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Lead Network Engineer

Job Title
Lead Network Engineer
Job ID
Phoenix,  AZ 85016
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Career Evolutions is looking for a Lead Network Engineer for an EdTech company in Phoenix, Arizona. It's a an excellent full-time direct-hire career opportunity with competitive compensation and truly excellent benefits.

If you have a passion for education and online learning and consider yourself a natural leader of infrastructure teams and like to take ownership of what you do and also enjoy seeing your efforts translate into direct company growth - then this may be the perfect position for you! 

We are seeking a talented Senior Network Engineer to lead our client’s network team. You will also be comfortable completing tasks and duties while supporting other members on the team.

As the Network Engineer you will participate in full life cycle management of data center networks including LAN, WLAN, WAN, network security and associated technologies. You will also design, configure, maintain and troubleshoot network systems, lead network projects and discussions around new technologies, present network reports and solutions to management as well as train and support team members. As part of this process, then you will create proper documentation diagrams and other detailed design, operational, and procedural instructions.


Principal Duties and Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manage, support and troubleshoot complex network topologies and systems, i.e. routing, switching, firewalls, VPN, load balancing, etc.
  • Participate in network infrastructure design and implementation projects
  • Research and recommend upgrades and optimizations of deployed technologies
  • Coordinate development of overall project plans and timetables
  • Conduct packet capture analysis and troubleshooting
  • Develop reports and presentations on infrastructure products and new technology for all levels of management and technical staff
  • Provide technical support and training to the team and other stakeholders
  • Work across infrastructure and development teams to foster trust and strong working relationships
  • View projects holistically and values individual contributions as efforts by a team of equal peers
  • Willingness to work evenings, weekends, holidays as required to provide support and maintenance for systems, and to ensure 24/7 support and troubleshooting as well as work on-call as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or other related discipline
  • 9+ years’ experience as a system or network administrator
  • 2+ years’ experience in the network engineering role
  • Experience with system administration,  operational details of multiple operating systems, core internet protocols, i.e. TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP
  • Available to work “on-call” is required
  • High level of curiosity and ease in working in a business environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proactive and resourceful. Self-motivated.

About Career Evolutions:

Founded in 2008, Career Evolutions is a leading search firm based in Phoenix, Arizona. Career Evolutions provides products and services to identify top talent, develop employees, and maximize human capital to enhance the bottom line. For more info, please visit, check out our Current Opportunities, and contact us via phone 480.626.5253.

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