Jr. Network Engineer

Spokane, WA 99202

Posted: 12/08/2020 Industry: IT Job Number: 4417

Job Description

This position assists in supporting and implementing hosted, managed, and customer specific solutions. He/she will provide direct support to various Managed Service client companies within the Northwest.

The Junior Network Engineer must be able to work effectively and efficiently in a fast paced office environment in meeting deadlines. The Junior Network Engineer must be able to handle multiple priorities combined with frequent interruptions. Organizational skills are essential and a sense of urgency, the ability to make good decisions, and the prioritization of tasks is necessary.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Performs data communication functions related to the design and implementation of hardware, software, and circuit facilities.
  • Provides maintenance and troubleshooting to telecommunications systems, which may include PBX, voice switching systems, voice processing systems (e.g. voice mail), the voice network, integrated work stations, telecommunications cable/wiring plans, and related products and services.
  • Responsible for the ongoing administration of voice technology and network systems to include telephone station hardware/software changes, voice system software upgrades, traffic analysis, network infrastructure and reporting.
  • Knowledgeable in state-of-the-art telecommunications and LAN equipment and services.
  • Analyzes complex hardware and software configurations. Requires the ability to organize and coordinate company team and vendor tasks.
  • Implements, installs, and troubleshoots network infrastructure with Cisco switches and routers.
  • Installs and supports remote sites including home network users and new offices; phone and network cabling; new networks including testing, implementation and maintenance.
  • Troubleshoots Windows OS.
  • Secures quotes and bids from hardware/software and telecommunication vendors including securing contracts.
  • Manages network and data projects including site remodels for networks and phones, securing bids for equipment and managing timelines and implementation/installation.
  • Occasional regional travel, weekend work and on-call rotation will be required.

  • Education: Bachelor’ s Degree in related field or equivalent experience.
  • Experience: Two years of related experience including:
  • One year of data and telecommunication experience required.
  • Excellent communications, interpersonal and customer support skills.
  • Ability to document system solutions and follow outlined processes.
  • Minimum one year of experience in project management from design through implementation.
  • Experience with Cisco IOS including QOS, ACL, PIX firewall, Cisco VPN Concentrator.
  • Strongly prefer experience with Cisco Call Manager, Cisco Unity, Cisco IPCC.
  • Experience with telecommunication equipment, data and phone cabling, network security, wireless technologies, and familiarization with all Windows OS.
  • Certifications: CCNA, CCNP, CCVP, CCIP highly desired.
  • Computer Skills: Experience with the following computer applications is highly desired: Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio); Internet, Intranet.
  • Drug Test: Eligible employees must be able to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test which includes marijuana.

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