Senior Network Engineer

Must: Work in night shifts

Who We Are

GeekTek is a technology services firm with its headquarters in Los Angeles and branch offices in Denver, CO, and Hyderabad, India. Geektek’s services span a variety of industries, including manufacturing, entertainment, retail, nonprofits, and even art galleries. The talented team of more than forty members provides services such as on-site client service, remote managed IT services, managed security services, marketing and sales. In addition, GeekTek is the leading IT provider and technology thought leader in the cannabis industry and has entered the cannabis industry as an ancillary business. We are a friendly and upbeat company with great communication between the locations and teams.

Who You Are

This position will be located in Hyderabad, India, but you will be working closely with the team in the United States through video chat, instant messaging, e-mail, phone, and through our software. It is important that you have excellent communication skills in English, both written and oral. We are a fast-paced company that is expanding rapidly and we are seeking team members who will share our vision for the future and work collaboratively in order to accomplish GeekTek’s goals. We pride ourselves on providing superior service to our clients, which includes having attention to detail, following the processes in place, and being able to adapt to a variety of situations.

Job brief

We are looking for a Lead Network Engineer to develop and maintain functional and secure networks. You will mentor a team of engineers to troubleshoot and optimize our networks for our users.

In this role, you should have excellent problem-solving skills and a thorough knowledge of network administration and architecture. If you’re also passionate about security and data protection, we’d like to meet you.

Responsibilities

  • Design and deploy functional networks (LAN, WLAN, WAN)
  • Configure and install software, servers, routers and other network devices
  • Monitor network performance and integrity
  • Resolve issues tiers of support have escalated by troubleshooting cloud and local infrastructure
  • Automate tasks and monitor their effectiveness
  • Mentor team members on technical issues
  • Create, oversee and test security measures (e.g. access authentication and disaster recovery)
  • Communicate with users when needed
  • Maintain complete technical documentation
  • Suggest improvements to network performance, capacity, and scalability

Requirements

  • 8+ experience as a Network Engineer or Network Administrator
  • Professional certification (e.g. CCNP, CCDP)
  • Solid background in network administration and architecture
  • Hands-on experience on Network Data Center planning/design/ implement, site to site tunnel setup and troubleshooting, VPN issues
  • In-depth understanding of communication protocols like BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, and RIP.
  • Basic knowledge on AD, Server, and Database Infrastructure environment.
  • Familiarity with access control models and network security
  • Knowledge and Experience on Sophos, Sonicwall, and Cisco Meraki would be an added advantage.
  • Should have Knowledge of working on the ITIL process.
  • Worked on various tools like Nagios and ticketing tools like Remedy and ITSM
  • Knowledge of coding languages for scripting (e.g Python, Perl)
  • Experience with network diagnostic, monitoring and analysis tools (e.g. SolarWinds network tools)
  • Solid understanding of network operating systems (JUNOS, Cisco IOS)
  • Basic knowledge on AD, Server, and Database Infrastructure environment.
  • Sharp troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Organizational and mentoring skills