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Network Engineer

  • Location: Arlington, 76005
  • Salary: 50.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 9 days ago

This DFW-based industry leader in Arlington, TX has an immediate 6+ month contract opportunity (with potential for extension/conversion) for a Network Engineer.  This position requires working onsite in Arlington with regional travel requirements to remote sites and data centers as needed.  The purpose of this position is to design, document, implement, maintain, and support the growing network infrastructure, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), Internet, Intranet, and other wired/wireless voice and data communication systems. This is accomplished by performing complex/detailed analysis on proposed and current network infrastructure; designing and implementing solutions; developing and documenting networking standards and procedures; maintaining network servers, routers, switches and firewalls; coordinating, overseeing, and assisting with the installation of network related hardware and software; providing network related user support; monitoring network performance; and evaluating, selecting, and implementing security tools. This team is responsible for designing and developing scalable, maintainable, highly available network architectures that meet the objectives and service level agreements. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Configure and install various network devices and services

  • Perform network maintenance and system upgrades

  • Monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability

  • Provide support and troubleshoot to resolve issues

  • Install hardware

  • Conduct major studies regarding system usage, make recommendations for improvements, and determine network system requirements

  • Develop materials to support network enhancements

  • Develop acceptance testing and implementation plans for various projects

  • Develop technology roadmaps

  • Analyze existing network and identify inefficiencies and possible solutions

  • Evaluate, select and implement security tools

  • Ensure compliance with national standards



  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 3-5+ years of applicable experience.

  • Working knowledge of: Cisco IOS configuration; OSPF, BGP, EIGRP; Layer 2/3 switching; Networking protocols and technologies, including TCP/IP, NetBIOS/WINS, SNMP, DNS, DHCP, SSL, VLAN, and VPN; Network monitoring tools.

  • Excellent problem solving, debugging/troubleshooting skills

  • WAN solutions: MPLS/VPLS, T1/E1, Broadband (cable, DSL), wireless (3G/4G), Microwave

  • Network security concepts

  • Firewalls, routers, switches and network appliances

  • CCNA or CCNP Certifications preferred.

  • Ability to script and automate network tasks. Rack and stack equipment.

  • Travel is locally to the DFW surrounding areas to data centers, tower locations, and remote sites.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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