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Network Engineer

Job Title
Network Engineer
Job ID
27013003
Location
Southfield,  MI 48075
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Description

Conexess is looking for a highly motivated Network Engineer who would be responsible for the day-to-day support of the local and wide area networks The majority of the work assigned to the network engineer is task-related, providing operational support to the organization and its clients, while the remainder of the time serves for working on smaller project tasks and continuous education. The individual must be a proven self-starter with the ability to manage multiple tasks with very little supervision.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Network Team to support business critical projects and maintain high levels of service, supporting 30 core sites globally
  • Maintain relationships with the Network Architect, vendors, and consultants to ensure that network standards and deliverables are met
  • Analyze, test, document, and support the global data technologies
  • Perform routine hardware refreshes and software upgrades
  • Participate in the post-implementation support of new network environments (new office location, existing office relocations and/or expansions, refresh of legacy environment, integration of acquisition company network)
  • Perform all required operational maintenance and troubleshooting of supported systems
  • Evaluate and test software changes and updates supplied by vendors, prior to installation
  • Work with vendors, application developers, database administrators, corporate IT, and other technology groups to resolve any problems
  • Conduct routine hardware and software audits of all supported systems to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, procedures, and requirements
  • Maintain proper change management documentation for all hardware and software modifications
  • Report progress to supervisor, including the preparation of weekly status reports
  • Troubleshoot and manage calls/tickets escalated from the HelpDesk and assist with network administration
  • Monitor systems for network alerts and events so quick response can be provided and issues can be proactively addressed
  • Ensure all IT equipment complies with industry and regulatory standards
  • Troubleshoot, analyze and resolve faults in the operational network
  • Ensure routine preventative maintenance and license compliance is performed
  • Ensure all IT equipment complies with industry and regulatory standards
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned
  • Participate in weekly on-call rotation
  • Participate in monthly maintenance windows

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • CCNA (preferred)
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or related field (preferred) or the equivalent in training and experience.
  • Working knowledge of layer 2 concepts such as VLANs, trunking, spanning-tree, first hop redundancy protocols (HSRP, VRRP, GLBP), and port-channels is required
  • Working knowledge of layer 3 concepts such as subnetting and IP addressing, routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP), VRFs, and policy-based routing is required
  • Working knowledge of Cisco  routers – ISR G2, ISR 4K, and ASR series routers
  • Working knowledge of Cisco Catalyst switches - 3850, 4500, 6500
  • Working knowledge of Cisco Nexus switches - 2K, 5K, 7K, 9K
  • Working knowledge implementing and supporting DNS, DHCP, SNMP, TACACS/RADIUS, SYSLOG
  • Working knowledge of Cisco Enterprise Wireless Solutions – 5500/2500 Series WLC, 35xx/37xx Series access points
  • Experience with Cisco DMVPN is a plus

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