Sr. Network Engineer (Fortigate)

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Published
November 16, 2021
Location
Bellaire, TX
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SUMMARY: A local Houston Managed Service Provider serving small to mid size organizations providing systems and network support is seeking an experienced Network Engineer with proficiency working with Fortinet's Fortigate for a full time role. In this role you will work in the organizations offices as well as provide on-site support to Houston and surrounding area clients.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
We need an engineer who knows their way around all of the most common and popular networking technologies, as well as some of the ones that have been around for a while. We want someone who has cut their networking teeth for at least 5 years in the industry trenches, having developed strong technical aptitudes. You must be a powerful communicator who works well under pressure.

- Manage networking for a medium scale multi-tenant environment,
primarily focusing on Fortigate infrastructure with multiple VDOMs.
- Perform security analysis and provide remediation suggestions to internal and external stakeholders.
- Design and implement computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks.
- Establish and maintain IPSec VPN tunnels.
- Perform network modeling, analysis (current & predictive), and planning to ensure network designs will meet or exceed client requirements now and into the future.
- Design proactive network and computer security measures.
- Research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software.
- Communicate with customers and sales staff to determine and accurately scope customer needs.
- Create detailed network design diagrams and scope of work documents.
- Communicate with system users to ensure networks are setup properly, or to diagnose and solve operational problems.
- Coordinate installation of new equipment with the professional services implementation teams, and perform network implementation and remediation projects.
- Coordinate network operations, maintenance, repairs, and upgrades.
- Secure network systems by enforcing policies, and defining and monitoring access.
- Support and manage administration of remote router and firewall environments in line with IT security policy.
- Report network operational status.
- Apply configurations to routing and switching equipment.
- Apply configuration of hosted IP (Internet Protocol) voice services.
- Provide remote troubleshooting and fault finding if issues occur upon initial installation.
- Oversee system maintenance of network/internet/intranet hardware.
- Assist in configuration and installation of all network peripherals.

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