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A Network Engineer is responsible for analyzing, designing, installing, configuring, maintaining and repairing of network infrastructure and application components. A Network Engineer performs a wide variety of evaluation, maintenance, installation and training tasks to ensure the computer network performance meets company and user satisfaction. A Network Engineer also provides direction, information, and recommendations regarding network configurations and installations.
Description:  

Essential Duties And Responsibilities (Include But Not Limited To)

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily:

    • Maintain a thorough understanding of the basics behind the Internet and its workings (DNS, Security, IP Routing, HTTP, VPN, Email Routing, Spam, etc.)
    • Design, configure and setup Cisco routers and switches
    • Design, setup and configure wireless networking
    • Assist in the design of multi-server environments including IP address schemes
    • Respond to inquiries from staff, administrators, service providers, site personnel and outside vendors to provide technical assistance and support
    • Maintain multi-site network operations, operating systems and regular maintenance with both private and public facilities
    • Maintain and administer perimeter security systems such as firewalls and intrusion detection systems
    • Manage assigned project and program components to deliver services in accordance with established objectives
    • Troubleshoot malfunctions of network hardware
    • May be required to provide out-of-hours or on-call support
    • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, And Requirements)

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:

    • Supportive of Mercy Ships mission and vision, and committed to its core values
    • Understand and apply servant leadership, work collaboratively with integrity and demonstrate accountability
    • Able to live in and contribute to community life, requiring stable and healthy interpersonal skills
    • Expertise with Cisco routers and switches
    • In depth knowledge of TCP/IP
    • Knowledge of routing protocols: EIGRP, BGP
    • Strong knowledge of LAN related technologies, VLAN’s, etc.
    • Working technical knowledge of HTTP/S, DNS, FTP etc.
    • Excellent troubleshooting skills
    • WAN troubleshooting knowledge
    • Experience working independently with service providers
    • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
    • Able to conduct research into networking issues and products as required
    • Highly self-motivated and directed with keen attention to detail
    • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities

Education And Experience

The requirements listed below are representative of the education and/or experience required:

    • 3+ years of network administration
    • ITIL certification
    • User-level experience with Linux and VMWare
    • Knowledge using network monitoring tools
    • Satellite communications
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