Come and shine with the stars of LeClairRyan! Since its inception, LeClairRyan has grown exponentially and is now home to over 340 attorneys with offices in 16 states and the District of Columbia. LeClairRyan is currently seeking a Network Engineer in Newark, New Jersey who will contribute to overall success and help secure the bright future of the Firm.
LeClairRyan is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.
One Riverfront Plaza is home to LeClairRyan’s Newark, New Jersey office and is conveniently located adjacent to Newark Penn Station. As our second largest office, approximately 65 attorneys and over 50 professional support staff represent the Firm in Newark and offer services to our valued clients in a multitude of practice areas. Individuals who join LeClairRyan in Newark can expect a constantly changing environment that fosters professional growth and development.
LeClairRyan’s Information Technology team consists of approximately 15 professional staff who provide onsite and remote support to LeClairRyan employees nationwide. As LeClairRyan has expanded, the team has focused on development, improvement, and implementation of the Firm’s technological resources. With LeClairRyan’s dedication to innovation, our Information Technology department will continue to be a vital part of our continued success.
The Network Engineer is responsible for configuration, monitoring, and maintaining local and wide-area network resources in all LeClairRyan offices, as well as configuration and maintenance of network security infrastructure as required. As a subject matter expert the Network Engineer is solely responsible for the creation, implementation and management of the networking including monitoring, traffic analysis and reporting.
The Network Engineer will contribute to the success of the team by completing tasks that include but are not limited to the following:
Managing data and voice networks including voice and data VLANs, WAN data circuits, remote access, all WAN and LAN network hardware including routers, switches and all network based firewalls.
Configuring, maintaining, and monitoring Cisco wireless networks and ensuring optimal network performance.
Assisting in the troubleshooting of internal telephony systems: network path traversal, routing, NAT, and VLAN.
Assisting with configuration and implementation of mobile devices infrastructure (Good for Work), Anti-Spam services (Mimecast), and Anti-Malware services.
Assisting in the creation, implementation, and maintenance of a disaster recovery facility in Bridgewater, NJ including provisioning, build out and maintenance of company infrastructure, data replication meeting company RTO and RPO objectives; providing reporting on SLA’s needed to deliver network services and client applications (including Citrix, web servers and all related network infrastructure).
Working with infrastructure as a service provider to provide reporting to ensure adherence to SLA
Assisting in the maintenance and troubleshooting of intrusion detection and prevention systems.
Working closely with security personnel and IT management to develop and recommend new network security policy proposals to improve security posture and ensure that the Firm meets emerging security standards.
Establishing and maintaining a system of network alerting to ensure reliability and maximize system availability.
Bachelor's degree preferred, plus relevant network and security certifications.
CCNA certification required, CCNP or CCIE certification preferred.
Experience in network security systems and relevant certifications are preferred.
MCSE, MCP, ITIL certifications preferred.
5 years of related experience required, 10 years preferred.
Position requires escalation management and after hours responsiveness.
Excellent working knowledge of IT concepts with an emphasis on network and security.
Expert knowledge of TCP/IP, TCP and UDP ports.
Expert knowledge and hands on experience of networking concepts (Wired and Wireless).
Working knowledge of mobility devices (Blackberry, Windows Mobile, Android and Apple iDevices).
Excellent understanding of Windows Clients, Servers, and communication protocols.
Hands-on knowledge of Cloud Services, co-location and disaster recovery data center implementation and support.
Solid working knowledge of Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, and Visio.
Proven ability to configure Cisco switches, routers, and firewalls according to business and security needs.
Proven ability to manage multiple high priority initiatives in a fast paced organization mapped against technical, business, and security requirements.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Must be proficient with planning and possess excellent organizational skills.
Must take initiative and have decision making ability.
Complex interpretation, presentation, analytical and conceptual skills.
Critical thinking, financial management skills.
Ability to handle sensitive/confidential communication.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Consistent time management and organizational skills to maximize and optimize workflow in a diverse and distributed environment spanning multiple offices.
Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of colleagues delivering effective and impactful communications both written and verbal.
LeClairRyan does not accept unsolicited resume submittals from contracted or non-contracted agencies. LeClairRyan is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.