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Senior Network Manager/Extreme

Philadelphia, PA


Full Time

$120k - $140k

A leading technology firm specializing in advanced networking solutions, committed to delivering cutting-edge infrastructure to empower businesses worldwide. Their innovative approach and dedication to excellence have earned us a reputation as industry leaders in network architecture and optimization. As they continue to expand our operations, they are seeking a talented Network Engineer with expertise in Extreme Networks to join this dynamic team.
As a Network Engineering Manager specializing in Extreme Networks, you will play a pivotal role in designing, implementing, and maintaining robust network solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of the diverse clientele. Leveraging your in-depth knowledge of Extreme Networks' products and technologies, you will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to deliver scalable, high-performance network infrastructure that drives business growth and innovation.
Other duties will include, managing about 3-6 direct reports of Network Engineers.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Network Design and Implementation: Design, deploy, and optimize network architectures based on Extreme Networks' solutions, ensuring scalability, reliability, and performance.
  • Configuration and Troubleshooting: Configure, monitor, and troubleshoot network devices, including switches, routers, and wireless access points, to maintain optimal network performance and uptime.
  • Security Implementation: Implement and maintain robust network security measures, including firewalls, VPNs, and intrusion detection/prevention systems, to safeguard critical assets and data.
  • Performance Optimization: Proactively identify and address network performance bottlenecks, conducting thorough analysis and implementing optimization strategies to enhance overall network efficiency.
  • Collaboration and Support: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Systems Administrators and Security Analysts, to integrate network infrastructure with other IT systems and applications. Provide technical support and expertise to resolve escalated network issues in a timely manner.
  • Documentation and Best Practices: Maintain comprehensive documentation of network configurations, policies, and procedures. Stay abreast of industry best practices and emerging technologies to continuously enhance network capabilities.
  • Capacity Planning: Conduct capacity planning assessments to anticipate future network requirements and ensure scalability to accommodate business growth and evolving technology demands.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
  • Extensive experience (5+ years) in network engineering roles, with a focus on Extreme Networks' solutions.
  • Professional certifications such as Extreme Networks Certified Specialist (ECS) or Extreme Networks Certified Expert (ECE) preferred.
  • Proficiency in configuring and troubleshooting Extreme Networks' switches, routers, and wireless solutions.
  • Strong understanding of network protocols, including TCP/IP, VLANs, OSPF, BGP, and SNMP.
  • Solid grasp of network security principles and technologies, including firewall configuration and VPN implementation.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a meticulous attention to detail.
  • Effective communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Proven track record of managing complex network projects from conception to completion.
Why Join Us:
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies and industry leaders in networking.
  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment that fosters creativity and innovation.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including health insurance and retirement plans.
  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career.
  • Chance to make a significant impact by contributing to the success of high-profile projects and initiatives.

Posted by: Shawna Dunleavy

Specialization: Network Engineering