Junior Network Engineer in Boston, MA at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 3/25/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    Boston, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/25/2020
  • Job ID:
    304203

Job Description

Junior Network Engineer Summary:

Signature Consultants is looking for a Junior Network Engineer for an opportunity with a client in Boston, MA. The Network Analyst will be responsible providing Tier 1 and 2 support to the business in the disciplines of LAN, WAN and network security. The ideal candidate will not only possess the requirements listed below but will also be energetic, flexible, and committed to excellence.

Seeking a skilled Network Analyst with general exposure to networking fundamentals, familiarity with cloud principles and practices and experience in operational network activities. The individual must be both self- and team-driven. In addition, the individual must have hands-on operational and troubleshooting skills and well as superb communication and documentation skills. Financial services experience and coding experience a plus.

Requirements:

  • 1+ years of networking experience (their routers/switches are Cisco)
  • Working knowledge of DNS domain name system (DNS) connects URLs with their IP address
  • Experience supporting a Campus Network

Day to day Responsibilities:

  • Take ~50-60 tickets per week
  • IP addresses, new network connections, etc
  • Primary tier 2 network resource- supporting 15 floors
  • Assisting senior engineers in projects (selling point- they are migrating their data center and all apps to the cloud; will be a lot of interesting projects)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Act as the primary Tier 2 network resource to the Helpdesk organization
  • Act as the primary network resource for managing the trouble ticket queue for all network related Incident Tickets. Tickets involving more advanced abilities should be escalated to the appropriate senior engineer.
  • Provide support for technical needs for various business groups, individuals, and related systems.
  • Responsible for assisting senior engineers in projects
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate documentation of network inventory, procedures and topology maps. Documentation is stored and organized in a Microsoft SharePoint environment
  • Assist in the installation and maintenance of all routers, switches and firewalls in various network configurations supporting VLANs, QOS, VoIP, and advanced access control.
  • Recognize and identify areas of network improvement including policy changes and enforcement.

Job Requirements:

  • Networking knowledge such as OSI Layer, Sub-netting, and Cisco IOS/NXOS is highly desirable
  • 1 -3 years' experience with networking principles and network devices such as wireless, routers, switches and/or firewalls
  • 1 - 3 years' experience / working knowledge of DNS (Infoblox or Bind) required
  • Experience with proxy / web filtering devices or services (ie. BlueCoat)
  • Experience in Configuration & Change Management processes (ITIL)
  • Excellence in testing and documentation of procedures
  • Experience in implementing and monitoring audit and event logging and analysis
  • Knowledge at the intermediate level of TCP/IP networks, connections, wiring and cabling, and network management
  • Familiarity of Layer 2 protocols such as Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Familiarity of routing protocols such as BGP
  • Experience with structured cabling, Cisco routers and switches and BMC Remedy (or similar incident management system)
  • Experience in Configuration & Change Management processes (ITIL)
  • Experience working with Network Automation tools (Ansible, etc)
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (Python, PHP etc.) a real plus.
  • Exposure to Software Defined Networking and AWS a plus.

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

Job Requirements

Signature Consultants is looking for a Junior Network Engineer! The Network Analyst will be responsible providing Tier 1 and 2 support to the business in the disciplines of LAN, WAN and network security. The ideal candidate will not only possess the requirements listed below but will also be energetic, flexible, and committed to excellence. Seeking a skilled Network Analyst with general exposure to networking fundamentals, familiarity with cloud principles and practices and experience in operational network activities. The individual must be both self- and team-driven. In addition, the individual must have hands-on operational and troubleshooting skills and well as superb communication and documentation skills. Financial services experience and coding experience a plus. Must have: 1+ years of networking experience (their routers/switches are Cisco) Working knowledge of DNS domain name system (DNS) connects URLs with their IP address Experience supporting a Campus Network Day to day Take ~50-60 tickets per week IP addresses, new network connections, etc Primary tier 2 network resource- supporting 15 floors Assisting senior engineers in projects (selling point- they are migrating their data center and all apps to the cloud; will be a lot of interesting projects Primary Responsibilities: Act as the primary Tier 2 network resource to the Helpdesk organization Act as the primary network resource for managing the trouble ticket queue for all network related Incident Tickets. Tickets involving more advanced abilities should be escalated to the appropriate senior engineer. Provide support for technical needs for various business groups, individuals, and related systems. Responsible for assisting senior engineers in projects Responsible for maintaining accurate documentation of network inventory, procedures and topology maps. Documentation is stored and organized in a Microsoft SharePoint environment Assist in the installation and maintenance of all routers, switches and firewalls in various network configurations supporting VLANs, QOS, VoIP, and advanced access control. Recognize and identify areas of network improvement including policy changes and enforcement. Job Requirements: Networking knowledge such as OSI Layer, Sub-netting, and Cisco IOS/NXOS is highly desirable 1 -3 years’ experience with networking principles and network devices such as wireless, routers, switches and/or firewalls 1 – 3 years’ experience / working knowledge of DNS (Infoblox or Bind) required Experience with proxy / web filtering devices or services (ie. BlueCoat) Experience in Configuration & Change Management processes (ITIL) Excellence in testing and documentation of procedures Experience in implementing and monitoring audit and event logging and analysis Knowledge at the intermediate level of TCP/IP networks, connections, wiring and cabling, and network management Familiarity of Layer 2 protocols such as Spanning Tree Protocol Familiarity of routing protocols such as BGP Experience with structured cabling, Cisco routers and switches and BMC Remedy (or similar incident management system) Experience in Configuration & Change Management processes (ITIL) Experience working with Network Automation tools (Ansible, etc) Knowledge of scripting languages (Python, PHP etc.) a real plus. Exposure to Software Defined Networking and AWS a plus. About Signature Consultants, LLC Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the “Best Staffing Firms to Work For” and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients’ technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.