Network Engineer

Robert Half
Catonsville, MD
Nov 29, 2022
Dec 01, 2022
Full Time
WHAT YOU WILL DO:Perform implementation of new hardware and/or software as it relates to high risk/impact Access Engineering projectsMaintain the lifecycle management environment within the Data Center and Local Offices; Assists with upgrades to the Access Infrastructure and all-inclusive IP switchingCreate Low-Level Design (LLD) documentation for configuration templates, method of procedures, network diagrams, knowledge base articles, bill of materials and support documentation.Interact with vendors and contractors to secure network products and services.Manage all network hardware and equipment, including routers, switches, wireless equipment, virtual appliances and PON devices.Ensure network connectivity of all communities, servers, telephony equipment and end user devices.Monitor and test network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports.Recommend, schedule, and perform network improvements, upgrades, and repairs.Manage security solutions, including firewall, anti-virus, and intrusion detection systems.Monitor IT Service Management database for entries on network and network resource issues; prioritize and respond to service/incident tickets as appropriate.Conduct training for new technology integration, technology upgrades, new product design, and implementation to relevant team members.Analyze project requests to estimate time and cost.Work as part of a project team to determine requirements, risks, and limitations for each project scope.Perform on-call duties, customer equipment escalations, and overnight network changes as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree (BA) or equivalent from four-year college or university, and at least three years related experience. Equivalent experience may substitute for education requirement.Industry certifications such as Cisco CCNA/CCNP/CCDP/CCSP, and /or Checkpoint CCSA/CCSE, desired.Experience in one or more core technologies a plus but not required: Cisco switching/routing, Cisco ISE, Cisco WLC, Cisco Prime, Zscaler, Checkpoint FW, Solarwinds.Experience with network hardware performance tuning and monitoring tools.Moderate understanding of wireless AP design/layout to provide adequate coverage; wireless client association and authentication; troubleshooting signal coverage and client access issues; backend RADIUS server configuration/maintenance.Knowledge or experience in automation and scripting preferred.Moderate understanding of both on-premises and cloud-based network infrastructure environments, with experience both managing and implementing the environmentsWorking technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and standards.Proficiency in networking essentials, especially related to routing.Ability to troubleshoot escalated issues in relation to backbone infrastructure

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