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Associate Network Engineer

Company: Delaware River & Bay Authority (drba)
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

ASSOCIATE NETWORK ENGINEER
Location: New Castle, DE

Salary: $65,568 to $77,139 (Grade J)
(Commensurate with experience and skills)

Opening Date: October 25, 2021 _____________________Closing Date: Until Filled

I. POSITION SUMMARY
This position will work with and support the Network Engineer but will also have exposure to
systems administration in support of the Systems Manager-Servers. Daily activities will include the
administration and security of the networks, databases, operating systems, backups, and the related
infrastructure that sustain the business needs of the Delaware River and Bay Authority (Authority).
This individual will be part of project teams interfacing with various departments throughout the
Authority. This position will assist with the administration, support, backup, and maintenance of
servers in a distributed environment and be proactive in problem prevention and resolution. The
Associate Network Engineer will assist in maintaining system security, network support and in the
development of the policies and procedures for disaster recovery, backup and retention, capacity
planning and system usage. The individual is responsible for following established safety practices
while performing assigned duties to protect self, co-workers, and the public from personal injury
and to prevent damage to Authority property. This position is subject to twenty-four (24) hours on
call to ensure continuous network and system operation.

II. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Support the management, configuration, administration and monitoring of the Firewall, Network,
VM environment, physical servers, and wireless management
* Support in the engineering of system-related solutions for assigned projects; maintain system
standards; create and/or maintain system documentation
* Work with Network Engineer to protect the Authority's networks from security breaches;
investigate; and mitigate if one occurs
* Support in the administration and optimization SIP/VoIP phone protocol across wide area
network
* Support and perform daily system monitoring; verify the integrity and availability of all
hardware, server resources, systems and key processes; review system and application logs and
verify completion of scheduled jobs; perform regular file archival and purges
* Apply ongoing critical system patches and upgrades on a predetermined schedule; upgrade
administrative tools and utilities; configure and add new services as required; manage, set up and
administer IP addresses
* Create, change, and delete user accounts per authorized request; secure information/data to
authorized users
* Upgrade and configure system hardware and software; repair and recover from hardware or
software failures; perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource
optimization; make recommendations for new hardware and software purchases, interfacing with
various vendors for procurement; maintain inventory of all hardware and software resources
* Support with the administration of system backups; application of software patches; and

upgrades/release control of operating systems and associated software
* Provide backup to the Network Engineer and Systems Manager-Servers
* Provide the highest level of customer service and professionalism to all internal and external
customers

III. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
* Strong verbal and written communications skills with the ability to explain technical concepts to
a non-technical audience; capable of writing basic documentation
* Possess a high ethical and moral character as privileged access to confidential data will be an
essential component of the job function
* Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills with meticulous attention to detail
* Ability to work in a strong team environment as well as independently as the need arises
* Experience with enterprise-level network design, engineering, and administration
* Experience with networking devices such as firewalls, routers, and switches
* Experience with vulnerability scanning solutions
* Strong problem-solving skills understanding the importance of timely resolution and follow-
through
* Working knowledge of networking hardware, in particular Cisco routers, switches, and Wi-Fi
controllers
* Knowledge of monitoring software
* Knowledge of hardware and software configurations, including clustering technologies, complex
storage technologies, backup technologies and multi-domain systems
* Knowledge of security solutions to include antivirus software, RSA authentication, and web
filters
* Knowledge of MS Active Directory and the creation and maintenance of GPOs
* Basic knowledge of Virtualization Technologies; VMWare
* Basic knowledge of SIP/VoIP
* Basic knowledge of Linux and Windows Server Operating Systems
* Basic knowledge of hardware repairs
* Basic knowledge of SQL and Oracle database preferred
* Ability to keep up with the fast pace of changes in information technology security trends
* Ability to handle multiple complex projects within budget and on schedule; ability to handle
multiple priorities to ensure goals are met in a timely manner
* Ability to lift and move computer equipment weighing 40 lbs
* Ability to provide excellent customer service

IV. REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
* Associate degree in Computer Science or the equivalent combination of education, technical
training, or work/military experience; Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
preferred
* One (1) year experience in Cisco networking technologies (Routing and Switching preferred)
* One (1) year experience in network security preferred
* One(1) year experience in system administration preferred


V. LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, AND/OR CERTIFICATES

* Valid driver's license
* CCNA
* MCSA Certification or Any Microsoft 365 and/or Azure Certified Associate Certifications
Preferred

VI. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
* Subject to drug test, background investigation, and pre-employment physical
* Delaware River and Bay Authority requires all employees to have direct deposit with a financial
institution or enroll in the payroll card program to receive their bi-weekly pay
* Applicants must be willing to attend technical schools, training and/or courses of instruction
within the Delaware River and Bay Authority's facilities or at other designated training facilities
* Required to be available for duty at all hours (24x7) as may be required in order to maintain
continuous operation of the Authority's networks.
* Required to travel to all Authority locations to maintain continuous operation of the wide area
and local area networks, databases, and applications
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If you are interested in applying for this position please complete the on-line application at
www.drba.net. In addition, you also have the option of attaching a resume to the completed
application.


CategoryNetwork and Computer Systems AdministratorsEducationAssociate's DegreeExperience1 yearJob typeFull timeby Jobble

Keywords: Delaware River & Bay Authority (drba), Las Vegas , Associate Network Engineer, Engineering , Las Vegas, Nevada

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