Robert Half Technology Network Engineer in The Woodlands, Texas

  • Evaluate, design and maintain the most highly technical and complex aspects of existing and proposed network solutions. This includes WAN, LAN, Security, Load Balancing, and Wi-Fi solutions.

  • Designs, oversee implementations, assist with troubling shooting outages, maintain highly advanced network strategies to meet a broad spectrum of business requirements

  • Maintain key Network devices on a day to day bases

  • Partner with 3rd party teams and managed service providers

  • Lead simple to complex projects start to finish with proper documentation (SOW's, As Builds, Diagrams)

  • Network Responsibilities:

  • o Responsibilities include both operational and project based elements

  • o Supports the user community via Remedy tickets, and assist in problem resolution

  • o Make recommends of advanced solutions which includes both hardware and software

  • o Prepare network designs, lead implementations, or perform modifications to complex network solutions

  • o Monitors operations of LAN, WAN, Load Balancing, VPN, Security, and Wi-Fi.

  • o Manages relationships between telecommunications carriers, managed services, other teams, and user community

  • o Acts as the Network SME for the team

  • o Monitors all aspects of projects and day to day operations as it relates to network services

  • Technical Responsibilities:

  • o Design, implement, maintain, recommend, and support local and remote portions of the Sysco enterprise network.

  • o Creates and maintains detailed project plans, scopes of work, network diagrams, and other technical documentation of the enterprise network.

  • o Provide timely project status updates to customers, PMO Teams, and management.

  • o Preforms operational task with Remedy ticket support.

  • o Understanding and ongoing support of all LAN, WAN, VPN, WLS, IPT, Load Balancing, Security, content filtering, and DataCenter related operations.

  • o Work in an enterprise IT environment with specific tasks related to network security, and firewall administration. Conduct regular compliance assessments of the enterprise network environment.

  • o Participate in design and strategy meetings for assigned IT projects for the enterprise network.

  • o Work with various IT and business based groups as a subject matter expert (SME).

  • o Perform complex problem isolation within the network infrastructure.

  • o Provide continuous research, assessment, recommendations, and implementation of new technologies as needed by the Sysco organization.

  • o Expected to be available 24X7X365 as required to maintain the enterprise infrastructure.

  • o Participate in an enterprise infrastructure On-call rotation.

  • o Participate in an advisory role with other IT and Business based groups as it relates to networking.

  • o Lead implementation efforts across the enterprise network and insure that projects are executed according to design, within project time frames, and budget

  • o Develops and recommends strategies for network growth, Wi-Fi, Load Balancing, security, and other network enhancements by maximizing functionality of routers, switches, Wireless, and firewalls.

  • o Conduct, research, and recommend solutions as it relates to capacity planning for the enterprise network.

  • o Support the campus environments as required, remote site locations, and corporate Data Center Locations

  • o Develop operational knowledge of Network based tools that support the enterprise network environments.

  • o Additional duties as assigned by the Network Services Leadership team.

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Req ID: 04130-9500775220

Functional Role: Network Engineer

Country: USA

State: TX

City: The Woodlands

Postal Code: 77382

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: Education and / or Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent experience, with eight or more year's previous network experience required.

  • Certificates such as CCNP (Cisco Certified Network detail oriented), CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert), and/or MCSE preferred. detail oriented Skills:

  • F5 Load-balancers

  • BlueCoat

  • Checkpoint Firewalls

  • Cisco WAAS

  • Cisco TACACS

  • Cisco ASA Firewalls with multiple contexts, and failover configurations

  • Cisco Catalyst 6500's, 4500's

  • Cisco Nexus 9000 / 7000 / 5000 / 2000 products

  • Cisco VSS

  • Cisco Stackwise Flexstack switches

  • Cisco Wireless Controllers

  • Motorola Wireless

  • QOS – Voice and Video Environments

  • Remote Cloud Serivces (AWS, SoftCloud, Azure)

  • VM Environments

  • TCP expert / Application performance expert


  • Sniffing and ability to read a trace

  • Network Tools – Fluke, InfoBlox, Solarwinds,

  • Network drawings design documentation (Visio)

  • Routing protocols (EIGRP, BGP)

  • Switching and switching technologies (Cisco Catalyst, Nexus, Stack technology, 802.1q, LACP / Ether channel, HSRP, VRF, VSS..)

  • Experience in a large enterprise environments (> 300 sites)

  • Sniffer / packet capture capability

  • Remote site performance investigation

  • 24x7x on-call rotation based on the number of people on our team

  • Hands-on experience with networks including physical layer infrastructure, Cisco based LAN, WAN, IPT, WLS, Firewall hardware (Cisco Checkpoint), F5 Load Balancing, Bluecoat Proxy, Cisco WAAS, SNMP based software, and interconnecting devices.

  • Proven knowledge and practical application of network security across firewalls.

  • Demonstrate the ability to formulate sound solutions based on formal training, research, and expertise with little guidance from management.

  • Possess a high degree of professionalism, customer service, and dependable.

  • Strong LAN, WAN, Security, Wireless, Load Balancing, and VPN troubleshooting capabilities.

  • Ability to apply a comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of technical concepts, practices and procedures.

  • Solid written and verbal communication.

  • Must present exceptional leadership, problem solving, decision making, and time management skills.

  • Ability to work in a remote capacity.

  • Ability to work in a team environment Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:

  • Certificates such as CCNP (Cisco Certified Network detail oriented), CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert), and/or MCSE preferred