Long Beach Transit Career Opportunities
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Influence the Future of Our Network Strategy While Helping Lead Major Initiatives

Enjoy professional development, competitive pay and comprehensive benefits at one of the nation's leading transit agencies

If you combine your Cisco networking savvy with strong leadership skills, this position offers you some compelling opportunities. You will: Long Beach Transit (LBT) is dedicated to connecting communities and moving people, making everyday life better by providing transportation services in southeastern Los Angeles County and northern Orange County. We serve more than 26 million boarding customers annually, with a service area covering over 100 square miles across 13 cities. Every year LBT runs more than 6.9 million service miles over 700,000 service hours, using 248 fixed-route buses. We also operate demand responsive paratransit service and water taxi service.

The Requirements

To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. In addition, to be a good fit for the Senior Network Engineer opportunity, you will have:
  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • 7+ years’ experience with Cisco routers
  • 7+ years’ experience with Cisco and Extreme/Brocade switches
  • 7+ years' experience with Cisco firewalls
  • 7+ years’ experience with Cisco VoIP telephony Quick question for you - click here
  • Solid experience with VMWare and Citrix
  • An applicable network engineering certification, such as a CCNP, is strongly preferred Quick question for you - click here
  • The ability to:
    • Understand, maintain, and create thorough technical documentation
    • Assess customer needs, set priorities and allocate resources to most effectively meet needs in a timely manner
  • Fine-tuned troubleshooting skills
Top candidates also will have MUCH of the following:
  • Strong understanding of network concepts related to high availability, business continuity and disaster recovery related to open systems architecture
  • Good understanding of cloud technology (AWS, Azure, and cloud applications)
  • Good understanding of WAN connectivity to remote sites as well as cloud VPNs
  • Experience with IPSec VPN, PIX/ASA/FirePower Firewalls, SSL VPN, PKI encryption, and AAA
  • Extensive knowledge of switching technology
  • Extensive experience with installing, configuring, and maintaining managed and unmanaged network switches
  • Extensive experience with writing access control lists (ACLs) and security policies
  • Experience with HSRP, VoIP, QoS, VSS, VMPS, PBR, PVLAN, and other IOS features
  • Experience with NTP, TCP/IP, and Windows systems
  • Experience with IDS/IPS
  • Experience with SolarWinds Orion or other SNMP-based monitoring
  • Familiarity with Internet and Websense
  • Experience with high-speed WAN connections (10GB - 100GB)
  • A good understanding of fiber optic network electronics
  • A good understanding of wireless technology 802.11x
  • Familiarity with policy manager tools
  • In-depth understanding of VLAN networking
  • In-depth knowledge of Cisco’s product lines
  • Experience with configuring and troubleshooting routing protocols, including OSPF, EIGRP, BGP
  • Experience with configuring and troubleshooting Layer 2 networking, including VLANS and spanning-tree

The Role

Role Overview

Reporting to the IT Manager, you will be responsible for developing and enhancing infrastructure and applications to support the growth of the business and to promote a highly available and stable computing environment. This will include contributing to the overall engineering, design, build and high-level support of all existing and new network infrastructure. You'll work with two Network Engineers, other members of the IT team and internal stakeholders to develop consensus and find solutions.

The role involves both responsive, tactical work as well as forward-looking, strategic work. In addition to helping maintain the network on a daily basis, you will support initiatives such as those mentioned above. In addition, we are planning to implement UCAS in conjunction with the data center relocation.

Role Specifics

As Senior Network Engineer, you will:
  • Plan, coordinate, oversee, manage, implement, troubleshoot, and administer complex network administration and projects involving researching, installing, configuring and maintaining all network hardware and software, including the VMWare, Storage Area Network (SAN), LAN and WAN environments switches, routers, and firewalls for network functionality and security
  • Serve as a resource and consultant to managers, supervisors, and employees regarding the resolution of complex network administration
  • Design, implement and upgrade complex network architecture to accommodate growing communication requirements
  • Receive, prioritize, assign, and/or respond to incoming work orders, calls and/or emails regarding network and helpdesk requests
  • Plan, manage and oversee the daily functions, operations, and activities of the network including checking backups, SAN devices and Windows servers’ logs for issues
  • Provide mentoring and technical training to Network Administrators on new hardware and software
  • Monitor network environment for critical and high-priority security anomalies and errors, reporting and escalation of issues for immediate action response
  • Assist in the development, configuration, implementation and maintenance of perimeter security, internal network and endpoint security solutions
  • Monitor and maintain network access control limiting access to authorized devices only
  • Perform threat analysis for breach conditions and implementing remediation
  • Provide the required daily support, maintenance, and management of the platforms
  • Provide Level II/III network support and repair, as well as escalation to Manager, Information Technology
  • Provide 24x7 On-Call Escalation Support (rotation-based/full-week support)
  • Author internal documentation, such as environment diagrams, installation/configuration and release notes
  • Troubleshoot and debug problems found in the production and non-production environments
  • Design and validate the hardware layer sustaining corporate solutions, based on resiliency and performance expectations
  • Build and maintain tools for automation, integration, deployment, backup, monitoring and operations, allowing for a sub-linear scale-up of agency activities
  • Assist in managing the corporate systems in a racked data center environment
  • Create network plans, document the existing network and communicate with business partners to establish connectivity
  • Negotiate with technical solution providers and vendors to provide recommendations on equipment purchases and upgrades to the existing network infrastructure
  • Help ensure the agency’s network infrastructure is compliant with NIST Cyber Security Framework
  • Perform other duties as needed

More Good Reasons

Professional development
Few employers invest in the breadth of learning opportunities you'll find at Long Beach Transit. In addition to expanding your networking knowledge, you'll be able to take advantage of training in leadership areas.

Stability and security
Long Beach Transit is financially stable, backed by more than 50 years of success, and is helping shape the future of the industry. We are committed to hiring from within whenever possible. Assuming you achieve goals on a consistent basis, there is every reason to look forward to a long and rewarding career here.

Leading-edge technologies
We are a leader in the latest transit technology. Our entire fleet, for example, has been converted to ultra-low emission fuels, and we operate the country's first and largest gas/electric hybrid fleet. Our TranSmart global satellite tracking system helps us provide state-of-the-art service.

Community commitment
We're strongly committed to being a responsible member of the communities we serve and maintain solid relationships with civic and community groups. We also are dedicated to minimizing the environmental impact of our operations. We provide free bus service on New Year's Eve to promote public safety, and we create special transit schedules to accommodate major events such as the Long Beach Grand Prix.

Excellent compensation
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, and vision health insurance programs; an employee assistance program; life insurance benefits; and more. We also provide modern and clean employee facilities, including a rec room, gym and lounge.

Pictured: Riders can pay single trip fare using exact change or stored value on a TAP card.

Keys to Success

To excel in this role you will have:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with ability to communicate complex technical issues to non-technical users
  • The ability to present technology issues in a clear, concise and understandable manner
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to engage effectively with a diverse audience and work effectively as a team player
  • Excellent organizational skills with a proven ability to prioritize workload, meet deadlines, manage several broad-scope projects at one time, and utilize time effectively for staff and extended team
  • The ability to execute all job responsibilities and assignments promptly, reliably, honestly and ethically
  • A proven ability to be self-directed and motivated
  • Advanced leadership skills and the ability to influence, persuade, and negotiate

Influence the Future of Our Network Strategy While Helping Lead Major Initiatives

Enjoy professional development, competitive pay and comprehensive benefits at one of the nation's leading transit agencies

If you combine your Cisco networking savvy with strong leadership skills, this position offers you some compelling opportunities. You will: Long Beach Transit (LBT) is dedicated to connecting communities and moving people, making everyday life better by providing transportation services in southeastern Los Angeles County and northern Orange County. We serve more than 26 million boarding customers annually, with a service area covering over 100 square miles across 13 cities. Every year LBT runs more than 6.9 million service miles over 700,000 service hours, using 248 fixed-route buses. We also operate demand responsive paratransit service and water taxi service.

The Requirements

To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. In addition, to be a good fit for the Senior Network Engineer opportunity, you will have:
  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • 7+ years’ experience with Cisco routers
  • 7+ years’ experience with Cisco and Extreme/Brocade switches
  • 7+ years' experience with Cisco firewalls
  • 7+ years’ experience with Cisco VoIP telephony Quick question for you - click here
  • Solid experience with VMWare and Citrix
  • An applicable network engineering certification, such as a CCNP, is strongly preferred Quick question for you - click here
  • The ability to:
    • Understand, maintain, and create thorough technical documentation
    • Assess customer needs, set priorities and allocate resources to most effectively meet needs in a timely manner
  • Fine-tuned troubleshooting skills
Top candidates also will have MUCH of the following:
  • Strong understanding of network concepts related to high availability, business continuity and disaster recovery related to open systems architecture
  • Good understanding of cloud technology (AWS, Azure, and cloud applications)
  • Good understanding of WAN connectivity to remote sites as well as cloud VPNs
  • Experience with IPSec VPN, PIX/ASA/FirePower Firewalls, SSL VPN, PKI encryption, and AAA
  • Extensive knowledge of switching technology
  • Extensive experience with installing, configuring, and maintaining managed and unmanaged network switches
  • Extensive experience with writing access control lists (ACLs) and security policies
  • Experience with HSRP, VoIP, QoS, VSS, VMPS, PBR, PVLAN, and other IOS features
  • Experience with NTP, TCP/IP, and Windows systems
  • Experience with IDS/IPS
  • Experience with SolarWinds Orion or other SNMP-based monitoring
  • Familiarity with Internet and Websense
  • Experience with high-speed WAN connections (10GB - 100GB)
  • A good understanding of fiber optic network electronics
  • A good understanding of wireless technology 802.11x
  • Familiarity with policy manager tools
  • In-depth understanding of VLAN networking
  • In-depth knowledge of Cisco’s product lines
  • Experience with configuring and troubleshooting routing protocols, including OSPF, EIGRP, BGP
  • Experience with configuring and troubleshooting Layer 2 networking, including VLANS and spanning-tree

The Role

Role Overview

Reporting to the IT Manager, you will be responsible for developing and enhancing infrastructure and applications to support the growth of the business and to promote a highly available and stable computing environment. This will include contributing to the overall engineering, design, build and high-level support of all existing and new network infrastructure. You'll work with two Network Engineers, other members of the IT team and internal stakeholders to develop consensus and find solutions.

The role involves both responsive, tactical work as well as forward-looking, strategic work. In addition to helping maintain the network on a daily basis, you will support initiatives such as those mentioned above. In addition, we are planning to implement UCAS in conjunction with the data center relocation.

Role Specifics

As Senior Network Engineer, you will:
  • Plan, coordinate, oversee, manage, implement, troubleshoot, and administer complex network administration and projects involving researching, installing, configuring and maintaining all network hardware and software, including the VMWare, Storage Area Network (SAN), LAN and WAN environments switches, routers, and firewalls for network functionality and security
  • Serve as a resource and consultant to managers, supervisors, and employees regarding the resolution of complex network administration
  • Design, implement and upgrade complex network architecture to accommodate growing communication requirements
  • Receive, prioritize, assign, and/or respond to incoming work orders, calls and/or emails regarding network and helpdesk requests
  • Plan, manage and oversee the daily functions, operations, and activities of the network including checking backups, SAN devices and Windows servers’ logs for issues
  • Provide mentoring and technical training to Network Administrators on new hardware and software
  • Monitor network environment for critical and high-priority security anomalies and errors, reporting and escalation of issues for immediate action response
  • Assist in the development, configuration, implementation and maintenance of perimeter security, internal network and endpoint security solutions
  • Monitor and maintain network access control limiting access to authorized devices only
  • Perform threat analysis for breach conditions and implementing remediation
  • Provide the required daily support, maintenance, and management of the platforms
  • Provide Level II/III network support and repair, as well as escalation to Manager, Information Technology
  • Provide 24x7 On-Call Escalation Support (rotation-based/full-week support)
  • Author internal documentation, such as environment diagrams, installation/configuration and release notes
  • Troubleshoot and debug problems found in the production and non-production environments
  • Design and validate the hardware layer sustaining corporate solutions, based on resiliency and performance expectations
  • Build and maintain tools for automation, integration, deployment, backup, monitoring and operations, allowing for a sub-linear scale-up of agency activities
  • Assist in managing the corporate systems in a racked data center environment
  • Create network plans, document the existing network and communicate with business partners to establish connectivity
  • Negotiate with technical solution providers and vendors to provide recommendations on equipment purchases and upgrades to the existing network infrastructure
  • Help ensure the agency’s network infrastructure is compliant with NIST Cyber Security Framework
  • Perform other duties as needed

More Good Reasons

Professional development
Few employers invest in the breadth of learning opportunities you'll find at Long Beach Transit. In addition to expanding your networking knowledge, you'll be able to take advantage of training in leadership areas.

Stability and security
Long Beach Transit is financially stable, backed by more than 50 years of success, and is helping shape the future of the industry. We are committed to hiring from within whenever possible. Assuming you achieve goals on a consistent basis, there is every reason to look forward to a long and rewarding career here.

Leading-edge technologies
We are a leader in the latest transit technology. Our entire fleet, for example, has been converted to ultra-low emission fuels, and we operate the country's first and largest gas/electric hybrid fleet. Our TranSmart global satellite tracking system helps us provide state-of-the-art service.

Community commitment
We're strongly committed to being a responsible member of the communities we serve and maintain solid relationships with civic and community groups. We also are dedicated to minimizing the environmental impact of our operations. We provide free bus service on New Year's Eve to promote public safety, and we create special transit schedules to accommodate major events such as the Long Beach Grand Prix.

Excellent compensation
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, and vision health insurance programs; an employee assistance program; life insurance benefits; and more. We also provide modern and clean employee facilities, including a rec room, gym and lounge.

Pictured: Riders can pay single trip fare using exact change or stored value on a TAP card.

Keys to Success

To excel in this role you will have:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with ability to communicate complex technical issues to non-technical users
  • The ability to present technology issues in a clear, concise and understandable manner
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to engage effectively with a diverse audience and work effectively as a team player
  • Excellent organizational skills with a proven ability to prioritize workload, meet deadlines, manage several broad-scope projects at one time, and utilize time effectively for staff and extended team
  • The ability to execute all job responsibilities and assignments promptly, reliably, honestly and ethically
  • A proven ability to be self-directed and motivated
  • Advanced leadership skills and the ability to influence, persuade, and negotiate
Long Beach Transit is an equal opportunity employer and in compliance with federal and state laws, does not discriminate in employment practice on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic group ancestry, religious creed, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity, gender expression or sex.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at jkern@engage2excel.com.
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