Network Engineer
Extropy Group - Anchorage, AK

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Position Overview

Extropy is currently hiring a network engineer for a 6-12 month contract to hire engagement in Anchorage Alaska with one of our large Cisco Integrator partners.

The Network Engineer’s role is to ensure that industry best practices and methodologies are applied to a network project involving voice, data, video and wireless network services. The engineer will oversee the installation, monitoring, maintenance, support, and optimization of all network hardware, software, and communication links. This individual will also analyze and recommendations in the resolution of network hardware and software problems in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide training to junior team members where required

Responsibilities

Design and deploy managed LANs, WANs, including Cisco routers, switches, wireless design and firewalls.

Monitor network performance and troubleshooting primarily: Catalyst 6500 l3, 3750. and 3560

Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, processes, and service records.

Oversee installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of customer managed hardware, software, and peripheral devices.

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.

Required Skills

Related degree in computer science or electrical engineering and/or three to five years equivalent work experience.

Certifications CCNA or CCNP

Experience with logical design models (STP, VTP, VLANs, physical cabling).

Working technical knowledge of CoS, PoE, NTP, DHCP, network management protocols (CDP, TFTP, SNMP) and security protocols (SSH, HTTPS, AAA, IPSec).

Strong knowledge IP communication and routing is required (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, HSRP).

Experience with inter-company routing is preferred.

Understand WAN/LAN and transport technologies (Ethernet, MPLS, TDM circuits).

Experience with Cisco Secure ACS configuration

Primarily mid-level firewall experience to help support maintenance and operations and to relieve staff to work on critical projects.

Able to conduct research into networking issues and products as required.

Able to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment.

Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Visio is required

Experience with Microsoft Server 2003 I 2008

Experience with Active Directory (MCSE)

Strong customer service orientation.

Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Highly Desirable Skills

CCIE

Experience with NetApp configuration and troubleshooting

General Experience

Ability to analyze fairly complex data and develop innovative solutions

Excellent planning, organization and project management skills

Ability to take ownership of, and focus on critical initiatives

Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills

Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures

Strong customer, quality and results orientation

Ability to be an effective team member and technical leader

Ability to recognize and embrace change as the external environment and organization evolves

Understanding of Consulting methodology with customer centric focus

Ability to collaborate directly with customers and team members to fulfill deliverables

Willingness to produce documentation and written deliverables

Application Requirements

All candidates who will be considered must apply online at http://www.extropy.com/careers

Must be eligible to work in the United States; Extropy will not sponsor any H1B visas

All applicants must pass a criminal background check and drug test

Extropy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

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