Network Engineer

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APN Software Services, Inc
OSI, IPv6 , Ethernet, and TCP/IP networking, BGP, OSPF, Spanning Tree, HSRP, DNS, DHCP, HTTP, SSH, FTP, SMTP, SNMP
Full Time, Contract Independent, Contract W2, C2H Independent, C2H W2
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Network Engineer

Duration: 6-9 months contract to hire

Location: San Jose, CA


We are seeking network engineer to support and grow client’s production and corporate networks and customer environment. In this role you will be administering data center and WAN networking, network security, VPN, wireless, and telecom infrastructure. The ideal candidate will be able to interface with internal and external customers for ticket resolution as well as task execution. The candidate should have knowledge of key network and security protocols, efficient administration techniques, and troubleshooting abilities.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Respond efficiently to support requests
  • Administer firewalls, client VPN, and security perimeter
  • Administer LAN and WAN services including standing VPN tunnels and wireless
  • Use best practices in network administration, configuration, and support
  • Participate in pager response
  • Troubleshooting and resolution of network and telecom issues



  • College degree (BA or BS) in a computer science or engineering field, or equivalent experience,
  • Minimum of  4+ years network operations and administration experience
  • A solid understanding of the OSI network model, Ethernet, and TCP/IP networking. IPv6 highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of routing and security protocols including BGP, OSPF, Spanning Tree, HSRP, and 802.1Q. VOIP and SIP desirable
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP and UDP-based services including DNS, DHCP, HTTP, SSH, FTP, SMTP, SNMP, etc
  • Ability to administer Cisco platforms and operating systems for routing, switching, firewalling, and wireless
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple problems and issues with minimal supervision, excellent organizational skills, a teamwork approach to work but also act independently to solve problems when necessary
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills, resiliency in the face of continual change, and ability to handle high demands
  • Good oral and written English communication skills
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to work well with customers
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including overtime and after hours work


Working Conditions

This position will require after-hours pager duty


Thanks and Regards,

Imran (Emu) Shikalgar

APN Software Services, Inc

39899 Balentine Drive, Suite 385, Newark, CA 94560

Phone: 510-402-4704 Fax 510-623-5055 (Google Hangouts)


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Imran Shikalgar


Company Information

At APN we strive to be the best in the industry. We enjoy a challenge, embrace competition and we are committed to providing the finest services to our clients. We are a close-knit team of high-tech professionals. We place strong emphasis on continuing education for our consultants, and we sponsor various training programs, which relate to consultant's growth, client projects and current technology requirements. In addition to competitive pay, APN Software Services Inc. provides free career advice, resume counseling, interview assistance and much more!
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Position Id : 313151

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