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Network Engineer (Thornton, CO)
Ref No.: 18-04256
Location: Thornton, Colorado
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 07/05/2018
Paladin Consulting is currently hiring a Network Engineer to join our team working onsite at our client's office located in Thornton, CO.

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Job Title: Network Engineer 
Work Location: Thornton, CO
Duration: Long-term contract with option to hire
Hours: Sunday - Tuesday 7pm to 7am
Education/Experience Required: 

Job Description & Responsibilities:
  • Analyze Core Local and Wide Area Networks to determine possible faults. 
  • Perform technical network investigations for assigned ITIL Problems. This involves layer 1-4 issues in a state of the art MPLS based IP backbone, Core switches and DNS. 
  • Escalate Problems to external vendors as required. 
  • Identify root causes and suggest work-arounds where applicable. 
  • Perform proactive analysis and investigations to determine potential network Problems in customer environments. 
  • Participate in departmental process/procedures development. 
  • Investigate network problems to determined root cause and provide potential short/long term solutions to avoid reoccurrences. 
  • Mentor less experienced engineering and technical personnel. 
  • Maintain technical expertise, required industry certifications, and stay current with new and emerging networking technologies. 
  • Manage special projects as required. 
  • This position requires an individual that is able to manage multiple incidents in a fast-paced environment. 
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Proof of US Citizenship 
  • Minimum five years industry experience in a design and engineering role in a large enterprise or service provider environment with the installation and support of a large IP network. 
  • Extensive working knowledge of routing protocols including BGP4, OSPF, ISIS and knowledge of the Internet concepts and routing architectures is required. 
  • Extensive working knowledge of spanning tree and layer two switching concepts is required. 
  • Working knowledge of load balancing technologies, firewalls and DNS is required 
  • Extensive working knowledge of Cisco IOS is required. 
  • Working knowledge of Juniper Routers and JUNOS software is required. 
  • CCNP, CCIE or other equivalent certifications is preferred. 
  • Extensive knowledge of data communication concepts and technologies is required. 
  • Ability to effectively use diagnostic tools is required. 
  • Ability to effectively work in a team environment, as well as, independently is required. 
  • Good organizational, time management and service delivery skills are required. 
  • Effective written and oral communication skills are required. 
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in productivity tools are required. 
  • College Degree preferred, but will consider applicants with equivalent work-related experience with a minimum educational requirement of a H.S. Diploma or GED equivalent
For more information or to view other opportunities, visit us at www.paladininc.com.

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