Network Engineer

Kansas City, MO 64109

Category: Network/Systems Job Number: 21751

Job Description


We are seeking a dynamic Network Engineer to join our team as a crucial front-line resource, providing expert support to our valued clients via email, phone, and on-site assistance. This role will play a vital part in designing, implementing, and maintaining diverse client environments, encompassing both physical and cloud-hosted solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver customer-centric support through phone, email, and on-site interactions.

  • Assist with equipment delivery, setup, and troubleshooting during on-site visits.

  • Engage in planning and design work for network infrastructure implementations.

  • Offer guidance on hardware and software requirements and specifications.

  • Implement and support various physical network components, including servers, firewalls, PCs, laptops, switches, access points, and more.

  • Lead or contribute to cloud-based (e.g., Azure) deployments and ongoing maintenance.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to Office365 applications, desktop/laptop setups, and network problems.

  • Document detailed investigations and resolutions for all issues.

  • Collaborate on internal documentation and process improvement initiatives.

  • Provide remote and help desk support as needed.

Required Expertise:

  • Proficient in designing, building, migrating, and maintaining business networks and systems, including hardware setups.

  • Strong knowledge of Windows Servers, Active Directory, and DNS.

  • Experience with secure and redundant infrastructures, Microsoft Exchange, and email security/filtering solutions.

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Azure and the ability to work on cloud-based deployments.

  • Proficiency in configuring and managing servers using PowerShell.

  • Administration, configuration, and maintenance of various VMware technologies.

  • Knowledge in administering and configuring NAS and SAN technologies from different vendors.

  • Expertise in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting network equipment such as routers, firewalls, switches, wireless access points, and SSL-VPN setups from various vendors.

  • Experience with disaster recovery and backup solutions.

Desired Technical Knowledge:

  • Network infrastructure, including switching, routing, and wireless technologies.

  • Firewall and access point management.

  • Microsoft Office 365 applications, SharePoint, OneDrive, and Teams.

  • VMWare and Hyper-V virtualization platforms.

  • Structural/network cabling experience or knowledge.

  • Professional Service Automation (PSA) ticketing solutions.

  • Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) solutions.

  • Endpoint Detection Response (EDR) and Next-Generation Anti-Virus solutions.

  • Basic IP phone system, Wi-Fi, and printer knowledge.

Key Non-Technical Attributes:

  • Exceptional communication skills via email, phone, and in-person interactions.

  • Ability to clearly articulate technical concepts in an understandable manner.

  • Effective and tactful conveyance of issue and situation importance.

  • Proactive in providing status updates on issues, projects, and potential risks.

  • A self-starter with a strong willingness to learn and collaborate with the team.

  • Demonstrated ability to independently manage and prioritize issues and projects from start to finish.

  • Proactively seeks opportunities to take ownership of issues or lead team initiatives.

Aligned Certifications (Not Required):

  • Microsoft 365: Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals; Modern Desktop Administrator; Messaging Administrator; Security Administrator.

  • Microsoft Azure: Fundamentals; Data Fundamentals; Administrator; Virtual Desktop Specialty.

  • CompTIA: IT Fundamentals; Network+; Security+; A+; Project+.

 

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