Network Engineer

Tamko Building Products

(Dallas, Texas)
Full Time Travel Required
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About Tamko Building Products
TAMKO Building Products, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial roofing products, waterproofing products, composite decking and railing systems, and cements and coatings. Our 70 years of success is the direct result of teamwork, enduring relationships with customers, suppliers and employees, and our commitment to Six Sigma continuous quality improvement with its foundation based on the total quality management principles of Dr. W. Edwards Deming.
Serves as the Network Engineer with a strong background in Layer 2 and Layer 3 network technologies. The Network Engineer is responsible for the installation, configuration and administration of network operating system components, server-based software and hardware. Optimizes, oversees, and supports business communications data (wired/wireless) and telephony networks including overlaying security technologies. In addition, the Network Engineer assists in other areas of business as it affects the Infrastructure services Group. The Network Engineer will report to the Manager of Infrastructure Services and collaborate with the Senior Network Engineer in contributing to the day-to-day engineering and administrative tasks associated with the business software, hardware and product systems.
* Maintain production network according to company SLAs * Respond to Tier 2 user support calls regarding network issues, correcting those problems whenever possible, ensuring resolution to problems when other assistance is required, and document issue. * Collaborate with other technology and groups within the organization to provide and support new network and cross-team functional solutions aligning with business strategies. * Research and evaluate latest trends in network technology in conjunction with overall architecture as developed by the Senior Network and Systems Engineer(s). * Improve efficiency by defining networking standards, processes/procedures, and acceptable service levels for HQ and branch locations. * Document and cross-train team members on new projects and supported technologies. * Document As-Builts for all network related architectures and adhere to all Change Advisory Board processes including suggestions for process/work-flow improvements. * Document network and telephony hardware and software configurations, versioning and hardware. * Create and maintain quality, configuration and maintenance documentation including written reports, accurate component labeling and technical diagrams. * Configure and deploy network equipment for new installations and lifecycle refreshes including active post-installation testing and documentation of business/application owner sign-off. * Performance and capacity planning: audit, monitor, analyze and reconfigure network environments for performance improvements and future scalability. * Maintain inventory and asset management of all network related hardware and software. * Assure proper monitoring and alerting of all network/telephony devices including performance and load threshold metering. * Participate in scheduled maintenance during non-peak (or non-business) hours. * Diagnose and resolve complex network problems. * Develop disaster recovery and fault tolerance plans. * Travel to off-site offices and locations as required. * Participate in 3 and 5 year roadmap planning and forecasting. * Assume additional duties as required.
Ideal Candidate
**Minimum Qualifications** To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. * Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant technical field and two years’ experience or 4-8 years’ experience with network design, implementation and support in medium to large IP network of routers, switches, wireless and security infrastructure. * Knowledge of Cisco routers, switches, wireless and security technologies. * Advanced LAN knowledge, including Ethernet, VLAN tagging, STP, access/trunking, LACP, Stacking, L2 QoS, L2 security. * Advanced WAN and IP knowledge including point-to-point, private line, Metro Ethernet, IPSec/VPN, MPLS, PPP. * Advanced client VPN knowledge including IPSec/SSL, encryption/hash mechanisms and multi-factor authentication. * Multi-protocol network experience including OSPF, BGP, TCP/IP, UDP, SSH, DHCP, RTP, VRRP, HSRP, wireless (802.11), NAT/PAT. * Experience with network security, network firewalls, access control management, and standard security monitoring tools and principles. * Experience with monitoring and alerting technologies including SNMP, ICMP, NetFlow. * Experience in hardware provisioning, installation, configuration and troubleshooting. * Working knowledge of Windows layered products including MS Exchange, DNS and Active Directory. * Participate in a 24x7 shared on-call schedule. * Basic project management skills * Proficient with MS Office Suite: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Visio. **Language Ability** Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals and technical procedures. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers and work groups. **Certificates and Licenses** CCNP and other Cisco R/S, Wireless, and/or Security certifications preferred. Other certifications: CCNA, MCSE **Physical Requirements/Work environment** The physical requirements/work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. * The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle and feel, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit, reach with hands and arms, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. * The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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