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Posted: Thu Feb 22 2024

Sr. Technical Analyst - Sr. Network Engineer (Contractor)

Salary:$60 Per Hour


Sr. Technical Analyst - Sr. Network Engineer (Contractor)
Houston, TX 77077
Hourly Rate:  $55.00 - $60.00 per hour
Length of Assignment:  6 months

Responsible for the operations of Data Network infrastructure. Display high skill level of technical networking involving, working knowledge in Data Center with experience in Cisco ACI, SDWAN (Viptela), Cisco ISE, Cisco Wireless, Cisco Switches, Routers, FWs, Cisco DNA Center, Azure Virtual Networking, Cisco ASA Security with site-to-site VPN (IPSec) and SCADA networks. Should have a broad understanding and experience in implementing routing protocols such as OSPF, EIGRP, and BGP. Should be well versed in VLANs, STP, VTP, Port Security, IPsec and QoS. Quickly solve infrastructure problems with minimal assistance. 
 Participate in team planning activities; assume responsibility for planning and performing hardware/software installations/evaluations and other projects. Participate in the change management process. Excellent communications to all levels of management, Business units, and team. The job requires on-call support.
Cisco Certifications (i.e., CCNP) and Spanish will be a plus.

Job Duties:
1. Assist Network Team with implementation of network architectures utilizing LAN, WAN wireless security protocols. Ensure efficient and optimum network performance. Investigate and correct system-related problems; install new network hardware, software, and operating systems; provide expert problem determination for complex problems; consult with the user community on system design options; and work with other areas of IT Services to provide maximum system availability. Manage multisite Cisco networks. Participate in On-Call Rotation. 
2. Analyze network and system faults, troubleshoot, and perform diagnostics on network operating systems and hardware to isolate and resolve communication issues.
  • Document and maintain understandable network troubleshooting procedures to assist the support capabilities to various IT units including windows, help desk, NOC etc.
  • Knowledge of Security environments, Quality of Service, VPN, IDS, Cisco security products and other security techniques.
3. Participate in change management process including the use of Change Requests and completion of problem tickets.
4. Research emerging technologies to determine if they can be used to increase user productivity and/or provide company with competitive advantage.  Determine long-term viability of both technologies and companies.  Integrate technologies into existing infrastructure with minimal disruption.  
5. Participate in the planning process for implementing new hardware and software.  Create plans, provide estimated target dates, and track project progress.
6. Instruct support personnel on software and hardware operation.  Prepare procedures and documentation as required.  Collaborate with departmental personnel in cross-training to eliminate key person dependencies.

Degree / The minimum number of years of job related experience required by this job is:
  • College Degree (Bachelors Level).
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field plus four (4) years of related experience.
  • Associates Degree in related field plus six (6) years of related experience.
  • If no degree, eight (8) years of related experience is required - Depending on area of responsibility, experience in Voice and Data Networking, a variety of Operating Systems, Database Management Solutions and Tools, as well as several 3rd Party Communications Software Products is required.
List any specialized training or unique skills required:
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must possess competent project management skills.

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