Network Insallations Engineer

Access One, Inc. - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)


POSITION SUMMARY:
The Network Engineer is responsible for the design, implementation, and ongoing integrity of customer core networking performance including Customer Edge (Not Carrier Side) WAN connectivity (MPLS, P2P, VPLS, Ethernet), Routers, Layer2/3 Switches, Firewalls, Gateway AV/AM, Content Filtering, Bandwidth Management, IPS/IDS, Wireless, VOIP QOS, Storage, vSphere Virtual Switches, etc.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Design, implementation, and ongoing support of Customer Edge WAN connectivity (MPLS, P2P, VPLS, Ethernet), Routers, Layer2/3 Switches, Firewalls, Gateway AV/AM, Content Filtering, Bandwidth Management, IPS/IDS, Wireless, VOIP QOS, Storage, Virtual Environments, etc.

Administration and continuous maintenance of Auvik remote monitoring and management platform system alerts, notifications, and incident responses and/or remediation accordingly through service tickets

Detailed communication with customers as required: keeping them informed of incident progress, changes, or outages

Ongoing training to maintain industry knowledge and necessary skillsets

Final Escalation Point for Network Related Outages

Ability to work in a team and communicate effectively

Business awareness: specific knowledge of the customer and how IT relates to their business strategy and goals

Document internal processes and procedures related to duties and responsibilities

Responsible for entering time and expenses as it occurs

Understand processes in customer support systems by completing assigned training criteria

Work through a daily schedule that has been established through the dispatch process

Work through project tickets and phases as assigned

Enter all work as service tickets into customer support system

Review IT publications and online materials to remain up-to-date with current and future technologies emerging in the industry

Improve customer service, value, and satisfaction

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education:
CCNA/CCNP Route/Switch and Security Certifications (Or willingness to obtain within 1 year)

Experience:
Minimum 1+ years of experience in a similar role

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Extensive Knowledge of Cisco Catalyst Layer2/3 Switching, Campus Network Design, Cisco ASA with Firepower, Cisco Meraki MX,MS,MR and other equivalents

Extensive Knowledge of Network Monitoring with platforms such as Solar Winds or equivalent

Knowledge of Nexus is a huge plus

Interpersonal skills: such as communication skills, active listening, and customer-care

Diagnosis skills of technical issues

Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes quickly

Technical awareness: ability to match resources to technical issues appropriately

Service awareness of all organization’s key IT services for which support is being provided

Understanding of support tools, techniques, and how technology is used to provide IT services

Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast moving environment

Working Conditions:
General office environment. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • network installations: 5 years (Required)

Location:

  • Chicago, IL 60607 (Required)

License:

  • CCNA/CCNP Route/Switch and Security Certifications (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)