Network Engineer in Charlotte, North Carolina at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 11/3/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

THE TEAM YOU’D BE JOINING

  • Multi-billion-dollar manufacturer of specialty products
  • Globally recognized Brand with double digit growth the last 5 years
  • Strong Executive leadership with great vision; heavily invested in R&D, new product launch, and strategic partnerships
  • Visionary organization with an increased focus on profitable products and operational efficiencies

WHAT THE COMPANY OFFERS YOU

  • Involved “Employee Activity Committee” designing employer-of-choice initiatives to keep employees engaged and having fun
  • Excellent training and mentor opportunities
  • Flexible temporary hours

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT

  • Responsible for hands on configuration, installation, maintenance and support of the entire company enterprise network.  The enterprise network consists of the following segments: (Datacenter networks, Internet Edge networks, Campus and Plants networks, WAN networks, Voice networks, Wireless Networks)
  • Configuration, installation, maintenance and support of network security solutions and platforms, such as Firewalls, Content Filters, and IPS appliances, in accordance with best practices and company policies
  • Configuration, installation, maintenance and support of network access control (NAC) tools.
  • Maintaining network monitoring systems, alerting, and escalation procedures.
  • Work with Managed Service Partners for escalation and resolution.
  • Ticket management, documentation and resolution.
  • Providing technical support to various customers and departments/users.
  • Acting as an escalation point for network-related issues.
  • Reviewing anomalies that are broad and potentially service impacting.
  • Researching, evaluating and recommending hardware and software solutions which include upgrades, patches, new applications and equipment.
  • Keeping abreast of new design tools, hardware, software, and technology and make recommendations for future deployment.
  • Provide documentation/project tracking and management reporting. Provides tactical and strategic input on overall network planning and related projects.
  • Review, plan, and evaluate network systems which includes troubleshooting network performance issues.
  • Assist in creation of business continuity and disaster recovery plans focused on network resiliency and recoverability.
  • Security incident response team member

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS

  • Education:  Minimal bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems or Computer Science
  • Must have 10+ years’ experience in IT Infrastructure and Support
  • Multiple Industry certifications, in current standing.  Cisco CCNA or greater preferred
  • 10+ years of network experience.
  • Expert Cisco configuration and troubleshooting skills across multiple platforms including: Cisco Routers, Cisco Switches, Cisco Viptela, and Cisco wireless solutions.
  • Experience with Cisco Datacenter routing and switching technologies is required.
  • Experience with Firewalls is required. Checkpoint and Zscaler is preferred.
  • Experience with Intrusion Prevention/Detection solutions is preferred.
  • Experience with DNS is required
  • Experience with WAN technologies such as MPLS, PT-2-PT.
  • Sound knowledge of routing protocols such as EIGRP, BGP, OSPF.
  • Expert Cisco configuration and troubleshooting skills across multiple platforms including: Cisco Routers, Cisco Switches, and wireless solutions.
  • Experience with F5 load balancer preferred
  • Experience in VoIP applications preferred 
  • Experience using service desk management systems – Service Now preferred
  • Tests and evaluates network systems to eliminate problems and make improvements.