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Cisco Network Engineer
Ref No.: 18-40582
Location: Painted Post, New York
Position Type:Contract
Skill Type
Skill Type:Information Technology
Description:
This is an Exempt Network Engineer Role

Manager will pay straight time for hours worked over 40 in a week.
Standard work week (Monday- Friday, 8-5)

Scope of Position
Provide planning, documentation, and network engineering support for projects requiring network implementation, modification, or upgrade. Design, test, and implement LAN, WAN, and Wireless networks within the Client's infrastructure. Some travel required for site surveys and implementation.

Qualifications
• BS in Computer Science /Systems Management/IT Related field
• Core routing and switching design, configuration, and troubleshooting
• Strong understanding of network infrastructure and network hardware
• Cisco Catalyst and Nexus switches
• Cisco Routers
• Routing Protocols: EIGRP, BGP
• Spanning-tree, VLANs, Port Channels, Load balancing, SPAN, NAT, ACL
• Authentication: TACACS+, RADIUS

Required Skills
• 5+ years of experience in LAN and Wireless LAN implementation, troubleshooting and design.
• 5+ years IT experience working across multiple technology areas, with at least 1 year working as a senior engineer or similar technology role.
• Self-motivated and able to work independently and in virtual teams
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Proficient knowledge of switches, routers, firewalls, and all associated protocols.
• Strong Cisco Networking background
• Client Satisfaction
• Strong teamwork and collaboration skills
• Process and detail oriented
• Proficient in Microsoft Office and Visio


Desired Skills/Experience
• Large Enterprise Environment network design and support experience
• CCNP\CCIE\CCNA Preferred
• Experience with Juniper, Palo Alto, and Cisco firewalls a plus

Soft Skills
• Technical curiosity and interest in technology
• Self-starter and takes ownership for deliverables and deadlines
• Team player
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Effective customer relationship skills
• Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task