Ballard Spahr LLP, a national law firm with 15 offices across the country is seeking a Senior Network Engineer to be responsible for the overall design, implementation, deployment, management and documentation of the core IT infrastructure and virtual network environment.
The highly qualified individual will also provide technical leadership within the department and interfaces with key vendors and departmental management. Responsible for technical consulting and support for a complex network design, product recommendations and annual budgetary solution proposals. The position is located in our Philadelphia office but will require approximately 10% of travel to our other offices throughout the country.
The Senior Network Engineer will be required to apply proven communication, project management, analytical and problem-solving skills. Be self-motivated and have a desire to succeed within a team environment. Must be able to manage and coordinate multiple projects and meet deadlines. The selected candidate will have the ability to exercise initiative and good judgement while working in a collaborative environment.
A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science or Management Information Systems and 5+ years of relevant experience. In lieu of a bachelor’s degree, 7 years of relevant experience with increasing responsibilities in the IT field is required.
Advanced knowledge in Data Center technologies (Cisco ACI, VMware NSX, SDWAN, Microsoft Direct Access, iSCSI, Fiber Channel, etc.).
Strong knowledge and background with Cisco and VMware.
CCNP, CCDP or CCIE certification and a law firm or professional services background a plus.
Ballard Spahr is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession and to supporting the communities where we live and work. People from all backgrounds are valued and integrated into every part of the firm. Diverse candidates including veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The health, safety and well-being of our Ballard community is a top priority. Therefore, all lawyers and staff are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. We believe this is the most prudent position to take in order to meet our obligation to provide as safe of a workplace as possible. The firm will provide exemptions and accommodations for medical and religious reasons consistent with applicable law.
The firm is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
Ballard Spahr is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse environment. The firm encourages applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.
Ballard Spahr LLP, a national firm with more than 600 lawyers in 15 offices in the United States, provides a range of services in litigation, business and finance, real estate, intellectual property, and public finance. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, life sciences and technology companies, health systems, investors and developers, government agencies and sponsored enterprises, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. The firm combines a national scope of practice with strong regional market knowledge. For more information, please visit www.ballardspahr.com.