Network Engineer (Lan / Wan)

  • Birmingham, AL
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: 20-00022

The Network Engineer will oversee the purchase, installation, and support of network communications, including LAN/WAN systems.

  • Work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of situation requires evaluation and judgment
  • Evaluate current systems and assist in the planning of large scale systems projects through vendor comparison and cost studies.

Strategy & Planning

  • Assist co-workers to assess near- and long-term network capacity needs.
  • Respond to emergency network outages in accordance with business continuity and disaster recovery plans.
  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, processes, and service records.
  • Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for network administration, usage, and disaster recovery.

Acquisition & Deployment

  • Deploy company LANs, WANs, and wireless networks, including servers, routers, switches, UPSs, and other Network related hardware.
  • Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the networking industry.
  • Oversee new and existing equipment, hardware, and software upgrades.

Operational Management

  • Configure networks to ensure their smooth and reliable operation for fulfilling business objectives and processes.
  • Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed.
  • Receive and respond to incoming calls, automated alerts, notifications, and/or e-mails/ticketing system regarding network connectivity problems.
  • Ensure network connectivity of all network devices
  • Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information
  • Monitor and test network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports.
  • Participate in managing and maintaining all network security solutions.
  • Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the team.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to sit at a computer for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift and install equipment into network equipment racks
  • Available for afterhours on call support

Associate's degree in Information Systems or a related field and four (4) years of related experience required. Work experience may substitute for education requirement.

For immediate response please forward resumes to [email protected]
 
Anna Marcano
IT Recruiter
(Office) 407-392-3135
www.valintry.com

For a list of our current openings please visit Valintry's Jobs Webpage

Applicants for this opportunity must have an unrestricted right to work in the United States.
[Persons in H-l, L-l, and OPT EAD status do not have unrestricted right to work.]

 

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