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Network Engineer - Cisco in Pittsburgh, PA at VisionPRO

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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Job Description

Network Engineer - Cisco

Our client, a leader in their industry, is currently seeking a Network Engineer to work on a contract basis, in the downtown Pittsburgh area. The contract engagement is currently expected to last for 6 months, with the potential for extension or conversion to permanent employment.

Job Overview:

  • Candidates should be experts in Cisco, with a focus on management of firewalls, switches, routers, and phone systems.
  • The role will involve some architect related duties, as well as mentorship of less experienced engineers.
  • The Network Engineer position is responsible for defining, designing, implementing, and supporting data communication solutions for corporate and field operations’ use.
  • The position also proposes and implements data communication system enhancements (software and hardware updates) that will improve the performance and reliability of the company’s network, telecommunications, and security services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works as a lead or resource on internal and external projects, as defined by management.
  • Prioritizes assigned projects and develops project plans, requirements, architecture diagrams, deadlines etc., and reports progress and status on timely basis.
  • Uses standard Corporate IT tools to monitor and maintain systems and network, according to internal service levels.
  • Develops and documents network and security standards, in network engineering arena.
  • Adheres to, follows, recommends, updates, and mentors junior staff members on, standardized IT processes, including project tracking/management time reporting, issue escalation, and change management.
  • Builds, configures, replaces, and troubleshoots network hardware and associated devices.
  • Participates as a contributor concerning in-depth security practices, developing appropriate security recommendations and implementations at the network and telecommunications level.
  • Maintains technical knowledge and skill level, as technology platforms and business initiatives change.
  • Adheres to company policies and acts as a contributor to in-depth security policies for Network Engineering arena.

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years’ experience in a Network Engineer or similar role, with emphasis on Cisco.
  • In-depth experience with Cisco – management of firewalls, switches, routers, phone systems – strong Cisco ISE, Call Manager, and Prime experience.
  • Experience with, and ability to contribute at, the architect level – design and build out of network, as needed.
  • Ability to work independently as needed, and manage work to meet deadlines.
  • Logical thinking process and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong analytical skills, and excellent attention to detail.

VisionPRO relentlessly delivers top talent to help our clients excel. We have been trusted for 20 years to align the right talent to the right opportunity, expertly solving unique business challenges. From small businesses to the Fortune 500, our clients appreciate our consultative approach, resourcefulness, and fast response to their individual needs. Our prospective candidates and existing consultants can count on VisionPRO to passionately help them maximize their career choices, while also supporting their growth opportunities. We serve our customers from around the world, helping them with their most critical hiring decisions and project needs.