Network Engineer

Employer
TEKsystems, Inc
Location
Hanover, MD
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Travel will certainly be a component - there are approximately 22 field offices which will be supported by this Field Office Professional Services Support Team. More travel in the beginning getting familiar with sites and then 15-20% maximum travel. Network Engineer to join their Professional Services Support Team to support their operating companies across the US This Network Engineer position is responsible for the delivery of infrastructure solutions and services through standard offerings and processes that drive consistent adoption and speed to market. Network includes, but are not limited to, WAN/LAN routers and switches, core data center networks, load balancing devices, firewall/IPS devices, VPN solutions, Internet access and web filtering, wireless access, DNS/DHCP, network security and monitoring. Individual will work in a team of Network engineers responsible for providing a diverse array of to optimize network capabilities and services. The ability to communicate clearly, deliver a high level of customer service, and think with the future in mind are key attributes for this role.Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:Develop and generate Systems Design Packages, to include conceptual, logical, and physical network architecture/designs and resulting artifacts, including documents and drawings, configuration policies and guidelines, testing analyses, test plans, and risk assessments to ensure a sound architecture. * Research technological advancements to ensure that network solutions are continuously improved, supported, and aligned with industry and company standards as well as emerging business requirements * Evaluate complex data networking technologies to understand their potential vs. risk and make recommendations including both technical and business foundations * Contribute to the development, testing, distribution, and documentation of networking technologies and solutions, and conduct training as necessary for service transition * Troubleshoots and demonstrates problem solving skills in identification of the root causes of business performance and execution issues by using process and data analysis * Escalate issues in a timely and appropriate manner to team lead for support, approval and/or resolution * Availability to work extended, off-hours, based upon project requirements and Major Incident remediation situations. In-depth working knowledge of Cisco networking products including Cisco 4300 series routers, Cisco ASA firewalls, and Cisco Nexus switches * Proven experience with next generation firewall solutions. Palo Alto experience preferred. * Proficient at the use of Protocol Analyzers (NetScout ,Wireshark, Riverbed) to capture, monitor and troubleshoot network or application issues * Demonstrated understanding of network security technologies and concepts * In-depth working knowledge of IP protocols, DNS/DHCP, SSL encryption, QOS, wireless network standards (802.11x), and OSI model. Proficiency in engineering and deployment of b2b VPNs required. Infoblox experience preferred. * Working knowledge of Cisco wireless products. Cisco ISE and Prime experience preferred * Ability to provide coaching and mentoring to operational team members in the areas of technical skills & competencies. * Understanding of IS methodologies such as SDLC, ITIL, PMLC and QA/Test. * Demonstrated experience and knowledge of the principles, techniques, and methodologies of quality management, change, and problem management * Demonstrated skill in the areas of critical thinking and problem solving. * Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. * Working with various sourcing arrangements as well as hosted technologies * Working in a distributed global network environmentAbout TEKsystems:Join TEKsystems(R), a leading IT staffing, IT talent management and IT services firm, and get your career on the fast track. We have more than 100 offices worldwide, and we partner with over 6,000 clients and place over 80,000 consultants per year. At TEKsystems, we seek to understand our consultants' skills, goals and interests, allowing us to present targeted job opportunities on a contract, contract-to-hire or direct placement basis. TEKsystems' leadership in the market stems from our sincere and personal commitment to driving the success of our customers, consultants and each other.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888 472-3411 or email accommodation@teksystems .com for other accommodation options.