Network Engineer in Orlando, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/27/2019

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Job Description

JOB INFORMATION

Summary

We are seeking a dedicated Network Engineer for our Information Systems Technology department. Responsible for ensuring the stability and integrity of in-house voice, data, video and wireless network services. This is achieved by planning, designing, developing and supporting local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN) and Voice over IP (VoIP) systems across the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in preparation and execution of the overall project plan
  • Coordinates with service providers in scheduling preventive maintenance, upgrades and repair and maintains records
  • Coordinates/performs network additions and change tasks such as computer installs and network infrastructure changes
  • Defines system back-up/restore procedures
  • Ensures compliance to standards for all systems administered and with data security policies and procedures relative to all network systems
  • Installs and tests product and operating systems upgrades
  • Isolates and resolves complex problems utilizing appropriate diagnostic tools
  • Maintains existing systems with patches, service packs and updates on an on-going basis
  • Monitors system performance at both the hardware and software levels
  • Participate in the design, installation, monitoring, maintenance, support and optimization of all network hardware, software and communication links
  • Performs necessary troubleshooting, diagnostic, research, evaluation and documentation of various WAN/LAN/VoIP and data communications issues and solutions
  • Other duties as necessary

QUALIFICATIONS

Employment is contingent on

  • Background investigation (company-wide)
  • Drug screen (when applicable for the position)
  • Valid driver's license in state of residence with a clean driving record (when applicable for the position)

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 5 years of network engineering knowledge and experience
  • Computer Operating System Administration as required
  • Cisco Certification desirable

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Ability to perform complex diagnostics on network and associated systems
  • Effectively communicate in English; both oral and written, with customers, employees and vendors to ensure questions and concerns are processed in a timely manner
  • Helpful, knowledgeable and polite while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Interpret a variety of instructions in a variety of communication mediums
  • Maintain confidentiality and practice discretion and caution when handling sensitive information
  • Work with little supervision and make decisions when dealing with multiple alternatives
  • Multi-task along with attention to detail
  • Self-motivation, organized, time-management and deductive problem solving skills
  • Work independently and as part of a team

Physical Demands

  • Requires sitting, walking, standing, talking or listening (move about the facility, physically communicating to others)
  • Requires close vision to small print on computer and or paperwork
  • Occasionally moves equipment such as a personal computer or display weighing up to 25 pounds

Machines, Equipment and Technical Abilities

  • Email transmission and communication
  • Internet navigation and research
  • Microsoft applications including but not limited to Word, Excel, Power-Point, Publisher, Access, etc.
  • Office equipment; fax machine, copier, printer, phone and computer
  • Cisco IOS
  • Computer Operating Systems; Windows, UNIX, Linux
  • Firewall Configuration
  • Network Security Administration
  • VPN

Work Environment

  • Office environment