Berkeley Research Group

  • Senior Network Engineer

    Job Locations US-DC | US-IL-Chicago | US-CA-Emeryville
    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/13/2018 11:00 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1923
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Berkeley Research Group provides independent advice, data analytics, authoritative studies, expert testimony, investigations, and regulatory and dispute consulting to Fortune 500 corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, major law firms, and regulatory bodies around the world. BRG experts provide sophisticated economic, financial, and analytical advice across a wide range of disciplines, including antitrust and competition policy, complex damages, finance, healthcare, intellectual property, restructuring, valuation, and workforce issues. In addition, the firm assists clients in major industry sectors with compliance, business process improvement, and strategy consulting. 

     

    The Senior Network Engineer will design, implement, manage, maintain, and optimize our Local and Wide Area Networks (LAN/WAN).  This position will work closely with other members of the Infrastructure team to monitor our environment and ensure the stability, integrity and efficient operation of the network.   

     

    Headquartered in Emeryville, California, BRG currently has over 40 offices across the United States and internationally. This position offers advancement opportunities within a rapidly growing expert services and consulting firm.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Provide architectural and engineering design of large-scale datacenter network infrastructure.
    • Ownership responsibility for large project lifecycle from design through implementation and support.
    • Propose alternative methods for improving performance and/or reliability of the existing network infrastructure.
    • Generate and complete comprehensive network documentation.
    • Cleanup / standardizing configuration for sites.
    • Configuring BGP / routing to be more deterministic and pathed efficiently.
    • Deploying a comprehensive network monitoring solution.
    • Identifying / testing / deploying automated configuration backups.
    • Next-Gen SD-WAN design.
    • Creation of formal office standards.
    • Work with server team to ensure optimal connectivity / performance of VM hosts and storage devices.
    • Plans and coordinates system utilization, and performs growth analysis and capacity planning for routers, switches and other network appliance.
    • Responsible for thorough and concise Visio documentation of Cisco-based enterprise network.
    • Maintain and troubleshoot firewalls, IDS/IPS, VPN appliances, vulnerability assessment tools, event and log analysis, security change tracking and other network systems and devices.
    • Troubleshoot systems and networks to identify and correct malfunctions and other operational problems.
    • Support changes/additions/removal for various MPLS circuits.
    • Support / work on Palo Alto Panorama Integrations.
    • Investigate, test, evaluate and remain informed of new technologies, products and services.
    • Develop and improve network configuration procedures.
    • Review, implement and test client and vendor requests for network accesses.
    • Coordinate and develop test plans and implement network tools and processes.
    • Maintain relationships with 3rd party vendors.
    • Must have experience implementing best practices and standards, such as ITIL and ISO.
    • Knowledge of maintaining a virtual server environment using VMware.
    • Serve as escalation to Tier I and Tier II Support Engineers and other Network Engineers.

    Qualifications

    • 7+ years of Network Engineering experience.
    • Extensive knowledge of LAN/WAN routing and switching with Cisco & HP equipment.
    • Ability to support WAN connectivity, optimization/acceleration, and troubleshoot MPLS / ISP circuit issues.
    • Experience with Palo Alto firewalls and VPN appliances.
    • In-depth knowledge of routing and redundancy protocols (BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, VRRP, HSRP and SIP).
    • Experience with many of the following protocols & technologies: RSTP, VLANs/STP, Trunking (Ether-channel)/LACP, IPv4 & IPv6, TCP, IGMP, LDP, RADIUS, ISE, IPSEC & VPNs, Netflow, DNS, HTTP, DHCP, SNMP, TACACS)
    • Understanding of storage networks consisting of iSCSI & Fibre Channel protocols.
    • Wireless experience preferred, to include 802.11x standards in a Cisco Controller based infrastructure.
    • Familiarity with different monitoring software suites.
    • Strong understanding of VMware and Windows Operating Systems.
    • Extensive experience in IT infrastructure planning and deployment.
    • Strong interest in technical knowledge sharing and mentioning junior staff.
    • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
    • Excellent written/verbal communication skills and time management skills.
    • Strong troubleshooting, problem-solving and analytical skills.
    • CCNA/CCNP certification is a plus.
    • Position requires traveling for short periods. Trips will sometimes extend to 5 working days and could on rare occasions extend beyond 5 business days. All travel expenses will be reimbursed.

     

    Candidate must be able to submit verification of his/her legal right to work in the United States, without company sponsorship.

     

    BRG is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

     

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