAN and LAN connectivity.
-Work with network engineering team on projects.
-Ability and willingness to mentor other members of the team and department.
-Contribute to the development of network team strategy and planning.
-Participate in rotating on-call schedule with the team for off hours support.
-Create and maintain accurate, concise documentation.

Knowledge & Experience:

-Minimum of 6 years of Network Engineering experience required.
-Trading experience highly preferred.
-Excellent IP networking fundamentals and extensive experience in the application of IP protocols.
-In-depth knowledge of and experience with building and troubleshooting IP Multicast.
-Experience designing network and Datacenter installations utilizing L2 and L3 protocols, including VPC and VRF technologies.
-2 years of experience implementing Cisco Nexus products a plus.
-In-depth knowledge of Internet-facing architectures & network security.
-Analyzing TCP/IP protocol traffic using protocol analyzer software.
-Excellent network analysis fundamentals and robust troubleshooting skills
-Experience implementing, operating, and maintaining network management systems.
-Extensive experience in a design role.
-Expert with: Spanning Tree, VLAN configurations, IPv4, TCP and UDP functionality, HSRP, PIM Sparse, MSDP, IPSec, Cisco Nexus VPC, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, ACL construction.
-Familiarity with Linux a plus.
-Ability to program in one of the following is a plus:  Python, Perl, and Bash.
-Experience supporting pub/sub messaging middleware a plus.
-Experience with IPv6 deployments a plus.
-Experience with Network security issues and deployments a plus.
-Good written and verbal communication skills.

Strategy & Planning:

-Collaborate with all staff to ensure smooth and reliable operation of systems and software for fulfilling business objectives and processes.
-Work with team members, decision makers, and stakeholders to define business requirements and project goals, and to identify and resolve business systems issues.
-Collaborate in strategic and tactical weekly meetings as necessary.
-Builds solutions in collaboration with team members.

Formal Education & Certification:

-University degree in computer science or engineering or equivalent experience required.
-CCNP or higher certification.

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