Network Engineer III

» Network Engineer III
Information Technology
in Miami Gardens
, FL
Reference: 19-01822

Description:

The Network Engineer participates in the activities associated with identifying and analyzing network requirements to develop detailed design specifications for data, voice, and video traffic as well as network enhancements; coordinates assigned projects for completion from beginning to end and effectively communicates results to end-user.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide network design services, ensuring adherence to departmental policies and procedures
  • Coordinate and define network requirements (i.e., design, configure, install, etc.) to include consulting with end-users to determine the scope and objectives of proposed networking configurations
  • Monitor the timely and accurate analysis of end-user requirements
  • Evaluate if network configuration is possible with existing resources and manages end-user expectations
  • Develop and implement network backup and recovery plans
  • Organize detailed implementation plans to accommodate network growth, security, and enhancements by maximizing functionality of network equipment
  • Monitor network implementation, providing support in a timely and accurate manner
  • Adhere to approved corporate and departmental policies relating to business procedures and philosophy
  • Design network performance reports detailing network status for management in an accurate and timely manner
  • Analyze data traffic patterns within network infrastructure to detect operational problems and recommends improvements to ensure optimal performance
  • Identify symptoms and instabilities in a timely and accurate manner, including performing analysis, capacity planning, and testing for organization’s network environment
  • Make recommendations to management on enhancements to network for quality and reliability improvement of the network’s performance
  • Provide cost-effective recommendations to management
  • Research and identify new technologies with the benefits of implementing those technologies
  • Provide network security by configuring routers, switches, firewalls, etc., according to security standards
  • Coordinate and participate in assigned projects, following the project from beginning to end, ensuring that the project continually supports the attainment of corporate goals and is completed in a timely, accurate, and quality manner
  • Meet with end-user to determine the project scope, providing direction and technical support during the project
  • Monitor the activities involved in quality resolution of complex technical issues
  • Coordinate with appropriate departments to determine positive solutions
  • Notify management about any situation that could adversely impact the service provided to the end-user
  • Monitor trends in documented incidents and determines appropriate actions necessary to eliminate future occurrences and improve customer service levels in an appropriate time frame
  • Manage all telephony equipment, server, services and providers
  • Perform other duties as required

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Technical, analytical and interpersonal skills required
  • Knowledge in multi-vendor routing and switching technologies
  • Knowledge of VoIP implementation and support
  • Maintain network security through proper configuration of VPN, Firewalls and ACLs
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Excellent documentation skills (instructions, procedures, diagrams and scripts)

Specialized Knowledge Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or a related field and at least five years of network infrastructure experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience utilizing network security industry standards and best practices
  • Extensive experience managing enterprise class networks and data center architecture