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Cisco Network Engineer

  • Location: Richardson, Dallas, Texas, 75082
  • Salary: 60.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 19 days ago

Dynamic contract opportunity with a progressive commercial real estate services company.
Position: Cisco Network Engineer
Location: Richardson, Texas 75082
Hourly Rate: $60/hr.
Term: 4 Months Contract

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Monitor, evaluate, and solve potential performance issues.
  • Support customers and employees via email, telephone, and face-to-face interaction.
  • Develop and maintain documentation related to the installation, administration, and maintenance of voice or network infrastructure.
  • Demonstrate a high level of competency in multiple infrastructure services.
  • Interact and manage vendors and service providers.
  • Under general to broad supervision, manages and allocates infrastructure resources by monitoring and maintaining system platforms in support of client's information technology operations.
  • Provides primary support and system administration for network hardware and software such as web applications and wide area network’s (WAN) systems.
  • May also install and administer application software and manage the middleware component.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves system service failures by identifying and analyzing the situation and provides corrective actions.
  • Develops, installs, and tests new network hardware and software releases, system upgrades, evaluates and installs patches and resolves software related problems.
  • Monitors systems activities and fine tunes system parameters and configuration to optimize performance and ensure security of systems.
  • Provides expertise on decisions and priorities regarding systems architecture.
  • Engages with application development teams on current infrastructure projects

Is it a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Qualified candidate will have Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of experience.
  • 3 - 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Capabilities for leading projects to upgrade existing equipment or applications along with integration of new technologies.
  • Ability to support a complex voice network with high level of visibility.
  • Technical certifications in the specialty area, such as CISCO.
  • Additional knowledge of Infoblox, Solarwinds, Riverbed Netprofiler a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Communicate effectively with end users, office managers, leadership, teammates, and vendors.
  • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers.
  • Ability to effectively present information.
  • Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages.
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents.
  • Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations.
  • Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.