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Network Engineer Intermediate

Date Posted:  Sep 11, 2019
Requisition ID:  11399
Location: 

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46219

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

About Indiana Department of Transportation

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) provides a dynamic workplace that serves Indiana citizens, improves our state’s quality of life, and enhances its economic opportunity. INDOT has a number of innovative programs and projects, including Public-Private Partnerships, Green Initiatives, and cutting-edge uses of materials and assets. As part of the State of Indiana, INDOT offers a competitive total compensation package, as well as outstanding work/life balance. Whether you are an established professional in the transportation field or just starting your career, INDOT has exciting and challenging opportunities for you.

 

Position is responsible for the design, maintenance and operation of the Traffic Management Computer networks, this includes the networks for Indianapolis and Gary TMC as well as field devices across the state. Position is responsible for the configuration and implementation of TCP/IP networks including the core, distribution and access layers of a network. This position oversees network devices including, but not limited to, multi-layer switches/routers, client and network VPN appliances, intrusion prevention systems, firewalls, protocol analyzers, video over IP, network management products, wireless networks and Voice over IP (VoIP) systems, or any other new technology.

About the Role:

The Network Engineer – Intermediate is responsible for the configuration and implementation of networks including the core, distribution and access layers of a network. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Provides guidance regarding the architecture, planning, design and implementation of complex network systems. 
  • The Network Engineer – Intermediate oversees network devices including, but not limited to, multi-layer switches/routers, client and network VPN appliances, intrusion prevention systems, firewalls, protocol analyzers, video over IP, network management products, wireless networks and Voice over IP (VoIP) systems or any other new technology.
  • Facilitates timely repairs ensuring the availability of technology related systems.
  • Works on problems of diverse scope.
  • Provides resolution of issues for the campus area network, wide area network and other local area networks.
  • Maintains multi-layer switches and routers.
  • Performs identification of system/network problems.
  • Performs the testing, adjusting and troubleshooting of equipment.
  • Interfaces with vendor support to resolve hardware/software compatibility issues.
  • Supports, monitors and troubleshoots hardware/software problems and recommends scheduling of repairs.
  • Provides guidance to user agencies for maximum utilization of the communications infrastructure.
  • Assists in the planning of large-scale systems projects through vendor comparisons and cost studies.

This description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What We're Looking For:
  • Advanced knowledge of networking hardware/software.
  • Advanced knowledge of LAN/WAN systems, networks and applications.
  • Advanced knowledge of multi-protocol network environments.
  • Advanced knowledge of switching techniques.
  • Advanced knowledge of load balancing methodologies.
  • Advanced knowledge of advanced encryption strategies (VPN tunneling, etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge of different topology systems.
  • Advanced knowledge of network design and traffic engineering.
  • Advanced knowledge of network capacity planning and event management tools.
  • Advanced knowledge of all guidelines, policies and procedures related to multi-protocol services.
  • Considerable knowledge of wireless protocols and technologies.
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret complex manuals and blue prints.

 

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis