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Network Consulting Engineer II

Company: Synoptek
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Network Consulting Engineer II Location : Name Remote- United States
Overview The 411We think globally, act locally. As a Managed Services Provider Synoptek provides world-class strategic IT leadership and hyper-efficient IT operational support, enabling our global client-base to grow and transform their businesses. We are excited to have experienced continuous growth and in keeping with that momentum are seeking to add a Consulting Engineer II to our talented team. Synoptek is a company with a heart and soul dedicated to the ongoing success and growth of our employees and continued business success of the customers we support. Want to see what we're made of? Head to Synoptek.com. Salary Range: $80,000-100,000 USD Additional Bonus and Commission Opportunities for this Role: TBD Synoptek Benefits for this Position Include:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance (2 Options)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Accident Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance
  • Basic Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) Retirement
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 18 days per year (6 hours accrued per pay period)
  • Certification Incentives up to three certifications per year Responsibilities A Day in the LifeAs a Network Consulting Engineer II, you will be someone who has a strong background in network engineering, both on-premise and cloud environments and an inherent ability to communicate and develop lasting relationships with clients Qualifications The Basics
    • Total Years of Technical Experience: 10+
    • Position Specific Experience: 4+
    • Mentorship/Leads by Example Experience: 3+
    • Project/ Client Engagement/ Customer Facing Experience: 4+ Technical Aptitude
      • Advanced knowledge of how application data flows over the network (firm foundation of OSI model)
      • Document all work performed in internal document repositories (wiki), build customer documentation, craft remediation guides and as-built documents, and be completely proactive in updating older documentation.
      • Must have experience authoring or refining technical procedures
      • Able to follow deployment procedures and adhere to Synoptek engineering standards.
      • Must be able to logically diagram out shared and customer environments in Microsoft Visio.
      • Work with vendors and other third parties to deliver new services to customers
      • Has knowledge of current emerging/new technologies and the potential impact and efficiencies they may have in a managed services environment.
      • Advanced understanding and practical experience implementing management protocols such as SNMP.
      • Experience working with cloud-based services or applications
      • Conceptual knowledge of DNS, TCP/IP, SMTP, SNMP, HTTP, SSL
      • 2+ years of experience working in managed services & multi-tenant environments
      • Detailed understanding of routing and switching in non-standard/ complex deployment environments including campus LAN, full-meshed WAN, and Datacenter networks.
      • Has advanced experience managing and implementing routing protocols including static routes, EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP.
      • Has advanced experience implementing Cisco layer 2 LAN topologies and hand-on experience extending VLANs across a large enterprise/datacenter network core, and manipulating Spanning Tree topologies.
      • Has advanced experience making firewall changes across various vendors (Fortinet, Cisco, Palo Alto) including changes to Access-lists, NAT/PAT assignments, management protocols, Remote Access VPN, and IPSEC LAN-to-LAN VPN tunnels. Must be able to build a firewall from scratch given desired requirements.
      • Strong working knowledge in implementing access/authentication technologies such as LDAP, RADIUS, TACACS Human Aptitude
        • Verbal Communication: Advanced
        • Written Communication: Advanced
        • Customer Service: Advanced
        • Presentation Communication: Intermediate
        • Analytical/Problem Solving: Intermediate
        • Mentoring: Intermediate
        • Influence/Persuasion/Forward Thinking: Intermediate
        • Executive Level Presence: Intermediate Education & Certifications
          • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is required
          • Candidate must have one of the following or be willing to obtail within 6 months of employment: CCNA (Any flavor), CCNA Data center, NETWORK+, Linux+, Security+ The Synoptek PromiseWhen you partner with Synoptek, you engage with an ever-growing, ever-evolving IT organization that provides a high-caliber level of team, results, growth and clarity. You are our ultimate investment and as part of that you will have access to continuous clarity in your personal and professional development, a team who has your back, mentorship to achieve rock-star level results. We foster a fun and connected environment with employee benefits extending beyond general compensation and into inspired camaraderie, beer-thirty, general office mayhem, a little fun in the midst of the chaos and an invested culture of learning. An Equal Opportunity Employer We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. It is our intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that employment decisions be based on job-related factors. CategoryNetwork and Computer Systems AdministratorsEducationBachelor's DegreeExperience10 to 20+ yearsJob typeFull time

Keywords: Synoptek, Houston , Network Consulting Engineer II, Engineering , Houston, Texas

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