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Network Technician

We are currently engaged with a client who is seeking a Network Technician to join a team of Enterprise Network and Telephony professionals.  In this role, the Network Technician will:

  • Provide deployment, management and maintenance of the network infrastructure as it relates to data (wired and wireless), telephony and security.
  • Assist with the design, integration and management of these system ranging from hardware installation and cabling, and repairs, to configuration of infrastructure equipment.
  • Install, manage and maintain routing and switching technologies.
  • Install, manage and maintain wireless technologies.
  • Evaluate and maximize network performance by monitoring performance, troubleshooting network problems and outages, scheduling upgrades, collaborating with WAN architects on network optimization.
  • Install, test and troubleshoot copper and fiber optic cable plant.
  • Physical installation of network equipment (rack, stack and patch).
  • Support IT infrastructure installations, maintenance, upgrades, troubleshooting and moves/adds/changes.
  • Manage IDS/IPS, firewalls and bandwidth optimization technologies.
  • Manage Network Access Control (NAC) technologies.
  • Log inquiries in the IT case management system and ensure resolution.

 The appropriate individual will have demonstrated experience in the following:

  • Monitoring and supporting large scale data networking, and security technologies.
  • Configuring and installing switching technologies. (Extreme Networks or Others)
  • Configuring and installing wireless technologies. (Extreme Networks or Others)
  • Configuring, managing and troubleshooting network technologies & protocols such as VLANs, SNMP, NTP, SSH, VPN.
  • Network monitoring and analysis tools.
  • Windows, Mac and/or Linux Operating Systems as it pertains to network interoperability.
  • CLI configuration of network equipment.

Preferred skill sets:

  • RADIUS, NAC, IDS/IPS technologies.
  • WAN/Routing protocols and technologies.
  • Installing and managing Firewall technologies.
  • Implementing 802.1x authentication systems.
  • Connecting networks to cloud services such as Azure and AWS.
  • VoIP Telephony such as Microsoft Teams.
  • Enterasys, Extreme, Juniper and Checkpoint products.
  • Site-to-site VPN/Tunneling protocols.

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In order to arrange a preliminary interview, please forward a Word copy of your resume with your complete contact information.  We are unable to sponsor Visa’s for this role.   

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