Network Engineer

  • Job type

  • Location

  • Profession

  • Industry

    Technology & Internet Services
  • Pay

  • Closing date

    28 Jun 2024

Network Engineer – Perm – Atlanta, GA – $80,000-$100,000.

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.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Visa sponsorship not available.

Our client is seeking a Network Engineer in Atlanta, GA.

Role Description

The Network Engineer is a central university office position responsible for voice, data and wireless engineering for Enterprise communications systems.

Ability to simultaneously manage and track multiple projects requiring complex solutions, to include AV systems, engineering of new Networks, enhancement of existing networks and building refresh.
Configure and install network equipment to include Cisco Catalyst and Nexus lines
Maximize network reliability by ensuring correct performance, troubleshooting network problems, when scheduling new installs and upgrades.
Willing to work evening and nights to accomplish changes that can’t be done during the daytime
Ensure that all requirements are meet on new installs and compliance to network standards are accomplished.
Implements, or deploys technical services as needed to resolve advanced and complex problems then appropriately transitions them to operational status.
Interact with customers to manage projects, prepare change management notifications and to provide impact summaries outlining details and timelines.
Interact with vendors to coordinate work, authorize and monitor network access, enhance performance and troubleshoot issues, and to enforce company standards.
Participates in service transition by ensuring the services are properly documented and all staff is ready to take part in operational turnover responsibility.
Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.


Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to interact with technical and non-technical people
Ability to manage projects independently
Ability to follow guidelines, policies and standards
Ability to mentor others.
Knowledge of processes and procedures such as Information Technology (IT) change management and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) fundamentals.
A bachelor’s in computer science, Computer Engineering or related field
4-5 years of data engineering experience building and managing enterprise networks.
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundations v3 certification
Network Administration certification(s) (CCNA, CCNP, etc.)
Comprehensive understanding of network services such as TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP and BFD.
Working knowledge of the command line interface
Working knowledge of SMARTS (Ionix), SolarWinds, ServiceNow or equivalent systems
Familiarity with DNS BIND, Wireless, VOIP, OSPF, BGP, BFD
Valid Georgia driver's license and an insurable driving record.

Benefits/Other Compensation:

Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, 401K.

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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