Senior Network Specialist

Senior Network Specialist Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior Network Specialist to join our team.


  • Install patches and maintain accurate records of network changes and patch/update levels;
  • Perform network management functions such as network monitoring, maintenance, IA, performance measurement and reporting;
  • Deploy and configure Cisco CSRs (Cloud Service Routers) within cloud instances;
  • Provide regular monitoring and network analysis regarding short- and long-range planning for in-house systems;
  • Perform updates to network devices including firewalls, NIDS, switches, routers and crypto devices;
  • Prepares or ensures that appropriate network documentation exists, including operational instructions, network policies, and procedures;
  • Performs problem isolation and resolution of network problems through troubleshooting and devising effective solutions;
  • May need to coordinate third-party maintenance for network equipment.


  • Problem solving and ability to apply solutions in a timely manner;
  • Ability to work with vendors to support the infrastructure and services;
  • Ability to monitor and diagnose latency, connectivity or any other issues that impede functionality of services;
  • SharePoint technologies, to include light design, management and maintenance;
  • Ability to track multiple project tasks and activities simultaneously;
  • WAN circuit design and support;
  • VMWare knowledge, to include migration and management of multiple systems in a data center environment;
  • Active Directory in an enterprise environment;
  • Supporting and troubleshooting workstations and servers;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Exchange and Google technologies;
  • Ability to quickly adapt to a fast paced, dynamic infrastructure environment;
  • 2+ years of direct, hands-on experience deploying and configuring Cisco CSRs within a cloud instance;
  • 6+ years of directly relevant experience with Cisco network products;
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or similar certification;
  • DoD 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level I certification.