17 days old

Network Engineer

Kansas City, MO 64120
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job summary:

Randstad Technologies is seeking a Network Engineer for an exciting opportunity in the manufacturing industry located in Kansas City, MO.

location: Kansas City, Missouri
job type: Permanent
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelors
  • Responsible for managing the network infrastructure, including configuration, installation, and firmware upgrades for all network devices across multiple locations
  • Responsible for managing the wireless infrastructure, including configuration, installation and firmware upgrades of all access points and controllers across the enterprise.
  • Possess a high-level knowledge and understanding of the organization's server environment and be able to manage and administer all aspects of server setup, operation and day-to-day monitoring and performance.
  • Manage server hardware installation at all locations, including a co-located data center servers, SANs, switches, tape drives, and network cabling.
  • Responsible for managing VMWare server environment and providing baseline training for other IT personnel on server setup, configuration and operation.
  • Plan and document network contingency options for servers, including backup strategy and disaster recovery planning for servers in use.
  • Responsible for ensuring virus protection is up to date on all servers.
  • Responsible for managing server operating system patches including the test, roll out and verification of all patch updates.
  • Secondary IT contact in the installation, configuration and support of department-specific applications.
  • Responsible for assisting in documenting setup of department applications, including workstation and server setup requirements.
  • Ability to participate on a team and add value to the team by utilizing the organization's IT systems.
  • Willingness to research new technology and advise on its usefulness to the organization.
  • Assisting with help desk-related support and end-user training as required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or equivalent experience.
  • A+, CCNA, MCP, MCSE or MCTS certification a plus.
  • 7+ years' experience in a mid to large market company.
  • Commitment to excellent customer service and ability to develop a rapport with the user base.
  • Experience in manufacturing is a plus.
  • In-depth knowledge of various network devices, including switches, routers and firewall appliances.
  • Strong network troubleshooting skills, including knowledge of TCP/IP protocol, switching and routing in a multi-site MPLS, enterprise environment.
  • Knowledge of various wireless products, such as access points and controllers. Aruba Network products and/or similar products.
  • An in-depth understanding of Microsoft server and workstation operating system software. Familiarity with HP-UX Unix a plus.
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory management and configuration including topology design, replication and Group Policy configuration.
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Exchange email system including system architecture, system administration, disaster recovery and high availability.
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 environment, including Exchange and SharePoint.
  • Basic administration skills with Microsoft SQL Server database server a plus.
  • Experience with VMWare Enterprise Infrastructure server products in a multi-server, multi-location HA environment.
  • Competency in server hardware installation and configuration in a SAN environment
  • Proven experience in operating system and software deployment using imaging/cloning tools and system management tools such as Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager.
  • Scripting skills in VB script, Windows Scripting Host, PowerShell.
  • Advanced installation, support and troubleshooting skills for server hardware and software applications.
  • Understanding of server performance monitoring tools and use of such tools for proactive management of server resources.
  • Knowledge of contingency planning techniques and alternatives to ensure system up-time and disaster recovery options.
  • Knowledge of DevOps and ITIL methodologies.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and interact effectively with team members from non-technical disciplines and coordinate efforts with remote consultants.
  • Ability to work independently and on several projects simultaneously with proven project management and implementation experience.
  • Willingness to research and test new technology and advise on its applicability to Milbank's operating environment.
  • Analytical - The individual synthesizes complex or diverse information.
  • Problem solving - The individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Creativity - The individual is able to propose creative solutions to IT-related tasks to add value to the IT environment.
  • Communication - The individual is able to clearly express themselves and is polite and respectful to their supervisors, peers and co-workers.
  • Leadership - The individual inspires and motivates others to perform well, accepts feedback from others.
  • Teamwork - The individual is able to work effectively with others in a team environment.
  • Judgment - The individual displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment and makes timely decisions.
  • Planning/organizing - The individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
  • Confidentiality and security - The individual will be exposed to confidential data and must use good judgment when handling secure data.
  • Commitment to continued learning - The individual must be willing to learn and apply new technologies to the IT environment.

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