Network Engineer in Glendale, Arizona
Robert Half Technology is seeking Network Engineer candidates for our Glendale-based clients! A successful Network Engineer ensures the stability and integrity of in-house voice, data, video and wireless network services. This is achieved by planning, designing, and developing local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs) across the organization. In addition, the Network Engineer will participate with the installation, monitoring, maintenance, support, and optimization of all network hardware, software, and communication links. This individual will also analyze and resolve network hardware and software problems in a timely and accurate fashion and provide end user training where required.
Other essential functions of this position include:
· Configure networks to ensure their smooth and reliable operation for fulfilling business objectives and processes.
· Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed.
· Oversee installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of end user workstation hardware, software, and peripheral devices.
· Ensure network connectivity of all servers, workstations, telephony equipment, fax machines, and other network appliances.
· 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 all network security solutions.
· Perform server and security audits, and system backups and recovery
Some of the position's requirements include:
· Proven experience and success with LAN, WAN, and WLAN design and implementation.
· Proven experience with network capacity planning, network security principles, and general network management best practices.
· Expert knowledge of core routing and switching design principles, best practices, and related technologies.
· Experience in implementing and managing voice over IP (VoIP) systems desired.
· Working technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and Internet standards, including routers, switches (layer 2/3), firewalls, remote access, DNS, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, VLAN, QoS, DSL, Frame Relay, and Metro Ethernet.
· Five to Seven (5-7) years’ experience designing, implementing, managing and supporting enterprise level IP networks that include support of a heterogeneous distributed desktop computing environment required.
· Excellent hardware troubleshooting experience.
· Extensive application support experience with network monitoring and analysis software,
· Competence with testing tools and procedures for voice and data circuits. Bachelor’s degree in computer science related field OR 5 years work experience.
· Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification required, (Cisco Certified Network professional (CCNP) preferred).
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