Network Engineer

Location: Orange County, California

Type: Direct Hire

Network Engineer  (Direct Hire) Orange County, CA

Optomi in partnership with a leading Technology company is seeking a Network Engineer to oversees the day-to-day operation of computer networks including hardware/software support, training, and special projects


What the right person will enjoy:

  • Family-oriented team that cares about your professional and personal growth.
  • Company that is focused on working with the latest and greatest technologies. 
  • Full-stocked kitchen to support your hungry stomach. 
  • Offers flexible hours
  • Exposure to cutting edge technologies  


Apply today if your background includes:

  • Experience with Cisco routers, switches and firewalls
  • Experience with Juniper networks switches and firewalls
  • Experience with Multi-site WAN network mesh - MPLS managed by provider
  • Experience with Cisco Call Manager
  • Experience with Microsoft Server Products - Exchange, AD, Lync, IIS, TMG, ISA, SharePoint, SQL Server, Team Foundation Server, Hyper-V
  • Experience with Dell servers and EqualLogic SAN
  • Skill and Ability To:
    • Plan, design and maintain data networks and servers
    • Provide technical support to users
    • Administer day-to-day operation of networks and servers
    • Implement LAN/WAN maintenance and management procedures
    • Prioritize requests, organize, schedule, and coordinate a variety of activities and projects
    • Ability to learn new software and hardware packages


Key responsibilities:

  • Oversees the day-to-day operation of computer networks including hardware/software support, training, and special projects
  • Plans, designs, and implements data connectivity for local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN) systems.
  • Assists in coordinating special projects including network related wiring plans, LAN/WAN hardware/software purchases, and system installation, backup, maintenance and problem solving
  • Assists in providing network and remote connectivity hardware/software support 
  • Maintains LAN user documentation including hardware/software applications, support logs, and other related information
  • Researches and recommends network and server hardware and software
  • Assists in installing, designing, configuring, and maintaining system hardware and software 
  • Analyzes and troubleshoots the network logs and tracks the nature and resolution of problems
  • Monitors usage to ensure security of data and access privileges
  • Installs, supports and maintains both physical and virtual network servers and appliances
  • Installs, maintains, and troubleshoots the Storage Area Network (SAN)
  • Establishes and maintains user accounts, profiles, file sharing, access privileges and security
  • Performs daily server backups
  • Researches, analyzes, monitors, troubleshoots and resolves server or data network problems
  • Develops, maintains and implements network support, and archiving procedures
  • Researches and evaluates new technologies related to computer networking
  • Assists in planning, coordinating and consulting with vendors and clients for hardware/software purchases, product services and support
  • Recommends and specifies the purchase of related products and services
  • Keeps current regarding new hardware/software products for system enhancements
  • Assists and provides support to other technology staff as requested including performing scheduled network tasks, updating anti-virus definition files, monitoring network servers, and providing internet and intranet user support, and specialized training