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Network Engineer
Ref No.: 18-53587
Location: Houston,, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 07/27/2018
EXPERIENCE & DIPLOMA
§ Bachelor degree in Information Technology related field of study with a network engineering focus.
§ 3 to 5 years working with and administering network infrastructure in a business environment.
Must have a Cisco Certification – CCNP Preferred – CCNA Required.
§ Dealing with multiple third party vendors and contractors.
§ Managing and administering other IT related equipment including: VoIP, video conferencing systems, VPN,
§ Managing small to medium sized data centers
§ Understanding of SD-WAN architecture and design

SKILL Requirements
§ Strong understanding of network infrastructure and network hardware.
§ Ability to think through problems and visualize solutions.
§ Ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot network infrastructure devices, including wireless access points, firewall, routers, switches and controllers.
§ Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols.
§ Ability to create accurate network diagrams and documentation for design and planning network communication systems.
§ Ability to quickly learn new or unfamiliar technology and products.
§ Ability to work with all levels of staff within and outside of IT and outside the organization.
§ Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
§ Dependable and flexible when necessary.
§ Network security experience.
§ LAN and WAN experience.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
§ Contribute to the definition of the North American network infrastructure strategy.
§ Assist with architecting, implementing, administering and optimizing all network related system in the Houston area.
§ Responsible for maintaining and managing video conferencing equipment in the Houston area.

ACTIVITIES
§ Assist with maintaining and administering computer networks.
§ Protecting data, software, and hardware by coordinating, planning and implementing network security measures.
§ Troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving hardware, software, and other network and system problems.
§ Replacing faulty network hardware when required.
§ Assist in designing, configuring, testing and implementing network related hardware and software.
§ Monitoring network performance to determine if adjustments need to be made.
§ Conferring with network users about solving existing system problems.
§ Providing support for VoIP and Wireless system.
§ Supporting video conferencing equipment at multiple sites.