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  • Network Engineer - Houston  - Contract

    Job Summary

    The Network Engineer will be responsible for completing project and ticket work as directed by the project management office. He or she will perform network assessments and deployments per a statement of work and will be expected to provide daily status updates and attend any relevant project meetings. The network engineer may occasionally attend presales engagements or be asked to validate a statement of work.

    Essential Duties

    • Perform support, troubleshooting, and performance monitoring and tuning for the data network at all locations including WAN, LAN, and campus networks
    • Design and optimize data network topology based on network and system studies, application traffic behavior, and new requirements
    • Provide evaluation and recommendations for network improvements and optimization including ROI reports, solution pricing, and deployment plans
    • Perform implementation, maintenance and troubleshooting of network components to ensure maximum up time and optimal refresh intervals
    • Leverage support providers as required, act as single point of contact, managing service providers on the clients behalf
    • Understand and implement security best practices within network design and work with security specialists to minimize vulnerabilities, coordinate security planning with Shared Services Security
    • Understand applicable compliance requirements and provide effective audit support as related to network design and components
    • Understand and comply with all applicable SLAs, policies and procedures. Consult with users and evaluate requirements, recommend designs, provide cost analysis, plan projects, and coordinate tasks for installation of data networks and network support systems
    • Analyze and resolve technical problems for established networks • Provide network documentation, training, and guidance to computing system clients and programmers
    • Participation in nights and weekends on-call rotation
    • Other duties as assigned


    • Cisco CCNA or higher required
    • Experienced in routing/switching, security, and/or wireless.
    • Microsoft certifications a plus when in addition to Cisco
    • ITIL certifications a plus when in addition to Cisco
    • Expert knowledge of IPv4 and TCP/IP design, operations, and troubleshooting
    • Cisco router and switching experience
    • Routing protocols EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP
    • MPLS design and operations experience a plus
    • VRF configuration and troubleshooting experience a plus
    • A working knowledge of cabling standards copper, fiber, SAN, etc.
    • Demonstrated skill in application performance troubleshooting
    • Cisco ASA firewall management experience
    • Site-to-site, remote access, and SSL VPN experience
    • Network capacity management and forward planning
    • Wireless deployment experience a plus
    • Demonstrated Enterprise change control experience, configuration management
    • Project management experience a plus
    • Client consulting, business case input, project collaboration
    • Fluent written and verbal communications, English Requirements
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Network Engineering or related field plus 5 years experience a plus
    • The minimum experience for this position is 5-7 years of relevant experience
    • Previous service provider experience is a strong plus
    • Lifting and/or pulling up to 40 lbs
    • Sitting, bending, standing

    Fireteam is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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