Network Engineer

Location
Herndon, Virginia
Posted
Jun 15, 2022
Closes
Jul 15, 2022
Ref
2054
Hours
Full Time
Overview

The Network Administrator II role is to install, administer, and maintain company networks and related components to achieve high performance of the various business applications. This includes ensuring the availability of networking infrastructure, and developing processes and procedures for ongoing management of the network environment. Where applicable, the Network Administrator II will assist in overseeing the physical security, integrity, and safety of the network infrastructure.

Responsibilities

Strategy & Planning
  • Coordinate and participate in key process improvements as they relate to the network environment
  • Participate in and support capacity planning and the development of long-term strategic goals for networking systems
  • Coordinate and collaborate with network engineering, business application, and database administration function to ensure availability, reliability, and scalability of corporate networks to meet business demands
  • Coordinate and participate in the design Virtual Private Network infrastructure to support vendor interconnection requirements in a secure manner

Acquisition & Deployment
  • Assist with research on network hardware, software, and protocols in support of procurement and development efforts
  • Assist with Interaction with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services
  • Support the deployment of workstations, network devices, servers, printers, scanners, firewalls, encryption systems, and all host security systems

Operational Management
  • Administer all network hardware and equipment, including routers, switches, wireless access points, and UPS
  • Assist and administer and maintain telephone equipment, protocols and routing queues necessary to meet business needs
  • Perform network, server and security audits, review logs for errors and trends, and ensure proper function of network infrastructure
  • Recommend and perform network improvements, upgrades, and repairs
  • Ensure network connectivity of all workstations
  • Support organizational initiatives and goals by participating on project teams and delivering on network related requirements
  • Check help desk database for entries on networking resource issues; prioritize and respond to help desk tickets as appropriate
  • Create and maintain up-to-date documentation and diagram related to network infrastructure.
  • Remains cognizant of and adheres to NWFCU policies and procedures as well as regulations pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)

Qualifications

Required
  • Associates degree in the field of computer science
  • Minimum 5 - 7 years' experience as a network administrator supporting LAN/WAN infrastructure
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Route Switch/Enterprise, or CCNA with equivalent work experience

Preferred
  • Four year college diploma or university degree in the field of Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 7 - 10 years' experience as a network administrator supporting LAN/WAN infrastructure preferred
  • Work experience of Cisco Security product line;
  • Work experience with SD-WAN;
  • Work experience with Cisco Voice, Contact Center Express
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Collaboration/Voice and/or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security

As a COVID-19 safety measure, our employees must provide vaccination status and follow all safety protocols, which may include testing.

EEO Notice

Northwest Federal Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law.

NWFCU complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Human Resources Department at 703-709-8900 or HRDepartment@nwfcu.org.