Our client is currently seeking a talented Network Engineer to join their Product Development team in Portland, OR.
What it takes: You are adept in troubleshooting difficult hardware and software issues. You approach difficult problems with a solution-oriented mindset and a track record of success. You have advanced experience in designing, configuring, and maintaining TCP/IP networks and devices. You have advanced experience in routing, switching, security, and Wi-Fi from various vendors such as Cisco, Juniper, Aruba, Palo Alto, Ruckus, etc. You have advanced experience in operating systems such as Windows, Windows Server, VMware ESXi & Linux.
This position involves working hands-on to develop company products with a tight-knit, cross-functional engineering team. They are developing solutions to enable compute and communications functions in tactical/man-portable form factors that were previously only possible in the datacenter. Their products are used by military, emergency responders, and forward-looking commercial enterprises worldwide.
Network Engineer Responsibilities
Integration, test and troubleshooting of hardware, software and networking for company products.
Develop and implement procedures for configuration and testing of systems.
Produce and support integrated systems for Marketing, Sales, and End Customers.
Ability to write and create documents and procedures for internal and external users.
Responsible for quality levels maintained in company products.
Performance requires physical attendance.
Other duties as assigned.
Network Engineer Qualifications
US citizenship required.
3+ years in network or systems engineering in a production environment.
Ability to present complex technology to technical and non-technical audiences.
Experience with Microsoft Windows.
Experience with PC hardware and troubleshooting.
Hands-On experience with IP networking and networking devices (Switches, Routers, Firewalls, etc.).
Cisco CCNA or ability to attain CCNA required.
Experience with multiple network equipment vendors (Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto, Riverbed, Aruba, Ruckus, etc.) strongly desired.
Experience with VMware vSphere (ESXi) strongly desired.
Experience with Linux strongly desired.
Experience with network management applications such as SolarWinds, SNMPc, Nagios, etc. is a plus.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Independent professional that can perform job assignment with limited supervision.
Ability to lift and carry 35 pounds of test equipment at least 40 feet.
Must be able to self-organize workloads and manage all deadlines.
Accuracy and attention to detail and quality orientation a must.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
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