Network Engineer

  • location: Alpharetta, GA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $50 - $53 per hour

job description

Network Engineer

Job Description

The Network Engineer is responsible for design and development of network services and technologies to meet client and business unit requirements. Primary objective is to identify optimal networking and communications solutions that deliver long term capabilities, capacity, reliability and resiliency for the business units and clients to successfully maintain and grow their business operations

Responsibilities

  • This role involves understanding of the client and business unit requirements, and designing and deploying optimal networking and connectivity solutions that enable clients and business units to achieve their operational and business goals.
  • Resource can expect to routinely be called upon to analyze and interpret traffic and utilization of services on network connections.
  • Participation in disaster recovery exercises, pre-production certification testing and troubleshooting events is expected.
  • Coordinate internal operations to meet and exceed data communications project expectations (including but not limited to engineering/development, certifications testing, Network and IT Operations, capacity planning and production readiness.
  • Accountable for resolving all project level, cross-functional, partnership issues and escalations.
Required Skills/Experience

  • High organizational skills
  • Ability to handle multi-tasks and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work efficiently and productively with minimal direction or guidance
  • Capable of exercising discretion and independent judgment
  • Ability to handle extremely confidential information in a professional manner
  • Ability to communicate, both verbally and written, with a high level of confidence
  • Travel on occasion
  • College degree or comparable certification in IT, telecommunications, computer science, or related field is preferred.
  • 5+ years experience required in design, planning, coordination and implementation of technology projects among multiple telecom and equipment vendors and customers.
  • Hands on experience in layer-2 protocols (Spanning-tree), HSRP
  • Hands on experience in layer-3 protocols (EIGRP,BGP), route distribution, router fitering
  • Hands on experience configuring Cisco IOS
  • Hands on experience Cisco Nexus equipment and OS

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