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Cisco Network Engineer - St. Louis, MO
Ref No.: 18-04183
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Job Title : Cisco Network Engineer
Location : St. Louis, MO
Position Type : Contract

US Citizen, Green Card and GC_EAD Preffered.No Visa sponsorship available for this Job - no third party C2C agencies.

Responsibilities:
  • Architect, design, install, configure, and maintain the organization's Cisco Routers and Switches, F5 Load Balancers, Check Point Firewalls and Intrusion Detection/Prevention
  • Recommend solutions to enhance network performance
  • Schedule regular maintenance for the application of security patches and ACI/NXOS/IOS upgrades for network devices and software
  • Work with communications vendor, if necessary, for budgetary pricing and purchases of date circuits and network devices
  • Troubleshoot and resolve network problems
  • Monitor network traffic via approved software
  • Work with Information Security on secured configurations and policies for network devices
  • Ensure procedures are followed as it pertains to Sarbanes-Oxley and update procedures as necessary
  • Mitigate risks associated with vulnerability assessments initiated by Information Security
  • Review and develop procedures and document resolutions
  • Establish detailed procedures for training and reference
  • Keep network diagrams current
  • Participate in an on-call rotation

Essential Characteristics and Competencies
  • Strong Ethics and Integrity, ccustomer focus, results-driven, teamwork, communications, adaptability, quality, initiative, problem solving and analysis.

Required Education: (may include certifications, licenses and registrations)
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Information Systems, a related discipline or equivalent experience
  • 8 years' experience in network security, including firewall and VPN technology
  • 8 years' experience in routing, switching and load balancing technology
  • Experience with wireless technology within a corporate environment

Certificates/Licenses:
  • CCNA is required, at a minimum
  • CCNP is strongly preferred
  • CISSP is a plus
  • Additional network certifications a plus

Required Skills:
  • CCNA, Cisco Routers, Cisco Technologies, Configuration, Excellent Communication Skills, Infrastructure, Network Administration, Network engineer, Policy & Procedure Guidelines, Switches, TROUBLESHOOTING

Preferred Skills:
  • CCNP; CISSP; certifications