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Scobey, MT 59263

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Network Engineer

Location: Scobey, MT
Type: Full-Time
Closing Date: Open Until Closed

Job Description

Under close supervision and specific direction, this position is responsible for assisting with the evaluation, engineering and design of Nemont’s voice, data, transport or special access circuit networks. This position requires a basic knowledge of telecommunications networks.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understand general engineering of transport and switching infrastructures. Basic understanding of LAN, WAN, VLAN and VPN operations.
  • General understanding of transport, switching and data networks
  • Understanding of network design principles.
  • General knowledge of various network protocols and systems such as TCP/IP, SIP, SONET, Ethernet, ATM and VoIP.
  • Understanding of general troubleshooting principles.
  • Ability to identify and analyze problems associated with Ethernet, TCP/IP, ATM, and other LAN/WAN systems.
  • Research, evaluate and recommend appropriate network tools, software and documentation to assure quality maintenance, monitoring and network administration of local and wide area networks.
  • Monitor and coordinate contract installations and assist in performing acceptance testing.
  • Coordinate and conduct traffic studies. Analyze traffic data and perform forecasting, trending, and capacity projections.
  • Assist in managing capital and operating expenses. Provide input to the preparation of capital and expense budgets.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Experience Required

  • Associate’s degree or a combination of equivalent certifications and 1-2 years work experience in Engineering, Computer Science or other closely related disciplines
  • TCP/IP Networks, SIP trunking, VPN, VLAN, etc.
  • Cisco Routers/Switches and firewalls
  • Fiber, and copper transport systems
  • Basic Computer Skills
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