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Network Engineer

  • Location: Carlisle, 63043
  • Salary: 82000.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 25 days ago

Permanent opportunity with a FULL suite of benefits!

Our client is a diversified, global portfolio of niche brands and businesses that manufactures highly engineered products and solutions for our customers. They are committed to generating superior shareholder returns by combining a unique management style of decentralization, entrepreneurial spirit, active mergers and acquisitions, and a balanced approach to capital deployment, all with a culture of continuous improvement as embodied in the company culture. 

Role: Network Engineer
Location: Carlisle, PA  or Maryland Heights, MO 
Salary Range: $82,000 - $115,000 (DOE) + annual bonus 
Type: Permanent

Position Summary:

The Network Engineer will manage and direct all networking and communications platforms working in conjunction with systems personnel. Position is responsible for all LAN/WAN/Firewall/Wireless/Internet design, configuration, implementation, monitoring, reporting and manage/support. Interacts with and provides direction to the broader IT team and management. Requires experience in telecommunications network design and management. Must be able to work independently on requirements that are moderately complex. Analyzes and develops telecommunications networks supporting a wide range of capabilities, including voice, data, video, and/or wireless services. The Network Engineer is responsible for the full cycle from design through implementation and management/support thereafter. Closely coordinates with other IT system professionals and vendors/partners to ensure proper implementation of network services. A positive Customer Service oriented attitude is required.

Primary Functions and Responsibilities:

Network Infrastructure Design

  • Responsible for design, configuration, troubleshooting and implementation of all aspects of network infrastructure.
  • MPLS/AVPN traffic engineering design, configuration and troubleshooting.
  • Understanding of popular network communication protocols such as SIP, DHCP, DNS, RCP, HTTP, SNMP, and ICMP.
  • Prepare complex network designs for new and existing client site establishments, site relocations, network upgrades, network expansions, and disaster recovery setups with a focus on Cisco and Palo Alto for core network requirements
  • Responsible for configuring IPSec VPN tunnels, IP communication, and routing (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP)

Security Management

  • Manages firewalls including VPNs, malware prevention, IDS/IPS, Wildfire, Panorama, Prime, ISE, LiveAction, APIC-EM, WLC, Industrial switches, voice gateways (Cisco and Palo Alto)
  • Assist in the creation, monitoring, documentation, reporting and testing of disaster recovery initiatives
  • Works closely with internal IT Security resources to ensure best practices identified by IT Security are adhered to
  • Manage backup of networking systems configurations, maintain up to date patch levels and recommended practices

Metrics & Resources Maximization

  • KPI's (key performance indicators) -- maintain accurate and timely reporting of KPI's identified
  • Achieve and maintain maximum uptime for critical servers or services utilizing the network
  • Documentation -- maintains current and accurate documentation for the following: SOP (standard operating procedures), processes, contracts, licensing, managed services, networks, etc.
  • Maintain service desk resolution within established SLA’s.  (ServiceNow)
  • Leverage a strong knowledge of equipment, production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing efficiency

Development

  • Participate in the development, evaluation, and quarterly verification (self-audit) of Internal Audit Controls maintain guidelines for a system of internal control
  • Properly address and prioritize tasks based on urgent and highly sensitive client needs and manage appropriate/realistic expectations to ensure overall client satisfaction
  • Research networking issues and products as required and leverage critical thinking skills to evaluate all viable solutions while using appropriate judgment in applying effective resolutions
  • Working familiarity in implementing and troubleshooting dynamic routing protocols: RIPv2 and RIPng, and OSPF.

Maintenance & Support

  • Provide support for all network and data communication issues including private and internet circuits, routing protocols, VPN connectivity, WAN optimization, hardware, and 3rd party vendor connectivity
  • Maintain and manage vendor relationships including third-party vendor and service providers
  • Assist with licensing compliance and annual true-up activities.
  • Achieve compliance with Company IT policies and procedures.
  • Supports Network Administrators and IT Service Desk on escalated issues

Requirements:

  • 3 to 5 years of previous related experience
  • Project management – must have the ability to self-manage small to medium projects including development and implementation of project plans with goals of delivering every project on time, within budget and within scope.  For large projects formal project manager(s) will be utilized
  • Experience with Cisco and Palo Also equipment required

Preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university (Information Technology, Information Systems)
  • ITIL Foundation Certificate or higher
  • Experience in a manufacturing industry a benefit
  • Certifications with Cisco, VMware VeloCloud a plus

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 MATRIX_HR@MatrixRes.com. 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 MatrixRes.com/Benefits 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.