Network Engineer

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Kforce Technology Staffing
Contract W2, Temp
$75 - $75 hourly

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce client is looking for a Network Engineer in Corte Madera, CA.

Summary:
As a Systems Engineer, Network Engineering, you will work closely with other IT support teams on network-related issues/projects to support multiple data centers, offices and stores. The Network Engineer will be supporting/day-2-/day New Technologies. Palo Alto, Firewalls. Hybrid infrastructure, applications on Prem and Cloud. They will be primarily supporting home office networking. Projects will be related to network visibility, improving the security, precense on AWS so some networking. This will be a single person supporting the home office from a network perspective.

Responsibilities:
* Install, configure and manage LANs, WANs, wireless networks, routers, switches, firewalls,SDWAN (Software-defined WAN), and other network hardware
* Work effectively on cross-departmental projects
* Support network administration of a 24x7 infrastructure; participate in 24x7 on-call rotation
* Perform troubleshooting analysis of problems with network infrastructure, working with ISP or vendors
* Manage network user access and permissions
* Manage network systems back up
* Document network problems and resolution for future reference
* Monitor network performance, and implement performance tuning
* Apply knowledge of firewalls and intrusion detection systems
* Provide prompt communication and status reports on critical activities
* Ensure proper security practices are followed in accordance with established IT policies and procedures, PCI and SOX Compliance
* Install, and configure VOIP phones and troubleshoot desktops connectivity issues for new users

REQUIREMENTS:
* 2+ years of experience with Cisco routing and switching; Cisco Wifi Merraki; Palo Alto Firewalls; Palo Alto Prisma, Routing, Switching, WLAN; Cloud
* Industry background; Retail experience if possible, but not a hard requirement
* Expertise in WAN/LAN and transport technologies (Ethernet, MPLS, TDM circuits)
* Proven ability to work with logical design models (Spanning tree, VTP, VLANs, physical cabling)
* Knowledge of network protocols (CoS, PoE, NTP, DNS, DHCP, SMTP,VPC), network management protocols (CDP, TFTP, SNMP) and security protocols (SSH, HTTPS/SSL, AAA, IPSec)
* Technical expertise in: Firewall, IPS, SSL, VPN, malware defense, web content filtering, Zscaler SASE, Cisco and Palo Alto firewall Administration, Palo Alto Prisma, Routing, Switching, WLAN
* Networking: Switches, Routers, VPN, Servers, Firewalls, LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, DNS, UDP, Latency, VoIP, QoS, EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, NHRP, ATM, PPP, MPLS
* Self-starting, highly motivated individual with exceptional communication skills
* Good understanding of data networks, network analysis and troubleshooting
* Good experience with Cisco networking, Palo Alto firewall and VOIP products

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status


Company Information

Kforce is a professional staffing and solutions firm specializing in the technology areas of application development, project management, business analysis, enterprise data management and infrastructure for commercial and government organizations. Kforce has been matching job seekers and employers since 1962. We are committed to having a meaningful impact on all the lives we serve and offer exciting job opportunities across the United States. Kforce specializes in providing strategic partnership in the areas of Technology and Finance & Accounting. Our staffing specialists work to understand your career goals and offer career advice in order to help you become a more marketable technology professional. Your success is our mission. Gain meaningful connections with your skills and our network.

Dice Id : kforcecx
Position Id : ITWQG2045870
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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