Network Engineer

  • Salary

    $100,000 - $110,000 Per Year

Experience

5 to 12 Years

Posted On

Apr 17, 2023

Company

Long Finch Technologies

Travel Requirements

0%

Job Overview

Required Skills

  • CCNA
  • HSRP
  • STP
  • Oracle Apps
  • WLAN
  • SDWAN
  • EIGRP
  • BGP
  • Cisco Firepower

Job Type

Full-time

Location

San Jose, CA

Job Description

A Network Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining computer networks. They ensure that the network infrastructure is reliable, secure, and efficient. A successful Network Engineer will have a solid understanding of networking protocols, hardware, and software.

The minimum experience required for a Network Engineer is typically five years. However, some employers may require up to ten years of experience, depending on the complexity of the network and the company's needs.

Responsibilities of a Network Engineer may include:

  • Designing and implementing local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and other network architectures.
  • Configuring and maintaining network hardware and software, such as routers, switches, firewalls, and virtual private networks (VPNs).
  • Monitoring network performance and troubleshooting issues as they arise.
  • Implementing security measures to protect the network from unauthorized access, viruses, and other threats.
  • Working with other IT professionals to integrate network systems with other technologies, such as servers, storage devices, and cloud computing platforms.
  • Documenting network configurations, procedures, and policies.
  • Keeping up-to-date with industry trends and technologies.

A successful Network Engineer will possess the following skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency with networking protocols, such as TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, and BGP.
  • Knowledge of network hardware, such as Cisco routers and switches.
  • Experience with network security protocols, such as firewalls and VPNs.
  • Familiarity with network monitoring tools, such as Wireshark and Nagios.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

To become a Network Engineer, a bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field is usually required. Additionally, industry certifications, such as those offered by Cisco, CompTIA, or Microsoft, may be preferred or required by some employers.


Job ID: LF230051

  • Posted By

    Sarah Ferry

Designation

HR Manager

Company

Long Finch Technologies

Last Login

Apr 22, 2024

Posted On

Apr 17, 2023


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