Museum of Science
  • 07-Jan-2021 to 08-Mar-2021 (EST)
  • Application & Network Management
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Regular, Full Time

Senior Network Engineer

Museum of Science, Boston

Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.


The Senior Network Engineer is responsible for the design, installation, configuration, and maintenance of the voice data and network infrastructure. Primary responsibilities include network architecture and security, monitoring and intrusion prevention, capacity planning, disaster recovery planning and monitoring of all network performance activities. This position routinely configures and maintains physical and logical network components, and works closely with other team members and departments but also works independently in solving technical integration issues, outages and security risks. Respect for the importance and confidentiality of the information encountered is essential to the success of this position.


  • IT infrastructure including approximately:
    • 50 enterprise switches & 2 routers
    • 135 wireless access points
    • 120 virtualized servers
    • 10-12 physical servers
  • 120TB enterprise storage
  • Active Directory with:
    • 450 desktop computers (Windows/Mac OS)
    • 700 users
    • Windows 2008/2012/2016 Server OS
  • 4-6 major projects per year, or as strategy/priorities dictate


This position is full-time, 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday. Occasional off-hours work as required and participate in monthly maintenance nights.


Manager, Infrastructure & Application Operations


  • Post high school course work, technical degree, associate's degree, business or vocational certificate
  • 3 or more years of sole senior network engineering experience
  • CCNP Enterprise Certification
  • Experience with network traffic analysis and troubleshooting
  • Experience with Cisco routing and switching
  • Experience with SIEM and log management
  • Experience with firewalls and intrusion prevention systems
  • Experience managing medium to large projects
  • Experience in developing technical solutions both independently and in a team solving environment
  • Experience interacting with departments/end users having varying skill sets
  • Experience segmenting networks
  • Experience with vendor relations
  • Extensive knowledge and hands on experience in the following areas:
    • Network administration:
      • Cisco ASA firewalls and Firepower IPS
      • Cisco IOS-based switches and routers
      • Converged communications administration (Telephone & Call Center)
    • Museum core technology standards (at least 4):
      • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 or newer operating systems
      • Cisco/Meraki wireless
      • VMware ESX virtual environments
      • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards
      • Enterprise class storage solutions (Isilon, VxRail, cloud based platforms)


Exempt (Salaried). Commensurate with experience up to $100,000/year. 


Benefits for full-time, exempt (salaried) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

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