Network Engineer in REMOTE at Interface Security Systems

Date Posted: 9/25/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Interface Security Systems' is looking to hire a Network Engineer.

This is a remote position that can be located anywhere in the United States.  

The Network Engineer is a highly knowledgeable member of a team responsible for developing WAN infrastructure solutions that meet or exceed business performance expectations.  The position is responsible for implementing a wide variety of WAN network architectures and creating the necessary tools to manage and maintain the design.  The Network Engineer is responsible for device configurations, installations, maintenance, lifecycle, and monitoring. 

The member of this team will work closely with other team members to implement new and maintain existing WAN network designs to fulfill customer requirements and would leverage a variety of network vendor’s hardware in various configurations to achieve stated goals.

Network Engineer Essential Functions:

  • Work with Network Architecture team and implement new vendor solutions in support of customer goals.
  • Work with help desk as an escalation resource to solve customers and internal company personnel tickets.
  • Implementing and configuring new core/aggregation/access switches, routers and firewalls.
  • Interact with customers to assist in changes to network designs and provide recommendations based on accepted industry practices.
  • Ability to interpret customer requirements and translate those requirements into a functioning and manageable network design.
  • Develop knowledge of various networking vendor capabilities and limitations.
  • Work closely with networking vendors to implement an efficient and supportable network design and be able to identify issues during implementation and support phases.
  • Develop support processes for network engineers and help desk personnel to install and support the network design.
  • Develop and maintain documentation and training material on new and existing network designs.
  • Assist help desk support with questions related to ongoing support and change requests of network designs.
  • Continuing education to maintain networking expertise and knowledge of current and emerging networking technologies.
  • Establish standards and procedures for best practices involving network and network management related issues.
  • Participate in an after-hours and holiday on-call rotation with other network engineers.

Job Requirements

Network Engineer Qualifications

  • Strong networking background with a wide breadth of knowledge in available networking protocols and services.
  • Strong knowledge of firewall implementation, adminstration, and troubleshooting.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Scripting/programming experience desired.  Perl, Python, and PHP preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks independently.
  • Ability to present complex networking ideas in an understandable and relate-able fashion
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Proficient analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to translate the business and application needs into solution architecture requirements and design.
  • Appreciation of risk management, change management, and configuration management.
  • Ability to integrate various technologies into complete solutions.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience managing and configuring enterprise-wide LANs, WANs, WLANs, and VPN.  
  • Preferred Vendor Experience: Cisoc, Fortinet, Meraki
  • Preferred Certifications: CCNA/CCNP/NSE-4/NSE-7

At Interface, it’s the human equation that drives us.

Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, Interface is uniquely qualified to be the one source for safeguarding customer data, people, and assets. As the leading national provider of cloud-based managed network services and security systems for retail, commercial and small business customers, we provide the industry’s most comprehensive bundle of integrated solutions that connect and protect some of America’s best-known companies.

Our service offerings include PCI-compliant private secure managed broadband, managed digital voice, alarm/event monitoring, interactive video surveillance, managed access control and fire/life safety systems. Multiple UL-Approved 5-Diamond CSAA Certified Secure Operations Centers monitor, manage and support their system, backed by a nationwide service delivery infrastructure.

Interface believes in the philosophy of listening to our customers and addressing their needs. We are guided by integrity as well as an all-consuming desire to exceed expectations and foster long-term partnerships. Our goal is nothing less than complete customer satisfaction. And we strive to achieve it by providing responsive, accommodating service to each and every one of our valued clients.

Interface offers a competitive compensation package based on education and experience plus excellent benefits that include medical, dental, vision, 401(k), paid time off, the opportunity for growth and much more. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and compensation requirements.

Interface Security Systems will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.  The contractor will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a protected veteran, or individual with a disability. Such action shall include, but not be limited to the following: Employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer, recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; for rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship. 

Interface Security Systems will, in all solicitations or advertisements for employees placed by or on behalf of the Interface Security Systems, state that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a protected veteran, or individual with a disability.