1+ months

Network Engineer

Newark, NJ


As a trusted advisor, LeClairRyan provides business counsel and client representation in corporate law, litigation, and intellectual property. In this role, the firm applies its knowledge, insight and skill to help clients achieve their business objectives while managing and minimizing their legal risks, difficulties and expenses. With 25 national offices, the firm has approximately 325 attorneys representing a wide variety of clients throughout the nation.


ULX Partners is a strategic business entity that empowers member law firms with true end-to-end client solution capability, capital to ensure pricing predictability and flexibility, and the ability to improve law firm economics. Founded in 2018 by enterprise legal services provider UnitedLex with LeClairRyan as the first member firm, the ULX Partners constellation comprises more than 400 professionals in 26 countries who provide a full range of legal, finance, human resources, IT, pricing, procurement, and knowledge management support services to its member law firms. By fusing the business and the practice of law, ULX Partners helps law firms better align the scope, staffing, and pricing of services with clients legal and business needs.


In partnership with LeClairRyan, we are excited to announce that we are currently seeking a Network Engineer in our Newark, New Jersey office who will contribute to overall success and help secure the bright future of our organization.


One Riverfront Plaza is home to LeClairRyans Newark, New Jersey office and is conveniently located adjacent to Newark Penn Station. As our second largest office, approximately 65 attorneys and over 50 professional support staff represent the Firm in Newark and offer services to our valued clients in a multitude of practice areas. Individuals who join LeClairRyan in Newark can expect a constantly changing environment that fosters professional growth and development.


LeClairRyans Information Technology team consists of approximately 20 professional staff who provide onsite and remote support to LeClairRyan employees nationwide. As LeClairRyan has expanded, the team has focused on development, improvement, and implementation of the Firms technological resources. With LeClairRyans dedication to innovation, our Information Technology department will continue to be a vital part of our continued success.


The Network Engineer is responsible for configuration, monitoring, and maintaining local and wide-area network resources in all LeClairRyan offices, as well as configuration and maintenance of network security infrastructure as required. As a subject matter expert the Network Engineer is solely responsible for the creation, implementation and management of the networking including monitoring, traffic analysis and reporting.


  • Manages data and voice networks: voice and data VLANs, WAN data circuits, remote access, all WAN and LAN network hardware including routers, switches and all network based firewalls.
  • Configures, maintains, and monitors Cisco wireless networks and ensures optimal network performance
  • Responsible for assisting in the troubleshooting of internal telephony systems: network path traversal, routing, NAT, and VLAN.
  • Working knowledge and experience with SD WAN deployment, configuration and MPLS integration.
  • Assist with configuration and implementation of mobile devices infrastructure (Good for Work), Anti-Spam services (Mimecast), and Anti-Malware services.
  • Responsible for assisting in the creation, implementation, and maintenance of a disaster recovery facility in Bridgewater, NJ including provisioning, build out and maintenance, of company infrastructure, data replication meeting company RTO and RPO objectives; provide reporting on SLAs needed to deliver network services and client applications (including Citrix , web servers and all related network infrastructure).
  • Works with infrastructure as a service provider to provide reporting to ensure adherence to SLAs
  • Responsible for assisting in the maintenance and troubleshooting of intrusion detection and prevention systems.
  • Works closely with security personnel and IT management to develop and recommend new network security policy proposals to improve security posture and ensure that the Firm meets emerging security standards.
  • Establish and maintain a system of network alerting to ensure reliability and maximize system availability.
Required Skills



  • Bachelor's degree preferred, plus relevant network and security certifications
  • CCNA certification required, CCNP or CCIE certification preferred
  • Experience in network security systems and relevant certifications are preferred
  • MCSE, MCP, ITIL certifications preferred

Professional Experience

  • At least 5 years of related experience required.
  • Law Firm experience highly preferred.
  • Position requires escalation management and after-hours responsiveness.


  • Excellent working knowledge of IT concepts with an emphasis on network and security
  • Expert knowledge of TCP/IP, TCP and UDP ports
  • Expert knowledge and hands on experience of networking concepts (Wired and Wireless)
  • Working knowledge of mobility devices (Blackberry, Windows Mobile, Android and Apple iDevices)
  • Excellent understanding of Windows Clients, Servers, and communication protocols.
  • Hands-on knowledge of Cloud Services, co-location and disaster recovery data center implementation and support
  • Solid working knowledge of Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, and Visio
  • Working knowledge and understanding of ITIL framework


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be proficient with planning and possess excellent organizational skills
  • Must take initiative and have decision making ability
  • Complex interpretation, presentation, analytical and conceptual skills
  • Critical thinking, financial management skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive/confidential communication
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


LeClairRyan does not accept unsolicited resume submittals from contracted or non-contracted agencies. LeClairRyan is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


Job Location
Newark, New Jersey, United States
Position Type


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