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Senior Network Engineer

Boston, Massachusetts - Posted on January 25, 2023
Published By Scott Mulhern

Now hiring a Senior Network Engineer in Boston, MA!

Job Description

Trillium Technical is looking for a Senior Network Engineer!

•Planning: Conducts short- and long-term planning to meet network requirements.
•Network Monitoring: Analyzes network activity and network problems to discover and prevent systematic errors. Recommends network design changes/enhancements for improved systems availability and performance. Expectations to be proficient with monitoring and diagnostic tools like SolarWinds, Fluke and Wireshark, PC Microsoft OS system commands.
•Network System Design and Implementation: Designs, implements, and document network systems.
•Configuration and maintenance of routers, switches (Cisco, Extreme Networks, Junipers, Brocade), and firewalls (Juniper, Brocade, Palo Alto).
•Able to implement projects plans as assigned by the Manager, Network Engineering, deliver progress reports, identify, and communicate impediments, and provide clear and concise documentation on completion.
•Provides support for network connectivity or related network issues for the user community.
•Issue Resolution: Troubleshoots diagnoses and resolves network problems. Researches, analyzes, and recommends the implementation of software or hardware changes to rectify any network deficiencies or to enhance network performance.
•Disaster Recovery: Ensures planned testing activities are performed and technical criteria are met.
•Network Performance Assessment: Assesses network performance to ensure that it meets the present and future needs of the business. Provides network planning recommendations to management.
•Vendor Management: Evaluates services provided by vendors and recommends changes.
•Research emerging technologies, as requested.
•Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Take ownership of a problem through resolution.
•Arrange for equipment repair, upgrade, or replacement.
•Communicates effectively with stakeholders, technical support, and project teams.
•Assist with the design of complex Core and WAN networks, IP, and routing summarization, includes configuring routers and switches.
•Retrieve hardware quotes from resellers in support of procurement.
•Hands-on experience with administering, maintaining, and troubleshooting Avaya/Cisco PBX a plus.
•Works closely with peers from to learn of network change management, operational support best practices, and future strategies that impact the landscape.

If interested, please apply today!


•A BS/MS degree in computer science or equivalent experience.
•Minimum of ten years of relevant IT work experience.
•Knowledge of Cisco SRND/SAFE and industry best practices.
•Strong analysis and problem-solving skills.
•Ability to work in team environment as well as individual with minimal supervision.
•Ability to work on multiple concurrent projects.
•Familiarity with network, server, storage virtualization, i.e., MDS switching infrastructure, VSAN, VRF, VPN, and VMWare vSphere.
•Knowledge of voice TDM technologies is also very useful.
•Experience with VOIP, like Avaya systems, Mitel systems and variety of Nortel systems.
•Experience with branch routers and LAN switches. Preferred knowledge, Cisco, Juniper Networks and Extreme Networks. Knowledge of Brocade/Ruckus ICX, VeloCloud a plus.
•Advanced knowledge of IOS, NX-OS, EXOS, JUNOS, EIGRP, BGP, GRE, OSPF, MPLS, Spanning-tree, VRRP, LAG, VLANS, SIP, H.323, PRI, SD-WAN, QoS, TCP/IP.
•Knowledge of Enterprise system monitoring and management tools such as, Lansweeper, Wireshark, sflow, NMAP, SNMP and Syslog.
•Knowledge of commercial enterprise-level tools and products to provide network services, including firewalls, IPS/IDS, DNS, DHCP, web security, TACACS+, VPN and NAC.
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and vendors.
•Must be proficient with latest versions MS Visio, MS Windows, and MS Office and/or O365.
•Cisco Certifications: CCIE preferred, otherwise CCNP Enterprise
•Preferred Juniper Network Certifications JNCIE or JNCIP.
•MA Driver’s License.
•Not required but a plus any Microsoft Certifications, ITIL, Agile project management

Trillium has been recruiting and placing professionals for over 30 years. From Fortune 100 companies to small businesses, our philosophy remains the same: to achieve excellence by providing quality employees and an uncompromising level of service. We believe in honesty, integrity, and a simple philosophy of providing value to our customers and our employees. We strive to be unsurpassed in the recruitment and placement of quality and skilled professionals. Trillium is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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