Sr Network Engineer

Reporting to the Manager of Network Engineering the Senior Network Engineer is responsible for enterprise level design and expert level knowledge of Lifespan�s converged voice/data/video communications network. Incumbent focuses on architectural WAN/LAN engineering that encompasses performance security scalability best practice design and orchestration of service virtualization to provide application-aware cost effective network service delivery. Individual is responsible for performance management and reporting on all enterprise-wide networks within Lifespan and extranet connections to business partners providers and vendors. Individual also provides expert level support for Infrastructure projects and personnel to assure a high value widely accessible comprehensive integrated information network which meets customer needs. The position requires team leadership role in the development and control of all Lifespan communications infrastructure to provide high availability in local area wide area and extranet networks.


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Other information:

Bachelor�s degree in Computer Science Electrical Engineering IS or related field preferred. Advanced degree a plus. Knowledge of Cisco and Juniper routing/switching architectures network security virtualization and IP Telephony.


Five or more years increasingly more responsible related work experience in network systems analysis/design including at least two years of related engineering experience reflecting network architectural design for a multi-site wide area network infrastructure.

Experience should demonstrate knowledge in the following focus areas:

High availability high capacity multilayer (data/voice/video) network design

Switching and routing design including embedded security/performance intelligence

Wide-area network protocols including advanced secure logically partitioned network design

Extranet technologies including firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Network topology design and performance assessment with focus on multilayer virtualization of service delivery

Unified Communications optimization and transport over network

Wireless networking including LAN and outdoor point to point wireless implementations

Network disaster recovery

TCP/IP including IPv6

Project management experience

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Ability to design technical solutions to meet business needs


Normal office environment. Some off-hours work; some lifting of equipment required.




Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Location: Corporate Headquarters USA:RI:Providence


Work Type: Full Time


Shift: 1


Union: Non-Union

Work Schedule M-F 8 AM -4:30 PM