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24/7 Network Engineer

Okemos, MI 48864

Posted: 04/02/2019 Industry: Network / Systems Job Number: 6992

ektello is hiring a Network Engineer for our client, the largest and most experienced dental plan administrator in the USA, in Okemos, Michigan! Our client is made up of a nationwide system of independently operated dental health service plans, providing coverage to more than 78 million Americans and operating two of the nation’ s largest networks of participating dentists.


Network Engineer (#6992)


Job Summary

Responsible for the implementation and administration of: Local Area Networks (LAN), Wide Area  Networks (WAN), firewalls, and other network infrastructure systems.


Primary Responsibilities
  • Administers switches, routers, firewall engines and VPN infrastructure across the Enterprise at  multiple sites.
  • Primary administrator and level 2 approver for all network change management functions including  the security/subnets/VLANS/cabling infrastructure to support eCommerce and other Internet or  internal systems and configuring trunk groups and virtual switches for various virtual server systems.
  • Administers network-based services such as wireless, workstation security agent, access control,  intrusion detection, and WAN optimization service.
  • Administers TCP/IP on the network including design and tracking of the IP infrastructure and DHCP  systems.
  • Performs administrative functions to ensure viable production environment including bandwidth  monitoring, syslog, and content filtering.
  • Analyzes bandwidth monitoring, content filtering, and syslog monitoring data to assist with  recommendations, incident response, and problem resolution.
  • Perform other related assigned duties as necessary to complete the Primary Job Responsibilities as  described above.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Position requires a bachelor’ s degree with relevant coursework in computer science, network engineering, or information systems AND three (3) years’ related work experience in network administration and an associate level networking certification (CCNA Family - CCNA or CCNP preferred). **Will accept any suitable combination of education, training, or experience**
  • Position requires knowledge of the following at varying levels depending on assignment:
    • Network hardware including: Cisco stackable switches, chassis switches, Enterprise routers, small remote routers; network communication protocols (TCP/IP, DHCP, etc.), network communication hardware (LAN, WAN, routers, switches, cabling, etc.)
    • Network topologies (Ethernet VIANs, MPLS, VPN5, ISDN, etc.)
    • Network security infrastructure (Cisco ASAs, Firewall Services Modules, Checkpoint firewalls, exploit, viruses, etc.)
    • Server Operating Systems (Windows, Linux, Netware, etc.)
    • Directory services, Integration, Network-Based Printing Systems
    • Telecommunication hardware and software (PBX5, IP phones, etc.)
    • Experience with network management systems, including HP Open View, Cisco MARS, Orion, and Websense
    • Ability to analyze and resolve complex problems
    • Uses independent judgment and communicates effectively with internal and external contacts.
  • Position requires the ability to provide 24/7 on-call support, as directed. Occasional travel may be required.


Location:                             Okemos, MI

Duration:                            Long-term Contract (12+ Months); High potentials for Contract to Hire

Work Schedule:                 Second Shift / Weekends - overnight Friday-Sunday 8PM-8AM


This job’ s responsibilities may include task assignment to support, administer, or access systems, which contractually requires ADP I or II Public Trust Access Level. Eligibility for ADP Clearance requires US Citizenship.




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