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Robert Half Network Engineer in Houston, Texas

Description We are offering a contract employment opportunity for a Network Engineer in the Transport industry, based in Houston, Texas. The role involves a range of responsibilities related to network design, configuration, and management, with an emphasis on Cisco route/switch and data center architecture.


• Develop and maintain advanced knowledge in Cisco route/switch

• Manage and maintain Palo Alto Firewalls

• Design and implement data center architecture

• Leverage advanced knowledge of Azure/AWS cloud networking

• Deploy and manage NAC with tools like Cisco ISE or Aruba ClearPass

• Maintain intermediate knowledge of wireless networking, specifically Extreme

• Handle load balancers/GSLB such as Citrix, F5, A10

• Utilize intermediate knowledge of SDWAN

• Implement automation strategies with tools like Ansible

• Maintain basic knowledge of Microsoft Azure AD, DNS, DHCP, O365 Suite

• Handle VMWare, vSphere, VDI with basic understanding

• Utilize skills in Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Checkpoint, Cisco ASA, Cisco Routers, Cisco Technologies, Computer Hardware, Configuration Management, Design, Eigrp, Firewall Technologies. Requirements • Proficiency in Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)

• Experience with Checkpoint technologies

• Proficiency in working with Cisco ASA

• Experience with Cisco Routers

• Familiarity with Cisco Technologies

• Proficiency in handling Computer Hardware

• Experience in Configuration Management

• Proven skills in Design

• Knowledge of Eigrp protocol

• Familiarity with Firewall Technologies

• Relevant experience in the transport industry

• Familiarity with Network Engineering concepts and best practices

• Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot network issues

• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

• Ability to work collaboratively within a team as well as independently

• Willingness to stay updated with the latest industry trends and advancements

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field

• Relevant certifications in networking or related field would be a plus. Technology Doesn't Change the World, People Do.®

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