Network Engineer Downtown Richmond in Richmond, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/14/2020

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Job Description


Required Education, Qualifications and Experience:
- Minimum of 3 years networking experience
- Cisco certifications or other Networking certifications
- On hand technical knowledge or networking systems, protocols, firewalls, load balancers, and VPN technologies
- Strong knowledge of network monitoring and troubleshooting tools: Solarwinds, Extrahop, Cisco DNA, Infoblox, etc.
- Experience working in an enterprise switched and routed environment
- Working technical knowledge of current network hardware: Cisco 9k switches, Palo Alto 5000 series firewalls, Aruba and Cisco wireless technologies, etc.
- CCNA or relevant working experience
- Relevant Microsoft certifications
- Skills in automation languages are a plus: python, java, perl, etc
Responsibilities Without restricting the generality of this job description, the Network Engineer shall perform such duties and responsibilities as may be assigned including but not restricted to, the following:
- Monitor and analyze network performance across the organization's LANs, WANs, and wireless deployments
- Ensure the stable operation and efficient performance of division networks
- Plan and implement any improvement, modification, or replacement of network infrastructure components
- Monitor system capacity to determine its effect on performance and recommend enhancements to meet new or changing network demands
- Identify and remedy network performance bottlenecks
- Install and configure all network hardware and equipment
- Inspect, maintain, and where necessary replace network cabling, voice/data jacks, and other network-related equipment
- Ensure network and IP connectivity of all workstations, application servers, and back-end office infrastructure
- Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts
- Establish connectivity and uptime service level agreements
- Be knowledgeable about and supportive of Administrative Procedures and directives
- Perform other duties as may be required of assigned by the Manager of Information Systems