job summary: We have a contract to hire opportunity for a Network Engineer to sit out Irvine, CA or Corona, CA. *This role offers a hybrid in-office schedule. In this role, under general guidance, you will be able to analyze, maintain, and troubleshoot network architecture for optimization, efficient traffic flow, maximum systems availability, and proper network security to ensure maximum through put and availability for the Bank's information systems resources and applications while maintaining proper networking security and information security standards. Make recommendations for appropriate purchase of networking systems based on network architectural requirements to support the Bank's information systems and applications. Provide network support to all other ITS departments and support technicians, as needed. location: Irvine, California job type: Contract salary: $45 - 55 per hour work hours: 8am to 4pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: What you will do: Maintain and deploy the network environment. Develop and assist in maintenance of all network infrastructure related systems and applications, while troubleshooting network performance issues. Document the current and target environment with required documentation. Perform system administration functions for the Bank's LAN/WAN and VOIP infrastructures, including the maintenance of network functionality and the installation, upgrade, integration and troubleshooting of network software and network devices. Adjust hardware and software to optimize network performance and functionality while administering network security to ensure compliance with information security standards and best practices. Manage the network monitoring/alerting systems; review performance logs and monitoring system performance Troubleshoot and evaluate requests, and identify issues resolutions for system hardware and software. Maintain documentation of networking and telephony products, vendors, issues, trends, best practices and technologies. Perform lead role in the installation and maintenance of WAN and LAN equipment. Responsible for all router and switch configuration, maintenance and upgrades. Troubleshoot routing and switching routing issues to all computing nodes. Manage all network monitoring systems. Manage systematic collection, storage and review of all network configuration files. Who you are: Bachelor's degree preferably in computer sciences or related field, or comparable work experience. CCNA required or CCNP/CCIE Certification preferred. 5-7 years recent experience as an administrator for a medium to large-sized (300+ nodes) network. Extensive and hands-on experience with: Installing, maintaining Cisco switch, routers, Meraki, Firewalls, Cisco ISE, Cisco SDWAN and SD-Access. TCP/IP Routing protocols with Cisco Technologies, including MPLS, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, DMVPN, OMP. Comprehensive knowledge of Ethernet, TCP/IP protocols. Knowledge and experience of operating system architectures, characteristics, commands and components applicable to computer platforms/operating environments, including (but not limited to): Cisco routers/switches, Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA), Firepower, Cisco VPC, Cisco Nexus, Cisco ACI, Meraki, Solarwinds Orion, AAA Proven troubleshooting and problem-solving skills. Ability to manage multiple projects, activities and tasks simultaneously. Team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work independently with no supervision. Ability to stay current, learn and implement new technologies and responsibilities. qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 5 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors skills: CiscoNetwork Engineer 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.At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact HRsupport@randstadusa.com. 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