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Vision Technologies Inc. Network Engineer I in Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

The Network Engineer is responsible for planning, designing, implementing and maintaining a network architecture. The Network Engineer will also implement, maintain, and support network systems on a day-to-day operational level. In addition, day-to-day duties will include establishing standards within the network infrastructure, mentoring of younger team members and supporting them as a Tier 3 member for resolving break-fixes.

Responsibilities

Performs complex network management design and integration.

Plans, forecasts, implements, and identifies resource and bandwidth requirements for network devices and connections.

Participates in design reviews of IT systems.

Conducts quality assurance reviews of IT systems installations performed by junior technicians.

Provides technical expertise on projects for voice, video, and data systems, including but not limited to LANs, and WLANs; Video over IP; and converged networks.

Identifies, evaluates, and assists staff in the selection of hardware, software, and services to meet specifications and requirements.Monitors and controls all infrastructure, including local and wide area networks.

Maintains local area network (LAN), wireless local area network (WLAN), and wide area network (WAN) installation, configuration, and ongoing field service.

Consults on scope and specification requirements for bids and contracts.

Conducts site surveys and on-site assessments and prepares schematic diagrams for recommended and efficient installations. Develops and maintains network documentation.

Monitors protocol compatibility, performs system tuning, and makes recommendations for improvement.

Assists in developing architectures and planning for enterprise-wide tactical and strategic requirements, systems definition, and feasibility determination within a complex system environment.

Assists in developing and implementing a multi-system capacity plan.

Plans and oversees the implementation of system installations and ensures network connectivity.

Occasional travel throughout the local Las Vegas area.

Knowledge of:

Design principles for local area networks

Switching and routing protocols

Wi-Fi Technology

Network testing tools

IP addressing and subnet schemes

Voice over IP routing

Industry standard network engineering specifications

Cisco, Extreme Networks, Meru, and Transition switches

TCP/IP Protocol

Copper and fiber cable topologies and installation

Microsoft Visio for Network Documentation

Principles of supervision, mentoring, and training

Methods, materials, tools, equipment and procedures used in the installation, maintenance, testing and repair of networks, communication links, microcomputers and peripheral equipmentInterpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.

Ability to:

Install and troubleshoot local area networks, including wireless systems

Review and evaluate IT system designs for compliance organizational and industry standards

Configure servers, computers, and a variety of networking equipment

Create and modify project plans utilizing Microsoft Project

Prepare clear and concise reports and technical documentation

Analyze and solve complex networking problems

Formulate and express ideas clearly and effectively in writing and orally

Set priorities and successfully complete tasks in a timely manner

Analyze and interpret materials and problems involving rules, procedures, documentation, and related matters

Maintain effective relationships with coworkers, enterprise team members, and representatives of manufacturers and other organizations

Plan, organize, coordinate and direct complex network systems development projects

Supervise and train technical staff

Provide technical expertise and information regarding technological, practices, and policies

Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures

Work confidentially with discretion

Analyze situations accurately, and adopt an effective course of action

Work independently with little direction to meet schedules and time lines

Establish and maintain cooperative relationships

Maintain a calm and tactful manner.

Education:

Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor’s degree in math, computer science, information systems, electrical engineering, or a related field.

Qualifying experience in addition to that listed below may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Experience:

At least 5 years of journey level experience installing, designing, configuring and/or maintaining computer data, telecommunications, or converged systems.

Knowledge and experience with BGP and OSPF routing protocols is required.

Knowledge and experience with WiFi environments is required. Meru experience is highly desired.

Experience with Brocade routers is required.

Experience with a major enterprise network switching vendor product line is required, Extreme Networks, Brocade or Cisco is preferred.

Experience with Linux Servers and Perl Scripting a Plus.

Preferred Certification:

Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), CCNA Wireless, CCNA Voice

Microsoft MCSE, Linux+, RHCE, or LPI certifications are preferable

Condition of Employment

A valid Nevada Driver License

Must pass a criminal background investigation

Job ID: 2020-1037

External Company Name: Vision Technologies

External Company URL: https://www.visiontechnologies.com/

Street: 6275 Harrison Drive, Suite 6 Las Vegas, NV 89120

Telecommute: No

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