Senior Network Systems Engineer

Bothell, WA, USA

Job Type


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • First responder to SES emails and ITSM system incidents.

  • Provide break/fix and other support/management to IT systems:

  • Servers (Hardware, Operating System (OS), and Network connectivity only unless otherwise stated)

  • Production Clients (Hardware, Operating System (OS), and Network connectivity only unless otherwise stated)

  • Storage systems

  • Tape library and management systems

  • Networks and network systems such as Cisco switches, routers and security devices

  • Virtual servers, SQL servers, monitoring and system management servers

  • Terminal servers

  • DCIM (Data Center Infrastructure Management)

  • KVM systems

  • Asset management system servers

  • Provide preventative and ongoing maintenance of IT systems.

  • Monthly maintenance window on the Friday following the second Tuesday from 5pm to 12am

  • Deployment of servers and production clients

  • Automation of IT tasks

  • Escalation management

  • Keep work areas and shop organized and tidy.

  • Document system configurations

  • Document IT practices in SOP/MOP (Standard Operating Procedure/Method of Procedure) documentation


  • Experience in a Systems and/or Network Administration role managing an overall infrastructure.

  • Ability to quickly research and self-educate on new information, technologies and methods.

  • Critical thinking skills and strong troubleshooting methodology.

  • Industry certifications or equivalent experience/knowledge:

  • Cisco – CCNA Routing & Switching and/or CCNA Data Center

  • Microsoft – MCSA/E Windows

  • Working knowledge of:Windows Server and Client Operating Systems

  • Mac OS X and Linux Operating Systems

  • SQL Server

  • NAS systems (Preferably DELL|EMC Isilon)

  • SAN systems

  • File shares (NFS, SMB)

  • File system permissions (UNIX, POSIX-ACL, NFSv4-ACL, NTFS-ACL)

  • Networking services (DHCP, DNS, TFTP, CDP, LLDP)

  • Authentication services (TACACS, RADIUS, AD)

  • Cisco UCS Server Platform

  • Cisco IOS and NX-OS Switches

  • Cisco ASA and FirePower Security Appliances

  • Cisco DCNM and Prime Infrastructure management/monitoring utilities

  • SolarWinds Network Performance Monitoring

  • Tape Library and management systems