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Network Engineer lll in Roanoke, VA with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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Job Number: 29232

Network Engineer lll

Job Description:

A Network Engineer III is an intermediate level IT position directly supporting our client's network in all day to day activities. This role is an individual contributor who will work closely both within a team environment and individually to achieve specific goals. A successful candidate will be able to work well within a team, collaborate directly with other IT and business departments, and handle several different projects at the same time.


  • Prioritizing operational issues and implementation tasks based on alignment with defined urgency and prioritization guidelines

  • Guide other junior engineers, working alongside of them when necessary to show them the key factors to manage throughout their project/task

  • Senior knowledge of network technologies, design standards, and positive and negative attributes of those. Including- TCP/IPv4/IPv6 protocol suite, DNS, DHCP, Routing Protocols, Routing Domain architectures, LAN/WAN technologies, Data Center Fabric, Telecommunications Services, Information Security standards, Quality-of-Service, and Wireless Network technologies

  • A broad understanding of IT security standards and best practices for network infrastructure/service design. Including- PCI, SOX, HIPAA, Defense-In-Depth concepts, Network Segmentation, Data Center Service Isolation architectures, AAA services, Group Identity Structures, Layered Security architecture, and a Cooperative Policy framework

  • A strong understanding of enterprise application and service environments. Including- Web-App-DB application architectures, Enterprise Services and Middleware operations, and Shared Infrastructure services

  • A solid understanding of Cisco Routing and Switching including VLANs, Ethernet, WANs, LANs, Spanning Tree, vPC, Port Channels, and industry best practices

  • Use network load-balancing technologies, including architecture options for those, services and server-farm implementations, performance management and optimization

  • Work with SSL service management, the implementation of SSL for web services, load-balancing SSL services, managing multi-site certificates and procuring certificates

  • Ability to understand the 7 layers of the OSI network model

  • Ability to understand WAN circuit technologies, such as DS, OC/SONET, DWDM, as well as the implementation, management and the associated industry best practice troubleshooting methods

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree.

  • On the job experience of 3-5 years equivalent to design engineer.

Desired Background/Skills:


    • Solid communication skills. Consistent communication and keeping requester informed of ticket status

    • Ability to translate end-user concerns to technical needs for communication within team or with other IT teams

    • Good collaboration skills, within team and with others

    • Must be able to manage requirements gathering, technical definition and task tracking to be successful

    • Understanding of TCP/IP. Specifically, how do systems communicate over an IP network, the differences between TCP and UDP communication, what applications/OS/NICs are responsible for in the communication stack

    • Firm grasp of client application uses (MS Office, Putty, etc)

    • Understanding of web browser configuration and caching implications on connectivity to web applications

    • Firm understanding of operation of network firewalls and IPS systems, where they are located, and impact they could have on communication between areas of the network

    • Able to use event management tools to research and identify general impacts on connectivity due to network firewall or IPS systems

    • Understanding of enterprise data center services, and interoperation between applications and databases

    • SME-level knowledge with at least 2 technical solutions. Primary resource involved for escalated troubleshooting and design changes involving them.

    • Must be able to understand detailed technical systems, how they interoperate, what functionality they provide, and ultimately- what really matters with each of them

    • Must understand key business functions, technical solutions supporting them, and identify potential risks involved with changes or activities that you are responsible for

    • Must have extensive experience with design and implementation of all relevant technical solutions

    • Able to review, analyze and translate business requirements into the appropriate technical solution, providing design that adheres to enterprise network architecture standards

    • Ability to develop task-lists for major projects, including developing phases, recognizing LoE, business risk and predecessors/dependencies

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