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Network Administrator

Mukilteo, WA 98275

Posted: 05/13/2021 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Hardware Job Number: 22935

Job Description

Position Title: Network Administrator

Position Description: Protingent has an exciting direct hire opportunity with our client Mukilteo, Washington.

Job Requirements:
  • Manage and monitor the network infrastructure including:
    • Diagnosing and resolving network problems to ensure maximum availability of networks.
    • Perform and oversee the configuration and optimization of routers and switches to support the full range of network-related services.
    • Devices include switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, servers, and virtual appliances/servers.
  • Maintain detailed, up-to-date documentation of system configurations, network topologies, management procedures, and vendor support contacts.
  • Layer 3 switching, VLAN routing, network traffic shaping and throttling
  • Determine operational weaknesses within the existing network infrastructure and present execution plans to overcoming those concerns in a timely fashion while still making the most cost-efficient use of resources.
  • Evaluate and identify opportunities to improve the security and/or performance of existing environments.
  • Perform help desk requests in a tier III capacity and assist with tier I & tier II support as needed.
  • Interact with other teams to provide escalation support during outages and customer issues even if the problem might not be directly related to the network infrastructure.
  • Interact directly with technical and non-technical customers/vendors to resolve incidents ad manage project tasks.
  • Documents IT network and security activities such as downtime, problems, ad systems configurations.
  • Maintain a positive ad professional attitude while participating in after hours or weekend network maintenance on an ad-hoc basis.
  • Configure, monitor, and troubleshoot routing, security/NT policies on physical and virtual firewalls and routers.
  • Proactively monitors the network and servers for performance issues, hardware failures and unwanted intrusions.
  • Performs a variety of duties in the installation, testing, configuration and troubleshooting of hardware and software applications and equipment.
  • Implementation and enforcement of existing and self-designed security measures and policies to protect company  networks from both external and internal attacks and/or abuses.
  • Configure, monitor, and troubleshoot IPsec ad VPN tunnels between sites and VPN servers for remote user access.

Job Qualifications:
  • An appropriate level of experience in Networking
  • An appropriate level of experience in Computer Systems and Network Management
  • Industry standard security certification (Sec+ or CISSP, CCNP or above)
  • Skillset should include knowledge of the following technologies:
    • Routing concepts ad technologies (BGP, OSPF, Static, Redistribution, etc.)
    • Switching concepts ad technologies (VLAs, Bridging, Spanning Tree, Trunking, Leaf-Spine, etc.)
    • Firewalls (WatchGuard, Fortinet, Cisco)Web filtering technologies network monitoring tools
    • Modern Data Center Design
  • Bachelor' s Degree in Computer Science preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jeff Morgante

I have an ability to connect with engineers easily, with an engineering background myself, I can relate and communicate using the same language. I have been working in Technical staffing at Protingent since 2011. I have two dogs, Kaleb & Kayce and two cats, Mika and Shiloh. I am originally from upstate New York, but love living in the Pacific Northwest! I have a passion for cars, old and new.

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