Jr. Network Engineer

Posted 02 May 2022
LocationMidland
Job type Full Time
DisciplineIT
Reference7410

Job Description

Network Engineer

Location:  Midland, TX

JOB SUMMARY

The Network Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, monitoring and managing local and wide area networks to ensure maximum uptime for network services in the organization. The role includes designing network configurations, documenting and managing the installation of a new network, and maintaining and upgrading existing networks. The Network Engineer will also provide remote support to end users and regularly act as the liaison between project management teams, third-party vendors, and internal IT teams.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Collaborating with Server and Application Development Teams to design and implement functional company networks
  • Establishing and maintaining the digital communication infrastructure, including WAN, wireless, and LAN networks
  • Procuring network equipment and managing subcontractors involved with network installation
  • Installing and configuring a wide variety of enterprise networking hardware
  • Creating and implementing network security measures, including the design and management of Palo Alto NGFW
  • Implement and maintain telephone system for multi-office enterprise
  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to system configuration, mapping, processes, and service records
  • Monitor and test system performance; prepare and deliver system performance statistics and reports
  • Dealing with escalated network support issues
  • Propose and create system design models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to system programmer and development teams


SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
  • In-depth understanding and practical knowledge of networking systems such as SD-WAN, firewalls, routers and SSL-VPN
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate networks, identify issues and provide solutions to ensure WAN optimization and efficiency
  • Ability to communicate technical information to other IT team members as well as outside departments and third-party vendors
  • Ability to design, implement and troubleshoot wireless networks and security infrastructure
  • Experience with implementing and managing VoIP technology in a corporate setting
  • Exceptional problem solving skills with strong desire to deliver quality technical solutions
  • Must be a highly collaborative team player that possesses the ability to adapt to a changing and fast paced work environment

Education Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in computer related field preferred; experience may be considered in lieu of degree; Cisco CCNP certification preferred

Years of Experience
  • Minimum 3 years experience working through the design, implementation, and management of a wide area network