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Cisco Network Engineer III
Ref No.: 17-00496
Location: Albany, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 10/30/2017
Tailwind Associates, an EOE, has an full time opportunity with our client in Albany, NY for an Cisco Network Engineer III

Job Description:
Cisco Network Engineers are responsible for the design and physical construction of the enterprise network, whether it is for computer communications or telecommunications. This includes the placement of all of the physical equipment such as routers, communication switches and all of the cables and wires used to connect the equipment. Cisco Network Engineers are also in charge of any electronic equipment used to activate each piece of equipment. Some devices, such as a communications multiplexer, require electronic cards to operate. A Cisco Network Engineer is responsible for making sure these cards are ordered and available to activate the equipment on time. The Cisco Network Engineer will also be skilled in voice and wireless architectures.

Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of an Associate's degree, preferably in a math, science, or technology related field of study.
  • Five to nine years of experience.
  • Knowledge of designing, implementing, and troubleshooting enterprise networks and all their components.
  • Knowledge of implementing and troubleshooting complex enterprise networks.
  • Ability to utilize network utility tools, such as a Wireshark, Kiwi CatTools, Fluke, PRTG/MRTG, Cisco Client, RADIUS, TAC/Client.
  • Ability to perform technical analysis of hardware/ software/network system, LAN/WAN communications, and switching systems.
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills are required. Communicate technical ideas in writing and in group presentations clearly and precisely.
  • Knowledge and ability to provide day to day support for data network infrastructure supporting voice, data video conferencing, unified communications and collaboration systems and customers.
  • Demonstrated understanding how to plan, design and implement networked systems, including configurations, as well as the ability to support/ troubleshoot network problems.
  • Assist in developing and evaluating network performance criteria and measurement methods.
  • Significant experience with any combination of the following:
  • Cisco UCCX
  • Cisco Agent Desktop
  • UCS servers
  • CUCM
  • Unity Connection
  • SIP Gateways
  • Cisco-based routing, switching, wireless and ACE cluster environment.
  • Cisco or other enterprise class network security, including ASA firewalls, VPN, web filters, IPS, DLP, etc.:
    • Cisco CUCM
    • Cisco UCCX
    • Cisco VoIP
    • VMWare

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree
  • Familiarity with HIPAA regulations, medical terminology, healthcare, or financial and billing processes is a plus.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, sex or age.