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Network Engineer

Hampton Roads Transit


Location:
Norfolk, Virginia
Date:
08/18/2017
2017-08-182017-09-19
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Shift:
1st Shift
Categories:
  • Computers/IT/Technology
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Job Details

Position:              Network Engineer

Department:        Technology

Reports To:          Director of Technology Services

Salary:                  Determined on Qualifications 

 

All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without current or future company sponsorship.

The Network Engineer will be responsible for installation, maintenance and management of HRT computer systems hardware/software, stand-alone and/or networked.  Assist in the development and improvement of HRT information technology services.

 

Essential Job Functions:
(Duties listed are not intended to be all inclusive nor to limit duties that might reasonably be assigned.)
  • Field all calls for computer assistance by HRT employees.
  • Install, maintain, and upgrade hardware and software of HRT computerized systems.
  • Report all calls for computer assistance in electronic tracking software.
  • Provide ad hoc user training as required to help customers effectively utilize HRT computerized systems.
  • Coordinate network security activity with Management and IT Security Engineer.
  • Perform routine LAN/WAN administrative duties as required.
  • Compile, write, diagram, and maintain written documentation of all HRT computer configurations and network architectures.  Ensure adherence to HRT minimum hardware/software requirements.
  • Maintain awareness of advances in information technology and recommend modifications to HRT systems as required.
  • Coordinates selection and purchase of data processing hardware and software for HRT.
  • Implement backup routine for all HRT networked computer systems.
  • Provide development and/or maintenance of specialized HRT software programs.
  • Implement virus protection strategy at HRT.
  • Install, configure, and maintain network infrastructure components such as switches, routers, firewalls, and wireless devices.
  • Design, implement, and maintain new network segments as needed including site to site VPN connections and other elements of the network infrastructure. 
  • Manage records created and received in compliance with the Hampton Roads Transit Records Management Policy and Procedures.
  • Responsible for maintaining a general awareness of HRT’s EMS
  • Responsible for handling all related job responsibilities in accordance to HRT’s Environmental Policy, relevant EMS Standard Operating Procedures, and Emergency Management Plan
  • Performs other duties as required by the Manager of Information Systems.

 

Requirements

Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills essential to Job Functions:

In depth knowledge of Windows network infrastructure components such as servers, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, firewalls and network protocols is essential. In addition, experience working with a routed network, Wide Area Network, VPNs, and the ability to configure and troubleshoot routers, switches and other network components is necessary. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to management and staff.  Ability to quickly identify problems and implement solutions with minimal downtime.  Critical thinking – Using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches.

 

Required Software Knowledge and Skills essential to Job Functions:

Proficiency in using computer systems and the listed software applications associated with performance of assigned work is essential.  Basic problem solving skills associated with software applications used is expected.   Software usage relevant to job duties will be evaluated.

 

Software applications:
Familiarity with MS Office Suite required.

 

Training and/or Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Systems or a related field

 

Required Experience:

Must have at least 5 years of experience in network support in a Windows 2008, 2012 environment utilizing Cisco (or equivalent) network components. Must have experience configuring network protocols, network security, TCP/IP. Knowledge of DHCP and DNS is essential.  Proven experience managing firewalls, intrusion detection and intrusion prevention is essential.

 

Licenses or Certificates:
CCNA and MCSE preferred
Virginia Driver’s License

 

Special Requirements:
  • This position is classified as essential personnel.
  • Must be able to pass federal government background screening process for local military installation access

 

FLSA Status:

Exempt

 

Physical Demands:

Work requires high-speed operation of keyboard devices.  Also requires lifting and transferring of computer equipment as needed.  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Unusual Demands:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Work involves meeting multiple demands on a timely basis.  Duties may require some seasonal overtime.

 

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