Senior Enterprise Network Engineer in Dallas, TX at MDI Group

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

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Job Description

Senior Enterprise Network Engineer 
Direct Hire
Dallas, TX

What You Will Be Doing: 

  • This position will be a key member of our team of engineers that is responsible for the delivery and operation of our enterprise network providing connectivity for our data center control networks.
  • This position will be responsible for the installation and support of network topologies on a primarily Cisco and Palo Alto based infrastructure.
  • This role will be focusing on campus and corporate style networks with a focus on switching, routing, wireless, security, and other more corporate centric networking technologies. 
  • Provide comprehensive network support and management of enterprise networks including but not limited to hardware, operating systems and business applications
  • Resolution of assigned tickets Participation in change management process
  • Manage stake holder expectations Configure routers/switches/firewalls Isolate and correct issues with routers/switches/firewalls
  • Monitor and manage bandwidth utilization
  • Troubleshoot and resolve network issues
  • Maintain internal network documentation (IP addresses, switched ports, etc. used by customers)
  • Use best practices for network security both in the wired and wireless environments
  • Update internal routers/switches software as required
  • Perform network support to internal stake holders
  • Assist and/or manage implementations as necessary
  • Determine Communication solutions between our various sites


  • 2-3 years practical network engineering experience in an Enterprise Network Engineering role
  • CCNA level understanding and experience with routing and switching technologies
  • Experience and demonstrable technical skills in the following areas: IPv4; IPv6 BGP; EIGRP; OSPF STP; LACP; L2/L3 Switching Port Security, Traffic Storm Prevention Cisco Catalyst, ISR, and Nexus Series Devices Palo Alto Firewalls (Focusing on LAN Centric -East/West- Security; User/Group/Role based Security Models)
  • Ruckus Wireless Familiarity and understanding of endpoints such as the following: Servers/Storage/Workstations Security Bio Readers, Cameras, Control Panels Building Management BACNet Converters, Power Meters, HVAC Controllers
  • Familiarity and understanding of monitoring, testing and packet capturing tools such as the following: Solarwinds, ForeScout CounterACT, IBM Qradar, Wireshark IP Address Management
  • Ability to maintain documentation including creation of Visio drawings
  • Excellent problem-solving skills 
  • Strong understanding of troubleshooting techniques
  • Strong project management skills
  • Mature organization and time management skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent documentation, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to accomplish tasks with minimal supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, decision making, presentation and organizational skills 
  • Strong can-do attitude in a time sensitive operational environment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities
  • Travel is required on occasion as dictated by project load
  • This position requires typical weekday (Monday - Friday) attendance, at times after hours work may be required to meet business and customer needs
  • This position requires participation in on call rotation to provide 24/7 support
  • Some travel required.
  • Some nights/weekends required for maintenance in change management windows
  • Every position requires certain physical capabilities


  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in a computer-related field required 
  • May substitute equivalent work-related experience for degree


  • CCNA required


  • Master's degree preferred
  • CCNP preferred


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