Senior Network Engineer

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
Information Technology
Regular Full-Time




The Senior IT Network Engineer provides support and fulfills the IT requirements and needs of the company through maintaining the operation and performance of Networking environments and systems.   This role will work on various network hardware with a bias towards Cisco Routers, Switches, Citrix Load Balancers and Palo Alto Firewalls to ensure that network devices are implemented, maintained and highly available as deployed for the business' applications.  The Senior IT Network Engineer implements, and maintains communications Networks within the organization or between organizations and ensures the integrity of high availability Network infrastructure in order to provide maximum performance and availability for the users.




  • Oversee, monitor, and maintain the overall availability and performance of a Networking environment, for an Omnitracs Business Unit; ensuring users can access systems and/or applications and that performance standards are met 
  • Perform Network system and fault analyses; determine root cause of issues and provide resolution
  • Oversee system integrity and capacity planning
  • Make recommendations and provide cost analysis for the purchase of new and upgraded Network systems
  • Oversee the security of Network systems and monitors traffic on Networks
  • Regularly meet with business unit management for status updates
  • Remain educated and updated on new Network infrastructure




  • EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or other related field
  • CERTIFICATIONS:  CCNP Routing & Switching, CCNP Security
  • EXPERIENCE:  Minimum 6-8 years of network topology support experience; minimum 8 years of supporting complex enterprise and e-commerce networks


  • Expert knowledge of Networking Environments
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent presentation preparation and delivery skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Ability to manage customer requirements, gain consensus on challenging issues, and communicate decisions effectively at all levels of an organization
  • Able to work under supervision and escalate issues as appropriate
  • Able to effectively work with colleagues at all levels of the organization
  • Organized, able to multi-task, and work under pressure
  • Ability to deliver results in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, priority-shifting environment
  • Knowledge in configuring and troubleshooting the following hardware platforms: 

o   Cisco routers (ASR and ISR platforms)

o   Cisco switches (Catalyst 3xxx and 45xx and Nexus 7k, 5k and 2k)

o   Cisco ASA security appliances (firewall and SSL VPN)

o   Citrix Netscalers MPX-xxxx

o   Palo Alto Networks PA-5xxx

  • Experience with the following technologies: 

o   Physical media (Cat5/5e/6, fiber optics (singlemode and multimode), transceivers (GBIC, SFP, X2, etc)

o   WAN technologies: MPLS and Frame-relay

o   LAN switching (VLANs, Spanning Tree, Rapid PVST+, 802.1q Trunking, Port channels and VPC)

o   Routing (static routes, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP), route maps, prefix lists, redistribution and route tagging

o   IP addressing and subnetting (VLSM)

o   VRF

o   Access control lists

o   VPN: IPSec, SSL, and DMVPN

o   GRE

o   DNS and DHCP

o   SSL certificates and PKI

o   NAT

o   Stateful packet inspection

o   QoS

o   Netflow

o   SNMP


  • Additional experience working with: 

o   Solarwinds Orion

o   Cisco Secure Access Control Server (ACS)

o   Visio

o   Wireshark



Disclaimer:  This Job Description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent(s).  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent.  Incumbent(s) may be asked to perform other duties in addition to those described above.

Omnitracs LLC, is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local municipal law.





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