Network Engineer

Posted 3 months ago

Job ID - 288

Knoxville, TN | Network Engineer | Full-Time

We are actively recruiting a Network Engineer for our client in the Knoxville, TN area. This is a great opportunity and is interviewing quickly. This is a contract to hire. Due to client's request, qualified candidates must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship and be able to obtain a clearance.



  • The primary responsibility for this position is network design, configuration and troubleshooting
  • Responsible for the daily secure operations of the network enclaves.
  • Providing coordination, notification, escalation and documentation to resolve events/issues, efficiently minimizing customer impact.
  • Interfacing with and providing outage reports to various levels of management.
  • Assisting with other tasks as needed or as assigned by management.
  • Ensure systems are configured and maintained per cyber security common control requirements so that accreditation is retained.
  • Create and maintain infrastructure documentation as it relates to infrastructure systems design, configuration, support, and processes.
  • Identify, create, communicate, and implement process engineering for technologies to create end-to-end service offerings.
  • Conduct research, cost-benefit and return-on-investment analysis on proposed hardware, software and systems to justify recommendations, support purchasing efforts and aid management in making infrastructure design and architecture decisions. 
  • Manage capacity and performance of the WAN/LAN network platforms, ensuring the integrity of the infrastructure.
  • Proactively monitor, test, collect and analyze system performance statistical data to improve quality of the network environment.
  • Diagnose and resolve complex configuration and troubleshooting issues within a multi-vendor infrastructure.
  • Adhere to a customer serviced focused culture



  • Cisco IOS
  • Juniper JUNOS
  • Routers and multilayer switches (Catalyst, Nexus, MX, EX and SRX)
  • Cisco, Palo Alto and Juniper firewalls
  • Vulunerability scanning
  • Routing protocols (OSPF and BGP)
  • Microsoft Visio



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field
  • 5 years relevant experience
  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Ability to obtain a clearance


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