Kforce Network Engineer in San Antonio, Texas

Kforce has a client seeking a Network Engineer in San Antonio, Texas (TX). They will report to a Senior Manager of engineering, team size of 2-3 engineers but overall team of 12 people. This position provides expertise to support all service and data equipment and circuits. Responsibilities:

  • Configures network and voice systems to ensure smooth and reliable operation for fulfilling business objectives and processes

  • Monitors networks to ensure availability to all system users and perform necessary modifications to support network availability

  • Designs, analyzes, and documents network systems/processes

  • Serves as a business unit team member and technical leader as appropriate and is responsible for ensuring the satisfactory completion of significant portions of critical work and/or projects

  • Responds to on-call pages within predefined SLA's (On-call support is assigned to team members on a 1-week rotating schedule)

  • Consults with users to determine system, network, and functional specifications

  • Plans, coordinates, and implements network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware; When problems arise, analyze hardware and software issues, and replace defective components

  • Analyzes and documents network systems, networking software, operating system software, and functional specifications

  • Monitors network performance to determine whether adjustments need to be made or where changes will need to be made in the future

  • Analyzes and develops security procedures

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or any equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 5 years of Network and/or voice engineering or closely related experience

  • 2 -3 years related experience, preferably in restaurant industry

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to communicate well with the general public and experience in establishing and maintaining an effective working relationship with management, vendors, and co-workers

  • Ability to work in a team environment

Demonstrated experience with technology to include:

  • Network Analyzers

  • Configuration Management Software

  • Network Monitoring Software

  • Cable Accessories

  • Transaction Security

  • Network routing, switching, and firewalls

  • Virus Protection Software

Knowledge:

  • Proficiency in MS Office Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

  • Proficiency in JD Edwards preferred

  • Proficiency in virtualization technologies

  • Proficiency in security technologies

  • Telecommunications architecture

  • Advanced proficiency in Network & Server OS (Microsoft), Cisco network computing (LAN/WAN)

  • Advanced professional or theoretical knowledge and fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of a particular field of specialization in the execution of assigned duties and responsibilities

  • Basic understanding of budgetary concepts and procedures

  • Intermediate understanding of departmental structure and policies with intermediate understanding of the cross-functional structure and policies of Whataburger Restaurants, LLC

  • CCNP plus one of the following: CCNA security, CCNA voice, CCDA

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:YearsMinimum Compensation:70000.00Maximum Compensation:120000.00