Network Engineer in Burlington, NC at MDI Group

Date Posted: 10/9/2018

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Network Engineer
Burlington, NC
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What you will be doing:

  • Firewall configuration, administration, upgrades, deployment, migration, etc.
  • Layer 2 and Layer 3 switch configuration, installation, maintenance, and monitoring 
  • Security administration and connectivity (door access, cameras, servers, etc.)
  • Working with the Systems Administrator to identify issues and misconfigured equipment to ensure optimal performance
  • Working with the Systems Administrator to implement replacement or new systems to address the needs of the organization
  • Viewing system logs and addressing noted problems
  • Assist with management of critical systems and appliances Fatpipe, Datacove message archiver, Citrix & NetScaler systems, etc. (knowledge to be able to convey problems and assist outside vendors/contractors as necessary)
  • Work with IT technical staff to push necessary firmware and OS updates within network and security hardware to ensure that all systems have stable and up to date code versions 
  • Assist IT Manager to plan and implement proposed solutions (ensuring intersystem compatibility with existing systems)
  • Provide overflow assistance to PC technicians when there is the need; i.e. helpdesk, PC deployments, etc.
  • Ensure all documentation of network and other systems within the organization are up to date. 
  • Troubleshooting network, connectivity, systems, infrastructure, etc., to identify problems and fix minor and major issues with assistance if required 
  • Preferred qualifications: Cisco certified (e.g. CCNA), Network+ certified

Must Have:

  • Must have CCNA certification or acquire it within 6 months of hire
  • Thorough knowledge of subnetting networks to create planned designs
  • Thorough knowledge of access control lists (ACL) to allow, deny, or isolate traffic as needed
  • Experience with fibered networks
  • Experience with Citrix XenApp and NetScaler 
  • Experience with VMWare
  • Understanding of server clustering and the technology involved with its operation (i.e. etherchannel, bonding, IP addressing, virtual interfaces, etc…)
  • Understanding of data flows through the OSI model

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree or comparable education/experience (preferably majoring in MIS, IT, or with technical systems focus). Specifically with coursework in systems analysis and design would be a plus. 
  • 5+ years prior experience as a Network Technician (Engineer preferred) in a medium sized organization (above 500 nodes on the network)(MUST indicate clearly on application)
  • 5+ years prior experience supporting network equipment in a medium sized Cisco environment (above 500 nodes on the network)(MUST indicate clearly on application)
  • Prior experience working with Meraki & ASA firewalls (indicate on application)
  • Prior experience working with Wireless AP's and Wireless LAN architecture (indicate on application)
  • Able to work well with other IT staff, end-users, and citizens
  • Able to convey ideas clearly in both verbal and written form
  • Able to adapt with technology and to paradigm shifts
  • Valid driver’s license


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