Cisco Network Engineer

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Long-term Contract
Software Specialists
South Carolina
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If you are an expert with Cisco Networking, this position may be the perfect opportunity for you!

We have an exciting opening for a Cisco Network Engineer position with our progressive client in the Columbia, SC area. This is a long-term contract position. Excellent communication skills required.

Opportunity, growth, and stability are all words that can be used when describing this company and our job openings. Come work for one of the largest IT departments in the United States. We are looking for people who want stability in their employment and who like working in a team environment.

Job Responsibilities:

--- Responsible for network planning, architecture design and engineering. Determines feasibility from technical and economic perspectives. Evaluates equipment specifications and process requirements to conceive a practical design Compiles and analyzes operational data and directs tests to establish standard for new designs or modifications to existing equipment, systems, or processes.

--- Plans and evaluates complex network systems and makes recommendations for resources required to develop, maintain and/or expand service levels. Provides consultative support to facilitate design and to resolve design problems. May also monitor network performance to determine whether adjustments need to be made, and to determine where changes will need to be made in the future.

--- Plans, coordinates, and implements network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware. Anticipates and mitigates potential attacks through network or other connections to ensure the security of the system. Provides strategic planning and participation for disaster recovery operations.

--- Updates knowledge and skills to keep up with rapid advancements in technology. Researches, evaluates and recommends software and hardware products. Provides counsel and leadership on future use of technology and system improvements.

Candidate Requirements:

Network or related experience - Required 8 years

Cisco routing, switching, and Firewall experience - Required

Networking certifications (CCNA, CCNP, CCIE) - Highly Desired

Design and configuration experience - Required

About Software Specialists, Inc:

Software Specialists is a company with extensive consulting experience in the Information Technology Industry. Incorporated in the state of Pennsylvania in 1998, we bring over a decade of experience in providing IT talent to Fortune 1000 companies.

As a trusted partner, Software Specialists provides consulting solutions for our Clients that are not only flexible, but minimize risk while maximizing results and meeting their business goals. Recruiting and retaining the highest calibre resources ensures our consultants are capable of creating systems that our Clients can build upon to make their organizations more robust, agile and equipped for future shifts in the IT and global business world.

Our Consultants enjoy:

  • Competitive hourly pay rates or salary option
  • Medical/Dental Insurance
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • 401(k)