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Network Engineer

  • Location: Birmingham, 35210
  • Salary: $30 - $45 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract to Hire

Posted about 2 months ago

**Only those able to work direct with us and open to converting to permanent without sponsorship please. **

Do you have solid routing, switching and firewall skills?  If so and you consider yourself to be a senior network engineer we have a great opportunity for your skill set in Birmingham where you can work on a migration from Cisco to Fortinet. 

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Implement, maintain, and troubleshoot communications systems for 600 + locations.
Assist and provide backup for IT Security Specialist with firewall administration.
Troubleshoot network related problems.
Evaluate communications related hardware and software.
Create and maintain technical documentation, diagrams, and business recovery procedures.
Review, audit, and ensure the accuracy of firewall policies.

Skills needed:
·   Broad experience in troubleshooting issues with the following is a must:
o    In-depth knowledge and strong operating experience with Routing & Switching equipment.
o    Experience working with and/or knowledge of converged network solutions that deliver data, real-time video and voice over the same IP network
o    Experience working with networking protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, SNMP and RDP
o    Experience working with routing protocols such as BGP and OSPF; working with network topologies and media such as Ethernet, WAN, and MPLS
· Candidate should have an advanced knowledge in implementing and troubleshooting the following:
o    Cisco Router and Switch equipment, 
o    Cisco Wireless Networking equipment, 
·         Ability to work with little direction
·         Ability to work in a fast paced environment and manage multiple issues simultaneously
·         Ability to work well within a team
·         Strong implementation skills

This contract position comes with a full suite of benefits including training.  The work environment is cubicles, with business casual dress and free parking. 

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

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer including disability and veteran and provides reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA). If you are a person with a disability needing assistance applying, or at any point in the hiring process, please email us at To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.

For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.