The Senior Network Engineer maintains data, voice or video network hardware and systems; investigates and resolves network and hardware matters of significance; researches, analyzes, isolates and resolves errors; assesses and updates older networks as needed and in accordance with specified plans.
This individual will provides technical support on data, voice or video networks for internal and/or external customers; answer technical questions; recommend and implement approved courses of action. The network engineer provides technical leadership for data or voice network problem escalation and resolution.
Duties and Responsibilities
Designs, implements and maintains various networks such as LAN, WAN and voice systems in accordance with specified requirements
Performs data or voice network configurations and configuration changes of various voice or data equipment such as routers, switches, intelligent hubs, multi-function switches to enhance performance
Experience with Cisco, Brocade, Palo Alto Firewalls and McAfee Sidewinders a plus
Installs, configures, and maintains network services, equipment and devices
Perform troubleshooting analysis of servers, workstations and associated systems
Provides leadership and training to less experienced personnel
Monitors system performance and implements performance tuning
Prepares data or voice network diagrams and drawings to document and assist in communicating current operational status of networks
Documents network problems and resolution for future reference
Prepares routine proposal documentation and information to meet customer requirements. Prepares routine cost analyses and vendor comparisons to ensure cost-effective and efficient operations, and measures feasibility of various approaches
Applicant selected will be subject to a government background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information
Good analytical and problem solving skills
Skilled in time, priority and task management
Interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members
Communication skills to interact with team members and support personnel
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to manage competing priorities in a complex environment
Ability to convey a strong presence, professional image, and deal confidently with technical problems
Knowledge of Cisco devices required; Palo Alto Firewalls, Juniper UAC a plus
Knowledge of multiple Layer ports/protocols/services
TexelTek is an EEO/AA Employer and Drug Free Workplace.
Disclaimer: The above job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications
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