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Network Engineer in New York, NY at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 5/16/2019

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Job Description

Network Administrator
The Network administrator will be the technical lead in charge of network infrastructure change. This person will support IT efforts through infrastructure architecture, design, implementation and subsequent administration along with other members of the IT staff. This individual will work with the Director of IT to architect, and design systems based on specific project needs that are secure, highly available and scalable. 

What we are looking for:

  • A proud advocate: You are relentless in making sure people have the tools necessary to do their jobs, while managing the server environment and architecting an infrastructure based around high availability.
  • A team player: You can collaborate effortlessly with multiple, sometimes distributed, stakeholders to develop creative solutions using direct, empathetic, and clear communication.
  • A team mentor:  Who can develop a network infrastructure vision and assist in organically growing the skillsets of our team of ambitious IT experts in order to achieve it
  • A process specialist: Who loves using data and metrics to inform and create a vision for future infrastructure architecture with an eye towards continuous improvement.
  • A techie at the core:  You love solving Client technical challenges that come your way and staying abreast of industry best practices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Resolution and subject matter expert evaluation and elevation of requests from our IT Request tracking systems.
  • Create and maintain documentation for IT procedures guides.
  • Recommend and test new technologies from business needs reviews.
  • Recommend purchases due to company growth and needs.
  • Design, develop, implement and administer enterprise level networking solutions.
  • Evaluate, recommend and implement emerging cloud and infrastructure technologies.
  • Analyze system requirements by interacting with operations, executive staff and other key business stakeholders.
  • Partner with the business to ensure solutions support current and long-term business needs.
  • Partner with operations team for implementation and support of designed systems.
  • Analyze existing Cloud deployments and recommend changes based on industry best-practices and trends.
  • Develop and deliver operational and design documentation for all pertinent projects.
  • Perform other Network Administration job-related duties as requested.

Minimum 3-5 of increasing experience managing:

  • Network and data-center infrastructures
  • Strong technical documentation creation and management skills
  • The design and implementation of enterprise-level systems, working with on-premise, cloud and virtual technologies
  • Working with vendors to open or escalate issues.
  • Enterprise-level network environments, working with Cisco/Client technologies (SDWAN design and administration a plus).
  • Client Layer 3 Switches with VLANs and VoIP
  • Cisco router and switch management and administration
  • Firewall and SSL VPN configuration and management (working with SonicWall preferred.)


Experience with the following is a plus:

  • Agency experience
  • Meraki Cloud and MDM
  • Dell PowerEdge servers
  • Compellent SAN hardware
  • Synology NAS Storage hardware
  • APC UPS hardware and environmental
  • Kaseya Remote Monitoring
  • ITIL Foundation knowledge

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be able to pivot due to changing operations priorities and remain calm when dealing with issues and/or crisis.
  • Excellent problem solver and multitasking skills
  • High degree of ethics and ability to keep information secured and confidential.
  • High level of business acumen and professionalism
  • Ability to resolve issues by using available resources and escalation routes.
  • Able to work after-hours, weekends, and be on call due to business needs.
  • Able to lift 50lbs. 



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field and/or commensurate experience
  • Certifications:  Current CCNA and/or Microsoft technologies, etc. is a plus.

Be a part of the ConsultNet difference. As a leading national provider of IT staffing and solutions, ConsultNet delivers exceptional services to startup, midmarket and Fortune 1000 companies across North America. Since 1996, we've partnered with clients to create rewarding opportunities for our consultants, successfully building teams that have surefire results.
In the past two years alone, we have placed more than 1,500 consultants in contract, contract-to-hire, or direct placement opportunities. We understand communication is key to finding the right job that matches your skills and career goals. For us, it's not just the work that we do; it's how we do the work. Our breadth of offerings extends to multiple IT positions in major markets throughout the country, see more at