Network Engineer

Job Locations US-TX-Fort Worth
Category
Information Technology

Overview

First American Payment Systems is currently looking for a Network Engineer. Candidates interested in this position need to have at least 5 years hands-on experience maintaining secure enterprise networks. Candidates will also be responsible for designing new solutions, installs, repairs, upgrades, and changes to environments necessary to ensure maximum uptime and performance.

Responsibilities

  • Managing company LANs, WANs, storage networks, virtual networks (VMWare NSX), wireless networks, load balancers, routers, switches, and other network related appliances
  • Maximizing network performance and resiliency by monitoring performance, troubleshooting network problems and outages, scheduling upgrades and collaborating with network architects on network optimization
  • Ensuring network services/equipment have sufficient capacity, stability, and agility to satisfy service level agreements with internal business units and external customers
  • Recommend upgrades based on release notes from Vendors
  • Process, monitor and prioritize trouble tickets and projects
  • Providing on-call support for network infrastructure, circuit providers and 3rd party connections in an on-call rotation
  • Undertaking data network fault investigations in local and wide area environments, using information from multiple sources and tools
  • Responding to inquiries and tasks in a timely manner from Peers and Management
  • Providing on-call support for all network infrastructure in an on-call rotation
  • Creating and updating network diagrams, procedures and policies to ensure adequate support of network environments
  • Periodic reporting of the network operational status and capacity to management team
  • Updating job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, and staying active in professional organizations

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree (preferably Information Technology field) or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with Cisco switching and routing, Arista switching, Software defined networking
  • Must have expert knowledge of Cisco routing, switching, and wireless (WAN/LAN)
  • Experience with MPLS, BGP, HSRP, OSPF, and VoIP protocols
  • Experience with TACACS+ and Radius
  • Experience maintaining multi-site network operations and software applications, operating systems and regular maintenance with both private and public facilities
  • Ability to diagnose complex issues with routing/switching, packet loss and latency through utilizing packet capture analysis, network analysis and management tools (analyzers, Solarwinds, SNMP, snooping software, tcpdump, Wireshark)
  • Experience with Storage Area Network and Fiber Channel switching environments a plus
  • Good knowledge of ports and protocols used by applications and services (Active Directory replication, SNMP, SMTP, DHCP, DNS, VMWare VDI, VPN, credit card authorization, and VoIP)
  • VoIP telecommunications experience a plus
  • Cisco, Microsoft, VMWare, and Security certifications are a plus.
  • Ability to work independently on projects and function as a technical team member.
  • Ability to communicate in an understandable, polite and friendly manner, both written and verbal

 

 

We recognize people as our most valuable asset. We offer competitive pay with a bonus incentive plan, a benefits package that includes affordable medical insurance, paid dental and vision insurance (for employee), paid vacation and holidays, matching 401K, a business casual work environment and more!

 

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