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Network Engineer

Posted 6 months ago

Cisco Network Engineer - Decatur, GA

Small privately held organization seeking a seasoned Cisco Network Engineer to join their growing team focused on advancing how the state of GA does business!  This Network Engineer will work with a small yet steady team of Engineers to help provide technical expertise to ensure the performance, reliability, and security for a statewide network. This includes all switching, routing, firewalling, VPN, External DNS, application load-balancing, and DNS failover in a multi-datacenter environment with approximately 160 WAN network nodes.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally in tech related discipline
  • 6+ years experience of designing, managing, and maintaining Cisco networks
  • CCNA, CCNP Enterprise, Data Center, or Security is highly recommended
  • Experience with Cisco PIX/ASA/FWSM Firewalls
  • Familiar with the functions of Cisco’s ACS AAA and NAC framework
  • Advanced understanding of routers, firewalls, layer 3 switches, and network protocols
  • Expert level knowledge with application load balancing
  • Implementation of NAT, Policy NAT, Policy PAT, Twice NAT, Manual, after-auto NAT features
  • Must be familiar with application layer traffic and network devices that can affect the application layer
  • Expert with routed IP networks, including detailed knowledge of access lists, source-based routing, QOS, SNMP management, and router protocols (BGP, OSPF)
  • Expert in network security, policy generation, intrusion detection, and industry best practices
  • Must have highly developed LAN optimization skills, including VLAN setup, DMZ configurations, gigabit Ethernet cabling, and switching, EtherChannel, and PVST+ Spanning-tree configuration and troubleshooting
  • Strong background in WAN technology is required, with emphasis placed on the following WAN technologies: ATM, Frame Relay, DSL, MPPP, Wireless Bridging, WIC installation and configuration
  • Experience with PCI compliant security implementations on network infrastructure
  • Strong ability to document and design network infrastructure
  • Must be able effectively collaborate with internal staff and external stakeholders
  • Must be proactive and work with a sense of urgency
  • Must possess the skills to triage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects
  • Valid driver's license and ability to travel as requested
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Experience using Cisco Works, CSMARS, Cisco ASDM, Solarwinds, Wireshark, Scrutinizer, and PRTG
  • Proficient with the F5 platform load balancers and iRules
  • Experience designing, managing, and maintaining Fortinet networks
The Perks:  Excellent benefits, casual environment, hybrid work model, great leadership and fantastic collaborative team.  Please send detailed resume today!

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

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