Network Specialist ll

Montgomery, Alabama
Information Technology
Job Type
US$ 65,000 - US$ 75,000 per year, $65k - 75k per year + none
Ref. Number
Hart,Patrick, Spherion
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Job Description

Supports acquisition, installation, configuration, maintenance and usage of the Local Area Network (LAN) and/or World Wide. Manages daily operations of local and wide area networks within span of control. May propose solutions to management to ensure all communications requirements based on future needs and current usage. Assists in planning for upgrades and replacements for facilities interconnected on a common network. Acts as initial point of contact for LAN/WAN problems at the site. Provides the focal point for coordination of high tiers of maintenance support.

The Network Specialist will perform configuration, preventative maintenance, trouble isolation of remote LAN/WAN network equipment, telecommunications circuitry, and possess a good knowledge of Cisco product environments. The candidate will follow engineering documents to test and implement complex communication network solutions and provide as-built documentation as needed, provide training and mentoring for lower tier employees, update databases and trouble logs as needed, and provide IT Security planning, assessment and documentation. This position is for first shift in our 24x7x365 Network Operations Center and does involve after-hours/weekend on call rotation.

Working hours: 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.

Required Skills and Education:
- Strong Knowledge of Cisco/Juniper OS and CLI
- Strong Knowledge of routing protocols such as OSPF, BGP, RIP, and IGRP
- Knowledge of transmission principals including DSO, T1, T3, OC-3-192
- Experience with Cisco NEXUS platform
- Experience with TCP-IP and IP addressing schemes
- Experience with IPv-6
- Experience assessing and documenting communication systems in accordance with NIST standards and best practices
- High school (or equivalent) and 8 years of experience supporting WAN/LAN, telecommunication and Internet Technology.
- Candidate must either currently possess or be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance but all higher clearance levels are desired

Desired Skills:.
- Remedy experience
- Spectrum monitoring experience
- VPN service experience

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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