MEC Inc.

Network Engineer

1 month ago(12/14/2017 1:35 PM)
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715 South St.


This individual will be a contributor in the implementation and managing of technologies for Voice & Data Networks and Remote Access management services. This role will provide technical support and implementation expertise of network systems and other communications software and hardware technology. Provides guidance and participates in the implementation of capital projects within budget timeline and scope definitions.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Delivering appropriate network and voice implementations, maintenance and support that will balance business requirements with MEC technology standards to arrive at the optimal solution. Monitor and provide input at key checkpoints throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Implement, manage and support all firewalls, routers, switches and load balancing hardware in the MEC landscape.
  • Responsible for maintaining network LAN and WAN documentation.
  • Monitor overall network and voice capabilities in support of our business. This includes critical areas such as security and audit related matters in addition to help manage the strategic technology landscape. Define, document and communicate network infrastructure technology topologies and changes.
  • Participate in strategic sourcing process for acquiring Infrastructure technology assets, Voice, Data and infrastructure services.
  • Perform packet captures to optimize performance of current landscape or troubleshoot and determine root cause of any service impacting issues.
  • Report on results of packet captures and provide guidance to various business operational teams on methods to improve current landscape.
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating both physical and logical network documentation and diagrams.
  • Maintain relationships with key technology vendors and industry analysts.
  • Collaborate with both the Sr. Systems Administrator and the software development team on projects and future direction
  • Participate and author changes following MEC change control processes.
  • Provide support in the development and refining of our rationalization plans by providing decommissioning strategies for non-strategic and obsolete technologies.
  • Analyzes, administers and maintains voice, video conferencing, and/or data communications networks.
  • Analyzes the usage and performance of voice, video and/or data communications networks.
  • Maintains network security and ensures compliance with security policies and procedures.
  • Monitor and maintain video surveillance and access control systems
  • Assists in the evaluation of hardware and software, including providers for network & voice, and related equipment.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of network-related procedures and standards.
  • Provides input to aspects of major network installations and upgrades.
  • Interfaces with vendors to ensure appropriate resolution during network outages or periods of reduced performance.
  • Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.
  • Provides advice and training to end-users.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required, including potential new/acquired facility planning
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Will participate in budgeting, cap-ex planning, maintaining contracts, and negotiations with vendors and service providers
  • Assist with integrating ethernet enabled machinery with internal systems
  • Assist with environmental monitoring, fire protection and climate control
  • Potential 24x7 on call status
  • Some travel will be required.  Less than 10%.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering (electronic or communications) or related field; In lieu of degree, a minimum of 4 years of experience in Networking and related infrastructure;
  • 3+ years of experience of participating in major networking project as analyst, architect or technical lead; Experience in working with international networks and service providers; Experience with server and storage technologies; Experience working with cross functional and global teams;
  • Strong knowledge of internal (LAN) and external (WAN) technology landscape;
  • Strong knowledge of Networking technologies, protocols and standards;
  • Strong knowledge in wireless technologies;

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Strong documentation skills and attention to detail;
  • Must be hands-on and comfortable working in manufacturing environment;
  • Strong project management skills;
  • Continued knowledge and education of industry trends and standards;
  • Must be self-motivated;
  • CAD experience to create and maintain facility layouts and installations
  • Knowledge of backup power systems, both UPS and generator
  • Experience with Mitel, Avaya or similar phone systems.


Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.


Dependability: Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.


Organizational Support: Follows policies and procedures; supports organization’s goals and values.


Professionalism: Approaches others in tactful manner; reacts well under pressure treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.


Safety/Security: Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly; maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that gets along with customers, clients, co-workers and supervisors.



Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.



Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.



Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.



Network training with Certified Instructor and/or Certified Institution or related job experience.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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


WORK ENVIRONMENT  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate with occasionally loud if working in production areas.



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