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Network Engineer

Dallas, TX 75251

Posted: 08/29/2023 Employment Type: Contract to Hire Industry: IT / Engineering Job Number: 7474 Pay Rate: 55.29

Job Description

Wheeler Staffing Partners is seeking a Network Engineer in Dallas, TX.  The Network Engineer is responsible for researching, testing, evaluating, recommending, and supporting network hardware and software within the Company.  Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and have Fortinet Experience and experience with Fortinet Authenticator, Firewall, Fortinet Manager.  This is a hybrid position, will need to be onsite at least 3 days a week. 

Network Engineer Responsibilities:
  • Oversees and manages all data communications equipment. Responsibilities include equipment configuration, security, monitoring and reporting on usage and problems, development of specialized communications programs, capacity planning and equipment utilization data
  • Surveys and identifies operational areas that need upgraded equipment, including routers, switches and telephony devices
  • Develops and implements best practices; assists in project design and deployment
  • Designs, tests, deploys monitors and administers LAN / WAN / MAN connectivity
  • Oversees or assists in installation of data communications hardware
  • Performs capacity reviews and planning for telecommunications circuits and equipment
  • Maintains networking documentation current
  • Solves issues with end-user requests in a timely and professional manner
  • Receive and respond to technical escalations from other teams
  • Enters all trouble tickets into the Help Desk application
  • Participates in special projects as assigned

Network Engineer Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Must have Fortigate, Forti Authenticator, Forti Manager, Forti Analyzer
  • 6-8 years related experience and/or training within Network Infrastructure environment consisting of:
    • Telephony concepts, including DS-x, DSL/Cable, smartjacks, LECs, ISPs and CPE equipment
    • Cisco routers, switches, wireless access points and firewalls (ASA and PIX)
    • Cisco UCM and CCX
    • Websense/Web Filtering technologies
    • Solarwinds Orion/Systems Monitoring/SNMP/MIBs
  • Intermediate knowledge of:
    • BGP
    • RIP
    • EIGRP
    • VPN
    • VLANs
    • MPLS
  • Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of department managers, computer users, peers, and vendors
  • Ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience

WSP specializes in filling your company’s contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire, contingency, and executive positions with professional candidates. From our Executive Retained Search Teams, Direct Hire and Contract Staffing Professionals, and RPO Service offerings we create models to deliver a world-class service, with a sense of urgency and professionalism. Our connections and our candidates combined with a staff backed by over 20 years of experience, ensure that our clients are seeing the right candidates for their career openings.

WSP is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


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