Senior Network Administrator

Qualifications & Responsibilities
•Senior level role that involves understanding client and enterprise technical requirements, and designing and deploying optimal networking and connectivity solutions that enable clients and the enterprise to achieve their operational and business goals.
•Required to prepare recommendations and supporting details for formal project proposals for network connectivity and configurations.
•Day-to-day interaction with telecom providers, equipment suppliers and 3rd party network vendors, to engage their technical resources to perform tasks.
•Role requires on-call support as well as scheduling and attendance for maintenance windows.
•Resource can expect to routinely be called upon to analyze and interpret traffic and utilization of services on network connections.
•Participation in disaster recovery exercises, pre-production certification testing and troubleshooting events is expected.
•Coordinate internal operations to meet and exceed data communications project expectations (including but not limited to engineering/development, certifications testing, Network and IT Operations, capacity planning and production readiness.
•Accountable for resolving all project level, cross-functional, partnership issues and escalations.
•Manage client expectations for data communications connectivity and related services to Epsilon products and applications, throughout project(s) lifecycle. Client expectations include functionality, cost, delivery schedule, support readiness and relationships (usually working directly with senior level technical resources, project managers and business decision makers).

Job Requirements & Essential Position Functions
•High organizational skills
•Ability to handle multi-tasks and meet deadlines
•Ability to work efficiently and productively with minimal direction or guidance
•Capable of exercising extreme discretion and independent judgment
•Ability to handle extremely confidential information in a professional manner
•Ability to communicate, both verbally and written, with a high level of confidence
•Travel •MS Office skills with focus on Visio, Word and Excel

Education and/or Experience
•College degree or comparable certification in IT, telecommunications, computer science, or related field preferred.
•Minimum seven years of experience required in design, planning, coordination and implementation of technology projects.
•Must be experienced in the troubleshooting of complex multi-vendor geographically separated networks.
•Experience in administrating authentication controls (Radius, RSA/SecureID and TACACS ) in the enterprise.
•Experience with implementing and maintaining encryption techniques and standards (3DES, PKI, MD5, SSH, SSL), in a client and site-to-site configuration.
•Must have operational level knowledge and experience in the deployment and maintenance of service provider network routing architectures using protocols such as OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, and RIP.
•Expert knowledge in implementing and supporting switched networks, including (VTP, STP, HSRP, trunking, VLANs, port security and monitoring) in a multi-vendor environment.
•Understanding of logical network design including: DMZs, WANs, and client connectivity solutions.
•Requires an in-depth knowledge of TCP/IP and communication protocols in LAN / MAN / WAN environments.
•Must be thoroughly proficient in the following protocols/technologies: o Route manipulation (Redistribution, Summarization, Route filtering and Policy Routing), VPN (client and site-to-site), Ethernet Switching: (CatOS, IOS, JunOS switch configurations, VLANs/Trunking, Spanning Tree, HSRP/VRRP), IOS features: (PAT ,NAT, SNMP, NetFlow, QoS), Security server protocols (SCP, SFTP, HTTPS, etc.), Traffic filtering, Access lists, Radius, Tacacs , IOS VPN, IPSec, Pix/ASA firewalls, CheckPoint firewalls, IDS/IPS, VPN Concentrators, Solarwinds Orion & NCM, Cisco Routers(ASR, 2900,3900, ...), Catalyst 6500, 4500, Nexus, and other model switches, Citrix NetScaler and F5 load balancers/GTM, InfoBlox DNS, Juniper switches and routers.

Additional Skills/Certifications/Licenses Required

•This role requires strong communication skills.
•This role requires strong project management skills.
•This role also requires operational processes and technical foundations.
•The following certifications are a plus: CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, ITIL Service Management.
•This role requires hands-on experience with cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, Google).

Conditions of Employment All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of certain background checks which unless prohibited by applicable law may include criminal history checks, employment verification, education verification, drug screens, credit checks, DMV checks (for driving positions only) and fingerprinting.

Great People
, Deserve Great Benefits We know that we have some of the brightest and most talented associates in the world, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly. If you work here, expect competitive pay, comprehensive health coverage, and endless opportunities to advance your career. From tuition reimbursement to scholarship programs to employee stock purchase plans and 401(k)s, we offer associates a variety of benefits that work as hard for them as they work for us.

About Epsilon
Epsilon® is an all-encompassing global marketing innovator. We provide unrivaled data intelligence and customer insights, world-class technology including loyalty, email and CRM platforms and data-driven creative, activation and execution. Epsilon's digital media arm, Conversant, is a leader in personalized digital advertising and insights through its proprietary technology and trove of consumer marketing data, delivering digital marketing with unprecedented scale, accuracy and reach through personalized media programs and through CJ Affiliate, one of the world's largest affiliate marketing networks. Together, we bring personalized marketing to consumers across offline and online channels, at moments of interest, that help drive business growth for brands. An Alliance Data* compnay, Epsilon employs over 8,000 associates in 70 offices worldwide. For more information, visitwww.epsilon.com and follow us on Twitter @EpsilonMktg.
Alliance Data provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


For San Francisco Bay Area:
Alliance Data will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance

Alliance Data is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Alliance Data will provide accommodations to applicants needing accommodations to complete the application process.

Any applicant offered employment will be required to establish that they are legally authorized to work in the United States for Alliance Data.

Alliance Data participates in E-Verify.

Alliance Data will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal and credit histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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