Network Engineer

TopHire Recruitment - Aiken, SC

Network Engineer




This position is responsible for assisting with the design, implementation and support of a 24x7x365, mission critical service provider Ethernet and IP network.


  • Day to day configuration and operation of Extreme (Brocade) carrier and enterprise class switches and routers including SX and MLXe.
  • Day to day configuration and operation of Cisco switches and routers including 7600 and ASR.
  • Day to day configuration and operation of Juniper firewalls including ScreenOS and JunOS based models.
  • Day to day configuration and operation of PulseSecure MAG VPN Appliances
  • Day to day configuration and operation of a multicast video network environment.
  • Assisting with the design, installation and configuration of complete network infrastructures.
  • Act as an escalation resource during outages and troubleshoots.
  • Participation in a structured change management process.
  • Occasional night and weekend shifts are required in order to implement changes during designated change windows.
  • Documentation of network design and configuration.





  • Associates degree in an Information Technology area or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of experience required as a Network Administrator or Engineer.
  • Cisco CCNA or CCNP certification, or equivalent certification from Juniper or Extreme/Brocade a plus
  • Extensive knowledge of routing protocols including OSPF and BGP required.
  • Experience deploying and managing MPLS networks.
  • Understanding of MetroEthernet (MEF) technologies and deployment methodologies required.
  • Basic understanding of DWDM technologies, configurations, and designs required.
  • Knowledge of network address translation and policy based routing required.
  • Knowledge of IPSec required.
  • Extensive knowledge of switching technologies (802.1Q, STP, RSTP, PVST+ etc) required.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP and other basic protocols is required.
  • Ability to generate and interpret packet traces via Wireshark and/or tcpdump to diagnose and troubleshoot required.
  • Knowledge of multicast routing protocols such as PIM as well as IGMPv1, v2 and v3 required.
  • Knowledge of IPv6 required.
  • Knowledge of firewall technologies and the ability to generate rule sets required.
  • Knowledge of wireless Ethernet technologies (802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.1x) a plus.
  • User level working knowledge of Sun Solaris, Red Hat Linux or CentOS Linux a plus.


Posted On: Friday, October 4, 2019
Compensation: 75,000-90,000

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