Network Engineer

Location US-PA-Coraopolis
ID
2022-2477
Category
Information Technology
Type
Full Time

Overview

JOB SUMMARY

 

The Network Engineer’s primary function is to ensure the availability of the local and wide area data communications infrastructure. The Network Engineer will also address network outages, and escalated end user issues, recommend enhancements to the existing network infrastructure and ensure that the required documentation is complete and up-to-date, including technical standards.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

· Assists in the planning and evaluation of existing LAN/WAN infrastructure components

· Maintains the LAN/WAN infrastructure on a day-to-day basis

· Monitors the infrastructure to identify/resolve issues

· Addresses end-user issues

· Coordinates with vendors to identify, evaluate, and recommend network hardware and software to maintain and/or increase service levels

· Performs equipment installation and configuration as required

· Maintains and updates network documentation

· Assists with periodic analysis and reporting to track and communicate network infrastructure performance

· Coordinates, control and maintenance of network devices within the enterprise to ensure compatibility and integration with the enterprise strategies

· Assists with the design, implementation, and monitoring of a flexible LAN/WAN communications infrastructure to support Mortgage Connect’s existing offices as well as the ongoing expansion of the organization

· Provides internal analysis and support to ensure proper escalation during outages or periods of degraded infrastructure performance

· Implements and maintains LAN/WAN monitoring tools to ensure optimal system utilization and performance

· Assists with optimizing the LAN/WAN infrastructure through the ongoing review and assessment of user requirements and existing LAN/WAN infrastructure

· Assists in the implementation and monitoring of LAN/WAN security architecture

· Establishes and maintains Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity plan and objectives related to LAN/WAN infrastructures

· Assures all wiring closets are maintained and documented

· Frequently lifts, carries, or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 50 pounds when setting up equipment.

· 24x7 availability and uptime of systems

· All other duties as assigned

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

· Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems, , or equivalent work experience

· 3-4 years’ experience in a networking environment

· Experience with Fortigate firewalls required

· Network and Microsoft Certifications are is a plus

· Experience with Cisco preferred

· Experience with Fortinet switches is a plus

· System integration and Radius experience is a plus

· Knowledge of Windows and Linux environments

· Effective problem-solving skills

· Organizational skills

· Proven analytical skills

· Detail oriented

· Collaborative/enjoys working in teams

· Highly productive in a fast paced environment

· Self starter/motivator

· Ability to multitask

 

All onboarding employees will be required to complete a pre-employment background check and drug screening.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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