Network Engineer in Liverpool, NY at Raymour & Flanigan

Date Posted: 8/1/2018

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Job Description

Network Engineer
Liverpool, NY
Overview
In more than 60 years as an established, family-owned company, Raymour and Flanigan has grown into the largest furniture retailer in the Northeast with more than 100 showrooms in seven states, and we are continually expanding our territory. We have a strong foundation of experienced IT professionals with expertise in harnessing and maximizing organizational processes and their associated information to solve a wide variety of complex business needs.

Because of our continual, sustained growth, Raymour and Flanigan is looking for motivated and driven people to join our team. To those candidates selected, we offer stable employment, a strong compensation and benefits package, and a high-energy work environment. More importantly, we provide opportunities to learn and grow, and our end objective is to build a team of highly skilled professionals who can support business needs and develop into qualified professionals we may consider for future roles in the Raymour and Flanigan management and executive teams.

Position Overview
If you are looking for an opportunity to grow on a fast-paced team using state-of-the-art technology then Raymour & Flanigan has the perfect opportunity for you. Raymour & Flanigan Information Technology department is looking for someone who can work under limited supervision as a Network Engineer. This person is responsible for providing technical expertise in telecommunications functions such as network design, engineering, implementation, integration, and end user support. Candidate will provide solutions and support for all telecommunications equipment and applications including routing, switching, VOIP, LAN, WAN, PBX, voice mail, paging, modems, and wireless technology.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
* In depth knowledge and experience working on core Data Center, WAN and LAN design and management.
* knowledge and experience with network monitoring tools such as Solarwinds, PRTG, Netflow, Cisco Prime, Firesight, Lancope, Cisco ISE and provide metrics in this area.
* Extensive knowledge in application transport and network infrastructure protocols (SSL/TLS, DNS, DHCP, WINS, NTP, FTP, HTTP, SMTP, CIFS, LDAP, and Microsoft AD), and a deep understanding of how to support these applications/protocols when access through VPN and firewall appliances.
* Extensive knowledge in Network Management, Security, Planning, Traffic Engineering and Implementation.
* Extensive technical experience working with VPN technologies (IPSEC, SSL VPN, WebVPN, AnyConnect, DMVPN, etc.).
* Proven experience with VOIP telephony systems in a call center environment. Ability to design and configure call center flows is a plus.
* Work with Managed Service Providers/Carriers and provide oversight for Service Level Agreement adherence.
* Maintain a highly available and scalable network environment.
* Assist with technical issues, project management, design, analysis and implementation of network solutions as needed.
* Develop and execute mitigation plans for technical issues.
* Prepare periodic maintenance plans and comply with change management procedures.
* Maintain detailed knowledge of company network and technology standards.
* Participate in 24x7 on call rotation.

Qualifications:
* B.A or B.S in a technical field or a relevant combination of education and experience.
* 5+ years of expertise in implementing, administering, and troubleshooting network infrastructure devices, including: firewalls, routers, switches, wireless access points and controllers, and monitoring applications.
* Current CCNA certification (or equivalent experience) required; CCNP certifications a plus.
* Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

At Raymour & Flanigan, we recognize and appreciate all of our team members' hard work and dedication. We pride ourselves on being a long term, privately held company that takes care of its associates by recognizing each individual's potential and investing in their future success!

Raymour & Flanigan provides a full range of comprehensive benefit programs to help you achieve your wellness and financial goals which include:
* Health Insurance (Up to 80% of premium paid) and Prescription Drug Coverage
* Dental and Vision Coverage
* Company paid Life Insurance
* Company paid Short-term Disability
* 401(k) Retirement Plan w/ Company Match & Profit Sharing
* Voluntary Life and Long-term Disability Insurance
* Health Savings Account
* Employee Assistance Program
Other Great Benefits:
* Weekly Pay
* Paid Vacation and Holidays
* Training and Development
* Tuition Reimbursement Program
* Generous Merchandise Discount

Raymour & Flanigan proudly supports a drug free and smoke free work environment.

Raymour & Flanigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any associate or applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, genetic information or other basis protected by law.