Added Oct 20, 2021 Network Engineer (22944) Plano, Texas | Temp to Perm Apply

Job Description

LRS has prospered for over 30 years because our corporate philosophy embraces honest, ethical and hard-working people. If that describes your approach to IT consulting, we need to talk! LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Network Engineer for a contract to hire opportunity with our client in Plano, Tx.

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you!


Primary responsibilities include day to day provisioning, repair, optimization and maintenance of the network

Essential Duties and Functions: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Participates in the network life cycle of planning, design, implementation and optimization of network infrastructure.
• Produces detailed documentation, implementation plans and Visio drawings.
• Executes network implementations, ensuring adherence to security policies.
• Applies core body of networking knowledge across multiple vendors.
• Monitors Service Now ticket queue for moves, adds, and changes.
• Provisions Firewall rules and access control lists.
• Executes the test and turnup of new circuits. [T1/Broadband/Ethernet]
• Administers DNS moves, adds and changes.
• Deploys Cellular Modems for Backup and Disaster Recovery.
• Proactively maintains the health of all network hardware and software. This includes configuration compliance with both network and security standards.
• Will collect data metrics and deliver reports on network health and team performance.

• Broad knowledge of current and emerging network and security technologies.
• Knowledgeable in routing TCP/IP traffic using both OSPF and BGP.
• Educated in switching technologies including Spanning Tree & Nexus VPC technology.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with others
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Knowledgeable of Cisco, Palo Alto, and Meraki Network Solutions
• Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology preferred
• 5 + years’ experience in network engineering or network operations.
• 2+ years working with VoIP, IPSEC VPNs and Firewall technologies.
• Adept in both telecommunications and data communications technologies .
• Available for occasional travel
• Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion,
creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity,
domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship
status or protected veteran status