Network Engineer I

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Date: Dec 14, 2018

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, US

Company: Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Position Overview:

The role of the Network Engineer I is to ensure the availability, reliability, integrity, and efficient operation of the network systems that support the enterprise technology functions.  This is achieved by monitoring, supporting and optimizing the organization network infrastructure. Network support may extend from testing and troubleshooting problems to regular maintenance. The Network Engineer I will apply proven analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve issues in order to maximize the availability and performance of IT network investments.

The position demands someone who is highly technically competent, detail oriented, and self-motivated to conduct administration and support of network and security infrastructure. 

All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and The Venetian | The Palazzo policies, practices, and procedures.  

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a queue of work requests to meet service levels and KPI objectives.
  • Manage LAN and Wireless networks including routers, switches, and related hardware
  • Troubleshoot, identify and repair complex network issues for WAN, LAN, Internet connections and end-user issues while working within internal ticketing/trouble reporting systems
  • Recommend, schedule, and perform software and hardware improvements, upgrades, patches, reconfigurations, and/or purchases.
  • Coordinate with systems engineering, business application, and database administration peers to implement server systems that utilize industry best practices to meet corporate objectives.
  • Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the networking industry.
  • Prepare and maintain documentation of network standards, configurations, procedures and cabling layouts.
  • Perform all work in a manner to ensure interoperability and maintain compliance of enterprise computing systems.

Key Processes

  • Monitor and test network performance, capacity and prepare and deliver network performance statistics and reports.
  • Plan and implement network upgrades, maintenance fixes, and vendor-supplied patches
  • Respond to emergency network outages in accordance with business continuity and disaster recovery plans, assisting other departments as required
  • Understand and abide by Incident, Problem and Change management processes and procedures.
  • Interact with vendors, peers, and contractors to ensure secure, reliable systems implementations and upgrades are performed within project parameters.
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  • Consistent and regular attendance including on-call availability on a rotational basis, is an essential function of this job
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

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Minimum Qualifications:

Education

  • Associate degree in MIS or similar technical program or acceptable industry and work experience

Experience

  • 1+ years’ experience supporting enterprise  networks and/or large data center environment
  • 1+ years’ implementation and configuration of layer2/layer3 routing and switching on Cisco IOS or Data Center products.
  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining all manners of network hardware, cabling and associated peripherals including Switches, Routers, Firewalls, Proxies, Traffic Managers and other network appliances.
  • Hands on, demonstrable experience in one or more of the following technologies: Cisco, HP, Aruba, Brocade, Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Bluecoat, Infoblox, Solarwinds, F5
  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment (MICS, PCI, SOX)
  • Training and experience with ITSM practices.

Attributes

  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and manage projects
  • Good written and oral communication skills; good interpersonal skills.
  • On-call availability on a rotational basis is a requirement of this role
  • Flexibly to adapt to a changing environment while under pressure
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Must be a self-starter that is reliable, punctual, and consistent with excellent organizational and documentation skills

Technical Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of LAN/WAN designs as well as the support processes surrounding large scale network deployments
  • Strong network fundamentals including the OSI model, TCP/IP, IPv4 and working knowledge of IPv6
  • Expertise with network configuration, security principles, and maintenance best practices.
  • Advanced competence with monitoring tools, techniques, alerting and notification processes.
  • Competence with fault isolation, testing procedures, and network mapping and diagramming tools

Technical Certifications

  • Current, relative industry certifications and continuing education

Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and to handle other computer components.
  • Occasional inspection of cables in racks, floors and ceilings.
  • Occasional requirement to work within the environmental conditions of a computer data center and the related noise, temperature and humidity exposures of those environments.
  • Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals.


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