Title: Network Engineer
Duration: Contract to Hire
Location: Cary, NC
Requires a broad range of skills within a professional discipline to effectively perform routine to complex assignments; demands familiarity with principles, theories, concepts and technologies as well as applied knowledge of established procedures, policies and practices. Requires a thorough knowledge of Cisco Routing & Switching OR Cisco IPT OR Cisco/Aruba WLAN. Generally requires a technical degree, or equivalent, and 3-5 years of experience in a related discipline. Cisco CCNA Collaboration certification or Cisco CCNA Wireless (CCNP preferred).
(Additional qualifications to the minimum based on the specific needs of the requisition.):
Technical degree in engineering, computer science or telecommunications or equivalent plus 5-9 years of experience in Network management, customer maintenance, switching terminal or field operations required. Fluent in many Networking protocols including IP Telephony (SIP, H.323, etc.). Active certification such as CCNP, ITILv3, and Cisco Voice are preferred. Knowledge of transmission principles and at least 3-5 years of IP networking experience. This individual must possess a solid understanding of TCP IP, including sub-netting, routing protocols and the OSI model. Exhibits broad knowledge in additional protocols, VoIP, wireless data, LAN Networking media types such as Ethernet. Exhibits broad knowledge in Network Service offerings such as Frame Relay, ATM, IP/VPN, MPLS and PIP as well as a complete understanding of Wide Area Networking media such as T1, T3, Ethernet and POS, etc. Exhibits knowledge in voice and/or wireless technologies. Ability to use specialized diagnostic tools. Strong project management/program management experience and use of the Microsoft and/or Google suite of office products desired. Strong customer service and interpersonal skills required. Demonstrated effective verbal and written communications skills are necessary. Ability to prioritize and multi-task. All candidates must be able to work ALL shifts, holidays and weekends in a network operations center environment. Must be able to be on-call if required.