Jr Network Engineer

  • location: Kansas City, MO
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $52,000 - $77,000 per year

job description

Jr Network Engineer

job summary:
Our client in Downtown Kansas City is looking to hire a Jr. Network Engineer. Our client is looking for a candidate with an Associate's degree in Computer Science or related discipline and two plus years of relevant

experience. Must have working knowledge of internet and internet security technologies including firewall, hardware based load balancing and SSL acceleration, Microsoft ISA, VPN, RSA, SecureID, Compaq Server, Netware, GroupWise, Windows NT Server, and Windows NT Workstation. Basic knowledge of network operations, system administration/management and

PC hardware and software and LAN/WAN. environments. Two plus years as a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator with experience in hardware, software and maintenance supportpreferred. 
location: Kansas City, Missouri
job type: Permanent
salary: $52,000 - 77,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Associates
 
responsibilities:
Under immediate supervision, designs, configures and implements LAN/WAN topologies,

Virtual Local Area Networks (VLAN), routers (Cisco), Network Address Translation

(NAT/PAT), and Virtual Private Network (VPN); tests for known vulnerabilities.

Under supervision will install, configure, monitor and maintain network operating systems and

network devices (data).

Provides Citrix MetaFrame XP administration, connectivity and problem solving.

Supports software applications, operating systems and LAN/WAN (Local Area Network and

Wide Area Network) network environment for the firm.

Under direct supervision, provides assistance to identify system problems and help provide

solutions regarding the on-line network, including problem logging and tracking.

Performs hardware and software installations and upgrades to tested and approved SHB

standards.

Coordinates scheduling of maintenance activities with Lead Engineer.

Analyzes system management support needs and provides a firm wide resolution for the

problem.

Performs hardware and software installations and upgrades to tested and approved firm

standards.

Assures that applicable applications and/or software are tuned to vendor specifications when

directed to do so by supervisor.

Maintains applicable written procedures and documentation of network functions.

May coordinate the scheduling of maintenance activities with supervisor.

Participates in testing of new hardware and software under guidance of Lead Engineer.

Ensures that all systems for which they are responsible operate at peak efficiency and have the

highest level of security intrusion prevention.

Responsible for stability, availability and reliability of routers, servers and security devices under

their control.

Recommends any improvements to software applications, firewall, and network operating

systems or hardware to supervisor.

Participates in the data disaster recovery program, which may require travel with minimal

notice.

Performs audits on the firewall with minimal notice.

Maintains accountability of all security devices under their control.

Provides after-hours support to computer users throughout the firm by being on call 24 hours a

day periodically.

Resolves the problem if it can be identified and resolved at this level of expertise, if not, passes

the call on to a more senior technical level engineer.

 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Entry Level
  • Minimum 2 years of experience
  • Education: Associates (required)
 
skills:
  • LAN/WAN (1 year of experience is required)
  • Cisco (1 year of experience is required)
  • CITRIX (1 year of experience is required)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems (2 years of experience is required)

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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