Network Engineer III

Information Technology
in Miami Gardens
, FL
Reference: 19-01822


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.


  • 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