Network Engineer at Kforce Inc

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Location: Dallas, Texas





Job Description:


RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce has a client in Dallas, TX that is looking for a Network Engineer to Implement, maintain, and support network infrastructures. In this role, the Network Engineer will be part of the Network Operations team that is responsible for designing, implementing scalable, maintainable, highly available network architectures that meet business objectives and SLAs.

Responsibilities:


  • Monitoring network performance

  • Ensure system availability and reliability

  • Administrating various devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VPN, WiFi, VOIP/Voice)

  • The Network Engineer will be maintaining systems software (upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations)

  • Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning

  • Provide Level-2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues

  • Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure

  • Select and implement security tools, policies, and procedures in conjunction with the company's security team

  • The Network Engineer will work with vendors, contracted 3rd parties and employees for problem resolution

  • Other duties as assigned







REQUIREMENTS:



  • Network certifications a plus, CCNA preferred

  • 5+ years of experience in IT field as network SME/Engineer/support staff

  • Deep understanding of networking protocols (e.g., IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, 802.11, QoS)

  • Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytics tools

  • Some travel required U.S. plants 25% or less

  • Physically ability to install, upgrade and repair equipment in a manufacturing environment

  • Combination of remote and in-office hours

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.



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