• Sr. Network Engineer

    Requisition ID
    Experience Level
    Senior Level Contributor
    Agriculture & Construction
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    From construction to agriculture we are transforming the way companies are doing business.  We are headquartered in Livermore, California USA with our European head offices in Capelle a/d iJssel, the Netherlands ( Topcon Positioning Group designs, manufactures and distributes precise positioning products and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture, civil engineering, BIM, mapping and GIS, asset management and mobile control markets.  Its brands include Topcon Sokkia, Tierra, Digi-Star, RDS Technology and NORAC.


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    This individual contributor position will provide expert technical assistance to internal customers who have high-level network and systems requests. The role will be responsible for designing, implementing and testing complex infrastructure in support of Topcon’s business requirements. The successful candidate requires knowledge of system designs for network components, including routers, switches, firewalls, VoIP, virtualization, servers, storage, cloud computing, network monitoring and related services. In this role, you should have excellent problem-solving skills and thorough knowledge of network administration and architecture.

    • Must have a solid background in network administration and architecture and be able to design, deploy and troubleshoot functional networks (LAN, WAN, SAN, WLAN, VPN, SD-WAN).
    • Solid understanding of network and security operating systems (IOS, NX-OS and PAN-OS).
    • In-depth understanding of routing and switching protocols and technology (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, HSRP, STP, VLANs).
    • Proficient with access control models and network security.
    • Strong knowledge of wireless security: WPA/WPA2, PEAP, EAP-TLS, 802.1X.
    • Strong working knowledge of wireless LAN technologies. 802.11a/g/n/ac, Access points (Client), wireless LAN controllers, wireless management, Two Factor Authentication, Active Directory (AD), RADIUS and TACACS.
    • Proficient with VoIP network administration including Cisco CUCM, CUC and UCCX.
    • Ability to configure and install servers, operating systems and software. Experience with Cisco UCS or Nutanix is a plus as is Linux experience.
    • Proficient with VMware and network storage.
    • Monitor network performance and integrity using tools such as Solarwinds, ThousandEyes and Cisco Prime Infrastructure.
    • Resolve complex issues by troubleshooting cloud and local infrastructure.
    • Ability to automate tasks and monitor their effectiveness.
    • Mentor team members on technical issues.
    • Communicate with users when needed.
    • Maintain complete technical documentation.
    • Suggest and/or implement improvements to network performance, capacity and scalability.
    • Must possess advanced troubleshooting skills
    • Ability to work independently or in teams.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Adherence to change management policies and procedures.
    • Install and update software, firmware and security patches as required.
    • Monitors systems health and makes recommendations for additional resources or hardware.


    • Bachelor’s degree preferred, with appropriate hands on experience, in a technical area of study.
    • Professional certification (e.g. CCNP, CCDP, PCNSA) or equivalent experience. 
    • 5+ years of Industry-related experience as a Senior Network Engineer or Network Administrator.
    • 5+ years of experience working with networking technologies on Cisco / Nexus platform.
    • 2+ years of related experience supporting Palo Alto Networks firewalls.
    • Experience supporting Cisco unified communications systems.
    • Experience working with VMware or Hyper-V based virtualized server environments.
    • Proficient with AD, DNS, DHCP .
    • Hands on with cloud IaaS services (AWS or Azure). Knowledge, Skills & Attributes
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision and effectively prioritize workload.
    • Strong technical knowledge and experience with IT infrastructure.
    • Detail oriented with ability to multitask and work on multiple projects concurrently.
    • Good oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with management and peers.
    • Candidate must maintain a professional attitude and possess good customer service skills.


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