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Network Engineer - 12198 in Houston, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 3/5/2018

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Job Description

SUMMARY:  A large Houston energy company is seeking an experienced CISCO engineer to join their team for a 12 month project with the potential to be extended.

DESCRIPTION: technical network professional to engineer, deploy, commission and partner with Global Operations to support a variety of network solutions. The engineer must be able to provide design, configuration, deployment and operational maintenance of local/wide area network and voice technologies. Act as mentor and provide technical leadership to junior colleagues as required. Basic requirements: An engineering, computer science or equivalent degree is required. A high level of hands-on experience (and preferably certification) is required in Cisco technologies (CCNP level experience and above). Juniper experience and certification is a strong plus. Good communications skills and teamwork are also essential in this role.

Main Characteristics:

40% • Technical skills - demonstrated hands-on subject matter expertise in networking and related processes/tools, including information protection and industry best practices  

20% • Teamwork and technical leadership - ability to work individually and within teams as needed; and to take the lead when necessary to develop solutions or resolve issues. Follows established processes for incident, problem and change management  

20% • Analysis/problem assessment - demonstrated ability to quickly isolate and resolve network issues. Ability to gather requirements, develop solutions and set priorities  

20% • Communications – ability to simplify and effectively communicate (oral and written) complex ideas and principles to technical and non-technical individuals -  

Other characteristics: • Takes imitative to improve processes and is willing to step in to help when necessary • Mentors junior colleagues in area of expertise and strives to continuously grow own capabilities • Well versed in safety, security and reliability; and follows established principles and standards • Familiarity with the energy industry and field environments is a definite plus