Job Detail: Network Engineer

Job Order #12808

Post Date Job Tile Location Category
8/21/2023 Network Engineer Houston - Texas Information Technology


Our client, a well-established and growing public company headquartered in Houston, is looking for a Network Engineer. In this role, you will be responsible for optimizing and enhancing our digital network systems, focusing on security, scalability, and reliability. Your expertise in cutting-edge networking technologies will contribute to the seamless operation of our digital infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • As a Network Engineer, your primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Design and implement robust network solutions:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess and improve the network infrastructure.
  • Develop and deploy advanced network configurations to ensure high availability and fault tolerance.
  • Employ industry-leading cybersecurity practices to safeguard our digital ecosystem.

Manage network operations:

  • Monitor and proactively manage the network infrastructure for optimal performance and capacity.
  • Conduct regular maintenance activities and implement system upgrades.
  • Collaborate with the cybersecurity team to investigate and respond to security incidents.
Project leadership and documentation:
  • Lead network projects aimed at enhancing fault tolerance, scalability, and cybersecurity.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation including Standard Operating Procedures, workflows, and inventories.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and technological advancements, assisting in the development of strategic roadmaps.
Vendor management and operational efficiency:
  • Analyze vendors and contracts to ensure cost-effectiveness and operational efficiency.
  • Collaborate with contracted services for project management and maintain positive vendor relationships.

Compliance and auditing:
  • Provide necessary reports, logs, and evidence for compliance audits.
  • Assist with disaster recovery and business continuity planning and testing.
Qualifications: To excel in this role, you should possess the following qualifications:
  • Relevant Certifications: Hold professional certifications such as Cisco CCNP or equivalent experience, Azure or similar cloud network specialization, and network security certifications (e.g., PCNSE, NSE 4+, Security+, CEH).
  • Education and Experience:  Possess a bachelor's degree in IT or equivalent experience, along with at least 5 years of experience supporting enterprise LAN/WAN/WLAN environments, particularly in global 24x7 settings. Demonstrated hands-on experience with cloud platforms like Azure is preferred.
  • Technical Expertise: Demonstrate advanced knowledge of Cisco switching and routing protocols, cloud networking, SD-WAN technologies, and network security methodologies. Palo Alto experience is desired.

Do not apply unless you are authorized to work in the United States for any employer as client company cannot sponsor or transfer visas at this time.

Walker Elliott is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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