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IT Senior Network Engineer

Company: National Indemnity Company
Location: Omaha
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Company:NICO National Indemnity Company
As a member of the Berkshire Hathaway group of insurance companies, we offer outstanding opportunities for professionals interested in working with a successful company. We offer unparalleled financial strength, stability and "large company" benefits, in addition to an exciting, friendly, "small company" atmosphere.Job Objective:Responsible for the design, architecture and the day-to-day maintenance of National Indemnity Company's network environment. Initiates projects and prepares project plans. Forms and schedules project teams when necessary. Identifies and coordinates resource requirements to ensure successful project completion. Provides leadership and guidance to project team members and technical staff. Maintains strict confidentiality.Required Knowledge:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field or equivalent
  • 3-5 years architecture and engineering experience
  • Cisco IOS, Arista EOS, F5 LTM/GTM, Palo Alto
  • Switching (VLAN's, STP), Routing (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP)
  • Voice (PRI, SIP, CUCM 10.x, Analog)Preferred Knowledge:
    • CCNA / CCNP
    • ITIL or similar methodologiesEssential Duties and Responsibilities:
      • Acts as Senior Network Engineer for Cisco, F5, Arista and other routing, switching, load-balancing, firewall and telephony equipment. Maintains advanced knowledge of LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, VLANs, routing protocols such as OSPF, EIGRP and BGP, DHCP and DNS, IPSec and SSL VPN, firewall access lists and policies. Maintains a working knowledge of Windows and Linux servers, VMWare, Citrix, Exchange, Active Directory, SQL and IIS.
      • Installs or upgrades networking systems for both local and remote networks for National Indemnity data center and user sites. Manages seamless traffic redundancy and system uptime for our Disaster Recovery site. Configures devices running IOS/EOS. Configures wireless and VoIP technologies. Secures edge networks by implementing firewall policies and rules. Works with other engineers and teams to design and implement network and security solutions. Identifies and researches new products and solutions and makes recommendations to management. Ensures high availability via redundancy and load balancing for all portions of the network. Maintains documentation of all projects and solutions.
      • Configures and monitors network and security alerts and notifications. Performs network analysis to determine root cause of outages. Communicates issues, status updates, and problem resolution with customers, engineers and management.
      • Design and deploy complex topologies to improve and maintain the network infrastructure for the Company utilizing established reference architecture and vendor best practices in all designs, taking in to account high availability and disaster recovery. Determines best case scenarios for upgrade paths. Performs cost analysis on new equipment. Document and diagram new solutions.
      • Establishes and maintains the system security levels for various networks, and the data backup and restoration of all network devices. Analyzes, plans, implements and maintains backup and recovery mechanisms. Manages and plans for systems growth, including LAN, WAN, Wireless, and Telephony.
      • Provides technical instructions and training to Systems Department staff and company employees. Provides leadership and mentoring to the Network team when necessary. Provides high level technical support on all aspects of outages for the Systems Department staff.
      • Troubleshoots hardware and software problems during working hours and after hours as required by urgency or nature of situation. Skills: Troubleshooting issues for all OSI layers Ability to subnet Diagram using Visio Network design and architecture Ability to work under pressure Excellent presentation skills Excellent communication skillsAbilities: Analyze Company business information needs and procedures Work independently Maintain strict confidentiality Work with detail with accuracy Train others in use of computer systems Excellent oral and written communication with all levels of the organization Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. A comprehensive benefits package is available for regular, full-time employees, including health, vision, dental, life and disability insurance as well as a 401(k) with company match. We also proudly offer 100% upfront tuition reimbursement to regular, full-time employees, to further your education. Our Omaha office boasts a complimentary state-of-the-art, on-site gym, a robust wellness program, low-cost downtown parking, and numerous volunteer and networking opportunities with other emerging professionals.

Keywords: National Indemnity Company, Omaha , IT Senior Network Engineer, Engineering , Omaha, Nebraska

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