Network Engineer - Cisco, F5, OSPF

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1 year +
ESG Consulting
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Our client is seeking a Network Engineer to be in integral member of a team on an ongoing basis. Must have F5, OSPF, Cisco.

This is a full time contract that renews each year for 1 year at a time indefinitely. Please only apply if you want to be in an environment for many years.

Responsible for the technical design, integration, and support initiatives involving various hardware and software technologies within the Networking Support Group, Division of Information Technology. Successful candidates should have a solid understanding of hardware and software network configuration and experience interacting with people at a variety of levels. The position requires demonstrated ability to communicate technical concepts. We are looking for someone who has a good mix of technology interaction skills and hands-on technical ability.

The Network Engineer responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Defining, documenting, configuring and maintaining the networking environment

Working with other Networking Engineers in designing, testing and implementing high-availability, production-ready, network solutions for both internal and external customers

Working with other client Networking and Telecommunications Engineering personnel in establishing operational processes and procedures for networking, including remote access and wireless services, OSPF Routing, Working with client Networking Engineers along with client/customer Engineers on other projects as deemed necessary

Ensuring that networking SLA's are consistently met

Working with contractors, vendors, client/customer Engineers and other client Engineers on large-scale network infrastructure projects

Recommending enhancements to existing networking systems and infrastructure.

We are looking for a detail oriented, reliable, self-motivated person who prefers a team work environment.

Major responsibilities include:

Design and Implement OSPF fully meshed switched environments using multi brand Switches, Routers and VPN concentrators

Creation and upkeep of documentation

Configure and test new Routers, Switches

Configure and test new Video Encoders/Decoders VPN devices and/or Firewalls

Modify existing equipment configurations

Troubleshoot switched VLAN environments with multiple routing protocols

Verify connectivity

Troubleshoot Routers and routing protocols

Review project tasks and turn around dates

Documentation skills

Performs detailed analysis of system requirements to determine needs

Provides daily updates and weekly status reports

Other responsibilities include:

Recommends short-term alternatives when appropriate

Tracks current and future inventory levels

Provides Tier 2/3 support

Required Skills

4 years experience with Cisco Routers and Switches

F5 experience - and load balancing

Knowledge of a Multicast switched environment over multi brand Switches and OSPF routed switched network

Must have excellent customer service, communication, and teamwork skills

Minimum Years of experience needed for required skills: 4 Years

Preferred Skills:

CCNA preferred but not required

Experience with routing protocols, specifically OSPF and EIGRP

Experience with large fiber optic MAN installations

Experience with diagnostic tools and techniques for troubleshooting including packet analysis

Familiarity with LAN infrastructure

Experience with SSL and IPSEC VPN

Experience with management and monitoring systems such as Cisco Prime, Solarwinds


Health, Dental, Vision, 401K


ESG Consulting is an award-winning national provider of diversified information technology consulting services to Fortune 1000, public sector entities, and emerging growth firms nationwide.

Founded in 1986, ESG offers more than 32 years of experience in the IT staffing, Engineering and consulting industry. While local to Atlanta we are headquartered in Santa Clara.

ESG is an equal opportunity company. Our flexible management culture believes in creating a business environment that fosters personal and professional growth and achievement. We make ESG a place where people are treated not as employees but as "partners".