Network Engineer


On Site
$50 - $55
Contract - W2
Contract - 6 Month(s)
No Travel Required


Palo Alto Networks
network management
network performance
Excellent communication
Cisco ise

Job Details

We are seeking a skilled Network Engineer for a dynamic opportunity with the potential for a long-term engagement. The ideal candidate will possess 5-7 years of comprehensive experience in network infrastructure, with expertise in Cisco route/switch, Cisco ISE, Meraki, and Palo Alto firewalls.

Duration: 6 months to Permanent Opportunity

Location: El Dorado, AR (Onsite-hybrid model - onsite 2-3 days a week)

Eligibility: U.S. Citizenship or Required



  • Design, implement, and maintain network security solutions, ensuring the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of our network infrastructure.
  • Utilize expertise in Cisco route/switch to optimize network performance and reliability.
  • Configure and manage Cisco ISE for identity-based access control and policy enforcement.
  • Implement and manage Meraki cloud-managed networking devices for streamlined network management.
  • Deploy and maintain Palo Alto firewalls to safeguard our network against advanced threats and unauthorized access.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess security risks, develop mitigation strategies, and ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to junior team members as needed.
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and industry trends to continuously improve our network security posture.



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
  • 5-7 years of experience in network security engineering.
  • Strong proficiency in Cisco route/switch, Cisco ISE, Meraki, and Palo Alto firewalls.
  • Hands-on experience with network design, implementation, and troubleshooting.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with diverse teams.
  • Proven track record of delivering high-quality solutions within project timelines.
  • Relevant certifications such as CCNP, CCIE, Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE), or equivalent are preferred.


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CMK Resources is an information technology services company that is focused on providing storage and data management related professional services. Our mission is clear – accelerate the operational readiness and value of our customers' technology investments. CMK is built on a promise to provide a personal experience to every customer and consultant across our partnership ecosystem. With origins as an IT staffing company, CMK’s talent acquisition team consistently identifies top-tier IT talent.

CMK has services-based partnerships with leading storage and data management technology providers, enterprise VARs and solution providers. We listen to customer challenges, understand upcoming projects, and recognize culture and technologies to identify the right solution with the right consultant. Our entire engagement and delivery model is led by our on-shore based industry-recognized experts. We provide unrivaled personal service, customer-centric services, and industry knowledge that transcends the competition.

CMK Resources, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of Sex or gender identity, Mental disability or physical disability, Religion, Age, National origin or ethnicity, Sexual orientation, Marital status, Veteran status or Parental status. Notice: Depending on your specific placement, you may be required to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. CMK Resources, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and reasonable accommodations will be considered.

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