We are an IT managed services company with our own ASN and network infrastructure. *We are fully staffed and sometimes work with independent contractors for support. *We are exploring the possibility of hiring another contractor to help with systems management of our network environment on a monthly fee or as needed basis on retainer. *We are also looking consolidate our services and focus on offering new and popular service offerings. *

The main factors for our decisions when seeking a contractor or outside support consultant are as follows:

1. *Highest level of integrity and trustworthiness

2. *Compatibility with our staff and culture

3. *Exposure and years of real world experience working with upstream carriers and BGP

4. Strong troubleshooting skills when carrier problems or complex networking troubles arise and mastery of routing protocols such as OSPF EIGRP BGP

5. *Excellent documentation skills and ability to be available 24x7x365 in case of emergencies

6. *Local enough to Manhattan to work on site if needed or for projects is preferred

7. *Ability to work with on site remote hands techs and junior staff to take the lead to resolve issues so our CTO does not have to be burdened all day or night from outages when things go wrong

8. *Willingness to consult and discuss on how to constantly improve our environment even if it means forming a free-thinker style dissenting opinion

9. Good communication skills

10. *Versed in other technologies to support or launch our new service offerings is always a plus


PM if interested in discussing this engagement

Thank you