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Job Description

Position: Network Engineer/Analyst

Location: Columbia, SC

Duration: 12 months +

Job Description:

  • 25% Analyzes workload, including traffic and utilization trends. Provides analytical support to team members throughout the development and implementation process. Provides feedback on commonly encountered problems and misunderstandings to enhance user documentation and/or training programs etc. May provide training on hardware and/or software use.
  • 25% Compiles and analyzes operational data and directs tests to assist in establishing standard for new designs or modifications to existing equipment, systems, or processes. Tests and verifies hardware and support peripherals to ensure that they meet specifications and requirements, by recording and analysing test data.
  • 25% Confers with technical specialists and consults specifications to evaluate interface between hardware and software and operational and performance requirements of overall system(s). Interfaces with users, consultants, technical teams, and vendors for maximum guidance or on new technology to determine software and hardware installation requirements.
  • 10% Ensures network compliance with audit requirements. Addresses new network vulnerabilities within audit-mandated time frames. Anticipates and mitigates potential attacks through network or other connections to ensure the security the system. Maintains effective security/backup and disaster recovery processes and systems.
  • 10% Monitors network performance to determine whether adjustments need to be made, and to determine where changes will need to be made in the future. Creates and maintains process and procedure documentation.
  • 5% Keeps knowledge and skills updated to keep up with rapid advancements in network technology.

Area Information:

  • ICT Network Services designs physical infrastructure solutions to support business applications and operations.
  • With no or minimum disruption to business operations, this area stages, builds and supports Network LAN/WAN infrastructure.
  • ICT Non-Host Deployment Services also verifies systems are operational before being released to production, and provides after-care assistance as needed.
  • Projects and operational support drive work for ICT Network Services team.

Candidate Technical Background:

  • Candidate MUST have 6 years of concurrent networking experience (Required)
  • Proven network experience working within a Hierarchical Campus Designed network (Required)
  • Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of Cisco Catalyst and IOS fundamentals. (Required)
  • Knowledge of routing protocols - EIGRP, MPLS, and BGP. (Required)
  • Cisco ASA Firewall configuration, troubleshooting and patching experience (Required)
  • Networking experience within Multi-tier (3-tier) architecture environments (Highly Desired)
  • F5 Big-IP Load Balancers installation and troubleshooting (Highly Desired)
  • Cisco ISE/802.1x support for wired LAN (Port Authentication) (Highly Desired)
  • Checkpoint Firewall experience (Highly Desired)
  • Experience working with IPv6 (Highly Desired)
  • Solarwinds monitoring software experience (Nice to Have)
  • Apcon appliance experience (Nice to Have)
  • Infoblox (DNS) appliance experience (Nice to Have)
  • Cisco Certifications CCNA, CCNP, CCSP etc (Preferred)

Daily Job Responsibilities:

  • Implementation and support of Organisation's Network.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Software Specialists

SCS, Inc. has for thirty years successfully provided a wide range of businesses with effective software solutions. SCS principals authored software which evolved into nationally recognized financial packages. SCS focuses on mid-range markets, but its expertise and support expands to multinational corporations, Fortune 500 companies and large government entities. SCS's President was elected President of the prestigious Software Council of Southern California in 1998, acknowledging decades of solid SCS accomplishment. SCS is the largest Navision Solution Center in the West US and is among the leading Solution Centers for Navision Software worldwide. We have implemented and customized Navision Software in over 350 companies in over 20 different industries.

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