Network Engineer

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Kforce Technology Staffing
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Job Description

Kforce has a client in Morrisville, NC that is seeking a Network Engineer to join a highly skilled and dedicated team that deploys personnel and equipment in the acute phase of a crisis in which normal communications infrastructure has been degraded, destroyed or perhaps never existed to begin with. Trained to work in challenging environments, the team responds with a variety of satellite-based communications equipment to provide secure IP-based voice, video, and data services to support response agencies and the public.

The Network Engineer assists the team with delivering technologies, solutions and services customers need to expertly manage their networks. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
* Ensuring operational readiness of personnel and equipment
* Coverage of 24x7 engineer on-call duties on a rotational basis
* Participating in domestic and international crisis incident responses and planned events, deploying communications solutions in potentially austere conditions
* Hardware installation and maintenance
* Designing, building and testing of prototypes and new solutions
* Analysis and diagnosis of networking issues in complex systems
* Network and solution documentation
* Providing technical consulting to company account teams, customers and partners
* Working with business units to understand and leverage technologies and roadmaps
* Working with a variety of public and private sector partners
* Presenting to a wide variety of internal and external audiences
* You must also be willing and able to travel up to 25% of the year; And deploy globally for a crisis on short notice for up to 2-3 weeks at a time

* Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, or equivalent industry-relevant experience
* The ideal candidate is a creative problem solver with a good working knowledge of network equipment, topologies, cybersecurity, routing and switching
* Strong working knowledge of Cisco IOS and Meraki routing/switching (CCNA/CMNA or equivalent)
* Strong troubleshooting skills and methodology with limited resources
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to present professionally to a variety of internal and external audiences
* Good working knowledge Microsoft Office and other publication tools

Additional characteristics:
* Team-oriented; Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to work collaboratively in a variety of groups, from small internal teams to global cross-functional teams
* A passion for helping others in times of need
* Great attention to detail, with a passion for operational excellence and continuous improvement
* Ability to produce high quality work and solve difficult problems under pressure of deadlines, rapidly changing environments and physically and mentally challenging crisis situations
* Ability to perform physically strenuous activities such as lifting heavy equipment, and willingness get your hands dirty operating vehicles, equipment and tools; Strong mechanical inclination
* Self-starter: Must be able to take the lead on new projects/learning new technologies and share knowledge with the team
* Flexible and able to adapt to changing requirements

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.

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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 : ITTVT1906908
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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