Senior Network Engineer in Dearborn, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 12/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: 55544

Senior Network Engineer
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Job# 55544

  • Serves in a planning consultant role with a strong background in technology.
  • Provides oversight in the planning, evaluation, implementation and validation of new/emerging technologies.
  •  Leads project and /or technical maintenance teams.  
  • Responsible for providing recommendations and attaining design approval for new technologies and major enhancements to existing systems.  
  • Provides support to Security in the development of appropriate audit controls and procedures to ensure the integrity and protection of company resources.  
  • Works with customers to understand business objectives in order to ensure functional and technical designs meet requirements and are in compliance with the infrastructure and IS technology standards. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Establish networking environment by designing system configurations; directing system installations; defining, documenting, and enforcing system standards.
  • Maximize network performance by monitoring performance; troubleshooting network problems and outages; scheduling upgrades; collaborating with network architects on network optimization.
  • Secure network system by establishing and enforcing policies; defining and monitoring access.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Report network operational status by gathering, prioritizing information.


  • Cisco Certifications (CCDA, CCNP OR CCNA)

Experience in/with:

  • Nexus/ACI
  • Configuration and daily support of Cisco ACI and NX-O
  • Minimum 4 years hands on experience.
  • NSX Network
  • Minimum 1 year hands on experience.
  • Cisco NAC (ISE 802.11x)
  • Cisco Wireless (Identity Services Engine (ISE), Mobility Services Engine (MSE), Prime, Controllers, Aironet Access Points)
  • Meraki Wireless
  • Cisco 36xx, 37xx, 38xx, 4xxx, 9xxxx, ASR1x
  • LAN/WAN Routing Architecture and Protocols (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP etc.)
  • Network Management Tools (Solar Winds, Gigamon, NetScout)
  • InfoBlox – NetMRI, IPAM
  • Packet Capture Tools

Experience in/with:

  • Voice and data communication
  • VMWare

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related field or applicable professional certification and/or six to eight years relevant technical and analytical experience.

Experience in/with:

  • Designing, developing and implementing technology solutions using technical/business design decisions
  • Multi-platform environments and infrastructure technology planning
  • Developing and maintaining vendor relationships
  • Serving as a consultant to business lines in defining processes or identifying technology based on business requirements
  • Developing business plans for technology initiatives

Strong knowledge of:

  • Infrastructure architecture (Network, Integration)
  • Tactical infrastructure technology
  • Security and control procedures
  • Relational database concepts
  • Business process reengineering and technology application 
  • Leadership experience including:
  • Providing technical consultation and training to less senior staff
  • Providing leadership to project teams/technical project maintenance teams 

Ability to:

  • Apply similar prior experience to new issues to ensure effective problem solving
  • Develop strong business relationships
  •  Strong written communication skills, including, but not limited to, procedures and technical material preparation and presentation.

Fast Switch, Ltd., delivering the Right Talent at the Right Time for over 21 years. We are an IT Consulting company with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, Cleveland, OH, Cincinnati, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused. You are our most important asset!          

We've differentiated ourselves by being creative, flexible, and fast. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company.

We're different. Our consultants and clients tell us so, and it's our great people who make the difference! We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms In 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

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