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Network Engineer III

Brooksource is searching for a Network Engineer III for one of our leading Fortune 500 telecommunication clients in the Charlotte, NC area. You will be working with the network environment for the client nationwide and assisting in a Cisco migration. Network engineers will be responsible for handling a variety of projects, upgrades, and deployments for equipment. They need to have experience with routing and switching, Cisco devices, Nexus equipment, and a background in the networking industry. This is a great opportunity for someone who is capable of working independently but fully running with projects.

Day to Day:

·      Complete network configurations through the integration and diagraming of communication architectures, topologies, hardware, software, transmission and signaling links and protocols.

·      Enhance the product base through an in-depth product evaluation and resolving network problems.

·      Maintain product and service quality by assisting in the development and documentation of technical standards.

·      Develop, document and implement approved procedure methods for all daily activities and projects.

·      Maximize the design process by establishing protocol compatibility standards, developing and implementing network enhancements and making recommendations for improvement.

·      Optimize and configure the existing network through the planning and completion of medium- to highly complex projects, systems and issues.

·      Support third-party vendors and team members across the organization during implementations by providing escalated tier troubleshooting and issue resolution.

·      Serve on one or more projects simultaneously.

·      Improve the department’s success by guiding and mentoring less experienced team members.

·      Mitigate risks by complying with all industry-specific local, state and federal regulations for every project.

·      Plans and implements enterprise networks and related hardware and software.

·      Designs and documents network architecture.

·      Performs assessments on existing technologies to determine performance and capacity gaps.

·      Establishes security (firewalls, intrusion detection), connectivity and access parameters.

·      Provides recommendations to optimize network infrastructure.

·      Tests and tunes security devices and systems.

·      Programs routers and switches. Implements communications technologies (data or voice).

·      Manages network services from planning phase through implementation.

·      Solid knowledge of routing protocols, network hardware and software, security technologies and network infrastructure is required.

Skill Requirements:

·      Three or more years of network experience.

·      Strong PM skills, the ability to prioritize work.

·      CCNA or CCNT & Juniper certifications are a plus.

·      Advanced knowledge of network design and devices, network appliances, network architecture, protocols, and network topology.

·      Proven data networking knowledge, such as open systems interconnection (OSI) model, transmission control protocol/internet protocol (TCP/IP) and optical transport.

·      Deadline-driven with the ability to learn new technologies and work in a fast-paced team environment.

·      Knowledgeable in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Visio.

·      Effective written and spoken English communication skills with all levels of an organization.

·      Overnight maintenance.

Your education:

·      Bachelor’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience (required)

Brooksource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.


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