iSphere is seeking a Network Engineer in the Calcasieu Parish area for a full-time opportunity!!!! It will be the responsibility of the Network Engineer to provide superior problem solving and troubleshooting skills for enterprise network platforms, and should be able to perform the following tasks at a high level Planning, design and implementation in networking andor networking security. Responsible for routing, switching, gateway configuration, VPN, DMVPN, MPLS, BGP, OSPF, content services, switches, Cisco, and load balancers. This position must also exhibit a high level of professional. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Monitor and administer the core networks, keeping system information current Maintain network operating systems Maintain network routing, switching, gateway configuration, VPN, DMVPN, MPLS, BGP, OSPF, content services, switches, Cisco, and load balancers Manage memory usage of the network, network printing, and network technical resources Maintain a back-up of critical network files, security, and rights Maintain network users, user environment, directories, and security Assist users with network resource access requests Provide project management support for technical and operational environments Participate in creation of and maintaining enterprise IT network standard policyprocedures Maintain knowledge of current trends and technologies in the industry and recommend solutions that will promote IT strategies QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the duties and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, andor ability required. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment Strong customer service orientation Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment Excellent organization skills Available to work in a 24-hour, 7 day a week environment At least 2 yearsrsquo experience in Cisco routing, switching, load balancing, VPNrsquos, network management and capacity planning systems. Prefer experience with Cisco products and Check Point Firewalls Active directory Network fundamentals Virtual computing EDUCATION andor EXPERIENCE Requires a Bachelor degree in computer science or related field, at least 3 yearsrsquo experience in a Network Engineer type role (CCNACCNP preferred ) or similar roles or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background with demonstrated technical experience Strong background in Network Engineering and Administration, 1+ years of experience in Cisco routing and switching, network architecture planning, Layer 2 and Layer 3 technologies, ability to deploy company LANs, WANs, wireless networks and VPNsThe post Cisco and Check Point Network Engineer first appeared on Get a Job Louisiana.