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Network Engineer

Posted about 1 month ago

Our client is seeking a Network Engineer for a 6+ month contract opportunity in the DFW area! The Network Engineer will implement, maintain, and support network infrastructures. You will be part of the Network Operations team that is responsible for designing, implementing scalable, maintainable, highly available network architectures that meet business objectives and SLAs.

Responsibilities
Monitoring network performance
Ensure system availability and reliability
Administrating various devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VPN, WiFi, VOIP/Voice)
Maintaining systems software (upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations)
Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning
Provide Level-2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues
Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure
Select and implement security tools, policies, and procedures in conjunction with the company’s security team
Work with vendors, contracted 3rd parties and employees for problem resolution

Requirements
Minimum of 5yrs experience in IT field as network SME/Engineer/support staff
Network certifications a plus, CCNA preferred
Deep understanding of networking protocols (e.g., IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, 802.11, QoS)
Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytics tools
Some travel required US/Mexico
Physically ability to install, upgrade and repair equipment in a manufacturing environment
Combination of remote and in-office hours