A Network Engineer I is responsible for working tickets for the network team and escalating them as necessary. The Network Engineer I will work on projects inside and outside of their department to meet goals. The Network Engineer I must be able to perform logical, thought-based trouble shooting on network and voice equipment. They will work with other teams to assist in trouble shooting wireless, VPN, cabling issues. They will work closely with other Sr Network Engineers to advance their knowledge. The Network Engineer I will have a good attitude and work well with others. The Network Engineer I may need assistance for advanced trouble shooting and projects. Days and hours worked may be variable. The Network Analyst rotates after hours on-call support.
Education: Required: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Business Administration, related Networking Professional degree or equivalent work experience in business or computer related fields
Preferred: Network Plus or Equivalent
Minimum 1-3 years in network connectivity and administration analysis in large scale setting, with a minimum of 1 years of project work responsibility.
Basic understanding and experience with local and wide area networks for the communication of data, voice, text, images or video.
Basic knowledge of DHCP and how it is used.
Demonstrable working knowledge of VLANs.
Demonstrable working knowledge of Wireless and how to trouble shoot.
Understands closet infrastructure and how to do cross connects.
Understanding of UPSs and how to install and setup management cards.
Preferred: Working knowledge of Solarwinds NPM or equivalent. Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration Required: Valid driver
license Preferred: Network Plus Department
Position Summary: A Network Engineer I works to manage necessary resources for large and small scale IS projects and maintenance efforts, both internally and externally based. The Network Engineer I is responsible for creating work plans within the scope of network resource requirements from both a project and maintenance perspective. Each Network Engineer I will have an assigned area of expertise, but must be cognizant of all work in all areas. The Network Engineer must be able to perform logical, thought-based major troubleshooting on network equipment on the network, or coordinate established external resources necessary to bring issues to closure within a minimal timeframe.
Within a budgetary framework and with full accountability, takes responsibility for the operations management of one or more communications networks, where the measure of success depends upon achieving consistent levels of service quality which meet or exceed any requirement or organizational target.
Takes overall responsibility for the installation, upgrading, operation, control, maintenance and cost effective use of local and wide area networks for the communication of data, voice, text, images or video.
Takes overall responsibility for service supplier contracts, safety and operational security.
Monitors and reviews performance, throughput, availability and exceptional incidents. Proposes and implements consequent improvements.
Within agreed standards and policies, competently plans the work of teams or project groups, monitoring and reporting progress, performance and quality against plan, handling all exceptions within scope and escalating, with proposed solutions, those matters beyond level of authority.
Helps ensure that staff is properly trained and able to perform their duties in a safe manner whilst maintaining network security.
Participate in On-Call schedule as needed.