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DEKALB County Schools - Network Engineer

Company: Integrated Resources
Location: Decatur
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Position is responsible to the Manager of Network Engineering for the district-wide implementation, maintenance, and administration of the school divisions state-of-the-art, high-speed network. The position is also responsible for documenting, managing,


Network Monitoring: Analyzes network activity and network problems prevent and prevent systematic errors. Recommends network design changes/enhancements for improved systems availability and performance. Expectations to be proficient with monitoring and diagnostic tools like SolarWinds, Fluke and Wireshark, PC Microsoft OS system commands.
Network System Design and Implementation: Designs, implements, and document network systems.
Configuration and maintenance of routers, switches (Cisco, Extreme Networks, Junipers, Brocade), and firewalls (Juniper, Palo Alto, Cisco).
Able to implement projects plans as assigned by the Manager, Network Engineering, deliver progress reports, identify, and communicate impediments, and provide clear and concise documentation on completion.
Provides support for network connectivity or related network issues for the user community.
Issue Resolution: Troubleshoots diagnoses and resolves network problems. Researches, analyzes, and recommends the implementation of software or hardware changes to rectify any network deficiencies or to enhance network performance.
Disaster Recovery: Ensures planned testing activities are performed and technical criteria are met.
Network Performance Assessment: Assesses network performance to ensure that it meets the present and future needs of the business. Provides network planning recommendations to management.
Vendor Management: Evaluates services provided by vendors and recommends changes.
Research emerging technologies, as requested.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Take ownership of a problem through resolution.
Arrange for equipment repair, upgrade, or replacement.
Communicates effectively with stakeholders, technical support, and project teams.
Assist with the design of complex Core and WAN networks, IP, and routing summarization, includes configuring routers and switches.
Retrieve hardware quotes from resellers in support of procurement.

Experience/ Qualifications:
A BS/MS degree in computer science or equivalent experience
Knowledge of industry best practices.
Strong analysis and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work in team environment as well as individual with minimal supervision.
Ability to work on multiple concurrent projects.
Experience with VOIP, like Avaya systems, Mitel systems and variety of Nortel systems.
Experience with branch routers and LAN switches. Preferred knowledge, Cisco, Juniper Networks and Extreme Networks. Knowledge of Brocade/Ruckus ICX, VeloCloud a plus.
Advanced knowledge of IOS, NX-OS, EXOS, JUNOS, EIGRP, BGP, GRE, OSPF, MPLS, Spanning-tree, VRRP, LAG, VLANS, SIP, H.323, PRI, SD-WAN, QoS, TCP/IP.
Knowledge of Enterprise system monitoring and management tools such as, Lansweeper, Wireshark, sflow, NMAP, SNMP and Syslog.
Knowledge of commercial enterprise-level tools and products to provide network services, including firewalls, IPS/IDS, DNS, DHCP, web security, TACACS+, VPN and NAC.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and vendors.
Must be proficient with latest versions MS Visio, MS Windows, and MS Office and/or O365.

License and/or Certification Requirements:
Cisco Certifications: CCNP preferred
Preferred Juniper Network Certifications JNCIE or JNCIP.

Keywords: Integrated Resources, Atlanta , DEKALB County Schools - Network Engineer, Engineering , Decatur, Georgia

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