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TEKsystems Network Engineer in Houston, Texas


The Network Engineer will be responsible for the administration, implementation, and architecture of technology solutions for Summit’s internal and external customers. The Network Engineer will partner directly with cross functional teams and stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes that adhere to internal and external policies and frameworks. The Network Engineer will primarily work with Cisco and Fortinet products and services in a multi-cloud environment. Essential Job Functions: Ensure stable operation of the Summit network to allow internal and external customers to successfully perform business functions. Manages network equipment including Cisco Firewalls, Routers, Switches, Fortinet Firewalls and SD-WAN, along with Extreme Aerohive appliances in a multi-cloud environment. Manages on-premises datacenter connectivity using Cisco Nexus switches and Nutanix HCI. Provides management and support for existing Cisco Collaboration platform including Cisco Call Manager, Unity and Webex. Reviews existing network state along with future growth plans, and makes recommendations to improve performance, reliability, and security. Work directly with vendors and service providers to install and maintain data and voice circuits. Implementation and management of high-profile projects, often concurrently, using new and existing project management and reporting tools. Collaborate with other functional teams including, Network Engineers, Help Desk Analysts, Developers, and other Business Analysts to ensure application availability. Perform regular audits and reviews of security posture and risks in accordance with new and existing policies. Provide tier 3 support including occasional after hours support and engineering in support of active projects. Creation and maintenance of documentation, including runbooks, diagrams, and knowledgebase articles. Mentoring and information sharing with other members of the IT Team to support collaboration and career Qualifications To be successful in this role you must have: B.S in Computer Science or related field, or 4+ years of relevant professional experience. Demonstrated experience in datacenter and branch office network management. Experience managing next-generation firewalls and remote access tools such as Cisco AnyConnect. Intermediate knowledge of Cisco Collaboration products. Experience managing projects related to the buildout of new network locations including network and structured cabling design. Experience with network and application performance monitoring tools such as SolarWinds. Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft network services such as Active Directory, DNS and DHCP. Strong understanding of the configuration and troubleshooting of network protocols such as BGP, OSPF, and IPSEC VPN in a multi-vendor environment. Understanding of network connectivity in a virtualized environment. Must possess strong communication, organization, and teamwork skills with a willingness to learn new technologies and skills. Beneficial Skills and Experience to be successful: Either CCNA or related industry certifications Understanding of ITIL processes and procedures. Experience in cloud networking, preferably in Azure environments. Experience managing cloud-based calling solutions for call centers and complex call flows.


Network engineering, cloud, cisco, paloalto, call manager, Firewall, Router, Cisco routers, Troubleshooting, Nexus

Top Skills Details:

Network engineering,cloud,cisco,paloalto,call manager

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

This role must sit onsite either at their Albuquerque or Houston location. No remote work is permitted.

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

We are an equal opportunity employers and will consider all applications without regard to race, genetic information, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. To view the EEO is the law poster click here. Applicants with disabilities that require an accommodation or assistance a position, please call 888-472-3411 or email This is a dedicated line designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.