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Network Engineer is responsible for all aspects of network and server operation, security, performance, and ongoing improvement. Working in a fast-paced environment, the Network Engineer must be able to work both independently and as part of the Technology team. Consistent, detailed, and clearly written and verbal communications are essential to this position. The Network Engineer works closely with database administrators, software developers, and customer support developers to plan projects, identify and solve problems, monitor security and performance, and recommend improvements to the network and server infrastructure and the applications that utilize networking and server resources.
o Document work through tickets and email communication.
o Build solid understanding of how applications utilize network and server infrastructure.
o Organize and prioritize duties in relation to department goals.
o Author documentation detailing setup and configuration.
o Participate in an on-call pager rotation.
o Apply engineering principles to solve existing and future problems.
o Follow established procedures with minimal errors.
3+ years of pertinent network and systems engineering experience is required. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science is preferred. Ideal candidate has extensive experience working in enterprise-scale, public Internet hosting environments. Dependable, professional demeanor, and strong communication skills are required.
Configuration experience with layer 1-7 network switches, routers, firewalls, and other network gear is required. Beginning-to-end server and network routing switch installation experience and Intermediate-Advanced experience with root-level Linux administration are ideal. Must be proficient in Linux/UNIX command-line and network communications protocols. Experience with system security setup, directory services, relational databases, and common Internet technologies, including TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, PXE, HTTP, SSH, NNTP, NTP, SSL, SMTP, SNMP, FTP, NFS, NIS, and X11 are preferred.
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