Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a Network and Telecommunications Engineer in Rockwall, TX. This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity. This is a long-term contract opportunity with the probability of extension and possibility of hire. In addition to competitive, market-rate based pay, TCI provides all our Consultants with Comprehensive Medical/Dental Insurance, 401k, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability benefits.
THIS POSITION REQUIRES US CITIZENSHIP.

ON-SITE ONLY; NO REMOTE WORK AVAILABLE

SUMMARY
The Network and Telecommunications Engineer is responsible for assisting in planning and implementing the necessary hardware, software, network and telecommunications equipment to maintain and/or enhance the local and wide-area networks
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Implement network policies and procedures and ensure adherence to security procedures.
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, and maintain networks.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve medium to complex network issues.
  • Provide Tier III/IV support for staff; may require after-hours, on-call and phone or on-site support.
  • Provide in-depth knowledge and technical expertise in the areas of design, installation, maintenance, and support of network infrastructure following established methodologies and processes.
  • Perform hardware scans, analysis, and documenting findings.
  • Support Logistics in creating documentations, Order requests and reach outs to various vendors.
  • Support/facilitate customer meetings and ensure compliance with project requirements.
  • Perform extensive root cause analysis, problem determination and support of technical issues related to routing and switching technologies, e.g. SDWAN, BGP, MPLS BGP (From Customer’s perspective), load balancers, firewalls, etc.
  • Utilize Juniper, Cisco, Aruba, or equivalent network equipment.
  • Troubleshoot Layer-3, VPNs, OSPF, firewall policy, and VLAN management.
REQUIREMENTS
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience is required.  OR a Graduate Degree and a minimum of 3 years of prior related experience.
  • Previous experience with routing & switching, TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, MPLS, routers, and firewalls.
  • This is a 1st shift position; however, candidates must be open to working other shifts or on-call when necessary.
PREFERRED ADDITIONAL SKILLS
  • Familiar with VPNs (IPSEC and GRE tunnel) implementation and VPN hardware.
  • Familiar with SDWAN (Software Defined Wide Area Network).
  • Proficient in QOS configuration and troubleshooting methodologies.
  • Experience with High Availability Networks.
  • Solid understanding of multicast concepts and practical failure analysis experience.
  • Significant OSPF, BGP and multicast configuration and troubleshooting experience.
  • Experience with Linux command line SNMP and SNMP based Network Management tools (SNMP Managers, SevOne, etc.)
  • Experience with bandwidth monitoring tools (Solarwinds, CA Spectrum, AKIPS etc.)
    Netflow and NetFlow Analyzers (FlowTools, etc.).
  • Vendor certifications (i.e. Aruba, Cisco, Juniper, etc.) in routing and switching, firewall, IDS/IPS, and/or other network disciplines.
  • Good fault isolation/identification skills and analytical skills.
  • Familiar with IP Telephony, video teleconferencing technologies and call management (e.g. Cisco Call Manager).
  • Experienced with wireless systems including access points, wireless LAN management, and wireless security implementations.
  • Experienced with enterprise firewall architecture, operational support and configuration, e.g. Juniper, Cisco, and Palo Alto.
  • Design and Implementation of network caching and wan optimization technologies.
  • Experienced with Configuration Management, ClearCase, ClearQuest and Code Collaborator.
  • Familiar with unit testing, integration testing and end-to-end system testing, writing test procedures, as well as formal and informal peer review processes.
  • Able to work in environments with quality assurance including high levels of process control to ensure system safety and accuracy of deployments.
  • Ability to travel up to 10%.

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