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Network Systems Engineer (Partially Remote)

Company: Latitude, Inc.
Location: Reston
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

This position allows 2-3 days per week remote / work from home. The salary range is open and flexible for this position! Experienced network, systems and Security Professional to be responsible for researching, evaluating, implementing, and supporting new technologies as part of a strong network team. Candidate will be asked to understand and internalize knowledge of network systems infrastructure and policies then apply that knowledge to projects. Candidate may be asked to do advanced analysis studies and optimization. Upon completing analysis, provide a written periodic report with recommendations.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:+ Setup and configuration of new servers and hardware.+ Installation of Operating Systems, 3rd party application Software, network equipment, routers, switches and load balancers.+ Maintains and install new versions of firewall.+ Performs regular periodic health checks, user administration, application of patches and upgrades, data management services, server tuning, and directory services maintenance+ Design and implementation of WAN and LANs architecture.+ Increase reliability, enhance performance, and reduce administrative efforts by implementing tools, scripts, 3rd party software in the most cost effective manner.+ Ensures security standards, policies, and guidelines across corporate systems and mission critical LAN/WAN environments+ Performs system administration and ongoing maintenance functions on Windows and VMWare environment+ Successfully manages multiple projects and tasks at one time.+ Troubleshoot problems and resolves them quickly meeting the User's needs.+ Communicates complex technology and general information to everyone involved on a project in a clear and concise manner based on the audience level.+ Follows through on commitments, communicating status to Manager / Director / User, assessing User's satisfaction, and achieving results.+ Takes an active role in continuing to educate self on new technologies and skill sets.+ Responsible to act as Project Lead on assigned projects. May take on a leadership role with the introduction of large enterprise based applications, satellite introductions, and major upgrades. This position may be responsible for physical assets, Intellectual assets, and personnel+ Other duties as assigned.Required Skills+ 5+ years of systems engineering experience+ CCIE Certification Preferred + Experience with IT process controls, standardization that would be achieved an ITIL introduction+ Understanding of the 7-layer OSI protocol model+ IP networking and routing, and some programming skills+ Stateful Inspection and Proxy Firewalls+ Excellent analysis, risk vs. reward analysis, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills+ Defense-in-depth security, foundation in security skills/tools preferred+ Experience with TCP/IP based technologies and protocols related to e-mail and other electronic collaboration tools, namely DNS, SMTP, HTTP(S), and LDAP.+ Working experience with content management systems and web filtering systems+ Experience with managing multiple firewalls+ Experience with performing an analysis of information system activity and security problems to discover and prevent systematic errors; recommends security system design changes/enhancements for improved systems availability and performance+ Working knowledge of multi-homed ISP load balancing (Hardware Load Balancers).+ Exceptionally strong experience with Windows (All versions), Active directory, Group Policy.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Latitude, Inc., Reston , Network Systems Engineer (Partially Remote), Other , Reston, Virginia

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