Heitmeyer Consulting

Job Title: Network Engineer
Location: Columbus, OH
Duration: Direct Hire

Job Summary:

Heitmeyer Consulting is currently seeking a Network Engineer for a direct-hire opportunity with one of our clients in Columbus, Ohio. Our client is looking for someone to support the security, stability, and integrity of the Company’s enterprise data, voice, and wireless network services. Designs, implements, documents, monitors, and performs maintenance/support/optimization of all network hardware, software, and communication links. Establishes and maintains network performance through monitoring network configurations/connections and troubleshooting network issues.

Job Description:

Supports the security, stability, and integrity of the Company’s enterprise data, voice, and wireless network services. Designs, implements, documents, monitors, and performs maintenance/support/optimization of all network hardware, software, and communication links. Establishes and maintains network performance through monitoring network configurations/connections and troubleshooting network issues.

 

Essential Functions/Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design and deploy company’s network infrastructure for LANs, WANs, and Wireless networks including routers, switches, access points, and other hardware
  • Experience working with Cisco Meraki
  • Collaborate with management and team members, assessing near and long-term network capacity and configuration needs to develop optimum solutions working toward shared goals
  • Manage & Troubleshoot VoIP/LAN/VLAN/WAN/SD-WAN network and voice issues
  • Practice network asset management including the creation and maintenance of network component inventory and documentation as it relates to technical specifications information, network configuration, network mapping, processes, and their related service management records, including incidents, problems, and changes
  • Maintains network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor
  • Monitoring and reporting of network performance (availability, utilization, throughput, and latency) and test for security vulnerabilities
  • Assist in implementing disaster recovery plans for network connections and protocols
  • Identify implementation inefficiencies and recommend/implement corrective changes
  • Document concise pre-deployment and post-deployment plans and review with team for all configuration changes
  • Deliver concise verbal or written instructions to IT Operations team or facility remote hands
  • Establishes networking environment by designing configuration, directing installation, creating and updating documentation, monitoring, and enforcement of standards
  • Adhere to change, incident, and problem management policies and processes
  • Independently maintain technical knowledge and remain current on emerging technologies
  • Contacts vendors and arranges for upgrades, updates, patches and replacements on software and hardware products
  • Promotes and establishes strong, positive and productive working relationships within the organization through commitment to the company’s vision statement, core values and business principles.
  • DR Testing and Validation

Required Skills:

  • Support for the company cloud networks (i.e. Azure and ExpressRoute)
  • Cisco Meraki Cloud Networking
  • Monitor network performance proactively and troubleshoot problem areas as needed
  • VoIP Hosted phone system, LAN & WAN implementation and support
  • Ensure network security and connectivity
  • Define network policies and procedures
  • Network performance tuning
  • Participate in a 24×7 on-call rotation

Other Qualifications:

  • Experience working in the Manufacturing Sector is a plus
  • Willingness to grow and challenge yourself is a plus

 

Heitmeyer Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to minority status, gender, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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