Senior IT Network Engineer

  • location: Fort Worth, TX
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $40 - $50 per hour
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job description

Senior IT Network Engineer

job summary:
At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • 10 years of equivalent work experience
  • Proven experience and success with LAN, WAN, WLAN, WWAN design, and implementation; network capacity planning, network security principles, and general network management best practices
  • Strong technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and internet standards, including BGP, EIGRP, MPLS, Cisco's Data Center Network Design and Architecture, as well as Hierarchical Network Design, Cisco Routers and Switches including 6500 series as well as Nexus 7000, 5000, and 2000 series
  • Availability for an on-call rotating support schedule and occasional travel
It'd be great if you also have:

  • CCNP certification
  • Strong knowledge of Citrix Load Balancers, hands-on technical knowledge of networking operating systems, CISCO IOS
  • Extensive knowledge of routing and switching
  • Excellent hardware troubleshooting skills
  • Competence with testing tools and procedures for voice and data circuits
  • Ability to align service offerings with the organization's goals and objectives
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws
 
location: Fort Worth, Texas
job type: Contract
salary: $40 - 50 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Plan, design, and develop local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs) across the organization
  • Ensure proper installation, monitoring, maintenance, support, and optimization of all network hardware, software, and communication links
  • Accurately analyze and resolve network hardware and software problems in a timely manner
  • Provide mentoring and training of junior staff members where required
 
qualifications:
At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • 10 years of equivalent work experience
  • Proven experience and success with LAN, WAN, WLAN, WWAN design, and implementation; network capacity planning, network security principles, and general network management best practices
  • Strong technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and internet standards, including BGP, EIGRP, MPLS, Cisco's Data Center Network Design and Architecture, as well as Hierarchical Network Design, Cisco Routers and Switches including 6500 series as well as Nexus 7000, 5000, and 2000 series
  • Availability for an on-call rotating support schedule and occasional travel
 
skills:
  • CCNP certification
  • Strong knowledge of Citrix Load Balancers, hands-on technical knowledge of networking operating systems, CISCO IOS
  • Extensive knowledge of routing and switching
  • Excellent hardware troubleshooting skills
  • Competence with testing tools and procedures for voice and data circuits
  • Ability to align service offerings with the organization's goals and objectives
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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