• Senior Network Engineer

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/25/2018 2:32 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-2769
    Position Type
    Temporary Full-Time
    Job Locations
    US-CA-Irvine
  • About Us

    PCM is one of the fastest-growing value added direct marketers of technology solutions for business, government and educational institutions as well as consumers. We’ve built an environment that is fast-paced, growing and continually changing with the needs of industry. Our rapid growth and expansion has created numerous career and advancement opportunities. 

     

    Providing IT solutions nationally since 1987, PCM, Inc. is an industry recognized, publicly traded, value-added direct marketer of technology products, services and solutions to businesses, government, education, and individual consumers. Fully accredited and authorized by major manufacturers including HP, Apple, Cisco, Microsoft, Dell, and 1500 others, PCM offers product and service solutions through field sales, call center, and eCommerce venues. With annual sales of $1.5B+ , 3000 employees and over 400,000 products available, PCM delights in serving small, medium and enterprise level businesses. 

     

    PCM is an exciting and rewarding place to work.

    Overview

    PCM is looking to hire a Senior Network Engineer that is primarily responsible for the architecture, design and implementation of our production networking environment. Qualified candidate must have significant on the job Cisco experience along with related experience in Infrastructure/Networked environments with hardware (routers, switches, firewall, etc), software (IOS and NXOS), network security practices, designing, planning and implementing LAN-MAN-WANs using the industry standard technologies.

     

    The candidate should drive continuous improvement and growth of the company through strong skills and experience in data network technologies: OSPF, BGP, HSRP, MPLS, VPN, ISE and Cisco ACI The candidate must be able to see projects through all stages, including defining, requirements, drafting and presenting technical proposals, deploying and maintaining the best solutions. Must be able to design, maintain and execute a future term strategic roadmap for the corporate network (processes, technology, security).

     

    A strong commitment to technical excellence and teamwork will be required, as this individual will be in a strategic position to influence and lead change within the IT Organization. This position will require some 24x7 on-call support and off-hours maintenance work.

    Responsibilities

    Strategy

    • Act as the primary project resource for any projects impacting the corporate network
    • Evaluate new technology and present business cases and ROI analysis for adoption
    • Establish security processes and procedures to ensure audit compliance with our network systems.
    • Evaluates; develops and maintains telecommunications systems
    • Capacity management for MINDBODY’s production network, working across department to understand and plan for future needs on our network.
    • Determine long term network strategy, future technology needs and hardware adoption to accommodate enterprise growth and capabilities.
    • Establishes and implements LAN policies; procedures; and standards and ensures their conformance with information systems and organization objectives
    • Hardware and Software Lifecycle Management

    Execution

    • Implementation, and support of the network security infrastructure including Cisco and Palo Alto firewalls, content filters, VPNs and all layers of network security.
    • Participate in Root Cause Analysis reviews
    • Ensure correctness of all diagrams; device checks and databases
    • Maintains network security and ensures compliance with security policies and procedures.
    • Evaluates hardware and software, including peripheral, output, and related equipment.
    • Participates in the development and implementation of network-related procedures and standards.
    • Participates in and may lead aspects of major network installations and upgrades.
    • Interfaces with vendors to ensure appropriate resolution during network outages or periods of reduced performance.
    • Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.
    • Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems.
    • Maintains current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications as assigned.
    • Maintains the integrity and security of network devices and systems
    • Patches and updates network device operating systems to established hardening standards
    • Develops scripts and tools to automate and improve user support activities
    • Monitors overall network health and troubleshoots reported events

    Building Capabilities

    • Train and mentor junior networking administrators.
    • Acts as a network consultant to project teams
    • Maintains system documentation
    • All other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in CS, MIS or related field required.
    • Cisco CCNP required
    • Ideal candidate should have at least ten (10) years on the job experience in routing and switching in an enterprise environment
    • Comprehensive hands on experience with LAN/WAN/MAN technologies.
    • Comprehensive hands on experience with Cisco ISR routers, Cisco 6500/4500 switches, Cisco ASA 55xx security devices, and Cisco Nexus platform.
    • Comprehensive hands on experience with BGP and OSPF/RIP
    • Comprehensive Network Architecture experience. Including network design, reference architecture and design documentation. 
    • Strong working knowledge with SDN and/or automation
    • Strong working knowledge with hybrid networking between physical datacenters and cloud services like AWS/GCP/Azure
    • Strong working knowledge of Cisco ACI
    • Strong working knowledge on F5 load balancer and Palo Alto layer 7 firewall.
    • Strong knowledge in wireless security: WPA/WPA2, PEAP, EAP-TLS, 802.1X.
    • Proficiency working with access control list (ACLs), TCP/IP. VLAN, Traffic Shaping, priority queuing, class of service (QoS) and IP routing.
    • Ability to work autonomously, develop long term strategic enterprise network goals and create a network technology roadmap. 
    • A desire and ease in establishing credibility with fellow engineers through mutually deep technical skill sets. Ability to make presentations to managers and/or other engineers. 
    • Excellent problem solving skills. Able to take complex tasks or problems and break it into smaller more manageable pieces. Works with vendors to resolve issues. Feels comfortable working with customers and gathering requirements.
    • Serve in the rotation as an escalation point with on call issues for the EOC on after hours network issues.
    • Occasional travel up to 20%.

    Why work for Us?

    PCM Offers:

    We offer an environment for career-driven individuals seeking to make a solid contribution to our company objectives and their own career enhancement. If you want to work in a challenging, performance-based environment and be rewarded for your efforts, then PCM is the place to build your career.

     

    PCM offers a competitive base salary, bonus, 401K with a company match and medical/dental benefits as well as an Employee Purchase Plan, company sponsored discount programs and paid time off.   

     

    PCM is more than an IT provider: we are a trusted technology partner for thousands of businesses across the country specializing in cloud, data center, mobility, networking, security, and software solutions.

    PCM: The right technology, delivered! 

      

    We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

     

    Disclaimer: PCM extends offers of employment only to qualified candidates who have applied for a position using our official application through our career site, iCims.  Please be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment or "phishing" actions that may come from individuals or entities impersonating PCM.  PCM will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.  Once employment has been confirmed and as part of the onboarding process, new hires will receive instructions from PCM to set up their direct deposit information from our payroll department.

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