Senior Network Analyst

Date Posted: Jun 22
Type: Contract
Wage: Unpublished
Job Number: 8174
Location: Houston, TX

TITLE: Senior Network Analyst
CLIENT: Oil and Gas
LOCATION: Houston Texas
TYPE: Contract/Contract-to-Hire
URGENCY: Interviewing ASAP
We are seeking a Network Analyst for a large Oil and Gas company. This professional will be a member of the IT Global Networking team at the company’s Houston office reporting to the Manager of Network Services.
This position will work within our operations team to support the enterprise network and contribute to projects when needed requiring network expertise.

• Act as an escalation resource for reported network performance or application performance issues
• Manage and support the network monitoring and configuration management software
• Provide technical and architectural support for field networks to include industrial switches, routers, and wireless bridges
• Assist in developing the overall network strategy for us globally
• Utilize our service portal to manage and create service requests, outages, and change requests
• Identify, evaluate and recommend technologies using best practices/industry standards
• Identify innovative ways to utilize existing applications and technologies
• Forecast and coordinate management of change for scheduled maintenance weekends
• Effectively communicate with end users and peers around the world
• Actively participate in the planning, design, and implementation of network related projects

• Extensive troubleshooting experience with large enterprises
• Strong written and verbal communication skills. The ability to clearly articulate complex issues
• Customer interfacing capabilities
• Extensive experience with Cisco routers, switches, firewall and wireless hardware
• Extensive experience with Solarwinds Network Management suite of applications
• Experience with Riverbed WAN optimization appliance, Cascade and NetProfiler
• Experience with Gigamon, Wireshark and packet level analysis and application performance root cause analysis
• Experience using Splunk to help with troubleshooting
• Experience troubleshooting EIGRP, BGP, Firewalls, IPSEC/SSL VPNs, Spanning tree and network security
• Experienced with software defined networking
• High level of experience with Cisco ISE/NAC
• Working knowledge of SNMP, Netflow, IP SLA and other management protocols
• Working knowledge of Cisco Collaboration products
• Experience working in Oil and Gas Industry – specifically with field support technicians
• CCNP certification a plus

• Bachelors Degree of related field minimum
• CCNP Certification

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