Cisco Network/VOIP Engineer
Kimball Midwest - Columbus, OH

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Are you looking for a dynamic opportunity to use and develop skills around Cisco Network and VOIP Phone infrastructure solutions utilizing Cisco Switches and Routers, Cisco Call Manager, Cisco ASA’s, Cisco VPN and others?

Kimball Midwest, a national distributor of maintenance, repair and operation products, is searching for a Network / VOIP Engineer in our IT Department for our Columbus, OH location. If you have some of these skills and the desire to grow professionally, we need to talk! We are looking for a qualified systems engineer experienced in implementation, administration and integration of enterprise solutions to join our team. Our team is primarily responsible for managing best-of-breed solutions and services to facilitate scalable operations. As a member of the team you will ensure that the systems are designed well, customized appropriately, and supported effectively.

Plan, design, install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain Cisco VOIP/Call Manager/Unity/Network equipment on the LAN/WAN.

Test and Turn Up trunks, PRI’s, and network links in Cisco Router/Voice Gateways

Determine viability of hardware/software changes and/or modifications related to networking and VOIP on Cisco routers, switches, and call center servers

Interface with departments to analyze the business requirements and translate them into effective solutions

Stay abreast of related technology and recommend future system enhancements, software purchases or system upgrades

Application of service packs & updates during maintenance windows

Troubleshoot issues outside of normal business hours

Conduct Proof of Concept presentations for emerging technologies and provide recommendations to management

Work closely with others in a multi-discipline group to provide solutions and planning of Network and VOIP systems


Required skills for this position


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field or experience

Required Certification: CCDA or CCNP (Voice or Security) certified or equivalent work experience with at least 5-6 years of the following network disciplines (Routing Switching, VOIP, or Security)

Demonstrated skills in Cisco Voice technologies using Cisco Call Manager, Cisco IPCC technologies, and Cisco Unity

Strong Cisco VOIP networking background and a clear understanding of network telephony, H.323, SIP and excellent troubleshooting skills

Hands on experience configuring, updating and supporting a Cisco VOIP phone solution in a multi-location environment

Excellent understanding of and experience escalating to, and interfacing with connectivity providers, data as well as voice for new or changing services or to troubleshoot issues

VOIP architecture and design ability to support changing business directions

Willingness to work weekends or after hours to provide escalated support as needed

Preferred skills for this position


Experience supporting DHCP and DNS

Experience with Microsoft Networks and Windows Server support

Experience with Asterisk

Strong background in networking (Cisco switches & routers, Firewalls, Cisco VPN, etc)

Experience implementing and supporting VPN solutions

Strong debugging and troubleshotting skills

Additional Information

We are unable to provide any type of visa sponsorship for this opportunity.

All interested and qualified candidates should apply online. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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