LAN WAN Engineer in Eagan, MN at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 8/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  857235

Title: LAN WAN Engineer

Duration: Projected through 102-31-18, contract to hire

Work Location: Eagan, MN


Business Overview:


  •  IT/I&O/Network Service (91114) – Multiple Project Demand

Position Terms:


  • Through end of year 2018 | Contract to Hire around 6 month mark
  • Not Sourcing for FTE

Contract Need:

  • Backfill for current contractor = Project Demand…

Position Details-Tasks and operating rhythm:

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Interfacing with various Prime teams, vendors, clients and others for the implementation and support of networking products and services
  • Install and support various Data Center and Enterprise routing and switching infrastructure (maintain edge, core, aggregation and access layer Network devices). 
  • Contribute to Data Center and Enterprise LAN/WAN environments and overall network future infrastructure architecture and support strategy.
  • Work with Service Providers to document and install data network circuits
  • Install and support the LAN and WAN environment at all Prime Locations
  • Collaborate with other staff and departments to meet department and project deadlines.
  • Collaborate with IT Security departments to mitigate security vulnerabilities.
  • Document network infrastructure changes
  • Use ITIL process and procedures for change, incident and problem management of perimeter network environments.
  • Other duties as assigned

Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Cisco certification or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years extensive technical experience in a variety of Networking areas, including:


  • Design, implement and support of :
    • Cisco IOS Hardware
    • Cisco Nexus Hardware
    • Routing technologies (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP)
    • WAN Technologies(MPLS)
    • QoS
    • Wireless
  • Experience with other IT infrastructure technologies including network, and security perimeter technologies in a converged voice/data network environment.
  • Proven troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work equally well in team or independent situations



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with:
  • regulatory compliance requirements ( such as HIPAA and PCI)
  • IDS/IPS Platforms
  • local and global Load Balancing
  • Firewalls, IDS and IPS (Cisco, Checkpoint)
  • NAC (Network Access Control) Platforms
  • auditing and assessment tools such as Tufin and Qualys
  • Network monitoring and troubleshooting tools
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving and business analysis skills.










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