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Engineer II - Network in Madison, WI at CRS Group

Date Posted: 4/9/2018

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Job Description

Engineer II – Network
Duration: 6 month contract
Location: Madison, WI
Overview: The CRS Group is currently looking for a Engineer II – Network for one of our clients in the Madison area. The CRS Group is a nationwide Staffing Firm who works primarily with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations.
Job Description:
  • An Engineer II operates within standard operating procedures (SOP) and reacts to client outages 
    with the appropriate level of urgency
  • An Engineer II applies critical thinking skills to troubleshoot and provide problem determination and resolution for incidents with undocumented resolution procedures
  • An Engineer II performs technical work as defined in tickets assigned to a technology queue, and owns all incidents (excluding Severity 1) until resolved, engaging other engineers as necessary
  • This role establishes his/her own work priorities based on existing guidelines, and 
    reviews his/her own work for completeness and accuracy
  • Responsible for mentoring other engineers as appropriate
  • Creates and edits training manuals and technical procedures, and is responsible for self-training, which includes reading technical journals or other materials to learn about personally relevant technologies in accordance with his/her individual development plan
  • An Engineer II is expected to immerse him/herself in technical knowledge
  • An Engineer II has demonstrated complex problem solving, inductive reasoning, critical thinking, and problem sensitivity
  • This candidate will work as onboarding specialist for Managed Services, working with new customers to bring customer environments into Managed Services

  • Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications, Computer Science, Engineering, or related 
    discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experiences
  • Experience in planning, deployment, and operational support of advanced technologies and 
  • Passion for technology demonstrated by success in a technical field, technology-related 
    internships, or by technology-focused, extra-curricular activities
  • Demonstrated complex problem solving, inductive reasoning, critical thinking, and problem 
    sensitivity at work and in personal circumstances
  • Strong work ethic demonstrated by a successful work track record
  • Strong technical aptitude demonstrated by successful completion of technical certifications, 
    individual mastery of technical topics, or by success in technology-related internships
  • Drive for success demonstrated by consistent high achievement in personal and academic 
  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients and end users

Preferred Qualifications: 
Working knowledge in a number of the following technology areas: 
  • Meraki and CraddlePoint Solutions 
  • Switches - Cisco IOS and Nexus platforms 
  • Routers - Cisco IOS and IOS XE platforms 
  • Firewalls - Cisco ASA and FWSM platforms, Palo Alto 
  • Load Balancers - Cisco ACE, CSS, F5 LTM and F5 GSM 
  • WAN Optimization - Riverbed Steelhead and Cisco WAAS 

Network Technologies/Topologies: 
  • WAN - MPLS, MPLS Layer 2/3 VPNs, Frame-Relay, GRE/IPSEC VPN, VPN, SIP/PSTN services 
  • Layer 2 networking - 802.1(D,W,S) , Ethernet, PPoE, Ether-Channel 
  • Layer 3 networking - IPv4, IPv6, OSPF, EIGRP, RIP (v2), BGP, MP-BGP, PFR, OSPFv3, EIGRPv6, RIPng, Advanced Redistribution, VRF-lite 
  • Multicast Networking - Multicast (Sparse + Dense), MSDP, Anycast, Auto-RP, BSR, PIM, SSM 
  • Security - CBAC, Zone-Based firewall, Reflex ACL, NAT, IP Source Guard, uRPF, Cisco IPS/IPS, RSA Envision 
  • QOS - Congestion avoidance and congestion management. MQC, CBWFQ, LLQ, NBAR, WRED, Auto-QOS 
  • VOIP - Cisco voice gateway functionality, SRST 
  • Unified Computing/Virtualization - Design, support, configure, upgrade Cisco UCS systems 
  • Data Center - FabricPath, FEX, vPC, UCS, FCoE 
  • Wireless - Cisco Wireless LAN controllers, lightweight and autonomous AP models, Cisco Prime Infrastructure, MSE, Aruba and Meraki 
  • VPN - SSL VPN, IPSec VPN, and DMVPN (phase 1 and 2), EZVPN, Anyconnect 

Additional knowledge/skills: 
  • Operating System/utilities - Windows 7, Windows 2008 Server, Windows XP Professional, Red Hat Linux, Solaris, DNS, DHCP, Netflow, WireShark 
  • Professional skills - Network drawing tools including MS Visio, presentation skills and experience including MS PowerPoint 
  • Hands-on experience in a large enterprise or data center environments 
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or equivalent

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.