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Network Engineer

  • Job ID: 1-188642
  • Department: Information Technology
  • Location: Corporate Headquarters - Springfield, MO
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Tentative Schedule: This is a full-time opportunity; Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

A Network Engineer is a highly skilled administrator with expert knowledge in at least one operating system or software package supported by the department. They work with a high degree of independence to develop systems to support the business.  Engineers are primarily focused on the design, or integration of various systems, application servers, databases, and third-party packages.

Essential Job Functions

  • Generally takes leadership role in guiding projects through the complete implementation life cycle.
  • Typical focus is on system design for optimal performance.
  • Responsible (takes ownership) for multiple systems.
  • Manage tasks and resources while utilizing modern project management principles.
  • Participate or lead the development of multiple projects at one time.
  • Conducts security and system performance reviews and ensures best practices are being followed.
  • Reviews overall security of systems to determine state of regulatory compliance (PCI, Sox, etc).
  • Reviews requirements and state of license compliance of systems.
  • Recommend system improvements and changes to systems, as needed.
  • Perform analysis of systems, hardware or software to uncover issues and solve complicated problems that typically span multiple systems.
  • Lead various meetings to gather system requirements and project details.
  • Conduct system demos to educate and train others in the use of system.
  • Create or update advanced project documentation.
  • Test systems to validate proper functionality and performance.

Skills and Qualifications

  • 4+ years of server administration experience.
  • Advanced understanding of one or more server operating systems supported by department.
  • Ability to lead and get results from others.
  • Ability to articulate advanced technical concepts and teach others.
  • Ability to effectively multitask.
  • Expert software debugging and testing knowledge.
  • Advanced understanding of complex computer systems (multiple programs, databases, communications etc).
  • Advanced knowledge of system services, database systems, and systems analysis and design.
  • Ability to write advanced technical documentation.
  • Advanced problem-solving skills Good verbal and written communications skills.
  • Must work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to learn independently.
  • Willingness to work flexible schedule including nights/weekends.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Senior level experience with Cisco BGP, OSPF, VXLAN Python and Ansible.
  • Experience with EXOS is a plus.  
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