Network Engineer

Network Engineer

Auburn, AL

Job Summary

The Network Engineer will implement equipment installation plans, maintain components of the network, and troubleshoot issues. He/she will be responsible for monitoring the network firewall, assessing the functionality of network routers, ensuring Internet security software is regularly updated, developing/implementing company email policies, and maintaining the company phone system.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Respond to network connectivity issues; resolve any wireless communication issues
  • Sustain necessary data throughput rate by monitoring network activity and maintaining equipment
  • Maintain the company phone system
  • Update the network maintenance manual; submit a summary of changes to the manual weekly
  • Collaborate with third party support/vendors to ensure the network stays operational
  • Ability to comply with local, state, and federal laws
  • Strong organizational and attention to detail skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Willingness to work as a team member, recognizing and encouraging other team members
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Working knowledge of technology equipment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events in the work environment. Ability to problem solve
  • Strong reasoning and judgment skills
  • Ability to act with professionalism, integrity, and superior confidentiality
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate when appropriate
  • Ability to assess own strengths/opportunities; pursues training and development opportunities, striving to continuously build knowledge and skills

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field preferred
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in managing computer networks in lieu of bachelor’s degree
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) certificate preferred
  • CompTIA networking certifications preferred

Experience needed: 

  • VMWare
  • Windows server
  • SQL
  • Active Directory
  • Windows firewall

Other details: 

  • Position is based in Auburn Alabama
  • Relocation assistance will be provided
  • Salary depending on experience