Jr. Network Engineer

  • Job type

  • Location

  • Profession

  • Industry

    Technology & Internet Services
  • Pay

    $ 75000.00 - $ 85000.00

Jr. Network Engineer – Permanent – Suffolk, VA / Hybrid - 1 day/ Week – $75000-$ 85,000

The final salary or hourly wage, as applicable, paid to each candidate/applicant for this position is ultimately dependent on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate’s/applicant’s qualifications, skills, and level of experience as well as the geographical location of the position.

The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

Our client is seeking a Jr. Network Engineer in Suffolk, VA / Hybrid.

Role Description

• Deploy, maintain, and troubleshoot Cisco Routing and Switching environment.

• Support Cisco SD-WAN (formerly Viptela) network.

• Support of Cisco Firepower Threat Defense devices.

• Utilize Network Automation using the Ansible and DNA Center orchestration platforms.

• Successfully interact with and troubleshoot the Cisco Identity Services Engine suite that is used for organization authentication and identity verification.

• Maintain a basic understanding of the Internet and its workings (DNS, Security, IP Routing, HTTP, VPN, Email Routing, SPAM, etc.).

• Maintain, configure, and setup network security through standard, best-practice configuration.

• Modifies and maintains network design and architecture to ensure compliance.

• May take on role of project leader for projects as needed.

• Assist Network Administrators and Service Desk with resolving network challenges.

• Utilize network management applications to respond to circuit outages and underlying issues.

• Support QoS through monitoring tools and best-practice troubleshooting.

• Collaborate with other teams on designated projects.

• Setup and configure basic routing and switching environments.

• Configure and support basic wireless networking that supports open or secured access and the ability to support voice and video applications.

• Maintain a basic understanding of LAN and WAN technologies.

• Maintain multi-site network, voice, and associated security operations

• Troubleshoot malfunctions of network, voice, or security hardware and software applications, to resolve operational issues and restore services

• Track project work and tasks using the currently-accepted workflow system

• Participate in engineering on-call schedule

• Perform other duties as assigned by manager

• Obey all applicable federal laws, rules, and regulations relating to Anti-Money Laundering (AML) including the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA).

Skills & Requirements

• Minimum 3-5 years IT experience in a variety of technologies including: devices, network, servers, and storage

• Current CCNA or CCNP Certification (with Enterprise Routing and Switching Competencies)

Benefits/Other Compensation

Medical, Dental, Vision, Federal Holidays and PTO

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

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