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Network Engineer in Jackson, MS at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  910287

The Network Engineer is responsible for providing complex network solutions that include highly secure and dynamic networks on an enterprise basis. Analyzes business needs; designs, installs, and supports network solutions on one or multiple platforms in a LAN/WAN/MAN/VOIP or Web Architecture. Includes supporting LAN, WAN, and VoIP infrastructures at all branches. The Network Engineer provides high-level technical support for voice and data network systems, creates and maintains network documentation, maintains hardware and software standards, and works projects as needed in order to upgrade to new and/or improved communication equipment and procedures. The Network Engineer must be well-versed with the advanced engineering and administration of multiprotocol routers, multilayer switches, network security devices, and network management systems. The Network Engineer serves as the next level of escalation of support for troubleshooting network usage and equipment issues.

 

Role-Specific Competencies

• Networking

o Acts as Engineer for the administration and maintenance of infrastructure as directed by IT Managers.

o Serves as Engineer for the administration and maintenance of WAN as directed by IT Managers.

• Internal Systems

o   Performs complex troubleshooting, backup, archiving, and disaster recovery.

o Assists in the design, implementation, and maintenance of systems, programs, hardware, and software.

• Communication

o Assists in the facilitation of team meetings.

o Delivers informative, well-organized presentations.

o Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.

 

Job Description:

• Under general direction, documents, designs, implements, and maintains corporate data communications networks which support the data center, retail stores, distribution centers, and remote offices.

• Monitors and reviews network performance issues regarding local and wide area networks.

• Assumes proactive role in maintaining network availability for all corporate users.

• Plays a key role in the daily administration of network routing and switching equipment, DHCP/DNS servers, network monitoring systems, wireless infrastructure, firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, and VPN/SSL systems.

• Works with Security to design alerting for these devices that will proactively alert on security incidents or customer-impacting issues.

• Helps design website designs to dynamically move application server resources in and out of resource pools.

• Handles software upgrades and device maintenance.

• Works with Ecommerce Team on performance improvement efforts.

 

Qualifications:

• 2+ years of network engineering within a Cisco networking environment

• 1+ years of network management systems to include Cisco Prime & Wireless LAN Controllers

• 2+ years of network security experience maintaining firewalls, network sniffers, and SSL/VPN devices

• Required experiences include: DHCP/DNS, TCP/IP, and RIPv2, OSPF, BGP

• Preferred skills: CISCO 76xx,,38xx,26xx Routers, ASA, 29xx Switches, Cisco Wireless, Fortinet Firewalls, Riverbed WAN Acceleration

• Pluses include: F5 ASM, LTM, Cisco SSL VPN, 4G/LTE Wireless Design & Implementation, Wireshark, Solarwinds

• Certifications preferred: CCNA,CCDA,CCNP,CCDP,CCSP, CCIE(LEAD?)

• Preferred Majors: Computer Science, Computer Networking, Technical or Trade School Certification

 

 

If you're interested in the position and feel like you would be a good fit listed below email me at kkbailey@apexsystems.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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