Robert Half Technology Network Engineer in Arlington, Texas

Robert Half Technology is looking for a Senior LAN/ WAN Engineer who loves the challenge of solving problems with multiple layers of complexity. If you are an efficient problem solver with highly tuned decision making skills, this may be the position for you. This Senior LAN/ WAN Engineer is a direct hire, FTE (Full Time Employment) position with one of our client companies in the Dallas/ Fort Worth area. What you get to do every day: The Senior LANWAN Engineer will assist in the planning, design, implementation, and support of department systems. This team member is responsible primarily for the assessment and optimization of Network and Communication platforms through review and assessment of customer needs. They are also responsible for conducting feasibility studies for large projects, developing requests for proposal, evaluating vendor products, and making recommendations on selection. This team member may function in a lead position providing guidance, direction and training to less experienced engineers. -Effectively communicates current status of all projects, problems, and issues to the department LANWAN Operations Manager. -Proactively identifies opportunities for improvements to existing processes and for automation of time consuming tasks. -Plan, prioritize, and provide vision and schedules for complex projects. -Lead projects and provide vision and technical direction to oversee and ensure prompt completion of projects. -Provide design support and consultation for departmental and enterprise projects. -Attend departmental, project and general meetings and effectively represent current status as appropriate. -Execute operational support of corporate, branch, and service center operations. -Ensure that all systems are running at optimal capacity. -Study and analyze the performance and capacities of the systems and prepare plans for future expansion and upgrades. -Procure hardware and software consistent with the company's requirements and following all appropriate processes. -Conduct audit compliance assessments and initiate corrective action. -Resolve incident management tickets as they arise and ensure timely resolution. -Evaluate, perform, and delegate system administrative functions as appropriate. -Evaluate and install system patches and system updates as directed. -Perform critical system changes after business hours. -Adhere to all company authored policy, procedure and standards documents. -Author policy, procedure and standards documents based on industry best practices and personal research and experience. -Collaborate with the department LANWAN Operations Manager to develop and maintain professional network and business relationships with vendors, peer organizations, and other business contacts. -Provide technical and operational support in all technology areas. -Delegate tasks as appropriate to junior engineers and ensure all tasks are completed correctly and efficiently. -Assist the LANWAN Operations Manager with new technology research in order to stay abreast of the latest developments in ITS technology, trends, and knowledge, and legislation. -Assist the LANWAN Operations Manager with making changes to system platform designs as needed. -Assist the LANWAN Operations Manager with the development of goals, objectives, and unit work plans in coordination with the IT strategic planning process. -Assist the LANWAN Operations Manager in determining the direction and enhancement of the system to meet the needs of the organization. -Identify and evaluate third party vendors, technology, or processes for integration -Direct selected product research and support other technology and evaluation projects. -Participate in an on-call support rotation for providing after-hours support.

With more than 100 locations worldwide, Robert Half Technology is a leading provider of IT professionals on a project and full-time basis for initiatives ranging from web development and systems integration to network security and technical support. Through our alliances with industry-leading organizations such as HDI® and the Microsoft® Partner program, we have access to client companies that other staffing firms don't. In addition to our free job search services, we provide our candidates with access to free online technical training and a competitive benefits and compensation package.

Our parent company, Robert Half, once again was named to FORTUNE® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" and was the highest-ranked staffing firm. (March 1, 2016)

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Req ID: 04030-0008855144

Functional Role: Network Engineer

Country: USA

State: TX

City: Arlington

Postal Code: 76014-4106

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: What you bring to the role: -Advanced knowledge of TCPIP -Advanced knowledge Local Area and Wide Area networking concepts and principles. -Advanced knowledge of Routing protocols (RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP). -Advanced knowledge of network traffic engineering .QOS. -Advanced knowledge of Switching including VSS, HSRP, VTP, Spanning Tree. -Advanced knowledge of Access Services including Serial, Frame Relay, ISDN, DDR, PSTN, PPP, MPLS. -Advanced knowledge of Voice (UCCX, Unity, CUCM) networks. -Advanced knowledge of Wireless (WLC, WCS) networks. -Advanced knowledge of cross platform integration. -Demonstrated advanced knowledge of architectural design, installation, maintenance of enterprise communications network infrastructure of entire organization -Advanced working knowledge of Tier III Support and problem resolution. -Minimum 7 years of experience in information technology. -Minimum 5 years Network Architectural Design. -Minimum 7 years in network engineering. -Bachelor's degree, job related certifications or equivalent work experience required. Technology doesn't change the world. People do. As a technology staffing firm, we can't think of a more fitting mantra. We're extreme believers in technology and the incredible things it can do. But we know that behind every smart piece of software, every powerful processor, and every brilliant line of code is an even more brilliant person. Leader among IT staffing agencies The intersection of technology and people — it's where we live. Backed by more than 65 years of experience, Robert Half Technology is a leader among IT staffing agencies. Whether you're looking to hire experienced technology talent or find the best technology jobs, we are your IT expert to call. Unlike other IT staffing agencies, we emphasize personal interaction. We individually interview all of the candidates we place and meet with our clients to better understand their needs. Because even with all of today's advances in technology, we know nothing can replace that personal touch. We understand not only the art of matching people, but also the science of technology. We use a proprietary matching tool that helps our staffing professionals connect just the right person to just the right job. And our network of industry connections and strategic partners remains unmatched. It's a simple but powerful truth. Innovation starts with people, and people start with us. © 2016 Robert Half Technology. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans. For more information, please visit