Epiq Systems Inc Network Engineer in Kansas City, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/10858867


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Job Description:


POSITION SUMMARY:


This position is responsible for all aspects of network design, implementation, operation and support. This is a position that will incorporate tactical response and strategic consideration.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


+ Provides advanced technical expertise to maintain the stability and security of the company?s LAN/WAN environment


+ Works with business leadership on behalf of clients to ensure that networking requirements are understood and met


+ Designs, configures, tests, and maintains LAN/WAN equipments and related services


+ Identifies, diagnoses, and resolves all network related problems


+ Creates and maintain comprehensive documentation for all implemented networks


+ Independently manages large enterprise projects to deliver value on time and within budget


+ Provides technical oversight and design of hosted data center configurations and footprints


+ Works with leadership to manage support and maintenance contracts


+ Establishes and maintains relationships with key network and data center vendors


QUALIFICATIONS:


KNOWLEDGE/SKILL/ABILITY: An individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required:


+ Advanced hands-on skills related to implementing and administrating enterprise network devices:


+ Firewalls (Cisco ASA, F5-AFM)


+ Load Balancers (Cisco ACE, F5-LTM)


+ Traffic shapers and QoS (Steelhead)


+ Cisco Network Switches and routers (Catalyst, Nexus)


+ Cisco VPN (RSA integrated)


+ Wireless Access Points


+ A thorough understanding of available LAN/WAN technologies including cost, benefit, price, etc.


+ A thorough understanding of hosted data center strategies and operational considerations


+ Including blended multi-vendor BGP


+ Strong hands-on working knowledge of Cisco VoIP solutions


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE


+ Bachelor?s Degree or equivalent technical certifications


+ 6+ years of network engineering and administration mandatory


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:


+ Embraces both technical and process maturity in support of continuously available and secure solutions


+ Advanced level of technical expertise including:


+ A thorough understanding of the OSI network model, Ethernet, and TCP/IP networking


+ An advanced level of experience implementing and administrating common TCP/IP-based services, including DNS, DHCP, HTTP, FTP, SSH, SMTP, etc.


+ Advanced knowledge of common network monitoring utilities


+ Advanced knowledge of network security topics through all layers of the OSI model


+ Advanced diagnostics and performance analysis of distributed systems as they relate to the network. This will include all aspects of the presentation, processing and data layers of a given solution.


+ Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively


+ Tested project management and project leadership skills


+ Motivated and decisive self-starter


+ 24x7 on-call duties required


+ Willingness to learn new technologies and maintain industry knowledge


+ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


+ Embraces a team oriented pproach


+ Current CCNP strongly preferred


+ Ability to travel 10-20%


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!


Epiq and its affiliated companies are Equal Opportunity Employers (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, marital or veteran status or any other category protected under applicable federal, state or local law. In addition Epiq will take affirmative action for minorities, women, covered veterans and individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. Epiq is pleased to provide such assistance and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. Pursuant to relevant law, where applicable, Epiq will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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