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Sr. Network Engineer

Company: Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc.
Location: Rockville
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

The Senior Network Engineer, under minimum supervision, will implement, install, test and operate the company's data communications network and network security devices, while interfacing with multiple outsourced vendors and working on the successful deployment of multiple projects.Essential Job Functions:

  • Review and analyze process and system specifications to ensure delivery requirements are met.
  • Design network solutions that include redundant connectivity to ISP's, complex routing/switching infrastructure, extranet connectivity, firewall design, data center network architecture, WAN integration and wireless network integration.
  • Develop, deploy, and operate hardware and software, network management systems and tools to monitor and support the corporate network infrastructure.
  • Recommend enhancements and updates/patches to operating systems, firewall, network management systems, system software products and hardware.
  • Ensure the Company's Reliability, Availability and Serviceability (RAS) metrics are sustained and improved.
  • Maintain & document test plans, network/firewall practices, as well as, create / revise and execute scripts.
  • Oversees implementation of security guidelines in order to prevent unauthorized access to servers and report any violations.
  • Perform field level hardware repairs and upgrades.
  • Interface with other team members and other teams to ensure technology solution and staff are in line with customer expectations and overall technology vision and goals.
  • Document and communicate status in a timely manner including metric reporting.
  • Champion the collaborative resolution of defects. Work across organization to deliver solutions that meet joint requirements.
  • Lead/Co-lead internal process improvement initiatives. Provide feedback on processes by offering suggestions.
  • Mentor and supervise junior staff in project-level tasks.
  • Assist with adherence to technology policies and comply with all security controls.
  • Ensure all work products meets/exceeds FINRA standards.
  • Participate in periodic Disaster Recovery (DR), Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) testing and reporting.
  • Manage vendor relationships and related budgetEducation/Experience Requirements:
    • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent with five (5) years of related experience in engineering or related technical discipline.
    • In-depth understanding of common network security issues and industry security best practices - CISSP certificate preferred;
    • Hands-on experience with enterprise grade network design and management.
    • Solid hands-on experience with various networks, monitoring software, remote assistant tools, firewalls (OS level command line and GUI interface), and operating system switches - Current Networking certificate preferred.
    • Familiar with various network management/troubleshooting tools.
    • Proficiency with multiple operating systems - Systems Engineering certificate preferred.
    • Strong knowledge and experience in various scripting languages.
    • Strong written and verbal technical communication skills.
    • Ability to perform well in a fast- paced, team environment.
    • Strong decision making, problem solving, and analytical skills.
    • Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently with people at all levels in the organization, both inside and outside of technology.
    • Ability to adapt and learn new technologies.Work Conditions:
      • Work is normally performed in an office environment. Occasional travel may be required. Extended hours and weekend work may be required.Additional Qualifications#LI-DNI To be considered for this position, please submit an application. The information provided above has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work of the position. It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required.Please note: If the "Apply Now" button on a job board posting does not take you directly to the FINRA Careers site, enter into your browser to reach our site directly.FINRA strives to make our career site accessible to all users. If you need a disability-related accommodation for completing the application process, please contact FINRA's accommodation help line at 240.386.4865. Please note that this number is exclusively for inquiries regarding application accommodations.Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. FINRA also provides a variety of benefits including comprehensive health and welfare benefits, life and disability insurance, paid holidays, vacation, personal, and sick leave. FINRA offers immediate participation and vesting in a 401(k) plan with company match. You will also be eligible for participation in an additional FINRA-funded retirement contribution, our tuition reimbursement program and many other benefits. If you would like to contribute to our important mission and work collegially in a professional organization that values intelligence, integrity and initiative, consider a career with FINRA.Important InformationFINRA's Code of Conduct imposes restrictions on employees' investments and requires financial disclosures that are uniquely related to our role as a securities regulator. FINRA employees are required to disclose to FINRA all brokerage accounts that they maintain, and those in which they control trading or have a financial interest (including any trust account of which they are a trustee or beneficiary and all accounts of a spouse, domestic partner or minor child who lives with the employee) and to authorize their broker-dealers to provide FINRA with duplicate statements for all of those accounts. All of those accounts are subject to the Code's investment and securities account restrictions, and new employees must comply with those investment restrictions-including disposing of any security issued by a company on FINRA's Prohibited Company List or obtaining a written waiver from their Executive Vice President-by the date they begin employment with FINRA. Employees may only maintain securities accounts that must be disclosed to FINRA at one or more securities firms that provide an electronic feed (e-feed) of data to FINRA, and must move securities accounts from other securities firms to a firm that provides an e-feed within three months of beginning employment.You can read more about these restrictions .As standard practice, employees must also execute FINRA's Employee Confidentiality and Invention Assignment Agreement without qualification or modification and comply with the company's policy on nepotism.Search Firm RepresentativesPlease be advised that FINRA is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, a valid written agreement and task order must be in place before any resumes are submitted to FINRA. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at FINRA without a valid written agreement and task order in place will be deemed the sole property of FINRA and no fee will be paid in the event that person is hired by FINRA.FINRA is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action EmployerAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal state or local laws as appropriate, or upon the protected status of the person's relatives, friends or associates.FINRA abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.FINRA abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans. -2020 FINRA. All rights reserved. FINRA is a registered trademark of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc.

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