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Network Engineer 2
Ref No.: 18-04487
Location: Melbourne, Florida
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 06/21/2018

Duration: 6 month
Location: Melbourne, FL
Job Description

· Knowledge of current industry standards for network solutions including legacy and software-defined.

· Able to employ network protocols to include, but not limited to: spanning-tree, VLAN tagging, HSRP/VRRP, link-aggregation, OSPF, EIGRP, and BGP.

· Understand network constructs such as quality of service, route maps, access control lists, and prefix lists.

· Know network management tools and protocols including simple network management protocol (SNMP), logging/syslog, IP accounting, authentication/authorization/accounting (AAA), IP-flow, and NTP.

· Able to analyze problems, perform troubleshooting, and respond to incidents in accordance with service level agreements (SLA).

· Supports deployments and operations of network related items such as switches, routers, load-balancer, WAN optimizations appliances, wireless access points, wireless controllers, and DNS nodes.
· Monitor the performance and capacity of networks and create utilization reports for decision making when needed.

· Creates and maintaining technical documentation such as topology diagrams and procedures.

· Evaluate products and recommend purchases consistent with the organization's short and long-term objectives.

· Work with project managers and lead engineers to ensure project schedules are being met.

· Coordinate vendor support activities such TAC and RMA.

· Team oriented but must be able to work independently.

· Able to work a flexible schedule including on-call support.

Qualifications

· Able to analyze problems, perform troubleshooting, and respond to incidents.
· B.S in Computer Science, Information Systems or like degree.
· 2 or more years of Network Engineering experience.
· Entry level network certification such as CCNA or Network+.
· Process-oriented and able to work as a team.
· Strong problem-solving and trouble-shooting skills.
· Solid documentation experience with Visio, Word, and Excel.
· They must be able to obtain a US Security Clearance in the event that it is required.
Preferred Additional Skills
· Cisco CCNP (Route/Switch)

· Linux

· Automation (Python, TCL, Shell)

· ITIL Foundations v3 certification

· Security+

· Cloud computing

Intake Call Notes:
· MUST have a minimum 2 years hands-on experience in a medium to large Network space (multi-site, 50 or more switches across their environment)
· Experience a dedicated networking role is a must
· NOT a hybrid server/network guy
· Keep in mind some companies call server people "network people”
· If they have recent Active Directory and Windows Server experience *as well as* Cisco/network/MPLS experience, they're hybrid
· Someone that has been doing switch, router, WAN installs and upgrades
· Relatively independent in troubleshooting and resolving tickets
· MUST have someone who can hit the ground running

· Someone they can coach teach and mentor
· Good opportunity for someone to learn new things
· Someone who is focused on operational work and execution
· They will serve as the 1st contact with customers
· Responding to incident type of work
· Remedy now and moving to Service Now ticketing que
· 1st course of action is problem solving
· 10-member team from Level 1 to Level 4
· Bachelor's is required
· Network+ cert at a minimum
· Cloud computing experience needed
· 1st shift rotating daytime. 1st shift hours 830 – 5; contractors will not be on-call until they are hired as a FTE
· 24/7 operations
· Someone they can coach, teach and mentor.
· Good opportunity for someone to learn new things.
· Someone who is focused on operational work and execution.
· They will serve as the 1st contact with customers.
· Responding to incident type of work.
· Remedy now and moving to Service Now ticketing que.
· 1st course of action is problem solving.
· 10-member team from Level 1 to Level 4.
· On Call Schedule is once a month for 1 week for all offices in Brevard County.
· Bachelor's is required
· Network+ cert at a minimum
· Cloud computing experience needed.
· 1st shift hours 830 – 5
· 24/7 operations
· Someone with a lot of energy that wants to be hands-on, flexible, good work ethics, drive, willing to work and learn.

Interview Questions:
1. Do they have the required degree (B.S. in Computer Science , IS or similar)?
2. Do they have leadership experience?
3. Is their experience relevant and recent (minimum 2 years applied Network Engineering experience)?
4. Are they willing and able to work on call once a month for 1 week?
5. Do they have Network+ cert?
6. Years of Cloud computing experience?
7. They must have a clear background in order to obtain a clearance if needed.