Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a Network Engineer in Melbourne, FL.  This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity.  This is a long-term contract opportunity.  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.
The hands-on LAN and WAN Network Engineer will work in a fast-paced environment supporting a global enterprise network with high expectations, global scope, and a collaborative team setting.
  • Responsible for tier 1 and 2 troubleshooting, able to handle problem resolution on basic to intermediate level problems.
  • Interface with colleagues on other IT infrastructure teams, including security, voice, data center and NOC.
  • Implement and support of data, voice or video network infrastructures.
  • Participate in moderate to complex projects as an implementation engineer.
  • Participates in ITIL processes to deliver support, change planning and other duties as assigned.
  • Participate in after-hours on-call rotation.
  • Employ layer-3 and gateway protocols such as HSRP/VRRP, OSPF, EIGRP, and BGP.
  • Able to troubleshoot, create and administer network policy constructs such as quality of service, route maps, access control lists, and prefix lists.
  • Know network management tools and protocols including simple network management protocol (SNMP), logging/syslog, IP accounting, authentication/authorization/accounting (AAA), IP-flow, and NTP.
  • Interpret Wireshark files.
  • Analyze problems, perform troubleshooting, and respond to incidents in accordance with service level agreements (SLA).
  • Support deployments and operations of network related items such as switches, routers, load-balancer, WAN optimizations appliances, wireless access points, wireless controllers, DNS nodes, and application gateways.
  • Monitor the performance and capacity of networks and create utilization reports for decision making when needed.
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation such as topology diagrams, fault-trees, technical memos, and operational memos.
  • Evaluate products and recommend purchases consistent with the organization’s short and long-term objectives.
  • Work with project managers and lead engineers to ensure project schedules are being met.
  • Coordinate vendor support activities such TAC and RMA.
  • Create and update network ‘as-built’ documentation with MS Visio, Word and monitoring tools.
  • 3 or more years of relevant experience in data network engineering, administration and support including previous experience in enterprise-level global network engineering, implementation, troubleshooting and support in a hands-on engineering role.
  • B.S in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related field.
  • Associate or entry level network certification such as CCNA or Network+.
  • Knowledge related to LAN support, specifically Cisco workgroup and stacking switches such as Cisco Catalyst 2960X.
  • Knowledge related to WAN support, specifically MPLS, IPSec, DMVPN, carrier ethernet and TDM circuits, OSPF, BGP, route maps, and general-purpose routers such as Cisco ISR G2 and G3 platforms.
  • Friendly customer service attitude and mindset.
  • Must be able to effectively handle stressful situations.
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
  • ITIL Foundations v3 certification.
  • Solid documentation experience with Visio, Word, and Excel.
  • Some Linux knowledge.
  • Some Automation knowledge (Python, TCL, Shell).
  • Able to work a flexible schedule including on-call support.
  • Knowledge in one or more of: F5 load balancers, Infoblox DNS, Cisco wireless, Juniper firewall, supporting data center virtualization.
  • Familiarity with SDWAN design, implementation and/or support.
  • Experience supporting networks in government and defense industry.
  • Knowledge of data center networking utilizing the Nexus product line.
  • Knowledge of HPE/Aruba switching and wireless products.
  • Knowledge of networking with cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, cloud providers, etc.).

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