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Network Engineer-6302

Hayward, CA

Posted: 2022-11-23
Job Type: Direct Hire

Network Engineer

Reports To: Systems Engineering Manager

Job Location: Hayward, CA

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POSITION SUMMARY:

We are looking for a passionate, data-driven, team-oriented individual to join our innovative wholesale company that is quickly emerging as a leader within the industry. It is a pivotal and exciting time for our company as we continue to grow our workforce, expanding operations, supply chain, marketing, software development, and sales teams.

The Network Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, monitoring and managing the local and wide area networks of the company to ensure maximum uptime for users. The role includes designing system configurations, documenting and managing the installation of new networks, and maintaining and upgrading existing systems as necessary.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

·        Maintains computer networks including servers, virtual servers, VPNs, routers and other physical hardware. Performs network maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations.

·        Installs and configures network equipment.

·        Deploy and maintain security infrastructure, including firewalls, virus protection, no-trust architectures, email gateways and identity management solutions (IAM).

·        Maximizes performance by monitoring and troubleshooting network problems and outages and scheduling upgrades.

·        Troubleshoots, resolves and communicates networking issues to other employees and management.

·        Maintain both on-premises and cloud infrastructures

·        Implements disaster recovery procedures.

·        Maintains current knowledge and understanding of security and networking best practices to offer the best solutions and protection to company systems

·        Other duties as assigned.

 

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

·        Strong Understanding of network connectivity including SD-WAN and MPLS

·        Deep understanding of networking protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, UDP, SMTP, FTP, etc.)

·        Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytics tools

·        Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

·        Strong attention to detail with an analytical mind and outstanding problem-solving skills

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

·        A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related qualification.

·        2 years' experience in network engineering

·        Experience managing a hybrid on-prem/cloud model

·        CISSP Certification a Plus

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This position requires close visual acuity to perform activities such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; Ability to perceive the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction and making fine discriminations in sound. Must be able to remain in a stationary position and/or upright, for prolonged periods of time, traverse stairs, reach overhead, squat, bend, kneel, stoop, and crouch occasionally during 8-10-hour work shift.

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