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NETWORK ENGINEER- 40009726

Date: May 12, 2022

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27701

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

DEPARTMENT:       

 

Information Services & Technology

DATE POSTED:         

   

MAY 12, 2022

CLOSING DATE:           

 

JUNE 2, 2022

SALARY MIN:  

 

$67,024.00

SALARY MAX:

 

$120,643.00

POSITION NUMBER:        

    

40009726

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

 GENERAL DESCRIPTION 

 

Performs complex technical and professional work involving the planning, design, implementation and management of networking and security solutions. 

Work is performed under the general supervision of the Network Services Manager. Will provide project leadership and supervision to other network department staff and to professional and technical personnel in other departments during project assignments. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

  • Develops Network and Security Vision for Durham County.  This vision is the basis for all purchases and architecture of building and supporting the network and security infrastructure. 
  • Manages network security operations through the detection, isolation, and remediation of all potential security risks to the network and data.
  • Manages daily network operations, ensuring the Data Center and Enterprise networks are functioning at peak performance.
  • Assists team members in developing new solutions as well as troubleshooting network and security issues.
  • Implements new network and security products and creates processes for utilizing new technology to enhance the capabilities and efficiencies of managing the network and security infrastructure.
  • Design local and wide area networks and maintains communication links, cables and devices.
  • Manage Software Defined Network Environment(ACI)
  • Manage Enterprise Network Management tool
  • Manages project to implement and/or enhance local and wide area network infrastructure 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

 

  • Comprehensive knowledge of personal computer, networking and telecommunications technologies;
  • Ability to manage, troubleshoot and install Cisco routers, switches and Firewalls;
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member to identify requirements, find and evaluate alternatives, present solutions, make recommendations and follow projects through to completion;
  • Ability to take initiative and use creative and innovative thinking to find solutions to business problems;
  • Ability to serve as a team leader, providing coordination and leadership to other team members;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with users, peers and department officials;
  • Ability to provide technical training to co-workers;
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. 

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT

 

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration or related field, supplemented by four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in Network and/or Security Architecture practices, design, implement and troubleshoot local and wide area networks or closely related work; or possession of any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Cisco, CCNA, or CCNP

 

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh