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Network Engineer

Orlando, FL 32801 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 08/16/18 Job ID: 14908 Industry: IT

We are looking for a well-versed Network Engineer to join a top employer in Orlando.  The Network Engineer is responsible for configuring and troubleshooting the organization’s network infrastructure and performing other duties to maintain a robust network environment. 

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) experience
  • CCNA or CCNP certification
  • 5-10 years’ experience in a Network Engineer capacity
  • Voice experience is a big plus

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Review, plan, evaluate, and install network systems
  • Responsible for diagnostics and resolution of network problems to minimize downtime of business applications and services
  • Receive escalated calls from users and technicians to resolve major, critical, and complex network software and hardware problems
  • Ensure the network and communications infrastructure is maintained within agreed policy and network device configurations are backed up routinely to minimize downtime risk for the business.
  • Utilize company standard software and hardware tools to identify, diagnose, and resolve problems affecting network performance.
  • Perform routine testing and analysis of all elements associated with network facilities. 
  • Obtains appropriate quotes and approvals for all network related purchases and agreements.
  • Maintains expert knowledge of current network technology, and actively seek industry recognized network certifications to validate knowledge and experience.
  • Recommend proactive changes to current and future network configurations to decrease risk of outages, and increase confidentiality, integrity, and availability within the network. 
  • Update documentation to record new equipment installed, new sites, and changes to network and security configurations.
  • Provide tactical and strategic input on overall network, security planning and related projects.
  • Provides technical support assistance to the other IT infrastructure team members.
  • Provide network support for all relevant company locations, including any remote interconnected sites.
  • Respond to network outage events with extreme urgency and professionalism.
  • Take part in an on-call rotation and serve as escalation support for network issues 24x7.
  • Provide timely and considerate customer service to all personnel within the organization when resolving technical issues.
  • Configure, install and sustain various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, VPN, load balancers, firewalls, Cisco Call Manager). 
  • Handle confidential information and materials appropriately.
  • Install and maintain all network infrastructure utilizing government and industry security best practices.
  • Provide support for mobile devices, wireless networks, and remote users as needed.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the department Manager.
  • Due to the 24x7 operations of the business, must be able to work a flexible work schedule when needed; may include nights, weekends, holidays, etc.
  • Must be detailed in documenting information, highly organized, and practice good follow- through techniques
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize work in order to maintain required productivity level

 


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