Network Engineer Job at Paladin Consulting, Inc, Dallas, TX

  • Paladin Consulting, Inc
  • Dallas, TX

Job Description

Job Title: Network Engineer

Work Location: Dallas, TX 

Duration: 6 month contract with option to extend or hire

Education/Experience Required: 5+ years of experience supporting Cisco/SDWAN platform/Windows Platforms; Cisco or Windows Certified in Cisco CCNA, CCNP, Security +.

Job Description & Responsibilities:

Provides support for all networking, routing, switching, and firewall products within the environment and produces & maintains technical documentation of the overall infrastructure ecosystem.

Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of advanced networking maintenance and hygiene activities to complete assignments with integrity, creativity and strong analytical skills in collaboration with team. Anticipates job expectations and contributes to sustainable project solutions.

Leads and provides advanced Cisco network, switching, routing, and firewall support

Architects & designs network LAN / WAN

Manages and applies firmware and software patches to all network infrastructure hardware as needed

Coordinates and provides Tier 3 support for desktop, server and network access issues

Ensures reliable backup and recovery from circuit and hardware outages

Coordinates, produces and updates technical documentation

Supports the firm's cultural values, including a commitment to quality, innovation, learning and growth

Acts with positive, service-driven attitude with a commitment to going above and beyond to help customers and team members

Acts as a mentor by coaching and motivating project team members

Resolves conflict effectively and encourages a healthy team environment

Seeks leadership opportunities by providing direction and feedback to team members and collaborating with team leaders.

Fosters and maintains a collaborative professional working relationship with project teams

Takes personal responsibility for fostering a green workplace through sustainable work practices

Collaborates in and may be responsible for delivering a project on defined budget requirements

Identifies and may assist in implementing cost savings ideas in collaboration with team

Understands the financial implications of overhead and chargeable time

May assist in maintaining and cultivating essential relationships

Skills & Qualifications:

Professional degree in Computer Science or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Strong knowledge of Aruba/SilverPeak SDWAN.

5+ years of experience supporting Cisco/SDWAN platform/Windows Platforms

Cisco or Windows Certified in Cisco CCNA, CCNP, Security +.

Strong experience configuring and maintaining Cisco Nexus 5K and 9K switches utilizing VPCs.

Competency in deploying and maintaining Cisco Meraki APs and switches

Knowledgeable in IPSec VPN tunnels

Experience in Cisco ASA, FirePower, Fortinet, and Palo Alto firewalls

Experience in OSPF and BGP routing protocols

Strong knowledge of Cisco network device (managed switches, routers and firewalls) configuration and management supporting both LAN and WAN architectures

Working knowledge of Solarwinds

Proven track record of unprompted consistent improvement

Strong customer service, interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all levels of staff

Strong work ethic and eagerness to produce high quality, accurate results

Ability to hold sensitive information with a high level of confidentiality and integrity

Ability to communicate and present ideas in a clear, concise and professional manner both verbally and in writing

Ability to proactively problem solve and apply innovative solutions

Ability to work and collaborate in a team environment, and ability to work independently and prioritize work

Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time

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Paladin Consulting is an EEOC employer.

Job Tags

Permanent employment, Contract work,

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