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Information Systems, Network Engineer

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP (including its associated entities) is an elite global law firm with world-class practices across the board. Clients know they can rely on us for their most challenging legal and business matters. From offices in the world’s key financial centers and political capitals, our more than 1,000 lawyers collaborate seamlessly to deliver exceptional service, sophisticated advice and creative, practical solutions.
Job title
Information Systems, Network Engineer
New York
Information Systems
Reports to

Director, Network Engineering

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, 9:30 am – 5:30 pm (additional hours as required; weekends and after hours availability at times).

Position Summary

The Network Engineer works independently and in a group to design, build and support global computer networks, which entails specifying, installing and configuring the devices. This is a “hands-on” position requiring strong technical skills, as well as excellent informal leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.

Essentials Duties and Responsibilities

Typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Deploying new solutions and configurations to meet business and compliance requirements.
  • Designing, implementing, troubleshooting and supporting a global TCP/IP network running QOS.
  • Reviewing and analyzing network traffic flows and device logs and taking appropriate action where applicable.
  • Creating and maintaining network diagrams.
  • Documenting and implementing following networking best practices methodology.
  • Researching and recommending changes and improvements to security and infrastructure.
Qualifications / Position Requirements
  • Strong time-management, prioritization, multi-tasking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to think critically, analytically, and strategically.
  • 5+ years’ experience in switching, routing and wireless network hardware and related systems.
  • 5+ years’ experience supporting and troubleshooting network connectivity and performance including utilizing advanced network tools, packet analyzers, syslog and firewall log analysis.
  • 3+ years’ experience deploying, upgrading, and supporting firewalls and firewall security policies.
  • 3+ years’ experience in remote access technologies including both concentrator and client access design, management and troubleshooting.
  • Knowledge of scripting and automation (Python, Terraform, and Ansible for example).
  • Experience with RADIUS, TACACS+, and NAC including 802.1X, MAC and certificate authentication.
  • Strong knowledge in routing protocols such as EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP.
  • Hands on experience configuring QOS on LAN/WANs.
  • Experience design, deploying and supporting a zero-trust architecture is preferred.
  • Experience in datacenter switching including spine and leaf architectures is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Wi-Fi implementations and design.
Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree, military or technical school equivalent.
  • CCNA/CCNP certification or vendor-equivalent (Palo Alto, Aruba Networks, Cisco, etc.) is preferred.

The expected base salary for this position ranges from $160,000 - $180,000. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, anticipated assignment, and, where applicable, licensure or certifications obtained. Market and organizational factors are also considered. Davis Polk offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.