Network Engineering Specialist

Network Engineering Specialist
Company:

V-Soft Consulting Group, Inc


Network Engineering Specialist

Details of the offer

Network Engineering Specialist
Primary Location
: Raleigh, North Carolina

V-Soft Consulting is currently seeking a
Network Engineering Specialist
for our premier client in
Raleigh, North Carolina
. This is a
contract
position in
public sector industry.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
Education and Experience »
Bachelors degree in electrical engineering, telecommunications engineering or a closely related field and three years of experience in electronics engineering including experience in telecommunications engineering; or a Bachelor's degree and four years of networking related experience such as network design, analysis or network management; or an associate's degree in Electronics or Networking Technology from and four years of networking related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Related information technology experience may be substituted year for year for the required educational experience
DHS carries all security clearances for SBE.
One or more certifications are preferred. Recommended certifications include Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE), or other related certifications.
Degrees must be from appropriately accredited institutions.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of electronics engineering, and network and electronic devices and systems: 7 Years
Proven ability to determine communications needs and specify equipment and systems to meet these needs.: 7 Years
The ability to plan and implement solutions with various technologies, systems, and software: 7 Years
Extensive experience with Network architecture planning and implementation with various networking technologies: 7 Years
Experience supporting VoIP, IP Telephony and Unified Messaging (UM) including Quality of Service (QoS) management: 7 Years
Knowledge of wireshark, tcpdump, ngrep and other debug tools and applications for capturing data and monitoring network: 7 Years
Experience in Cloud Architecture and design [Azure and AWS preferred] Experience working with outside vendors as needed to purchase necessary equipment, modify systems and/or complete programming updates: 7 Years
Experience monitoring network performance (availability, utilization, throughput and latency) and test for weaknesses: 7 Years.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities »
A comprehensive understanding of network architecture, computer systems, and related technologies, functions, capabilities, and software including a strong knowledge of networks, routing and switching, network operating systems, systems programming, database and system administration, operating systems, security systems, communication systems, and application architecture
A thorough knowledge of computer systems and have proven experience in (1) troubleshooting defects, failures, and errors, and in (2) recommending and implementing remedial action
An extensive familiarity with network architecture planning and implementation with various networking technologies, such as Microsoft products, Cisco products, VMware, area networks, WAN acceleration, virtualization, firewalls, routers and other networking hardware.
Experience supporting VoIP, IP Telephony and Unified Messaging (UM) including Quality of Service (QoS) management
Knowledge of wireshark, tcpdump, ngrep and other debug tools and applications for capturing data and monitoring network
In depth understanding of Wifi networks experience with multiple switches and routers preferred
MCSE certification a plus CISSP, CCNA, or CCNP certification a plus
An ability to utilize Microsoft Server roles such as Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Group Policies, Snapshots, backups and restores of operating software and user data
Knowledge and proficiency with server operating system versions including Microsoft SQL Server, including end-of-life through the latest releases (e.g. SQL Server 2008 R2, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017), as well as infrastructure virtualization technologies
Experience in Cloud Architecture and design [Azure and AWS preferred]
Experience with participating in application and infrastructure support processes for high profile, mission critical applications
Ability to identify and analyze reoccurring problems and serve as an expert in designing system infrastructure.
Skill in the technical consultation related to complex projects.
Skill and knowledge in a highly specialized area of systems analysis and development.
Knowledge of new or existing technologies to develop solutions and ability to consult with other specialists, analysts, technicians, and vendors.
Design and implement security policies to work in conjunction with the agency security plans and processes.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Job Responsibilities:
Executing complex engineering work in supporting Information Technology Infrastructure to include Database, Server, Networking, Equipment, Architecture and Design, in order to meet the voice, data and video communications needs of the agency.
Ensures all data is properly collected, stored, and secured, using tools that analyze performance metrics, service levels, server status, and system outages.
Implement and maintains network architecture, switch programming, agency firewalls, and Disaster Recovery (DR) testing and documentation that includes scheduling, performing and verifying system backup processes for all systems.
Works with outside vendors as needed to purchase necessary equipment, modify systems and/or complete programming updates
Monitors network performance (availability, utilization, throughput and latency) and test for weaknesses.
Follows operational standards and policies for the department, and recommends updates when appropriate.
Follows the Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plan, including an Incident Response Plan and a Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP), when emergencies occur
Analyzing systems errors or anomalies, as well as specific network performance issues and/or error messages, in order to ensure maximum uptime and service quality and assess trends that may ultimately result in degradation of service
Troubleshooting API and other system issues at a per-packet level via packet trace and sniffer analysis
Provides Strategic Input for Agency IT Strategy
Provides input for current and long-range system requirements and evaluate alternative business solutions and strategies, taking into account current capacities and functional limitations with regard to hardware/software and upcoming advancements in technology.
Works with outside vendors as needed to purchase necessary equipment, modify systems and/or procure new equipment and new methods .
Regularly researches past, current, and emerging technologies, evaluating their impact on agency operations, and make informed recommendations based on what is learned.
Formulating and implementing monitoring, policies, procedures and standards relating to network management
Document and maintain a current repository of the network topology of the agencys information technology systems
The employee must provide documented approaches that other employees and management can implement for locating and correcting network issues.
The employee must provide training on these documented approaches.

Interested
?
Qualified candidates should send their resumes to
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V-Soft Consulting is a trusted partner with experience across diverse technology stacks to help business get IT done. What makes V-Soft different? Our expertise is derived from over 20 years of delivering world-class IT staffing, consulting, engineering and managed services to Fortune 1000 and mid-market companies in the U.S., Canada, and Asia.

V-Soft is headquartered in Louisville, KY with strategic locations in India, Canada, and across the U.S., including Madison, Chicago, Denver, Harrisburg and Atlanta. V-Soft has been recognized among the top 100 fastest growing staffing companies in North America and is known for the ability to provide highly qualified consultants for any project at any scale. V-Soft has a wide variety of partnerships across diverse technology stacks, and holds such titles as MuleSoft Certified Delivery Resource, Oracle Gold Partner, ServiceNow Partner, Microsoft Partner, and Cisco Registered Partner, amongst many others.

Like what you hear? Apply with V-Soft today!

For more information or to view all our open jobs, please visit www.vsoftconsulting.com or call (844) 425-8425.

Requirements


Knowledges:

  • SQL
  • WAN

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