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Network Engineer in Tuscaloosa, AL at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/12/2018

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Job Description

***Juniper or Palo Alto Firewall configuration experience required***

Network Engineer Duties and Responsibilities

* Design, develop, implement, and maintain network infrastructure

* Determine network bandwidth needs and recommend measures to meet those requirements

* Conduct network modeling and analysis to construct a reliable, high-performance integrated network

* Direct system installation

* Select and install appropriate data communications components configured to meet the company's needs

* Program routers, switches, and other network hardware

* Configure DNS servers

* Maintain firewall and manage security related to hacking

* Define, document, and enforce system standards

* Design, recommend and implement new solutions to improve the resilience of network operations

* Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problems and outages

* Schedule updates and upgrades

* Engage in data network fault investigations

* Secure network systems with policies that define and monitor access

* Report network operation status based on project management and priority information

Network Engineer Requirements and Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in network administration, information technology, or computer science

* Previous experience in IT, security or systems support, or network administrator positions preferred

* CompTIA Network+

* Retain familiarity with various network types including LANs, WANs, WLANs, SANs, and VoIP networks

* Open to being on call outside of regular working hours as well as occasional nights and weekends in the office

* Possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

* Be a confident communicator

* Work well independently and in team settings