Network Engineer Team Lead in Fort Worth, TX at MDI Group

Date Posted: 7/12/2019

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Job Description

Job AD | Position ID: 396719

Recruiter Email:

Company Address: Fort Worth, TX


Min:    135,000 

Max:   145,000   

Title: Network Engineer Team Lead

Job Description

Formal Education & Certification

Four-year university degree or college diploma required, preferably in the field of computer science or other related academic fields

5 years of relevant work/management experience.

Required Skills & Experience

5 years of experience managing and configuring enterprise-wide LANs, WANs, WLANs, VPNs, etc., including current working knowledge of carrier circuits and carrier technologies.

Exceptional knowledge of service and application delivery, as well as successful service level agreement accomplishments.

2 years successful leadership of an infrastructure team.

Excellent knowledge of current protocols and standards, including Active Directory, Group Policies, MS Exchange, Core Switching/Routing, SSL/IPSec, SAN, Virtualization, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery.

Hands-on experience troubleshooting hardware such as servers, routers, firewalls, switches, access points, controllers, network interface cards, and so on.

Personal Attributes

Demonstrates leadership and personnel management skills.

Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.

Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.

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

Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations.

Ability to present ideas in a user-friendly language.

Highly self-motivated and directed.

Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.

Strong customer service orientation.

Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

What You Will Be Doing

Daily Responsibilities:

Provides ownership of problem thru final resolution

Plan, acquire, and coordinate installation of in-house and remote hardware and software across the organization’s network

Conduct research and make recommendations on network products, services, protocols, and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts

Assess, approve, and administer all equipment, hardware, and software upgrades

Coordinate installation and configuration of wide-area network circuits with vendor

Provide architectural design and implementation for wide-area network design of multiple facilities.

Manage and ensure effectiveness of servers, including e-mail, print, and backup servers, and their associated operating systems and software. Responsible for on-site and off-site data centers.

Manage installation, configure, maintenance, patching, and ensure optimal operation of all network infrastructure hardware and equipment, including routers, switches, UPSs, and so on.

Manage installation, configure, maintenance, patching, and ensure effectiveness of security solutions, including firewalls, anti-virus solutions, and intrusion detection systems.

Test network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports; develop strategies for maintaining network infrastructure.

Test server performance and provide network performance statistics and reports; develop strategies for maintaining server infrastructure.

Oversee the administration of user accounts, permissions, and access rights in AD.

Provide guidance to junior members of the team.

You will receive the following benefits:

Health & Welfare Benefits

  • Medical (PPO or CDHP)/Dental/Vision - coverage from day one
  • Teledoc
  • EAP
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Basic & Optional  Life and AD&D
  • Vacation Time
    • Up to 5 weeks, depending on years of experience (prorated in first year based on hire date)
  • Sick Time
    • 80 hrs per year (prorated in first year based on hire date)
  • Flex Schedules
    • 9/80
    • Half day Fridays

Savings & Retirement

  • 401K – traditional 401k & Roth 401k option
    • 100% match up to 6%
    • Immediate vest
  • Cash Balance Pension Plan – Company funded
    • 6% match on eligible earning per qtr.
    • Balance accumulates interest each qtr.
    • 3 years vesting period

 Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.


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