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Network Engineer in Dallas, TX at MDI Group

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

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Job Description


Network Engineer
Direct Hire
Dallas, TX 

Reporting to the Director of IT Infrastructure, is responsible for the management and monitoring of the network infrastructure; supports, maintains, and evaluates the installation, configuration, and maintenance of both physical and virtual computer network equipment, performing disaster recovery operations, protecting data, software, and hardware from attacks, and replacing faulty network hardware components when necessary. The Network Engineer is vital in recommending changes that minimize risk as well as mitigate threats and vulnerabilities in daily operations. Performs other related duties as assigned

What You Will Be Doing:

  • (This position may not include all of the listed duties, nor do all of the listed examples include all tasks, which may be found in this classification.)
  • Provides high levels of customer service when responding and resolving to issues that may be delivered via automated alerting, phone, email or direct contact
  • Delivers on all tasks with a high degree of accuracy and according to established schedules
  • Oversees the day-to-day operation of computer networks including hardware/software support, training, and special projects
  • Completes configuration and setup for new branch locations and branch moves
  • Provides network and remote connectivity hardware/software support; maintains LAN documentation including hardware/software applications, support logs and other related information
  • Analyzes  and  troubleshoots  the  network  logs  and  tracks  the  nature  and  resolution  of  problems
  • Installs supports and maintains both physical and virtual network appliances
  • Provides training and mentoring to technical support team with network troubleshooting, upgrading and overall knowledge
  • Coordinates special projects including network related wiring plans, LAN/WAN hardware/software purchases, and system installation, backup, maintenance and problem solving
  • Documents system changes and ensuring configuration documents are updated with each change
  • Plans,  designs  and  implements  data  connectivity  for  local  area  network  (LAN)  and  wide  area  network (WAN)  systems
  • Monitors usage to ensure security of data and access privileges
  • Develops,  maintains  and  implements  network  support,  researches  and  evaluates  new technologies  related  to  computer  networking
  • Maintains a professional image and adheres to standards consistent with company policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

Must Haves:

  • High School Diploma required, Bachelor’s degree in MIS, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent education and experience preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Networking in the TCP/IP LAN/WAN (MPLS, BGP, SIP, DMVPN, and SD-WAN) environment; wireless is highly desired
  • Cisco CCNA or CCNP routing and switching certification is preferred
  • In-depth knowledge with Cisco firewall, routers, switches, ISE, Wireless Controllers, Load Balancers, and Meraki
  • Understanding and working knowledge of Active Directory, VMware, networking and UNIX / Linux Systems to be able to support various Cisco virtual appliances
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with various levels within the organization
  • Demonstrated judgment and decision making ability
  • Displays excellent time management, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Experience in mortgage industry preferred

A GREAT PLACE FOR GREAT PEOPLE TO WORK

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