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New Jersey Resources Network Engineer in Wall Township, New Jersey

Network Engineer

Wall Township, NJ, USA Req #2389

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

New Jersey Resources is seeking an experienced Network Engineer, responsible for maintaining and administering NJR’s computer networks, including hardware, software and other related systems. Perform disaster recovery operations, protect data and systems from attacks, and replace faulty network hardware components.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Responsible for technical resources for network related projects

• Develop an enterprise network architecture strategy to support our growth focused on scalability, performance, and availability

• Implement network MPLS circuits and escalate related issues for all NJR locations

• Change management process and implementation of network (WAN/LAN), firewall, and router changes to environment

• Troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve hardware, software and other network and system issues

• Replacing faulty network hardware components when required

• Install, configure, maintain and troubleshoot network switches, firewalls, data diodes and routers

• Responsible for network patch management (switches, routers and firewalls) deployment

• Perform root-cause analysis on IT and end-user support issues; evaluate documented resolutions, analyzing trends and developing appropriate technical or training solutions to prevent future problems

• Work with NJR Cyber team on implementation of security controls and directives

• Monitors WAN bandwidth utilization and upgrades as necessary.

Position Specifications/Requirements:

• Requires Associate’s degree in computer science or technical certification; Bachelor’s degree with a network engineering focus preferred

• A minimum of 3 years of network engineering experience with network and security technologies such as intrusion prevention technologies, proxy, VPN and remote access technologies

• Experience with Forinet devices, Cisco firewalls, routers and switches product lines

Strong understanding of network infrastructure, hardware, designs and topologies; LAN and WAN experience

• Ability to implement, administer and troubleshoot network infrastructure devices and network connectivity issues including wireless access points, firewall, routers, switches and controllers

• Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols

• Ability to create accurate network diagrams and documentation for design and planning network communication systems

• Ability to quickly learn new or unfamiliar technology and products using documentation and internet resources

• Ability to work with all levels of staff within and outside of IT and outside the organization

• A self-starter able to work independently but comfortable working in a team environment.

• Good analytical and problem-solving skills

• Good understanding of information security and best practices

• Experience in utility industry and network professional certifications a plus (CCNA, CCNP)

• Valid Driver’s license as travel will be required from time to time based on the needs of the business.

• Position requires working during non-traditional hours for 24/7 support when needed. Must be able to work in a 24-hour rotating On-Call capacity

  • The above job description is reflective of the primary duties of this position and in no way limits the supervisor from assigning any other duties, responsibilities or initiatives as deemed necessary.

New Jersey Resources is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

Other details

  • Job Function Professional

  • Pay Type Salary

  • Wall Township, NJ, USA