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Job Summary

Contract position with potential to be hired full time.  This position is responsible for the design, implementation, testing and documentation of complex data network solutions. This position requires a thorough understanding of TCP/IP, routing, and switching technologies. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who exceeds with little supervision.

Key Responsibilities

•Plan, design, test, and implement enterprise network solutions.
•Configuration, testing, and implementation of Cisco network devices.
•Design Duke Energy specific power equipment for installation.
•Maintain accurate diagrams and configurations for all network devices and power equipment.
•Prepare engineering job packages consisting of detailed parts / equipment lists, and appropriate documentation (drawings, network diagrams, configurations, etc.).
•Ability to maintain IPAM and DNS as required.
•Maintain familiarity with job related networking technologies and associated facilities.
•Support the migration and turn-up of both private and public WAN circuits to a new architecture.
•Ability to assist and support field staff remotely to implement Network changes.

Management Responsibilities
Preferred Qualifications

•Typically a minimum of 5 years of experience in Information Technology and design and support of Cisco Systems’ products.
•Working knowledge of Microsoft Visio and terminal emulation.
•Understanding of communication technology and fundamentals.
•Ability to take direction and follow documented standards and procedures.
•Effective verbal & written communication.
•Demonstrated ability to work productively with little direct supervision.
•Demonstrated organizational and time management skills.
•Ability to effectively prioritize multiple tasks.
•Strong interpersonal skills to support successful performance in a team environment.

**Position requires a security clearance, will need to be able to pass requirements to attain.

Desired Qualifications:
•Four-year technical degree.
•Experience with designing communications solutions for SCADA systems.
•Cisco Certifications CCNA, CCDA desired. CCNP, CCDP, CCIE preferred.
•Experience with network hardware/software solutions: Cisco routers and switches, Cisco ACS, Cisco CUCM, and Cisco DMVPN technology.
•Experience in the following technology areas: TCP/IP, Cisco IOS, Layer 3 Switching, OSPF, HSRP, IPSEC, SSL, AAA, SNMP QOS/class of services, VoIP, Incident Response, and Network Management Practices.
•Experience with Siemens RuggedCom routers and switches.
•Experience with Gen.IT configuration tools.

Minimum Qualifications
All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Must have minimum of Cisco CCNA Certification, prefer CCNP or higher

Work Environment/Physical Demands
Communicates effectively
Customer focus
Salary Plan
ENS: Eng & Technical Specialties
Job Grade

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh

Job Segment: Network Engineer, Engineer, Engineering