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Network Engineer – L1



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Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Analyze Network access trends and resolve bandwidth management issues for mission critical systems.

• Implement, troubleshoot, monitor, and maintain all aspects LAN/WAN/VPN/ networks for high availability of parallel development, testing and production environments.

• Review SNMP alerts, use protocol-line analyzers (sniffers) and conduct log forensics in order to determine root cause analysis and resolution of complex issues.

• Collaborate with Software and Database Developers, Windows and Linux Server Administrators and Security personnel to analyze Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) requirements, troubleshoot anomalies and determine appropriate firewall configuration implementation.

• Draft and submit recommended change request proposals necessary for timely mitigation of POA&Ms and CVE findings.

• Maintain system compliance with DHS\FISMA IT Security and Information Assurance objectives concerning privacy of passenger screening information.

• Installs new releases and system upgrades, evaluates and installs patches, and resolves network related problems.

• Perform system backups and recovery.

• Maintains data files and monitors system configuration to ensure network integrity.

Basic Qualifications:

• The ideal candidate will have the ability to work on individual tasks, as well as team-oriented tasks, to prioritize competing priorities, work under a cross-matrix management structure, required to be on-call and respond in a timely manner, should be a quick learner, must be able to adapt to quickly evolving technology and priority changes and have a desire to work closely with other members of the IT/development team.

• Candidate should be a proactive self-starter with exceptional follow up skills. Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline with 3-5 years related professional experience. (Education can be substituted for 8 years of experience and should have attained associate or professional level certifications from Cisco, Juniper or other vendors).

• This position supports an IT operations environment. Should expect to support work on nights and weekends and may be included in an on-call rotation for after-hours support.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Routing experience to include static routes, EIGRP and route redistribution.

• Switching experience to include understanding of virtual port-channels (vPC aka MEC), spanning tree, first hop redundancy protocols, and security best practices.

• Experience with firewall concepts and configurations to include creating/modifying access control lists, network/port address translation, and virtual private networks.

• Experience with load balancing concepts and configurations to include layer4/layer7, SSL offloading, and health monitoring.

• Monitoring of all network components via SolarWinds.

• Specific hardware –

• Switching: Cisco 4500-E/4500R+E/3850/3750X/3560X

• Firewalls: Cisco ASA 5555X/5545X/5525X+FirePOWER

• Load balancers: F5 LTM, KEMP VLM


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Top Skills Details:

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Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Non‐technical Requirements:

• Ability to work on individual tasks, as well as team‐oriented tasks

• Ability to prioritize competing priorities

• Ability to work under a cross‐matrix management structure

• Required to be on‐call and respond in a timely manner

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Jean Chambers

Phone: (410) 579-3072


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