IT Technical Senior Specialist, Network & Special Services

May 29, 2021
Houston, TX
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iSphere is seeking an IT Technical Senior Specialist in Houston, TX for a compelling Contract To Perm opportunity. Network Engineers are responsible for designing, implementing, monitoring and managing local and wide area networks to ensure maximum uptime for network services in the organization. The role includes designing network configurations, documenting and managing the installation of a new network, and maintaining and upgrading existing networks onshore and offshore.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Establish the networking environment by designing system configuration, directing system installation and defining, documenting and enforcing system standards.
  • Design and implement new solutions and improve resilience of the current environment.
  • Maximize network performance by monitoring performance, troubleshooting network problems and outages, scheduling upgrades and collaborating with infrastructure, security and application teams on network optimization
  • Secure network systems by establishing and enforcing policies, and defining and monitoring access
  • Support and administer firewall environments in line with IT security policy.
  • Report network operational status by gathering and prioritizing information and managing projects.
  • Configure routing, wireless, firewalls and switching equipment.
  • Provide remote support to offshore and onshore end users/customers.
  • Requires broad and comprehensive expertise in leading-edge techniques and/or technologies.
  • Requires broad and comprehensive expertise in leading-edge techniques and/or technologies.
  • Leads design and installment of external networks.
  • Liaise with project management teams, 3rd party vendors, IT vendors and internal IT TEAMs (Application, Infrastructure and Security) on a regular basis.
  • Bachelor's Degree; Cisco CCNP
  • At least 5 years of experience; 10 years preferred
  • Routing, Switching, SD-WAN, Firewalls, SSL-VPN, Wireless, WAN Optimization, PBX, VoIP
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