Senior Network Engineer
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Job Description Summary
With limited supervision, participates in the design, implementation, operation, testing, and maintenance of network infrastructure devices such as routers, switches, load-balancers, network monitoring and security devices and other related technologies in a virtualized enterprise environment. This position will focus on local and wide-area networking using Cisco routers and switches, Data Center networks, Voice over IP, Cisco wireless, troubleshooting and problem resolution, and system administration of monitoring and inventory systems.
Responsible for making improvements to processes and systems to enhance performance of the Bank's network infrastructure. Problems and issues faced can be numerous and undefined, and require detailed information gathering, analysis and investigation to understand the problem. Problems are difficult and moderately complex. The work typically impacts multiple departments. Problems are typically solved by drawing from prior experience and an in depth analysis of issues. Contributes to the development of goals for the department and planning efforts (budgets, operational plans, etc.). Provides guidance, coaching and training to other employees within job area. Directly involved with major/complex projects involving delegation of work and review of work products. Communicates with parties within and outside of own job function. Has responsibility for communicating with parties external to the organization (vendors, affiliates, etc.)
5 or more years of directly related experience in the Network Security Engineering and Operations and 7+ years of professional experience.
Advanced skills in many of the following:
Experience with Cisco router and switch device operation, management and configuration
Experience with Cisco Data Center network systems and technology is required. Cisco SDA and ACI is desirable.
Knowledge of routing protocols, LAN protocols, TCP/IP protocols, and protocol analysis
Knowledge of Cisco network virtualization, Cisco wireless network technologies, Cisco VoIP
Ability to troubleshoot system and application problems in a multi-protocol network
Knowledge of Windows and Linux OS is desirable
Technical expertise in the implementation, operation and design of multi-vendor and multi-protocol environments found in a leading edge data center
Advanced capabilities in analytical, research, planning, and procedure documentation
PC proficiencies including Microsoft Office
Background and knowledge of the Banking regulatory environment is a plus
Sedentary Work: frequent standing/walking, operation of an office computer, lifting moderate amount of weight occasionally
- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.
Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.