Network Engineer

Do you like troubleshooting network issues to get to the root cause? Do you embrace emerging technologies and have a passion to keep learning and make an immediate impact? If so, we have an outstanding opportunity as a Network Engineer and would love to hear from you! Our Network Engineers oversee the design, installation, and support of network communications, including LAN,WAN, IPT/VoIP, Wireless, NMS and Network Security. You will work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of situations requires evaluation and judgment. Some could be critical, large scale infrastructure projects through vendor comparison and cost studies. You will need to rely on your extensive knowledge of LAN,WAN, IPT, Wireless NMS 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 preferred
  • Cisco CCNA certification is preferred with some field experience with routers and switches ideal
  • Cisco CCDA, CCIP, CCNP, CCDP, CCSP and/or CCVP Certification highly desired
  • Possess extensive knowledge of and experience with network management concepts and associated technologies including firewall management and troubleshooting
  • 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