Network Operations Engineer
Our client is currently looking for a Network Operations Engineer to join their growing technical team and drive the evolution of our technology infrastructure. Candidates should have a solid background in network fundamentals and server infrastructure in a datacenter environment. This is an intermediate technical position with a primary focus on incident and event management. This position will require interfacing with both internal and external customers professionally on a daily basis. This engineer role is expected to bring a positive attitude, focused on a continual-improvement mindset.
Network Operations Engineer Responsibilities
Network Operations staff are responsible for:
Infrastructure health monitoring and event management with a variety of tools, including Zabbix, Grafana, New Relic and CloudWatch.
Responding to infrastructure events by engaging oncall resources via PagerDuty and Slack and providing rapid first response incident management.
Developing and maintaining comprehensive documentation for event and incident management.
Implementing new monitoring and alerting where there are gaps.
Drive and document changes on tuning infrastructure monitoring alerts.
Review, evaluate and provide recommendations on policies and procedures.
Network Operations Engineer Qualifications
Associate’s Degree in Technology/Computer Science.
Strong verbal and text-based communication skills.
3-5 years of Enterprise IT experience.
3 years of network administration exposure (Cisco and Juniper).
3 years of server administration exposure (Windows and Linux).
2-3 years of experience with enterprise communication tools (Slack/Skype/etc.).
1-2 years of incident management experience.
1-2 years of event management experience.
Bachelor’s Degree in Technology/Computer Science.
1-2 years of monitoring tools experience (New Relic, Zabbix, Grafana, CloudWatch).
IT Certifications (CCNA, Network+, MCSA, Linux+).
Scripting experience (PowerShell, Bash, Python, JS, IOS).
Exceptional analytical skills and solutions oriented.
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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