Network System Engineer


Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, install and configure internal and customer facing servers, network devices and firewalls.
  • Proactively manage and maintain server, network and firewall systems
  • Administer and support core Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix and VMware technologies
  • Perform a wide range of network administration duties including installations, debugging, maintenance, upgrades, and general support for Cisco, Juniper, HP, Palo Alto, and Extreme network equipment.
  • Develop and implement project plans, risk assessments and contingency plans
  • Design and implement monitoring, configuration management and reporting functions that will make a hands-off environment
  • Define and document best practices and support procedures
  • Provide after-hours support for Infrastructure related emergencies as well occasional weekend maintenance
  • Maintain inventory and asset configuration documentation
  • Assist with hardware, firewall, telecom and software vendor evaluation, recommendation and negotiations Mentor / cross train team members on existing and new technologies
  • Evaluate, test, and deploy all software and hardware upgrades to the networking infrastructure.
  • Proactive monitoring of all network devices, services, and servers using a combination of tools to ensure high availability and SLA’s. 
  • Assist in developing, implementing, testing, and maintaining disaster recovery plans. 
  • Interface with vendors for procurement & maintenance of all IT infrastructures.
  • Research, evaluate and recommend technologies to support business requirements. 
  • Rigorously create and maintain documentation for all processes and procedures. 

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science (or related area) preferred. 
  • Microsoft Certification (MCSE) or equivalent certification in relevant programs desired. 
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows Server (200x/2016) /desktop Operating Systems (XP/10)
  • Managing in excess of 100 Windows Server infrastructure
  • Managing deployments/rollouts
  • Managing large scale Citrix Server installations
  • Managing server virtualization technologies like VMWare Server/ESX
  • A solid understanding of LAN/WAN networking 
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate or Professional -CCNA/ CCNP MCITP Server
  • Group Policy design and configuration
  • Microsoft IIS administration and configuration including Exchange 2010
  • Linux administration
  • Active Directory/LDAP user and group administration
  • Ability to troubleshoot network issues including back bone infrastructure issues
  • LAN Routing and Switching design, configuration and troubleshooting
  • Strong communication and documentation skills 
  • Flexible and able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • Must be organized and have the ability to manage projects of varying length
  • Positive, self-motivated individual who can complete tasks independently
  • Must be a team player
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