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Staffing - IT Network Engineer
Ref No.: 18-03807
Location: Painted Post, New York
Job Title: Network Engineer
Job Location: Painted Post, NY
Job Duration: 1 Year+


Description:
  • This is a Network Engineer Role
Shift Timings:
  • Computer Professional
  • Standard work week (Monday- Friday, 8-5)
Scope of Position:
  • Provide technical leadership for projects requiring system analysis, network implementation or upgrade. Design and implement LAN, WAN, and Wireless networks within the Corning infrastructure.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Design, develop, configure, and deploy network (LAN/WAN/Wireless LAN) infrastructure across client's sites
  • Define, document, and enforce templates and standards for deployment and support of network infrastructure.
  • Produce network design and configuration documentation, and perform knowledge transfer to the Network Engineering team and to the Network Operations team.
  • Implement and troubleshoot lightweight and autonomous wireless networks
  • Deploy, configure, and troubleshoot firewalls to isolate non-compliant devices on the network.
  • Work with the team to complete complex switch and router installations
  • Develop comprehensive implementation and test plans following change management guidelines
  • Respond to customer requirements and ensure that customer needs are being met by IT.
  • Perform packet capture and analysis to baseline network performance and/or troubleshoot performance issues
  • Assist with cross-functional project and operational issues that are complex or difficult to resolve. Determine root cause and develop resolution.
Qualifications:
  • BS in Computer Science /Systems Management/IT Related field
  • Core routing and switching design, configuration, and troubleshooting
  • Strong understanding of network infrastructure and network hardware
  • Cisco Catalyst and Nexus switches
  • Cisco Routers
  • Cisco ASA
  • Routing Protocols: OSPF, EIGRP, BGP
  • Spanning-tree, VLANs, Port Channels, Load balancing, SPAN, NAT, ACL
  • Cisco wireless communication design and configuration: Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers, Client, and WAPs
  • Tools & Management: Wireshark, Cisco Prime, Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS)
  • Authentication: TACACS+, RADIUS
Required Skills:
  • 5+ years of experience in LAN and Wireless LAN troubleshooting and design.
  • Strong experience in WAN and Internet required.
  • 5+ years IT experience working across multiple technology areas, with at least 1 year working as a senior engineer or similar technology role.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and in virtual teams
  • Recognized as a technology SME (subject matter expert) in prior position
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of switches, routers, firewalls, and all associated protocols.
  • Strong Cisco Networking background
  • Client Satisfaction
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Process and detail oriented
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Visio
Desired Skills/Experience:
  • Large Enterprise Environment network design and support experience
  • CCNP\CCIE\CCNA Preferred
  • Experience with Load Balancers (F5 and RadWare) a plus
  • Experience with Palo Alto and Juniper firewalls a plus
Soft Skills:
  • Technical curiosity and interest in technology
  • Self-starter and takes ownership for deliverables and deadlines
  • Team player
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective customer relationship skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
Note: Client is not looking for project managers who mention network background (by driving projects in the space). They need a technical network engineer – they may need to provide technical leadership within a project or projects, but primarily they must be technical.