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Network Engineer

TEKsystems

02/22/2022

Posting ID: JP-002663984

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We have a client with a long term contract need looking for a network engineer. Job description and candidate requirements are below. Please review and apply if interested!

IT Network Engineer

Job Description & Duties

  • The IT Network Engineer will coordinate/participate in the design-installation of the IT Network infrastructure projects and help to provide base support (Break-Fix-Moves-Adds-Changes). This will include directing the local MTE/ET resources for proper cabling/terminations, enclosure/patch panel and rack mounting.
  • The IT Network Engineer will design, configure, coordinate, and participate in the installation of all IT Network infrastructure equipment (access points, routers, switches, voice gateways, etc.).
  • This position requires lifting and installation of network infrastructure equipment (access points, routers, switches, and UPSs) in offices and on the plant floor.
  • The IT Network Engineer will be required to wear PPE ( Personal Protective Equipment) as needed in some locations within the plant. This typically includes Safety glasses, hard hat, steel toed-metatarsal shoes, and long sleeve shirts. Some locations require specialized clothing (fire retardant and/or arc proof) clothes and/or use of gas monitors.

This position also requires a valid drivers license and auto insurance.

Minimum Requirements:

• Minimum, three years’ experience with Ethernet LAN (Local area Network) topologies.

• Minimum three years’ experience with TCP/IP protocol.

• Experience with Category 5e and Category 6 cabling, including terminations, standards, and troubleshooting skills.

• Experience with Fiber-optic cabling, including terminations, standards, and troubleshooting skills.

• Experience with Cisco and Meraki wireless access points, routers, and switches.

• Experience with Cisco VOIP phones.

• Experience with Microsoft Visio.

• Knowledge of PC hardware and software especially communications software.

• Strong analytical capabilities.

• Ability to learn new technology quickly.

• Ability to plan and set direction.

• Demonstrated teamwork/interpersonal skills.

• Project management and planning skills.

• Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Proficient at configuring Cisco wireless access points, routers, and switches. Includes development and implementation of features that optimize network communications.
  • Experience with wireless networking including site surveys in large buildings, warehouses.
  • Development of SOW (Statement of Work) for networking projects, including site surveys for cabling, switch and router specifications.
  • Experience with Cisco voice gateways.
  • Proficient using Microsoft Visio to create network drawings.
  • Experience with HP Node Manager, PRTG and SolarWinds network management tools.

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • Required to wear PPE- typically includes Safety glasses, hard hat, steel toed-metatarsal shoes, and long sleeve shirts.
  • Requires lifting and installation of network infrastructure equipment (access points, routers, switches, and UPSs) in offices and on the plant floor.
  • Must be able to have a switch put in front of them from a box and get the cabling together to put out into the field, get it prepared for proper IOS, communicate with the shops to get them replaced and schedule their replacements
  • Must have good communications skills and will be screening for them during interviews
  • Must be comfortable swapping out switches in a hot manufacturing environment
  • Must be comfortable doing an on call rotation
  • May at times have to work with union workers on getting rip and replace times figured out

*NO C2C* *Onsite Position* *COVID vaccines including booster required*

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

Email: jchambers@careercircle.com

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