Direct-hire Network Engineer Opportunity in Denton, TX

Network Engineer

Facilitates the planning, forecasting, implementation and operational support for network of moderate/high complexity. Responsible for the administration and maintenance of the company’s network infrastructure. Required to keep abreast of emerging technologies and provide recommendations where necessary. Performs and manages network problem resolution and oversees the development and documentation of best practices.

Responsibilities

Network Management

Performs or manages large network design upgrades and hardware reconfigurations. Conducts network studies and traffic analyses, prepares forecasts of network traffic and capacity, and recommends modifications to the network configurations that reduce costs or improve service. Utilizes network management software to produce appropriate metric reports.

Troubleshooting & Support

Serves as a high level technical resource on large scale network/security issues. Acts as a subject matter expert (SME) and also provides support for network/security related incidents. Proactively monitors and measures the overall infrastructure performance and recommends or drives the necessary corrective measures, if necessary. Participates in on-call rotation requiring troubleshooting during off hours.

Security

Implements and supports network/security devices including firewalls, IDS/IPS, ACLs, and various other security devices. Adheres to industry accepted network/security best practices. Produces and reports on cyber threats as they relate to the company and industry. Conducts vulnerability scans against company owned assets to assist in determining security posture.

Policies, Standards, Guidelines, Procedures, and Audits

Assists in the development of network/security policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures relevant to IT infrastructure. Participates in audits providing requested network/security information on time and as requested by the audit teams. Adheres to SOX, PCI, and local regulatory requirements to ensure compliancy.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field, equivalent work experience may be considered

Minimum 4-6 years of IT network experience in infrastructure/network environments performing network engineering (hardware and/or software), design, planning, implementation and support

Minimum of 3 years of experience ideally working in a large enterprise network in a design, engineering, or support role.

Networking, network design and network security experience

6 years of LAN/WAN Network Engineering experience installing, maintaining, configuring, and troubleshooting network equipment including Arista/Aruba/Cisco routers and switches

Advanced knowledge of routing protocols e.g. MPLS, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, VPN, QoS, NHRP, GRE

Strong troubleshooting skills and effective troubleshooting methods including:

Load balancing traffic and engineering for automatic failover Hands-on experience with traffic monitoring and management

Must have Arista/Aruba/Cisco routing and switching knowledge and experience, Palo Alto/ASA firewalls, VPN and Wireless experience.

Experience with F5 load balancing hardware

Must be skilled in the use of routing protocols (EIGRP, OSFP, BGP), understand QOS, be able to implement traffic policing and shaping on a LAN/WAN network and understand GRE tunneling

Must have advanced knowledge of datacenter routing and switching

Experience troubleshooting and resolving network anomalies on an operational network

Experience with a broad range of security products such as Firewalls, IDS/IPS systems, AV, VPNs, Authentication, Content Filtering, etc. in a variety of network implementations.

CCNP certified is or equivalent experience is desirable Customer focused attitude

Attention to detail

Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills

The ability to clearly articulate complex issues to various levels/audiences

Ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently

Ability to develop and implement highly complex network/security projects. Solid analytical skills to troubleshoot highly complex and/or technical problems

Ability to engage with customers, manufacturer partners, and internal and technical staff Ability to make decisions in stressful situations that align with strategic goals of business Ability to manage conflicting priorities

Participate in 24/7 on-call rotation

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and rack equipment

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