Senior Network Engineer
US-NV-Las Vegas

Job Title: Senior Network Engineer

Location: Wynn

Job Description and Responsibilities:

Wynn Resorts is a Fortune 500 company led by hospitality industry visionary Steve Wynn. Currently operating in the top two casino gaming markets in the world, Wynn is financially stable and growth oriented. Our 12,000 employees at our Wynn Las Vegas and Encore properties have helped us win more Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Awards than any other independent hotel company in the world. Wynn resorts are known for their innovative design, luxury offerings, and exceptional guest service. Joining Wynn means working for a leader in the global resort industry, one that has set today’s standards and will likely define them tomorrow.

The IT Ops, Engineering & Support department or "IT" for short is responsible for possessing a detailed understanding of operations, architectural design and infrastructure and communicating the benefits of digitization of business to our function leaders.

Job Responsiblities:

*Manage small short term teams of Engineers and technicians in order to achieve project or operational goals.
*Manage Engineering driven programs acting as the Project Manager.
*Works with NOC and operational teams to resolve any outage or project as required.
*Helps build the knowledge base of the overall team.
*Install, configure, monitor and tune operating systems, system software, and applications.
*Troubleshoot system problems, create and maintain scripts.
*Design, plan, budget, and manage successful technology implementations.
*Deploy and maintain infrastructure to support common services: file, print, application, database, web, fax, email.
*Design and administer the storage architecture – Disk, SAN, Backup.
*Deploy and maintain network-centric services – DNS, DHCP, Anti-Virus.
*Maintenance of application servers Oracle Application Server and BEA WebLogic.
*Support and refine an international enterprise messaging system.
*Deploy and maintain infrastructure to support business critical line-of-business applications.
*Prepare documentation and provide project management on systems projects.
*Assist in the development and communication of standard operating procedures.
*Create enterprise computing services infrastructure standards.
*Lead efforts to develop appropriate support models surrounding servers, storage, and networking equipment.
*Participate in development of enterprise security infrastructure including physical, operating system, and application level security domains.
*Assist in the design and development of secure physical facilities such as technology centers and telecommunication rooms.
*Develop and use methods to quickly build remote offices and relocate technical resources.
*Assist Network Engineering with the build and support of the LAN and WAN environments, including switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, and VPN.
*Support wireless LAN.
*Assist workstation support resources with the development of a comprehensive desktop deployment, management, and support methodology.
*Train help desk, technician, and junior systems engineering staff in troubleshooting, support, and escalation practices.
*Provide leadership and guidance to the support team.
*Work with project managers to develop appropriate vendor contract verbiage, service levels, equipment specifications, and project timelines.
*Manage external hosting and application resources.
*Perform vendor product technical reviews; compare competing vendor products; develop recommendations for selected products.
*Assist in vendor contract negotiations.
*Recommend enhancements regarding product, application or documentation.
*Prepare and deliver presentations on systems engineering recommendations.
*Work on multiple projects and objectives simultaneously in a 7x24x365 environment.
*Participate in the on-call schedule to provide 24-hour support.
*Perform systems engineering functions within a framework of standards striving to increase systems effectiveness, uptime, and risk avoidance.

Job Requirements:

*Must hold technical certifications such as MCSE, UNIX, Solaris, Cisco, or Oracle.
*Strong understanding of directory-based infrastructure and systems engineering.
*Understanding of network communication protocols (TCP/IP, etc.).
*Working understanding of popular server environments including MS Windows 2000/03 Server, Solaris, AIX, *nix.
*Background and experience in system and application integration required, including strong understanding of IIS, Apache, and web technologies such as HTTP, MSXML, SSL, HTML, WAP and J2EE application servers (BEA WebLogic, Tomcat). Microsoft SQL, SMS, SAN, backup software, MS Exchange 5.5/2000, SMTP and Windows NT/2000 expertise.
*Proven experience designing and implementing scalable and fault-tolerant service infrastructure within a large client server (WIN2K) environment.
*Working knowledge of Windows NT/2000/2003/XP, Anti Virus Software, Microsoft Project, and Microsoft Visio
*Experience with various systems backup architectures and products.
*Excellent time management and organizational skills.
*Experience with workstation management software such as Altiris a plus.
*Perl Programming and other languages a plus (C, C++, Visual Basic, Java, HTML).
*Experience administering a wireless LAN environment a plus.
*Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.

*Must be 21 years of age or older.

*Must be able to obtain and maintain any licensing or active work cards required, at present or in the future, for this position at all times*