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Network Engineer

Ref: US_EN_6_914770_1325011

Posted 6 days ago
Job Location
Cleveland, Ohio
Contract Type
Information Systems

Modis IT is seeking a Network Engineer for a permanent position in Cleveland, Ohio.  The desired candidate will have experience with Cisco ACS, firewalls, VPN, McAfee, and strong attention to detail.

Position Summary: Primarily responsible for the design and implementation of both the wired and wireless networking services as well as assisting with the management and maintenance of the network environment. Participates in design, implementation, and troubleshooting process for complex internetwork and assists in the development and strategy of the network infrastructure.

Essential Duties

  • Help Desk Trouble Tickets and handles related issues in a timely manner
  • Interacts with both business users and vendors to identify and define requirements and expectations of new and existing network systems.
  • Identifies, diagnoses, and resolves network communication issues and VoIP communication issues in conjunction with IP Telephony team
  • Performs wireless RF site surveys
  • Maintain, optimize and troubleshoot wireless enterprise network services (data, voice, location, security)
  • Configures, administers, installs, and upgrades network infrastructure components
  •  Remotely administers and maintains complex TCP/IP networks using routers and switches
  • Creates and maintains comprehensive documentation related to the network infrastructure
  • Schedules upgrades and collaborates with Cisco network architects on network optimization. - Recommends, tests, schedules and implements upgrades (IOS upgrades, patches).
  • Maintains familiarity with Microsoft Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, WINS, and Cisco DHCP
  • Configures and administers Cisco ACS, Cisco networking devices, Cisco Firewalls and VPN Concentrators, McAfee Intrushield, and McAfee WebSense
  • Maintains and utilizes working knowledge and experience with Cisco Quality of Service (QoS) for wireless data and voice
  • Provides proactive monitoring of network using network management software configuration and troubleshooting (Cisco NCS, Cisco MSE, Cisco NAM, Whats Up, Flukes OptiView, Solar Winds, and SNMP)
  • Creates and maintains comprehensive documentation related to the network infrastructure.
  • Provides capacity planning for internal and external network connections
  • Participates in on-call service rotation; provides 24 x 7 production support on a rotating basis
  • Occasional night/weekend work as required due to environmental constraints
  • Required Skills:

  • Expert level of knowledge in advanced 802.11 wireless technologies
  • Working knowledge of 802.1x, EAP, TKIP, AES, Radius, and Layer2/layer 3 roaming
  • 7+ years of experience with Enterprise Network infrastructure, including design, implementation, and ongoing management and troubleshooting in a mid to large sized company required. - Excellent technical and interpersonal skills required.
  • Excellent skills with Microsoft Office Suite including Visio and Project required.
  • Good working knowledge of Voice over IP technology required.
  • Knowledge and Experience with Microsoft Active Directory required.
  • Practical experience in the use of network monitoring tools such as Cisco Works LMS, Netflow, HP Open View and Network Sniffer is required.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Layer 2 and Layer 3 protocols VTP, Spanning-Tree, IP, IPX, SNA, DLSW, EIGRP, OSPF is required.
  • Experience with provisioning of data services from service providers is required such as DSL, Frame-Relay, SONET, OPTEMAN, GIGAMAN required.
  • Experience with security devices such as PIX, ASA, VPN Concentrators, IPS / IDS, is required.
  • Complex problem-solving abilities with experience in performing root cause analysis required. - Experience with Cisco IP Telephony
  • Education

  • B.S in Information Technology or related field with an interest in Information Technology Networks required.
  • Credentials, Licensure or Certification (i.e. RN, RRT): Required: Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) and / or equivalent years and working experience.
  • Details:

  • Why Modis? Modis has a commitment to making Exceptional Connections with you and our clients; creating strong and long-lasting relationships for your career. Modis also prides itself on personal touch and providing current and up-to-date feedback on your performance.
  • All qualified candidates will be considered for this role, regardless of location (within the US) or rate.
  • Referrals Wanted: If this is not the position for you, but you may know someone for whom this is perfect, we want to hear from you! AND there is a $500 reward for you if they are successful in this role.
  • To be considered for the Network Engineer role in Cleveland, Ohio for this premier employer, please apply on-line at or send your resume to

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