Job of the week: Network Engineer for The Ohio Attorney General’s Office
The Ohio Attorney General’s Office is currently seeking an experienced Network Engineer for a position in the Information Technology Services section. The purpose of the Network Engineer position is to perform advanced network engineering tasks associated with the analysis, planning, design, evaluation, selection, and maintenance of Local, Wide and Metro area network systems. The successful candidate will perform the following duties, which include but are not limited to: Perform configuration of network switches, routers, firewalls, VPN concentrators. Design solutions to complex network challenges while providing a network that is secure and resilient to interruptions or failures. Configure BGP and manage ISP’s relationships. Manage logging, monitoring, IDS, IPS, SysLogs, Configure backups, maintenance, OS patches and upgrades, maintenance and support contracts, repair and replacement of network equipment. Specify equipment for purchase, configure, test and install equipment. Mange access control lists for internal and external access control. Manage the 802.1x wireless network controllers and access point that provides access to agency personnel and guest access. Document system configurations and network designs using tools such as Visio. Design ongoing refinement of procedures and policies; Prepare reports on network health and status and make recommendations based on best practices and new technologies; recommend enhancements and configuration changes to improve and optimize network performance and efficiency. Assists project teams with technical issues in the Initiation and Planning phases of our standard Project Management Methodology. Activities will include the definition of needs, benefits, & technical strategy; research & development; technical analysis & design; & support of operations staff in executing, testing & rolling-out the solutions. Project focus will be the operational activities within the project life-cycle helping to facilitate a smooth transition from development to production. Participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure & performs other duties as assigned.
Completion of undergraduate core coursework in computer science or information technology or related field of study; 18 mos. exp. in installation, operation & maintenance of personal computers, installation & upgrading of software packages, & application of basic network concepts (e.g., physical wiring, protocols & network typology); 12 mos. exp. in evaluating & resolving common (i.e., related to desktop operating systems) & recurring (e.g., troubleshooting in-depth issues & communication errors between sites, across agency problems & problems not limited to software &/or hardware) network problems. -Or 6 mos. exp. as Network Specialist 2, 67152AG.
Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.
Major Worker Characteristics:
Knowledge of information technology (e.g., computer information science); networking, computer software, hardware & peripheral equipment; systems programming; & public relations. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts & draw valid conclusions. Gathers & classifies information about data, people or things; understands technical literature. Communicates verbally & in writing on technical matters, and responds to inquiries from users.
Unusual Working Conditions : May work additional hours as operational needs dictate. Travel to regional offices required. Selected candidate(s) will be subject to the following background checks: Criminal history Driving record Taxes Polygraph Credit Drug screen The Attorney General’s Office may fill additional, similar positions as a result of this posting.
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