Senior Network Tools Engineer

Greensboro, NC 27401

Employment Type: Direct Hire Area of Specialty: Network Engineer Job Number: 7118

Senior Network Monitoring & Automation Engineer


The Senior Network Tools Engineer candidate will be a leader who is willing to take initiative and is responsible for the design, implementation and management of network monitoring & automation infrastructure involving a global network. This position requires someone who has multifaceted skill sets and who will be leading/managing multiple projects. This person will need to be able to provide clear written/verbal communications to management and users. The senior Network monitoring & automation engineer will be a primary contributor in the architecture, design, implementation and support of the global corporate network monitoring & automation infrastructure to meet growth, service reliability requirements and problem management. Senior monitoring & automation engineer responsibilities:


How You Will Make a Difference:  

  1. Design, plan and implement aspects of the network monitoring & automation infrastructure

  2. Participate in multi-discipline design and architecture teams to provide solutions

  3. Perform on-going optimization of the network monitoring & automation tools to ensure adequate capacity, availability and scalability

  4. Create and maintain reports and dashboards which reflect the health and capacity of the network

  5. Daily Incident Management responsibilities will include troubleshooting monitoring & automation tools issues, documenting troubleshooting steps and providing status updates to management 

  6. Create and present reporting information; updating process documents and other duties as required 

  7. Participate in the Change Management process to include; creating new change request, reviewing submitted change forms, verify submitted change request information is complete, stage, and/or implement changes to monitoring & automation tools and update design documentation as required 

  8. Ability to troubleshoot simple or complex issues and to utilize available reference material and resources to resolve issues as quickly as possible. 

  9. This position requires a broad range of familiarity with principles, theories, concepts, and technologies as well as applied knowledge of established procedures, policies and practices. 


Skills for Success:  

Years of Related Professional Experience 6-10 years 

Educational/ Position Requirements:  

  • Engineering / telecommunications degree and/or 6-10 years of experience providing a diverse range of complex, security, and data issues

  • Extensive network troubleshooting knowledge required

  • Expert knowledge of network architecture design principles, practices, implementation and LAN/WAN maintenance

  • Extensive hands on network monitoring tools 

  • Expert understanding of Layer 2 and Layer 3 technologies (routing/switching, BGP, EIGRP, Spanning-Tree)

  • In-depth knowledge of Network monitoring and reporting

  • Requires working knowledge of IPAM, Netflow, SNMP, Syslog, IP SLA

  • Experience with Netbrain and Solarwinds

  • Experience with Azure and AWS monitoring tools

  • Experience with Cisco SDN and DNA

  • Automation experience using Python, Json, Chef, Puppet or Ansible

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work in a team environment

  • Candidates should be familiar with industry trends in the information monitoring & automation space

  • Ability to manage simultaneous projects

  • Preferred Cisco CCNP Data Center Certifications and Solarwinds Certification

Requires on-call work

May require weekend or shift work


Caroline Cepero
Recruiting Director, Cyber Security, Mobile & Infrastructure

Caroline joined the Connors Group in 2004 and is focused on recruiting for Cyber Security, Mobile & Infrastructure job opportunities. A confident communicator who is strongly motivated to succeed, Caroline relates warmly with others; easily establishing relationships with everyone she interacts with.

She believes that clients value consistency in delivering a certain caliber of talent and results in filling their critical vacancies. Paying close attention to their needs and delivering solutions that match their talent expectations is how she embodies quality service for the businesses that she works with! Candidates value relationships committed to truth, understanding of their needs, knowledge of the hiring landscape, and results. She delivers that by motivating the potential in others; connecting proficiency with possibilities!

Caroline is proud that - with her help… many of her candidates land their dream job and the companies she worked with land their dream candidate! She loves her job because of the positive influence imparted onto others. The impact of a recruiter is twofold: first, you can literally change the life of an individual by placing them in their dream job, and second, you can effectively change the direction and the success of a corporation with a single great hire in a key job (i.e. recruiting a young Derek Jeter to your baseball team.)

Continue to relate easily to others, communicate with candor, and find and place “top notch” candidates; are all long-term career goals. In addition, Caroline aims to be positioned in the market as a recruiter specialized in infrastructure and security placements. Caroline is bilingual in English and Spanish. She loves running, Pilates, nutrition, The New York Yankees and spending time with her family outside of the office.

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