Afni is hiring a Network Engineer who oversees the purchase, design installation, and support of network communications, including LAN/WAN, IPT/VoIP, Wireless, NMS, ACD and Network Security. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of situations requires evaluation and judgment. Responsible for evaluating current systems. Assists in the planning of large scale infrastructure projects through vendor comparison and cost studies. Requires extensive knowledge of LAN/WAN, IPT, Wireless, NMS, ACD and network security infrastructure, networks, and applications.

What you will be doing: 

  • Implement and maintain physical network connectivity to the network interface of external business partners and perform monitoring as well as capacity planning with industry experts to ensure the effectiveness and efficiencies.
  • Responsible for configuration, installation, and support of network infrastructure for new installations as well as upgrades to existing environments.
  • Perform software and hardware upgrades including planning, scheduling, testing, and coordination.
  • Evaluates and reports on new communication technologies to enhance capabilities of the core network.
  • Administer security issues pertaining to any access including VPN and firewall security.
  • Assist in the design and development of the network services architecture and implementation of new network infrastructure. Maintain existing systems, ensuring that proper implementation, failure recovery and security procedures are followed.
  • Identifies deficiencies of both technical issues and business processes, elevates risk to team lead and/or reporting management, and proposes innovative solutions to address issue.
  • Document accurately new infrastructure implementations and modifications to existing infrastructure.

Requirements

What you will need:
  • Associate degree in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field, bachelor degree preferred and five or more years of experience in the field of Network Engineering
  • Microsoft MCP, MCSA and/or MCSE highly desired
  • Cisco CCNA certification is required
  • Cisco CCDA, CCIP, CCNP, CCDP, CCSP and/or CCVP Certification highly desired
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with network management concepts and associated technology is required
  • Advanced knowledge in Cisco ISE and 802.1x deployments
  • Experience in recommending solutions based upon analysis of network performance is required
  • Extensive knowledge of network infrastructure, protocols, and standards is required
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multi task with attention to detail
  • Demonstrated reasoning and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to operate under tight deadlines and changing priorities is essential.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills (negotiation, coaching, team-building, positive thinking, can-do attitude and job flexibility) are required.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks is required.
  • Must be an assertive team player with positive attitude and high energy level

Looking for a fun place where you can fit in, fuel your passions, help people, and take charge of your career? You’re in the right place. Join the Afni family and be part of our talented global team passionate about helping people and pursuing the life we dream about.  

Do Your Best Work and Grow Your Career

When you join Afni, we'll instantly make you part of our global family of friendly people focused on making really good customer experiences happen. If you're like us, you want to belong to something special, have meaningful work to do, and know how to achieve your career and life goals. 

Our award-winning training and development programs get you ready to work and grow. If you’re the kind of person who wants to build a career and learn new things, we’ll provide the path and the tools to get you there. You bring the motivation and commitment. 

Work in and Support the Bloomington-Normal Community

Are you the kind of person who loves to get involved in community events and non-profit organizations? We love it and make it a habit to respond to the needs of the Bloomington-Normal community through fund raisers, community events, and other service opportunities. 

When you work here, you’ll have plenty of chances to get involved. In Bloomington-Normal, we regularly support the United Way, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Easter Seals, American Heart Association, CISAR Animal Shelter, and more.

The Perks

Incentives + Bonus
Incentives + Bonus
Competitive Pay
Competitive Pay
Dress for Your Day
Dress for Your Day
Paid Time Off
Paid Time Off
Tuition Reimbursement
Tuition Reimbursement
Fun Events
Fun Events
Referral Bonus
Referral Bonus

Getting Hired

Here’s what to expect and how our hiring process works.

1.

Start your application online by filling out our easy form (literally easy – it takes only a couple of minutes if you type fast). Then, attach your resume and cover letter so that we can get to know you better.

2.

We'll review your qualifications and experience for a possible match. If it looks good, we'll invite you to provide some more information. But don’t worry, it won’t take too long.

3.

If everything still looks promising, we'll be in touch to schedule an interview. Usually this is an initial phone interview followed by a face-to-face meeting. 

4.

We do our best to keep the ball rolling and realize the opportunity needs to be a fit for both you and us. If it doesn’t work out, don’t worry. We may have other positions that are a better fit. Our goal is to place you in a role that gives both you and Afni the best opportunity to succeed.