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Network Engineer in Lansing, MI at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/5/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  795696

For more information on this opportunity, please contact Apex Systems at 248.234.7006 or mbrinkman@apexsystems.com

Job Summary

Designs, implements, maintains, and supports growing network infrastructure.  Part of a systems engineering team responsible for designing and developing scalable, maintainable, and highly available network architectures that meet business needs and SLAs.

Primary Job Responsibilities


•  Configure and install various network devices and services.  (routers, switches, firewalls, VPNs, load balancers)


•  Perform network maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, hotfixes, patches, and security configurations


•  Monitor performance and ensure network availability and reliability


•  Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning


•  Provide Level-2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues


•  Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to network infrastructure


•  Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


•  Knowledge and experience of network engineering principles and practices


•  Solid understanding of the OSI or TCP/IP model


•  Deep understanding of networking protocols


•  Experience with monitoring, network diagnostic tools, and network analytic tools


•  Ability to collect and analyze complex data


•  Ability to use data extraction and analysis tools


•  Active listening skills


•  Effective written and verbal communication