CIT Group Inc.

Sr. SQL Developer

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Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE: CIT) is a financial holding company with more than $65 billion in assets. Its principal bank subsidiary, CIT Bank, N.A., (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender) has more than $30 billion of deposits and more than $40 billion of assets. It provides financing, leasing and advisory services principally to middle market companies across a wide variety of industries primarily in North America, and equipment financing and leasing solutions to the transportation sector. It also offers products and services to consumers through its Internet bank franchise and a network of retail branches in Southern California, operating as OneWest Bank, a division of CIT Bank, N.A.


This is a senior subject matter expert (SME) position in the global networking team, working mainly on projects in various network technology areas. Projects can range from solution engineering of new technologies, to developing standards based on industry  trends and best practice, to optimization of current infrastructure configuration for operational efficiency. Both lead and participate in group projects with global as well as regional team members through the design, implementation and support phases.  Act as senior escalation point of operational issues, and be able to cross functional lines in troubleshooting complex problems.


  • Advance understanding of Cisco/Arista routing and Switching, Palo Alto firewalls, Security, Riverbed, F5 and QoS
  • Working experience with emerging network technologies is a plus, for example SDN, SDWAN and Converged infrastructure technologies
  • Lead and participate in group projects with demonstrated ability to project manage, and provide technical recommendation
  • Demonstrated experience with automation and configuration management application suites
  • Ability to provide operational support as escalation point in areas of expertise
  • Participation in solution development and implementation in accordance with change management process
  • Perform root cause analysis for service interruption recovery, creating preventative measures to deploy in the enterprise
  • Create and maintain network documentation as it relates to network configuration, network diagrams and processes.
  • Must possess ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and escalate issues affectively. 
  • Must  have strong verbal and written communications skills as well as strong customer service skills. A hands on approach and willingness to work out of hours is essential.



  • Extensive knowledge and experience of Core Routing and Switching, design, configuration, troubleshooting and usage of recommended best practices
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with Cisco Nexus line including 7718, 7018, 5596, 2248, 2232, Cisco Catalyst switches 3750X, 3500, 4900, Routers ASR, 2900, 3900 series
  • Understanding of routing protocols BGP, EIGRP, LAN technologies, redundancy HSRP and WAN connectivity DMVPN, MPLS.
  • Understanding of Spanning-tree, VTP, Port Channels, VPC, RSPAN Monitoring, Multicast
  • Understanding of Network Security, including the design, configuration, and tuning of Cisco security appliances including Cisco ASA 5500 Firewalls, ACL configuration, IPSec tunnels, SSL VPN, NAT, ASA packet capture wizard, Palo Alto firewalls, NAC ISE Network Access Control technology, RSA Authentication Manager, Cisco ACS 5.x software
  • Understanding and configuration experience of Cisco Wireless Controllers 5508, Access Points 3702, 3602, 3502, wireless redundancy, roaming, remote office access points
  • Network troubleshooting skills, utilizing Wireshark, Netflow, Spectrum and other tools,
  • Experience working with Cisco TAC on day to day basis
  • Basic understanding of converged ethernet technology, FCoE, MDS 9500 hardware management
  • Understanding of FC interface configuration and connectivity on Nexus 5596
  • Manage external market data connections over dedicated circuits, VPN, SSL and shared infrastructure (BT Radianz), low latency networking
  • Knowledge of QOS configuration on IOS switches, Cisco voice gateways, LLQ on WAN routers
  • Maintain CA Spectrum network management system for real-time and proactive monitoring of all network resources
  • Manage site-to-site dark fiber network using Ciena DWDM Optical Transport Solutions
  • Manage Global Server Load Balancing using Citrix NetScaler appliances, web content load balancing, site failover, certificate management
  • Experience with VMware ESX 5.x, ESXi virtualization technology, ability to build proof of concept environments
  • Proven extensive engineering documentation skills using Visio, downloading stencils, focus on detail
  • Manage daily operational processes for all network and telecommunications systems, follow change control process
  • Maintain 24x7x365 coverage and support for network systems
  • Define, plan, and coordinate network and telecommunications projects
  • Contribute to long term network design strategy and roadmap, core network architecture, establishment of engineering standards and best practice guides


  • 3+ year’s experience designing, building and maintaining preferably financial enterprise network environments
  • Cisco CCNP or higher certification desirable, BA/BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent field experience
  • Highly technical hands-on engineer with ability to troubleshoot all diverse hardware platforms and technical relationships
  • Team and detail oriented, open and collaborative work ethic with a well-developed sense of ownership and responsibility, flexible, adaptable and easy to work with.
  • Innate curiosity for networking infrastructure and technologies
  • Tenacious perseverance in investigating problems and processes, firm believer in established methodologies and best practices
  • Technical maturity to create and modify processes to maintain a controlled environment
  • Ability to teach, train and communicate effectively with others at all levels within the organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Effective and responsive interaction with both internal and external customers
  • Ability to understand complex networking and business concepts and translate them into clear, concise and complete solutions

Must be proficient with creating detailed technical documentation and diagrams using Visio and other Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)



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