We have an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Network Engineer in the Atlanta, GA or Washington, DC office at Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP. We are searching for someone who wants to be a valued contributor and member of a talented and dynamic team of lawyers, paralegals and staff.
The Senior Network Engineer will deliver effective onsite and remote network support firm wide: design, implement, evaluate, maintain, monitor, report, manage and support of various network related hardware and software. This position will provide support for various projects, new installations, hardware upgrades, modifications, and application upgrades.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Provides network support for various projects, such as new installations, server hardware and software upgrades and application upgrades.
Support, design and implement network solutions and manage network upgrades including but not limited to LAN, WAN and Firewall.
Analyzes and resolves network related issues and responds to user requests in a timely manner. Works with IT Staff to determine specific needs and how to best implement technical solutions.
Writes scripts to facilitate automation and ensure accuracy of routine tasks.
Creates written documentation of systems design and capabilities, and updates IT management as required.
Trains junior technical personnel on network support and technical documentation.
Identifies and recommends new technologies that will increase the overall efficiency of the firm’s network systems.
Evaluates new products and maintain awareness of industry updates.
Maintains thorough knowledge of existing computer system from the infrastructure to the desktop with the purpose of finding improvements.
Maintains an inventory of all network related software and hardware.
Works with IT staff on any and all technology related issues and provides emergency support on major systems or problems when necessary. Provides assistance to other offices as required.
Implements network related updates and patches in accordance with firm policy.
Often requires evening and weekend work to implement service affecting changes.
Performs other technology related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
A Bachelor’s degree in a computer related field from an accredited college or University is required. Equivalent combination of an associate’s degree and experience in the computer science field will be acceptable. Cisco certification: CCNP required.
6 years of experience and certified proficiency with Cisco networks including configuring and supporting routers, switches ( including Nexus core switches) and ASA firewalls. Experience with virtualization systems with a preference on VMware is required. Experience with storage related networking is a must.
A thorough knowledge of current Cisco IOS, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, network communication protocols, SAN, switching and routing, VPN, virtualization and load balancing systems. Knowledge of scripting Cisco IOS. Advanced knowledge of multiple operating systems and platforms, internet and other related technologies.
Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion within our Firm and in the larger legal profession. We believe that diverse skills, knowledge and viewpoints make us a stronger firm. Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP maintains a policy of affording all employees and applicants equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, ancestry, amnesty, citizenship status, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation will not be tolerated in any of the Firm’s offices or any other work-related setting. Qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a position or to enable them to perform the essential functions of a position for which they are otherwise qualified. EEO.
About Eversheds Sutherland
As a global top 15 law practice, Eversheds Sutherland provides legal services to a global client base ranging from small and mid-sized businesses to the largest multinationals, acting for 72 of the Fortune 100, 61 of the FTSE 100 and 120 of the Fortune 200.
With more than 2,800 lawyers, Eversheds Sutherland operates in 66 offices in 32 jurisdictions across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States. In addition, a network of more than 200 related law firms, including formalized alliances in Latin America, Asia Pacific and Africa, provide support around the globe.
Eversheds Sutherland provides the full range of legal services, including corporate and M&A; dispute resolution and litigation; energy and infrastructure; finance; human capital and labor law; intellectual property; real estate and construction; and tax.
Eversheds Sutherland comprises two separate legal entities: Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP (headquartered in the UK) and Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP (headquartered in the US), and their respective controlled, managed, affiliated and member firms. The use of the name Eversheds Sutherland is for description purposes only and does not imply... that the member firms or their controlled, managed or affiliated entities are in a partnership or are part of a global LLP. For more information, visit eversheds-sutherland.com.