Network Engineer

Columbia, SC

The Network Engineer will be a part of our Project Services Team that provides  design, implementation, and support of a wide range of customers and network technologies.  This position will allow you to work alongside some of the most talented engineers in the southeast and afford you the opportunity to grow with a stable managed services provider that has a 25-year history of providing a full range of IT solutions, which is continuing to expand throughout the country.  As a Network Engineer for this Team you will be focused on networking projects and escalations.

Here’s what we need from you:

  • High School diploma required; associate’s or bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 5+ years of maintaining network infrastructures
  • 2+ years of experience designing and implementing network infrastructures
  • Strong knowledge of current IT concepts, issues, practices, methodologies, and trends
  • Good problem solving and decision-making skills; ability to understand and analyze complex issues
  • Must be passionate about technology and delivering the highest level of customer service
  • Self-motivated, detail orientated, highly organized and able to handle a variety of tasks and responsibilities in an efficient manner with a high level of quality
  • Ability to deal effectively with customers, vendors, and peers
  • Desire to make a difference!

These are the technical skills that you will need to have:

  • Experience architecting and implementing multi-vendor networks including Cisco, HP, Juniper, SonicWall, Ubiquiti, and others
  • Knowledge and experience with both WAN and LAN architectures
  • Detailed knowledge of routing protocols, spanning-tree, and QOS technologies
  • Firewall and VPN design, troubleshooting, and administration
  • Wireless design and troubleshooting
  • Ability to learn and troubleshoot new network devices and technology in dynamic and highly critical customer environments
  • Ability to mentor other engineers and provide escalation support

The following aren’t required, but are highly desirable:

  • Experience with other network technologies and vendors
  • IP Telephony experience (CallManager or hosted VOIP)
  • Prior experience with Windows Server administration and support
  • Cisco, Juniper, or other network certification
  • Network security

And, here is some additional info you will want to know:

  • Travel Requirements: travel to customers sites is required, mostly day travel
  • Work Schedule: Must participate in paid 7×24, 2nd-level rotation (currently an eight-week rotation); scheduled work after hours and on weekends
  • Applicant selected will be subject to a criminal, credit, and department of motor vehicles background checks and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information
  • VC3 offers a great benefits package