Network Engineer

Objective

The Network Engineer assists with customer projects in achieving optimum use of their computer networks by performing needs analysis, procurement support, installation, training and problem resolution for the local and wide area networks. This position is responsible for analyzing, designing, configuring, maintaining and repairing network systems and application components. This is a customer facing position, in a collaborative and team environment, where strong communication skills and technical capacity are employed to create value for the customer.

 

Essential Functions

  • Assists in the training of other information systems personnel to improve their technical skills

  • Responsible for configuration, operation, and administration of network server hardware, operating systems, and communications links

  • Defines and implements solutions to integrate desktop and shared devices into local and wide area networks and/or other host-based networks

  • Recommends appropriate computer tools to users including equipment software, documentation, and training

  • Responsible for coordination of all activities regarding the clients’ data networks

  • Designs, configures, maintains and manages network security features for local and wide area networks; anti-virus programs to insure network and systems integrity

  • Works with telecommunications engineers to integrate voice, data and video applications on the local and wide area networks

  • Analyzes, recommends, and evaluates new hardware, software, and communications products for network compatibility and applicability.

  • Develops, maintains and updates a library of technical documentation

  • Performs advanced diagnostics and maintenance on desktop devices when additional expertise is required

  • Assumes contractual management responsibilities, assists in requests for proposals, vendor selection, and contract monitoring

  • Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

1. Communication Proficiency

2. Customer/Client Focus

3. Technical Capacity

4. Decision Making

5. Time Management

 

Work Environment

This job partially performs duties in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The employee is frequently exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at various job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. This positions essential functions are frequently performed in an outside environment and subject to inclement weather.

 

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

 

 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Frequent evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

 

Travel

Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected. A minimum of 50% travel is expected. Passport required.

 

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent experience, with CCNA/CCNP certifications preferred. Minimum of five years of related work experience, with a minimum of two years’ experience installing and maintaining local and wide area networks computer software and hardware; knowledge of data communications, network planning and analysis; and vendor evaluations.

 

Please note this job description, is meant to be a representation of the physical demands, work environment, and day-to-day activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of an employee for this job; it is not meant to be all-inclusive or limited to the above outline. To remain an industry leader, duties, responsibilities and activities of any KLA Laboratories employee may change, at any time, to meet the needs of the Company or the Customer, with or without notice.

 

Please email your resume to careers@klalabs.com to find out more about employment opportunities.