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Junior Network Engineer - Atlanta, GA - Long term - W2 or C2C

MSys Inc
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
April 10, 2019


Title: Junior Network Engineer

Location: Atlanta, GA, United States

Length: Long term

Employment Type: W2 or C2C


*** Government Agency - Candidate must be willing to sign a background check consent form at the time of submission Onsite - No Remote ***

*** Very long term project; initial PO till 6/30/2020; the projects with this customer goes for 4 years or more ***

The Network Operations Engineer position will be responsible for monitoring onsite and remotely, the critical network infrastructure and attached components; troubleshooting, & performing preventive maintenance on a SONET OC-192 fiber-optic backbone & wireless system that operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Because of the 24x7 operational periods of the fiber & wireless systems, the selected candidate will be required to work rotating shifts, frequent overtime & holidays as needed. Day-to-day activities will include monitoring & reviewing incoming SNMP traps, base-lining normal traffic patterns/utilization, investigating network abnormalities, performing MAC (Moves, Adds, Changes) as needed, provisioning circuits, providing tier-1 phone support to both internal & external customers, acting as liaison between customers & tier-2 or above engineers, & dispatching engineers/technicians as needed.

Experience required:

5 years IT experience (NOC/SOC preferred), providing Cisco networks & server management support for internal & external customers

Experience interfacing with vendor or 3rd party Network Operations Centers, internal customers & external customers

Experience with network monitoring systems & helpdesk/trouble ticketing systems

Knowledge troubleshooting with network protocol analysis software such as Wireshark, PCAP-ng and/or Ekahau.

Familiarity of RF spectrum analyzers such as Wi-Spy and Fluke

Knowledge of Ipswitch Whats Up-Gold and Manage Engine monitoring tools a plus

Knowledge of Cisco Wireless Controllers, Cisco Prime & APs

Technical Skills Required:

Experience with proactively ensuring network, server & environmental infrastructure is available & secure

Ability to logically troubleshoot & evaluate connectivity issues end-to-end

Thorough knowledge & understanding of TCP/IP network technologies

Familiar with Windows Domain, Active Directory, DNS, Telnet, DHCP, FTP, SSL

Familiar with security standards ISO-9001/TL, 27001, & ITIL certified a plus

Strong Cisco Switching & Routing background with understanding of (OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, RIP)

Basic knowledge of TACACS+ & RADIUS