Network Engineer

Hennepin County, MN

Posted: 02/18/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Technology Job Number: 10502

Network Monitoring Engineer
  • Status: Contract
  • Location: Hennepin County, MN
  • Rate: 45/hr 
  • Duration: 12 + months 

The Senior Network Monitoring Systems Engineer (Infrastructure Engineer Senior Advisor) will administer and architect network monitoring solutions. 

Primary Responsibilities
  • Support network monitoring products and solutions, to including implementation, migrations, documentation and decommissioning
  • Develop monitoring solution architectures, designs and deployment plans.
  • Conduct periodic reviews and rationalize installed products
  • Optimize and automate solutions to increase performance, availability and reduce cost
  • Integrate infrastructure components into existing monitoring products
  • Provide escalation support to engineering, operations and other staff

Qualifications Required
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience with Linux systems administration required
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience with Windows required
  • Minimum of 6 years supporting commercial and open-source products on Linux and Windows
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience managing enterprise monitoring systems such as Spectrum, Network Node Manager, NetCool, TruSight, SolarWinds or Moogsoft
  • In-depth knowledge using SNMP, MIBs and OIDs to monitor infrastructure components
  • Intermediate scripting and programming experience with Perl, Python or Powershell to leverage APIs
  • Experience desired with Postgres, MySQL, MS-SQL, Oracle or another similar DBMS
  • Experience desired with Syslog-NG, Cisco Prime, Splunk or Prognosis
  • Basic knowledge of Wide and Local Area Networks
  • Basic knowledge of network protocols and applications including SYSLOG, RADIUS, TACACS, DNS, DHCP, IPSec, NAT, ACLs
  • Experience in customer service and/or operations
  • Strong troubleshooting, documentation and communication abilities

Education
  • Four-year university degree or college diploma in a technical field such as Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Information Systems required
  • Or equivalent work experience
  • Redhat Engineer Certification desired
  • Redhat Engineer Certification desired  

Benefits include  Medical and Dental Insurance, 401(k), Employee Service Center, Referral Bonuses, Loyalty and Longevity Bonuses, and Plum Benefits.

To be considered for this position you  need to have the ability to work in a very fast paced environment, and be a quick learner. Excellent communication skills are essential in this role.

If you feel you are qualified for this position, please apply directly via talonpro.com.

Brianna Malone

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