Senior Network Engineer

  • Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #770

Our client is seeking a Senior Network Engineer to join our growing Technical Operations team in Denver, CO. This team is responsible for infrastructure design and implementation functions, and support for all of the corporate and revenue-generating environments. In this role, will manage networks and support network hardware with a focus on developing best practice IT standards, process compliance, delivering on requested projects, as well as audit compliance. The position will be demanding and requires a strong engineering background with effective leadership skills to help the team to succeed.

  • Responsible for design, planning, deployment, monitoring, and maintenance of assigned projects.
  • Serves as subject matter expert on network-related projects and is responsible for project-related deliverables.
  • Provides high-level support to employees and technical teams relative to networking technology and participates in on-call rotation.
  • Analyzes network topologies to determine potential issues and makes suggestions for recommended changes.
  • Performs installations and upgrades on networking and associated equipment as part of migrations and infrastructure modernization as needed.
  • May perform other job duties as assigned.


  • Must have a minimum of 6 years of network engineering
  • Must have designed, implemented, or operated Cisco and Juniper network hardware, Checkpoint firewalls, and F5 Load Balancers.
  • Strong IP networking fundamentals and experience such as TCP/IP, BGP, IS-IS, VxLAN.
  • network automation skills using DevOps and CI/CD pipeline practices
  • Demonstrated experience automating and managing networks
  • Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code(IaC): Ansible, Terraform, AWS Cloud Formation, etc.
  • Experience with F5 LTM and GTM
  • Experience managing co-located infrastructure
  • Experience with BGP Peering relationship management

Preferred experience:

  • Prior or current relevant certifications in the fields of network, telecom, or systems (CCNP, CCDP, CCIE).
  • Comprehensive practice/hands-on experience with following routing protocols/technologies: VRF/VRF-Lite, BGP (eBGP, iBGP, MP-BGP), EIGRP, OSPF
  • Extensive experience configuring and managing complex multiple routing protocols and redistribution mechanisms.
  • Experience interacting with MP-BGP route-reflectors, MPLS, L3VPN, L2VPN, (TE) traffic engineering tunnels, IPSEC, DMVPN.
  • Experience in circuit design, carrier collaboration, and establishment of dynamic routing with upstream carriers.
  • Experience with Python and Ansible.
  • Experience with automation and IaaS.
  • Proficient in network packet captures and application analysis with Wireshark, Observer, etc.
  • Comprehensive experience with Life Cycle Management in Enterprise Environments.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
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